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Staff Biography

Christopher Randels

Junior Reporter

Chris is a University of Washington Environmental Sciences graduate who moved to Bellevue in 2015. When he’s not busy being an urbanist fox on the internet, he’s working on the Eastside to support efforts reducing greenhouse gas emissions and going to city council meetings to denounce the hegemony of automobile infrastructure. Follow him on Twitter at @Deutski1.

Recent Articles

Bellevue’s Safe Lot for Unhoused to Open After Long Delay

Bellevue has moved one step closer towards having its first "safe parking" facility open for residents experiencing homelessness. The program will use city-owned property to provide bathrooms, showers, a kitchen, and case management services for unhoused residents living in their vehicles.

Tacoma Voters Pass State’s Strongest Tenant Protections, Inspiring Other Cities to Act

As of December 8th, tenants in Tacoma have more legal recourse against rent increases, landlord retaliation, high late fees, and even some evictions. Tacoma's Measure No. 1, which passed by a narrow 370-vote margin...
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Bellevue Council Hopefuls Square Off at Forums on Safety, Environment, and Downtown

With ballots for the November general election set to go out in just two weeks, local voters will soon be tasked with selecting elected officials that best reflect their priorities and values. In Bellevue,...
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Bellevue Seeks Public Feedback on 15 Miles of New Bike Infrastructure

People who bike (or want to bike) in Bellevue now have the opportunity to influence the build-out of a basic bike network in the city's rapidly growing neighborhoods. At a Bellevue Transportation Commission meeting...

Anti-Housing Bellevue Council Candidate Calls Homelessness a Crime

Betsi Hummer showed her true conservative colors at a billionaire-hosted fundraiser. Lest one think that Bellevue has exclusively become the city of Amazon, Facebook, and other tech giants, old money and older names still want...