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The Edgewater Hotel Launches Urban Running and Hiking Program in Partnership with Brooks Running Company

Edgewater Hotel Brooks Running PartnershipIconic Seattle Hotel Offers Guests Complimentary Shoe Rentals with Hiking and Running Trail Maps to Promote Health and Wellness
The Edgewater, a Noble House Hotel located on the Seattle waterfront, recenty announced a new fitness program and collaboration with Seattle-based Brooks Running Company
. Beginning July 21, guests of The Edgewater will receive complimentary shoe rentals for a convenient, fun way to stay active during their stay and explore the city without the hassle of packing workout shoes.  The shoes can be rented for 24 hours, and must be reserved through concierge, based on availability.

“We’re thrilled to be partnering with Brooks Running Company, a local, renowned brand to promote a healthy lifestyle 


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francesca’s to Open New Boutique at Redmond Town Center

francesca’s has announced the opening of a new boutique in Redmond at Redmond Town Center. The boutique is set to open in August and will offer the latest in women’s apparel, jewelry, shoes, accessories, and gift items. Since opening its doors in Houston, Texas in 1999, francesca’s has expanded to over 670 boutiques and outlets… Continue Reading

Pacific Learning Academy Proudly Supports the Issaquah Schools Foundation

The most recent donation to the Issaquah Schools Foundation’s After-School Homework Labs by the founder of Pacific Learning Academy will provide critical financial support for the Foundation’s innovative Homework Labs program designed to provide every Issaquah District student access to free tutoring, a supervised location or use of the computers after school. Kirsten O’Malley, founder… Continue Reading

Governor Inslee announces new Career Connect Washington Task Force

The first ever Governor’s Summit on Career Connected Learning in Redmond drew over 1,200 participants Wednesday as business, industry, education, and community leaders came together to discuss next steps to help more Washington young people prepare for high-demand careers.  The Summit was the culmination of an 18-month National Governors Association Policy Academy on Work-Based Learning… Continue Reading

Dave’s Killer Bread Foundation to Hold Second Chance Summit in Seattle

Job Fair, Film Screening and Summit Planned to Inspire Employment for People with Criminal Backgrounds in Puget Sound  WHAT:           The Dave’s Killer Bread Foundation (DKB Foundation) will host two days of events to demonstrate the benefits for businesses, individuals and society when people with criminal backgrounds are given employment opportunities. With the support of Northwest… Continue Reading

Copperleaf Restaurant Announces Al Fresco Summer Dining Series You Won’t Want to Miss

Cedarbrook Lodge, a quintessentially Northwest hideaway located on 18 acres with lush, restored wetlands, is proud to announce Copperleaf Restaurant’s four-part al fresco Summer Dining Series. From the restaurant’s terrace, guests will enjoy views of the Koi pond, wetlands, native cedar trees and chef’s garden while relishing in the spoils of the summer season.  “Our… Continue Reading

Planetary Resources Names Brian Israel As General Counsel

Redmond-based Planetary Resources, the asteroid mining company, announced today that it has named Brian Israel as General Counsel. Mr. Israel will oversee the legal, regulatory, and compliance functions for the company, its parent, and Planetary Resources Luxembourg. The company’s vision is to expand humanity’s economic sphere of influence into the Solar System by providing resources… Continue Reading

Washington State Makes Questionable Finding on Rail Impact of MBT

Recently, after five years of study and review, the Washington Department of Ecology (DOE) released a final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the Millennium Bulk Terminal project in Longview that contains an allegation that the maximum 16 potential train trips (8 trains entering and leaving the facility) providing service to the facility would increase the… Continue Reading