Briefs: Bothell’s Alder Biopharmaceuticals CEO ranked among best excecutives

Bothell’s Alder Biopharmaceuticals CEO ranked among best excecutives

Bothell-based CEO Randall Schatzman of Alder Biopharmaceuticals has ranked at No. 6 in a list of top U.S. CEOs compiled by ExecRank. The list ranks the top CEOs of small market capitalization companies in industries ranging from consumer brands to energy companies. A complete list of the rankings can be found at

Everett mayor plans State of City address

Join key business and community leaders to hear Everett Mayor Ray Stephanson present his annual State of Everett address from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Jan. 21 at Xfinity Arena. It’s an overall view of Everett’s promising economy and new developments under way in the city. This event sells out quickly so early registration is advised. Register at

State commission looks to do economic market study on gambling

The Gambling Commission is now accepting bids from firms interested in conducting an economic market study on gambling in Washington state. The study will measure the economic impacts in Washington state for commercial, non-profit and tribal gaming. If you are a firm interested in conducting this economic market study, apply at Bids will be accepted through Jan. 22.

Grant writing workshops planned in Sultan

The Sky Valley Chamber of Commerce, the City of Sultan and GROW Washington will host free grant writing workshops from 4 to 6 p.m. on Jan. 20 and 27. Both workshops will be held in the Community Center Council Chambers located at 319 Main St., Sultan. Call 360-793-0983 to reserve a seat or email

Free workshops on rates, claims management planned in Everett

A free Labor &Industry workshop for business owners is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon Jan. 25 on the third floor of the Everett L&I Office at 729 100th Ave. SE. The topic is an Introduction to Rates and Claims Management with Stay-At-Work and Early Return To Work Programs. Go to or call 1-800-574-2829 to register.

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