Keep Washington Competitive Urges Support for Millennium Bulk Terminals

Keep Washington CompetitiveKeep Washington Competitive Draft environmental impact statement released for review in advance of public hearings

OLYMPIA — Labor, business and agricultural representatives from Keep Washington Competitive (KWC) are expressing their support of the Millennium Bulk Terminals Project and the release of the Cowlitz County draft environmental impact statement (DEIS). The document, released Friday, represents a significant step forward in the regulatory process for the project. Continue reading “Keep Washington Competitive Urges Support for Millennium Bulk Terminals”

Oregon Cannabis Growers Fair Scheduled for Aug 13-14

Oregon Cannabis Growers FairINAUGURAL OREGON CANNABIS GROWERS FAIR TO BE HELD AUGUST 13-14 AT OREGON STATE FAIRGROUNDS 

More than 200 Oregon Cannabis Growers Fair to Showcase Live Plants and Compete for Awards in Several Categories

The inaugural Oregon Cannabis Growers Fair is scheduled to take place this August 13-14, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the Oregon State Fairgrounds in Salem Oregon, according to the event’s producer, Mary Lou Burton.

The event will display live plants from more than 200 of the state’s premier cannabis growers, who will compete for awards, including $10,000 in prizes and a feature in DOPE magazine. Continue reading “Oregon Cannabis Growers Fair Scheduled for Aug 13-14”

Bellevue YMCA to Host Free Diabetes Prevention Program

Free Diabetes Prevention ProgramFree Diabetes Prevention Program Group Starts May 18th

The YMCA’s Free Diabetes Prevention Program helps adults at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes adopt and maintain healthy lifestyles by eating healthier, increasing physical activity, and losing a modest amount of weight in order to reduce their chances of developing the disease. Research by the National Institutes of Health has shown that programs like the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program can reduce the number of new cases of type 2 diabetes by 58% and 71% in adults over age 60.  Continue reading “Bellevue YMCA to Host Free Diabetes Prevention Program”

John Gillespie Joins Stantec’s Bellevue Office as Senior Project Manager

John Gillespie StantecJohn Gillespie New Senior Project Manager for Stantec

Stantec has hired John Gillespie as a senior project manager in their Bellevue, WA office. With more than 31 years of experience John Gillespie is now responsible for managing diverse sewer, water, storm water, and facility type projects, promoting business development, providing client support services, and managing project staff. Continue reading “John Gillespie Joins Stantec’s Bellevue Office as Senior Project Manager”

WGU Washington Awards Record Number of Degrees at 5th Annual Commencement Ceremony

WGU Washington Commencement 2016Student Achievement Council’s Gene Sharratt delivers WGU Washington keynote address

SEATTLE – (April 16, 2016) – WGU Washington awarded nearly 1,900 bachelor’s and master’s degrees to students from across the state today at its fifth annual commencement ceremony. Graduates, family members, faculty and supporters packed KeyArena in Seattle to celebrate the online university’s largest class of graduates yet. The 2016 graduating class is 17 percent larger than last year’s class of graduates. Continue reading “WGU Washington Awards Record Number of Degrees at 5th Annual Commencement Ceremony”

Incyte Diagnostics Promotes Tom Rehwald to Chief Executive Officer.

Tom Rehwald Incyte Diagnostics CEOTom Rehwald Now CEO, Tom Legel New CFO

Incyte Diagnostics has promoted Tom Rehwald to Chief Executive Officer.  Tom Rehwald has been with Incyte Diagnostics since 2007 as its CFO.  Tom has a long and successful history in the health care industry, including being CFO at Spokane ENT Clinic; Director of Corporate Compliance, Director of Internal Audit and Patient Accounts Manager at Providence Health Care.

Tom Rehwald has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from San Diego State University in San Diego California graduating Summa Cum Laude and became a Certified Public Accountant in California.  Tom Rehwald officially took on the CEO role on April 1, 2016 and has great plans to help Incyte Diagnostics grow bigger and stronger. Continue reading “Incyte Diagnostics Promotes Tom Rehwald to Chief Executive Officer.”

State Planning More Increases for 520 Bridge Toll

520 Bridge Toll IncreasesStop the Madness: No New Increases for 520 Bridge Toll

The new 520 Bridge is not even completely open and state government is already trying to push two MORE 520 Bridge Toll increases.  Washington State Transportation Commission is proposing increases to the already unreasonably high rates on the SR 520 Bridge Toll: Continue reading “State Planning More Increases for 520 Bridge Toll”

Cricket Wireless Spreads Smiles with New $70 Unlimited Plan

Cricket Wireless logoCricket Wireless offers $100 bill credit for T-Mobile customers switching

Cricket Wireless is tempting all smart mobile phone customers. If you’re looking for great coverage with simple plans, all-in monthly rates, and the freedom of no annual contract, Cricket Wireless has you covered. Cricket Wireless is taking a wrecking ball to long-term contracts and making everyone smarter and happier with an unlimited plan on a network that is bigger than T-Mobile’s. The Cricket Unlimited Plan includes all the talk, text and data you can use on one smartphone line for $70/month. And after a $5 Auto Pay credit, it’s only $65/month. Yes, T-Mobile customers, that price already includes the monthly taxes and fees.  Continue reading “Cricket Wireless Spreads Smiles with New $70 Unlimited Plan”

Control Shift Wins Olympus 72HR Filmmaker Showdown at WSSF

Control Shift Wins Olympus Filmmaker ShowdownControl Shift Takes Top Honors, Snow Game Steals The Crowd Winning People’s Choice Award

WHISTLER, BC April 14, 2016 – Last night at the World Ski & Snowboard Festival (WSSF) in Whistler, over 1500+ people gathered in the Whistler Conference Centre to witness the art of filmmaking in its purest form. Team Angie Nolan won the 15th installment of the signature OLYMPUS 72Hr Filmmaker Showdown with their film, Control Shift. Team Jonny Fleet won the hearts of the audience and the People’s Choice award with their film, Snow Game. Continue reading “Control Shift Wins Olympus 72HR Filmmaker Showdown at WSSF”

UW Bothell to Host Lecture by Pollster John Zogby

John Zogby headshotPollster John Zogby to present free public lecture at University of Washington Bothell

Pollster John Zogby will present a free public lecture “The Changing Face of American Society and Politics in the 21st Century” at University of Washington Bothell on April 27, co-sponsored by the chancellor’s office and the UW Bothell American Muslim Research Initiative (AMRI). Continue reading “UW Bothell to Host Lecture by Pollster John Zogby”