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Washington finishes first on best state ranking

Washington was ranked the best state in the nation, based on criteria such as health care, public education and economic growth, according to a new analysis by U.S. News.

Washington ranks 13th lowest for its share of structurally deficient bridges

Washington finished 40th among the 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., in a new analysis examining which states have the highest percentage of bridges in poor condition.

BELLINGHAM REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Award-winning faculty lead this year’s Chuckanut Writers Conference

Award-winning poets, novelists, and memoirists will teach and present their work at the Chuckanut Writers Conference Friday and Saturday, June 21 and 22 at Whatcom Community College.

KITTITAS COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Kittitas County Press Release: Law and Justice Grants Available

The Kittitas County Law and Justice Council is again offering mini-grants to organizations with community programs that support the law and justice system.

University of Washington ranks 2nd best for library studies, study finds

University of Washington finished second in a ranking of best library and information studies programs by U.S. News that examined 51 campuses around the nation.

Boeing rated top employer in Washington, study finds

Boeing employs 69,830 workers in Washington, making it the largest employer in the state, according to a recent analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

AMAZON.COM: AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon Personalize

Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced the general availability of Amazon Personalize, bringing the same machine learning technology used by Amazon.com to AWS customers for use in their applications – with no machine learning experience required.

University of Washington ranks 44th best in the nation for law schools, study finds

University of Washington finished 44th in a ranking of best law schools by U.S. News that examined 192 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: King County has fastest growing local economy in Washington

King County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Washington in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

Pacific County ranks the poorest of Washington counties, study finds

Pacific County was ranked the poorest county in Washington in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the least affluent regions in all 50 states.

University of Washington ranks 14th best in the nation for its graduate education program, study finds

University of Washington finished in a tie for 14th in a ranking of best education schools by U.S. News that examined 258 campuses around the nation.

BELLINGHAM REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Bellingham Wins Governor's Smart Community Award for Bike Plan Progress!

The City of Bellingham won one of five Governor's 2019 Smart Communities Awards, which honor the “shared vision, tough decisions and partnerships" that enable a community's values and priorities to “shine" in long-term planning.

GREATER SPOKANE VALLEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Press Release for David P. Gardner

David P. Gardner, a principal with Winston & Cashatt, Lawyers, has been elected as the President of the Spokane County Bar Association for 2019-2020. He was sworn in at the SCBA Annual Meeting on June 25, 2019.

Washington ranks 25th in hospital safety analysis

Washington finished 25th in a ranking for hospital safety issues such as preventable errors and infections, according to spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades given to more than 2,600 hospitals nationwide.

By the Numbers: University of Washington ranks 5th best in the nation for its public affairs program, study finds

University of Washington finished in a tie for fifth in a peer-assessment ranking of the best public affairs schools by U.S. News that examined 285 campuses around the nation.

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