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August 28  |  
Briefs: HomeStreet Bank rewards to summer reading participant HomeStreet Bank rewards to summer reading participant

Marilyn Boe, vice president and branch manager of the Everett branch of HomeStreet Bank and Cathy Pruss, the bank's Customer Service supervisor, presented a Kindle to a lucky participant in the Everett Public Library's Summer Reading Program. HomeStreet was the overall sponsor for this year's program, which enrolled almost 2,000 children and encouraged them to read.

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August 27  |  
Briefs: United Way volunteer honored for his work United Way volunteer honored for his work

Long-time Snohomish County resident and volunteer Steve Ahern received one of United Way of Snohomish County's most prestigious volunteer awards and threw out the first pitch at the Everett AquaSox game on Monday, Aug. 17. The 70-year-old received the 2015 Roger Bouck Award for Volunteerism in Action for his long history of service in the County.

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August 26  |  
Briefs: Landau in Edmonds hires new senior engineer Landau in Edmonds hires new senior engineer

Edmonds-based Landau Associates, a geotechnical and environmental engineering, remediation, permitting, and compliance firm, has hired Katie Saltanovitz as a senior engineer. Saltanovitz has 11 years of experience in permitting, planning, design, and construction support for stormwater and solid waste facilities. She is assisting the Environmental Permitting and Compliance group with engineering design and...

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August 25  |  
Briefs: New vice president of Workforce Development at EdCC New vice president of Workforce Development at EdCC

Edmonds Community College has hired Terry Cox as the new vice president of Workforce Development and Training. Prior to EdCC, Cox was at North Seattle College where she served as the dean for Business, Engineering and IT. Before that she worked at Whatcom Community College for five years as the Workforce Education director and adjunct business faculty.

Marysville Tulalip chamber to...

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August 24  |  
Briefs: New president for Rotary Club of Mill Creek New president for Rotary Club of Mill Creek

Becky Porter has taken over as the new president of the Rotary Club of Mill Creek. Former president Jeff Brennan's successful term ended in June. Under Brennan's guidance, the last year featured increased membership and community involvement for the service organization. To learn more about Rotary Club of Mill Creek, see www.millcreekrotary.org.

Yogurt shop wins top honors two years in...

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August 21  |  
Briefs: Everett yogurt shop celebrates one-year anniversary Everett yogurt shop celebrates one-year anniversary



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August 20  |  
Great Clips seeking stories of busy people

Great Clips salon has launched a Back-To-School More Minutes campaign. From July through September, Great Clips will randomly surprise customers with small gifts to help in their busy lives. Customers should post a selfie of their Great Clips haircut on the company's Instagram, Facebook or Twitter pages and say what they would do with more time using #MoreMinutes.

Umpqua offers new loan...

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August 19  |  
Monroe's Wet Noses treats certified as non-GMO organic*

Monroe's Wet Noses Organic Dog Treat Company has earned Non-GMO Project Verified status for its 100 percent USDA Certified Organic treats. The verified status was awarded after completion of the Non-GMO Project's rigorous review process for GMO, or genetically modified organisms, avoidance best practices. The company will now display the NGP Verification seal on packaging.

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August 18  |  
Beardslee Public House opens in Bothell

The Beardslee Public House, a 10,000-square-foot brewery and charcuterie kitchen that seat nearly 400, opened at 19116 Beardslee Blvd. in Bothell. The restaurant was started by chef John Howie, who owns the John Howie Restaurant Group, and features local craft beers, house-made burgers, hand-tossed pizzas and charcuterie created with locally sourced ingredients. Beardslee signature brews are made on site in the...

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August 17  |  
Briefs: EdCC president honored with Patriot Award EdCC president honored with Patriot Award

Edmonds Community College president Jean Hernandez received the Patriot Award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve on Aug. 7. The Patriot Award goes to an individual employer for outstanding support of Reserve and National Guard employees. The nomination came from U.S. Naval Reserves Lt. Melanie Asplund, an EdCC alumni who was also present for the award ceremony.

