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AWB presents environmental excellence, leadership awards

The Association of Washington Business has recognized five employers that are finding creative ways to incorporate environmental sustainability within their businesses with their Environmental Excellence Award. The group also honored retired U.S. Rep. Doc Hastings with its C. David Gordon Award for his many years of service, and two state business and public service leaders for… Continue Reading

Bacon and Beer Announces Winners From Seattle Event

 The Bacon and Beer Classic was hosted at Safeco Field this past Saturday, May 2nd.  This unique bacon and beer tasting event held in MLB stadiums nationwide was a huge success with over 3,500 Seattleites. The second annual event took over the home of Seattle Mariners with more than 20 local restaurants and 50+ breweries who served up their best selections.… Continue Reading

EY announces Finalists for Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 in the Pacific Northwest

EY today announced the finalists for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 in the Pacific Northwest. It’s great to see a couple of Bellevue-based companies on the list:  Limeaid and Smartsheet.  It would be nice to see one of them win it all. after Bellevue-based businesses were snubbed out of the competition last year.… Continue Reading

Mark McMorris, Scot Brown and Zoe Bergermann Top Podiums at Monster Energy Shred Show at World Ski & Snowboard Festival

The Monster Energy Shred Show wrapped up yesterday at the World Ski & Snowboard Festival (WSSF) in Whistler, BC. The stacked field of riders did not hold back, putting on an amazing two day show under sunny skies in the Nintendo Terrain Park on Blackcomb Mountain. Mark McMorris (CAN) proved why he is considered one… Continue Reading

Legs of Steel Win Best in Show at Intersection Presented by Bromley Baseboards at the World Ski & Snowboard Festival

WHISTLER, BC – April 18, 2015 – Rider-managed production company, Legs of Steel, won Best In Show at Intersection presented by Bromley Baseboards last night at the World Ski & Snowboard Festival (WSSF) in Whistler, BC. The audience was wowed by six action packed snow sports films that ranged in content from Ontario snowboard competitions,… Continue Reading

Matthew LaTurner Honored by ATT for Community Service

Bellevue resident Matthew LaTurner is being honored for volunteering his time year-round to help build strong, connected and thriving communities.  As part of National Volunteerism Week, April 12-18, LaTurner received the prestigious President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA). Matthew LaTurner, a Senior Principal Architect , is among 4,500 AT&T employees nationwide being named President’s Volunteer Service… Continue Reading

Billie Jo Cusack Earns Construction Elite Award from Umpqua Bank

Umpqua Bank has recognized Billie Jo Cusack as a 2014 Construction Elite loan officer.  The award goes to the top construction and renovation loan specialists in the Home Lending division. “To attain this Elite status, our loan officers must place a concentrated focus on our products that allow borrowers to build or renovate their dream home,”… Continue Reading

Bellevue College VP Dr. Gayle Colston Barge named one of the nation’s top 25 Women in Higher Ed

Dr. Gayle Colston Barge, Bellevue College Vice President for Institutional Advancement, has been named one of the nation’s Top 25 Women in Higher Education by Diverse Issues in Higher Education in their annual special issue for Women’s History Month. Barge is recognized as an expert on African-American women and work-life balance.  This fall she will present… Continue Reading

Bellevue Teacher Catherine Guilford Honored as Elementary Teacher of the Week!

On Thursday, March 19th, 2015 at 10:00am, STAR 101.5 SURPRISED Spiritridge Elementary teacher, Mrs. Catherine Guilford, and presented her with the STAR 101.5 Elementary Teacher of the Week award.  In a local contest conducted by STAR 101.5 radio, Catherine Guilford, a 5th grade teacher, was nominated by her student, Luke Sanders.  STAR 101.5’s Afternoon Show… Continue Reading