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CG Engineering in Edmonds recently hired three new employees. Marco Orejuela Quintana is a structural engineer-in-training. He is a graduate of Gonzaga University’s Civil Engineering program. Dirk Rogstad is a structural engineer-in-training and James Ellis is a civil engineer-in-training. Both are graduates of Washington State University’s Civil Engineering program. All three hold EIT certification in the State of Washington.

Windermere Real Estate in Mukilteo has welcomed Rick Carlson to their team. Carlson comes to Windermere from REI in Redmondm where he served as retail operations manager. A native of Washington, Carlson has particular expertise in Snohomish County neighborhoods. Windermere Real Estate is located at 12003 Mukilteo Speedway.


The Global Entrepreneurship Summit is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 22 in the Weyerhaeuser Room at the Everett Transit Center, 3225 Cedar St., Everett. The keynote speaker for the event is consultant, author, speaker and award-winning entrepreneur Sunny Kobe Cook. The Summit is part of Global Entrepreneurship Week. Purchase tickets at

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Tulalips break ground on new Quil Ceda Creek Casino Hotel

A 150-room hotel was added to what is now a $140 million project in Tulalip.

Teddy, an English bulldog, models Zentek Clothing’s heat regulating dog jacket. (Ian Terry / The Herald)
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Trudeau snubs Boeing, unveils plan to buy used Aussie jets

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Boeing raises dividend 20%, continues stock buyback program

The manufacturer said it has repurchased $9.2 billion worth of its shares this year.

Everett engineers learn lessons from Mexico City catastrophe

Structural scientists went to help after the September earthquake there and studied the damage.

Providence Hospital in Everett at sunset Monday night. Officials Providence St. Joseph Health Ascension Health reportedly are discussing a merger that would create a chain of hospitals, including Providence Regional Medical Center Everett, plus clinics and medical care centers in 26 states spanning both coasts. (Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)
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Providence St. Joseph Health and Ascension Health are said to be talking. Swedish would also be affected.

Hospital companies merge as insurers encroach on their turf

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DaVita to sell off medical groups including The Everett Clinic

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