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By the Numbers: University of Washington ranks 20th best in the nation for its graduate fine arts program, study finds

University of Washington finished in a tie for 20th in a peer-assessment ranking of the best fine arts schools by U.S. News that examined 229 campuses around the nation in areas such as graphic design and painting.

ISSAQUAH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Announcing the 5th Annual Gas Station Blues Series!

In partnership with the Washington Blues Society, the Downtown Issaquah Association and partner Issaquah Historic Museum and Trolly, is excited to announce our 5TH Annual season of Gas Station Blues.


At our June Business Issues Forum, attendees were introduced to Seattle’s new Chief Technology Officer and the city’s new Director of the Office of Economic Development.

Chewelah ranks the poorest of Washington towns, study finds

Chewelah was ranked the poorest town in Washington in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small communities with high poverty rates and financial hardships.

Washington ranks 17th highest for state tax collections per capita

Washington finished 17th in a Tax Foundation analysis of state and local tax collections per capita – ranked from highest to lowest.

BELLINGHAM REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Puget Sound Energy Names Mary E. Kipp as President

As part of its ongoing succession planning efforts, the board of directors of Puget Sound Energy has named Mary E. Kipp, currently president & CEO of El Paso Electric, as president of the state’s largest utility company, reporting to CEO Kimberly Harris.

CENTRALIA - CHEHALIS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Great NorthWest Federal Credit Union Ribbon Cutting

The Centralia – Chehalis Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting celebration today for the grand opening of Great NorthWest Federal Credit Union.

Schools in the U.S. with the most wrestlers

Here are the most popular states for college wrestling in 2016

Washington ranks 28th highest for dependence on property taxes, study finds

Washington finished 28th in a Tax Foundation ranking of states that rely the most on property taxes as a share of state and local taxes.

Clyde Hill ranks the richest of Washington towns, study finds

Clyde Hill was ranked the richest town in Washington in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small, affluent communities where most households exceed the nation’s median annual household income.

Congresswoman Kim Schrier quiet on USMCA

Rep. Kim Schrier (D-Wash.) did not respond to requests for comment about the successor treaty to the North American Free Trade Agreement, which this week was ratified by Mexico.

SEATTLE METROPOLITAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Rules Around Pay Transparency And Salary History Are Changing

Starting July 28, Washington state joins over a dozen other states that prohibit employers from asking about salary history.

TACOMA - PIERCE COUNTY CHAMBER: 2019 New Tacoma Awards Announced

The Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber announced this year’s New Tacoma Awards, honoring businesses, organizations, and individuals who significantly contribute to the revitalization of downtown Tacoma.

Analysis: Which college wrestling program grossed the most in Washington

Highline College and Grays Harbor College top the list of highest grossing college wrestling programs in Washington in 2016

Sticker shock: Which 4-year U.S. schools charge the lowest in-state tuition?

U.S. residents enrolled at Washington face among the lowest cost of attending four-year in-state colleges and universities in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Washington ranks 27th best for police officers, study finds

Washington was ranked 27th in a study showing which of the 50 states and the District of Columbia are the best places for police to work.

Tacoma ranks the most dangerous of Washington cities, study finds

Tacoma was ranked the most dangerous city in Washington in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining cities with at least 20,000 in population that posted the highest violent crime rates per state.

ACHIEVE LIFE SCIENCES, INC.: Achieve Life Sciences Extends Collaboration with the National Institutes of Health to Advance the Development of Cytisinicline for Smoking Cessation

Achieve Life Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACHV), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on nicotine addiction, today announced it has extended its strategic collaboration with the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

ALASKA AIR GROUP: Alaska Airlines and aircraft technicians ratify final Transition Agreement in Virgin America merger

Alaska Airlines' 900 Airbus and Boeing aircraft technicians, who are represented by the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA), have ratified a Transition Agreement and an Integrated Seniority List.

The price of education: Which Washington schools charge the lowest in-state tuition?

Washington residents pay the lowest in-state tuition at Spokane Community College, Spokane Falls Community College and Bellingham Technical College, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

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