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Top 10 Downtown Bellevue Network Articles of 2022

Just before the beginning of the new year, we take a look back at our top 10 articles according to our readers. In 2020, the articles that were the most popular focused on how our community went through great change during COVID and 2021 was all about store closures and […]

Bellevue Police Department Sees Sharp Increase in DUI Arrests

According to a report by the Bellevue Police Department, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol has been on the rise in Bellevue, with 236 drivers arrested for DUI from January to November 2022, a 36% increase from the previous year. These arrests have the potential to prevent tragic […]

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Bellevue Ranked Third Happiest City in America

According to a new study by financial technology company, SmartAsset, Bellevue ranked number 3 amongst the happiest cities in America. The study analyzed the 200 largest cities (164 of them had available data) by looking at 13 different metrics across three categories; personal finance, well-being, and quality of life. Bellevue, […]

Bellevue Water View at Meydenbauer Park

Voters Approve Parks Levy in Bellevue

As of last Tuesday, King County Elections confirmed that over 55% of Bellevue residents approved a new parks levy. The levy will enable the city to preserve open space, add parks, and plan for a new aquatic center, according to the City of Bellevue. “I am thrilled that our residents […]

Officer Jackson, Bellevue Police Department

Bellevue Police Officer Dies in Line of Duty

34-year old Officer Jordan Jackson died from his injuries in a collision last Monday while on duty. According to the Bellevue Police Department, he had been on the force since 2018 and after two years, transferred to the traffic unit as a motorcycle officer. According to investigators, the officer was […]