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    Council Roundup: Regional aquatic center site affirmed

    Plus, continued East Main land use code discussion and Environmental Stewardship report On Monday, the City Council voted unanimously to affirm Airfield Park as the preferred site for a regional…
    Working concept for the new Bellevue Aquatic Center, not intended to be representative of how the facility will actually look.

    Free master naturalist training

    Do you have a passion for the environment and Bellevue’s parks, trails and open space? Applications are being accepted for a free master naturalist training program, designed to develop a group of…
    Kelly Gode, a Bellevue master naturalist, plants trees at Wilburton Hill Park.

    Vaccine verification required at recreation facilities beginning Oct. 25

    Visitors to Bellevue’s indoor recreation facilities – as well as performance/conference venues, bars and restaurants – will soon be required to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative…
    The South Bellevue Community Center offers a variety of recreational programs.

    Council Roundup: Highlighting affordable housing wins

    Plus, national roadway safety award and fish passage projects On Monday, the City Council received its twice-yearly progress report on Bellevue’s Affordable Housing Strategy, including code and…
    A chinook salmon swims in the West Tributary of Kelsey Creek in Bellevue.

    Sold-out tree giveaway helps tree canopy goal

    Hundreds sign up for free trees  The colors of autumn are beginning to appear on trees in our area and the rain is starting, which means it’s a good time for planting new trees. Over the Oct. 9-10…
    Image of looking up through tree canopy

    Transportation levy projects featured on Lake to Lake

    Bellevue Television’s latest Lake to Lake show features a few of the many transportation projects completed in the first five years of a 20-year voter-approved Neighborhood Levy.   Also, see the…
    A bicyclist rides the 108th Avenue bikeway downtown.

    Council Roundup: Vision for Eastrail through Wilburton

    Plus, East Main code amendment discussion and award for domestic violence prosecutor  On Monday, the City Council received an update on the King County-led Eastrail framework for the Wilburton area…
    Rendering of the planned Eastrail over the Wilburton Trestle.

    Walk to School Day returns Oct. 6

    After skipping 2020 due to students learning remotely, Walk to School Day returns to Bellevue on Wednesday, Oct. 6, with a record 16 schools participating, including three middle schools. The event…
    Students cross a street on their way to Newport Heights Elementary School.

    Council Roundup: Regional Homelessness Authority update

    Plus, state of the county and Bellevue’s water supply discussed On Monday, the City Council received a report from the King County Regional Homelessness Authority (KCRHA), a body created to…

    Neighborhood gathering to focus on park plan

    Join Parks & Community Services Director Michael Shiosaki and staff to provide ideas about Bellevue’s long-term plan for parks, trails and open space at a virtual Neighborhood Leadership…
    The Surrey Downs Park was just an idea in the Parks Plan before it was opened in 2019.
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