New Pedestrian Entrance at Bellevue Park Unveiled

Bellevue Downtown Park’s Northeast Gateway, the new pedestrian entrance, has been unveiled. The park’s Northeast corner, on Northeast 4th Street and Bellevue Way, is the main connection between the park and downtown’s commercial district. The new pedestrian entrance will feature a plaza, seating areas, and water features. According to the […]

Petting Zoo Announced as New Addition to Bellevue Park’s Gateway Plaza

A new addition to Bellevue Downtown Park’s Gateway Plaza has been announced. A petting zoo will be a permanent fixture of the new pedestrian entrance when construction reaches completion. The petting zoo will feature animals like chinchillas, alpacas, ponies, pigs, rabbits, and kittens. There will be seasonal animals that are […]

Bellevue Hires New Assistant Police Chief Out of Retirement

Filling a leadership role left vacant after Carl Kleinknecht’s retirement last year, Wendell J. Shirley was sworn in as the new assistant police chief in Bellevue on March 8. After retiring in 2019, the former officer of Santa Monica California Police Department came out of retirement to fill this position […]