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August 3  |  
Briefs: Two join Mountain Pacific Bank board of directors Two join Mountain Pacific Bank board of directors

Everett-headquartered Mountain Pacific Bank has added two new members to its board of directors. Maddy Metzger-Utt has been the president/CEO of the Greater Everett Community Foundation since 2005. Prior to that, she spent 12 years as an executive director of two non-profit organizations in Snohomish County. Cameron Smock has been president/CEO of Bonney-Watson Memorial Corp. since 2007. He is a licensed...

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July 31  |  
Port of Everett awards $15,000 to support tourism

The Port of Everett Commission has awarded $15,000 in sponsorships to community events that support tourism within the Port District for this summer events season. The 2015 sponsorship recipients include the City of Everett's Fourth of July festival, the Mukilteo Lighthouse festival, the Fresh Paint Arts festival and the Wheels on the Waterfront Car Show.

Frontier donates to Mountlake...

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July 30  |  
UW recognized as ‘Great College to Work For'

The University of Washington has been recognized as a Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education in its 2015 survey. Approximately 500 UW faculty and staff were asked to evaluate the university on a variety of categories. The UW was specifically recognized for collaborative governance and compensation and benefits — making it one of 10 large universities honored in both...

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July 29  |  
PUD offers heating, weatherization incentives

Snohomish County PUD is offering incentives to save money on heat pumps, duct sealing and insulation, efficient windows, lighting and more. Heating and weatherization programs are also available for those customers with electrically-heated-only homes. For more program details and qualifications, visit www.snopud.com or call the PUD Energy Hotline at 425-783-1700.

Everett skincare business...

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July 28  |  
Marysville Tulalip chamber to publish directory

The Greater Marysville Tulalip Chamber of Commerce has announced plans for its first Chamber Directory for 2015-16. You do not have to be a chamber member to place an ad in this inaugural issue but members receive discounted rates. Artists, photographers and graphic designers may also enter a cover art contest. Go to the chamber website or contact maryjane@marysvilletulalipchamber.com for details.


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July 27  |  
New chief of neurosurgery joins Providence

Dr. Martin C. Holland has joined Providence Regional Medical Center Everett to serve as chief of neurosurgery and the neuroscience program. Holland is a board certified neurosurgeon with special interests in stroke, brain and spinal tumors, neurotrauma, neurocritical care and spinal disease. He comes to Providence from the Palo Alto Medical Foundation, where he had been serving as staff neurosurgeon.


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July 24  |  
Snohomish County engineer honored by traffic institute

Snohomish County Public Works Traffic Operations manager and county traffic engineer Jim Bloodgood has been awarded the 2015 Outstanding Service Award by the Washington Section of The Institute of Transportation Engineers. He was recognized for his active involvement with the institute for 35 years. Bloodgood will also be speaking at the group's upcoming Western District annual meeting in Las...

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July 23  |  
Briefs: Machinist to perform as Elvis at charity concert Machinist to perform as Elvis at charity concert

Elvis impersonator Tracy Alan Moore, a member of Machinists Union District Lodge 751 who works for the Boeing Co. in Everett, plans to perform with his band, Rising Sun, to benefit for Guide Dogs of America. The concert is scheduled for 8 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Everett Historic Theatre. District 751 is the top fundraiser for Guide Dogs of America. Over the past six years, union members have raised nearly $1.8...

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July 22  |  
Wine Spectator honors three Snohomish County restaurants

Wine Spectator magazine has released the winners of the 2015 Restaurant Awards, which honor outstanding eateries with extraordinary wine lists. Included on the 2015 list are many restaurants from Washington State. Snohomish County winners include Emory's on Silver Lake in Everett and Tulalip Bay and Blackfish both at the Tulalip Resort Casino in Tulalip.

