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Katherine Hall Named Director of Marketing and Community Development at Bellevue College

Katherine Hall Bellevue College  Bellevue College (BC) has named Katherine Hall as the new director of marketing and community development. In this role, she’ll provide leadership and supervision for all marketing and communications outreach, and develop initiatives to engage the community in campus life.

“Katherine is an experienced marketing and communications strategist with a substantive background in leading within large, mission-driven organizations,” said Dr. Gayle Barge, vice president of institutional advancement at BC. “She also brings an agency approach to branding for higher education institutions that’s been tremendously successful, and will help take our marketing and communications initiatives to the next level.”  Continue Reading

Itsuroku Kimura Now Heading Crab King in Bellevue

Internationally known Chef, Itsuroku Kimura, originally set out to be an artist.  Along the way, his direction turned from canvas to plate and he has never looked back.  The highly talented itamaehas worked in numerous distinctive kitchens throughout the world. He has recently been chosen from several applicants to head the kitchen in Crab King Restaurant… Continue Reading

Bellevue’s Mox Boarding House Raises $138,000 for Foster Youth

In the two-and-a-half years since it opened shop on Bel-Red Road, Mox Boarding House has become a gathering place for board gamers in the Puget Sound region and beyond. Mox prides itself on community-building, and this spring, the company brought together local gaming luminaries to raise funds for a worthy cause. On Sunday, May 21,… Continue Reading

Bellevue Red Lion Hotel Named to Egencia’s 2017 List of Preferred Corporate Hotels

The Red Lion Hotel in Bellevue, located at 11211 Main Street, is proud to announce its inclusion in the prestigious 2017 Egencia Top 100 Preferred Corporate Hotels list.  Egencia, the business travel company of Expedia, Inc., recognizes hotel partners each year who go above and beyond to offer outstanding experiences to Egencia clients and business… Continue Reading

6th Annual Lake to Lake Bike Ride in Bellevue June 3, 2017

6th Annual Lake to Lake Bike Ride in Bellevue June 3, 2017

An enjoyable, non-competitive recreational ride for the whole family.   Two unique loops; a mostly flat Greenbelt Loop flat 9-mile route; and the Lake Loop which is a more challenging 22-mile route.  Routes are about 80% on-road and 20% off-road (gravel).  The routes take riders to and through Bellevue’s award winning park system exploring hidden treasures… Continue Reading

The Edgewater Hotel Partners with DeLille Cellars to Create Exclusive 55th Anniversary Wine Blend

Iconic Seattle Hotel Commemorates 55th Anniversary with Limited Release Wine Label from Renowned Washington Wine Producer The Edgewater, a Noble House Hotel, announced a limited release wine label with renowned Washington wine producer, DeLille Cellars.  Specially bottled to honor the iconic hotel’s 55 year mark in 2017, the collaboration is an element of The Edgewater’s… Continue Reading

Whistler Blackcomb Named #1 Ski Resort in North America for Third Straight Year

29th Annual SKI Magazine Resort Survey Places Whistler Blackcomb Back On The Podium For the third consecutive year, the SKI Magazine Resort Survey has named Whistler Blackcomb as the No. 1 Overall Ski Resort in North America. Whistler Blackcomb has held this title four times in the last five years and has also consistently scored… Continue Reading

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate Earns Green Genius Top Listing Award

Green Genius Award Goes to Berkshire Hathaway Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate received the Green Genius Top Listing Company Award at the 4th Annual Built Green Conference in Bothell, WA. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate agents Tim Bower (Burien), Sunny Tumber (Burien), Paul Poirier (West Seattle), Mark Leingang (Bellevue) and Ken Arkills (West Seattle)… Continue Reading

Michael Ann Thomas New Tech Practice Chair at APCO

Michael Ann Thomas, former Edelman executive who led the firm’s Health Technology offering, has joined APCO Worldwide as Technology Practice chairwoman for North America. Thomas is responsible for all Technology Practice strategy and execution for North America, expanding and evolving APCO’s global technology presence. “Today traditional enterprises are technology-enabled companies that want to provide immersive… Continue Reading

Pacific Regent Bellevue Appoints Robert Wright Executive Director

Bob Wright was named Executive Director of Pacific Regent Bellevue in August.  In his new role, he is responsible for overall hospitality and healthcare operations for the 17-story retirement community. Employed as a licensed nursing home administrator for the past 14 years, Wright recently relocated to Bellevue from Paradise, California.    About Pacific Regent Bellevue… Continue Reading