Bellevue News

Bellevue City Council Pledges to Review Police Safety Practices

The City Council is looking at the police department’s public safety practices and evaluating how they can better serve the community, according to the City of Bellevue.  The new pledge was signed by Mayor Lynne Robinson. It includes four different actions; review police use of force policies, engage the community […]

Bellevue Chamber to Supply Masks and Hand Sanitizer to Businesses and Non-Profits

Businesses are now getting ready to re-open with Phase 1.5 approved. With certain safety measures being required, King County has acquired thousands of items of personal protective equipment including masks and hand sanitizer. The Bellevue Chamber is helping to lead this effort to distribute these items countywide. According to a […]

Original Rudy’s Barbershop Owners Buy Company From Bankruptcy

Rudy’s Barbershop filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy on April 2, due to the impact of COVID-19 on the business. The original founders of Rudy’s, Wade Weigel and David Petersen, bought the company out of bankruptcy. According to The Seattle Times, Rudy’s Barbershop executives, Petersen and Weigel, along with Tom Bailiff, […]

Bellevue Police Officer Placed on Administrative Leave Over Social Media Profiles

According to the Bellevue Police Department’s blog, it was brought to their attention on Tuesday, June 2nd, that an officer maybe have violated the department’s social media policy. After looking into this matter, they determined there was reason to launch an investigation. The officer has been placed on administrative leave […]

Bellevue Declares State of Emergency, Enforces Curfew

Bellevue Mayor Lynne Robinson has declared a civil emergency in the city of Bellevue. This is a result of looters in the downtown area damaging property and stealing merchandise. The city has also requested additional law enforcement support from the country and the state. According to the City of Bellevue, […]