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KBCS, Northwest Folklife Partner for Acoustic Showcase

Lindi OrtegaBellevue College’s public radio station 91.3 KBCS is partnering with Northwest Folklife to provide live musical performances for Folklife’s acoustic showcase. The station will bring three artists to the Fisher Green stage on Sunday, May 28 at 1 p.m.
“The 91.3 KBCS acoustic showcase is one of the must-see features of Northwest Folklife,” said Patrick Whalen, KBCS Program Director. “This year we are lucky to be able to bring Toronto singer-songwriter Lindi Ortega, along with Jeff Scroggins & Colorado, and local legend LeRoy Bell and His Only Friends.”

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Increased Regulation of Financial Services Providers for Increased Customer Protection

Money makes the world go round and a great deal of money goes around the world. The development of the concept of money ended the era of trade by barter; and now, money is a perfect exchange for goods and services. Interestingly, the development of money also birthed some firms that provide core and ancillary… Continue Reading

Brazen Sotheby’s International Realty Inducted into Luxury Real Estate Board of Regents

Brazens Represent Bellevue Luxury Real Estate The Luxury Real Estate Board of Regents continues to expand its reach with the newest appointment of Brazen Sotheby’s International Realty to represent the city of Bellevue in Washington State. Each member of the Board of Regents is selected based on their leadership and enduring accomplishments in the real… Continue Reading

Opportunity and outcomes put University of Washington Bothell in Top 25 of Washington Monthly Best Bang for the Buck ranking

Washington Monthly ranks the University of Washington Bothell No. 22 on its 2016 Best Bang for the Buck list of top 100 western region colleges. The list rates colleges based on their value-added or colleges that “help non-wealthy students attain marketable degrees at affordable prices.” This year’s list is partially based on newly released data… Continue Reading

Valve Moving to Lincoln Square Expansion

Popular Gaming/Technology Developer Valve Leases Nine Floors in New Building Valve has leased 225,000 square feet of prime office space in the new office tower at Lincoln Square’s 1.5 million square foot expansion site. With the lease of floors 11 – 19, the company will encompass nearly one third of the total office space available… Continue Reading

Bellevue’s Outerwall to Be Acquired, Return to Private Ownership

OUTERWALL ENTERS INTO DEFINITIVE MERGER AGREEMENT TO BE ACQUIRED BY CERTAIN FUNDS MANAGED BY AFFILIATES OF APOLLO GLOBAL MANAGEMENT FOR $52.00 PER SHARE IN CASH Transaction Valued at Approximately $1.6 Billion Outerwall Board of Directors Declares $0.60 Quarterly Dividend Bellevue-based Outerwall Inc. has announced that it has entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger with affiliates… Continue Reading

Courthouse Dogs Foundation Winner of BECU People Helping People Award

BECU Awards Courthouse Dogs Foundation $20k Courthouse Dogs Foundation has been awarded $20,000 as a winner of a 2016 BECU People Helping Employees’ Choice Award, voted on by BECU’s more than 1,500 employees, for their work in providing training for employees in the criminal justice system in the use of professionally trained facility dogs to… Continue Reading

Washington State Wine Industry Represented by Winegrape Growers of America’s New Chairman Todd Newhouse of Upland Vineyards

Todd Newhouse Elected as Board Chairman of Winegrape Growers of America At the 2016 National Grape and Wine Policy Conference, the Winegrape Growers of America (WGA) elected Todd Newhouse as Board Chairman. Newhouse is the owner of Upland Vineyards in Outlook, Washington and also serves as the Board Chairman for the Washington Association of Wine… Continue Reading

Keep Washington Competitive Urges Support for Millennium Bulk Terminals

Keep Washington Competitive Draft environmental impact statement released for review in advance of public hearings OLYMPIA — Labor, business and agricultural representatives from Keep Washington Competitive (KWC) are expressing their support of the Millennium Bulk Terminals Project and the release of the Cowlitz County draft environmental impact statement (DEIS). The document, released Friday, represents a… Continue Reading

Bellevue YMCA to Host Free Diabetes Prevention Program

Free Diabetes Prevention Program Group Starts May 18th The YMCA’s Free Diabetes Prevention Program helps adults at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes adopt and maintain healthy lifestyles by eating healthier, increasing physical activity, and losing a modest amount of weight in order to reduce their chances of developing the disease. Research by the… Continue Reading