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New Bellevue Program Provides Support for Restaurants and Healthcare Workers

The Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club has put together a program, RestaurantsforResponders.org, to provide support for healthcare workers and restaurants, simultaneously. The program provides restaurant-prepared meals to our overworked local responders, doctors, nurses, and healthcare workers. They are partnering with Overlake and Evergreen Hospitals, the City of Bellevue and surrounding areas, to […]

Sound Transit Pauses Construction on East Link Light Rail

Sound Transit has halted construction on the East Link light rail. According to an employee at Sound Transit, this action has been taken to ensure the safety of the construction workforce. Sound Transit came to the decision after evaluating what measures would need to be taken to ensure the safety […]

Bellevue Police Develop Tool to Report Violators of “Stay Home” Order

According to a release from the City of Bellevue, the Bellevue police have created an easy way for residents to report violations following Governor Inslee’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order. Residents logged into the MyBellevue app will generate a heat map showing where there are potentially illegal gatherings or business […]

Governor Inslee Announces Statewide Shutdown of Restaurants, Bars and Recreational Facilities in Response to COVID-19

  According to a statement released by Governor Inslee, greater measures are being taken to protect against COVID-19. “Given the explosion of COVID-19 in our state and globally, I will sign a statewide emergency proclamation tomorrow to temporarily shut down restaurants, bars and entertainment and recreational facilities.” Moving forward, restaurants […]

Coronavirus Has Big Impact on Local Bellevue Businesses and Organizations

The Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has taken a big toll on all business in the Puget Sound region. Many companies that have an Eastside presence including Microsoft, Amazon, Google and others have encouraged their employees to work from home during the virus’ outbreak. This has had downstream impacts to the local […]