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July 21  |  
Briefs: EdCC hires new VP of Instruction EdCC hires new VP of Instruction

Edmonds Community College has hired Charlie Crawford as the new executive vice president of Instruction. Crawford will be working with instructors, students and staff to serve the educational needs of the community. Prior to his appointment at EdCC, he served 11 years in various dean roles at Tacoma Community College.

Health summit planned this week in Everett

At the Edge of Amazing,...

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July 20  |  
Report: Snohomish County leads nation in manufacturing growth over 50 years

Snohomish County had the largest percentage job growth in manufacturing in the nation during the last half-century, according to University of Washington Professor Richard Morrill, who published his findings on newgeography.com. The report compared manufacturing jobs from 1967 and 2014. Manufacturing employment increased by 44,000 jobs, a 276 percent increase. This...

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July 10  |  
Candela adds lighting designer in Lynnwood

Candela, a Stantec Company, has announced that Megan Sudol has joined the firm as a lighting designer in its Lynnwood lighting design practice. With more than two years of industry experience, the Seattle resident will assist principals in developing lighting design for client projects, producing project documentation, and reviewing code and quality assurance compliance for projects.

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July 9  |  
Trinity Lutheran hires director of communications

Trinity Lutheran College has welcomed Kandace Barnes as the college's new director of communications and marketing. Barnes comes to Trinity with more than 18 years of experience in the field. Her background in higher education marketing and communications includes positions at both the University of Washington and Seattle Pacific University. In addition, she's spent over a decade in the for-profit...

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July 8  |  
Frontier names new general manager for Bothell/Lynnwood area

Frontier Communications has named Eric List as general manager for the company's Bothell/Lynnwood area. List oversees field operations and sales, and is responsible for every aspect of the customer experience on both commercial and residential. He joins the Frontier team after serving as regional director and general manager at Windstream Communications.

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July 7  |  
New Rotary Club of Everett president

Deborah Wright was sworn in last week as president of the Rotary Club of Everett. She will serve through June 2016. A Rotary member since 2002, Wright is a six-time Rotary Paul Harris Fellow and is employed by the City of Everett. She takes over the Rotary presidency from Dr. Mark Valentine of Everett.

BNSF Railway Foundation makes donation for children's beds

St. Vincent de...

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July 6  |  
Lynnwood’s Pacific Crest Savings Bank adds board director 



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July 2  |  Herald Staff
LYNNWOOD — A Pacific Crest Savings Bank veteran, Ed Hedlund, has rejoined the community bank’s board of directors.Hedlund was on the board and co-president of the Lynnwood-based bank when he left for Washington Federal in 1999. He recently retired from Washington Federal as an executive vice president.

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July 2  |  
Briefs: EdCC president, trustee attend White House summit EdCC president, trustee attend White House summit

Edmonds Community College president Jean Hernandez and Emily Yim, Board of Trustee chair for the college, attended a White House Summit on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., on May 12. The summit was held during Asian American and Pacific Islanders Heritage Month.

Hotel occupancy up in Snohomish County

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June 30  |  
Briefs: Real estate agent joins Re/Max in Edmonds Real estate agent joins Re/Max in Edmonds

Realtor John Lange has joined Re/Max Direct Realty in Edmonds. Lange brings more than 20 years of experience in residential and commercial real estate to the office, including land development and management of investment properties. He also has more than 13 years of experience as a certified financial planner and a Registered Securities sales representative.

EvCC joins Boeing...

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June 29  |  
Briefs: Survey director hired at Reid Middleton Survey director hired at Reid Middleton

Everett-based engineering, planning and surveying firm Reid Middleton has hired Jim Purkey as survey director for its Everett office. Purkey is a project manager and registered professional land surveyor with 38 years' experience in civil engineering, survey projects and strategic business operations. He comes to Reid Middleton from Worley Parsons.

Leadership Snohomish County receives donation to...

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