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September 1  |  
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RE/MAX Direct Realty has announced that Simon Pedersen has joined the office located at 110 4th Ave. in Edmonds. Pedersen, who is also licensed in Florida and speaks four Scandinavian languages, lives full-time in Edmonds. He will be working as a full-time associate, specializing in residential single- and multi-family homes and condominium properties.


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August 26  |  By Dan Catchpole
EVERETT — I recently wrote about a new ride service app, Saytaxi, launching soon in Everett and Lynnwood. It is being offered by a local group, Saytaxi Washington, in partnership with the company which developed the app.There are other ride services. I mentioned Uber in the article, the only company I was able to get a hold of on short notice.Lyft also got back to me.

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August 18  |  
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EdCC president attends event at White House

Edmonds Community College president Jean Hernandez attended an event hosted by the White House on Aug. 12. Hernandez was among leading practitioners, researchers, and other higher education leaders exploring effective strategies to improve success for students in need of remediation. It was Hernandez's second visit to the White House. In 2012, she served on a...

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August 4  |  
PeopleGeologist hired at Lynnwood’s Professional Services IndustriesProfessional Service Industries, Inc. announced that Richard Fredricksen has joined its Lynnwood operations office as a project geologist. Fredricksen has been a project geologist in Washington and Oregon over a 20-year career, mostly serving the Oregon Department of Transportation. He received a bachelor of science in geology from Central Washington University.

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June 9  |  
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A promotion and a new hire at Premera

Premera Blue Cross has named Bill Akers as vice president and general manager of Premera's Washington Group Market and Beth Johnson has been recruited to replace Akers as the vice president of Premera's Health Care Delivery Systems. Johnson spent the last six years at Regence Blue Shield, serving as vice president of Network Management and Contract Strategy.

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June 2  |  
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Boy & Girls Club executive wins top award

Bill Tsoukalas, executive director of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Snohomish County, has been awarded the 2014 Thomas G. Garth Character and Courage Award — the highest honor the organization can bestow on a club professional. Tsoukalas was presented with this award during a ceremony held at the nonprofit's 108th annual national conference in San Francisco.


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May 29  |  By Dan Catchpole
For businesses with flexible schedule policies, bosses prefer early risers to night owls, according to a recent study by the University of Washington.



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May 20  |  By Dan Catchpole
EVERETT — Snohomish County hotels and motels had a busy April, boosted by the Oso mudslide, which brought hundreds of state and federal workers to the area.

Compared to April 2013, demand was up nearly 21 percent and revenue increased nearly 23 percent, according to Smith Travel Research.

Demand and revenue had been trending upward before the slide, so it is impossible to say exactly how much of the bump was from the March 22 disaster, Amy Spain, head of...

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May 12  |  
PeopleGreg D. Buscher has joined Bothell-headquartered Essentia Water as chief financial officer. He takes the place of retiring CFO Keith Huetson. Buscher is a 25-year financial and operations executive with successful fiscal leadership experience for a wide spectrum of family-owned and private equity-backed companies. Prior to joining Essentia Water, he served as CFO of Neurobrands LLC.

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March 24  |  
PeopleStephanie Greenall was recently chosen as president-elect of the Washington State Chiropractic Association Board of Directors, the only statewide association that represents the chiropractic profession in the state. Greenall operates Lifeplus Health Centers in Lynnwood. She is a graduate of Western States Chiropractic College and has been in practice for 22 years.

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March 17  |  
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Economic Alliance Snohomish County has announced the hiring of Jim Stephanson for the new position of director of business development. Previously, Stephanson was a director of development for Bethany of the Northwest, where he had a strong track record of success in fundraising and business development. Stephanson is the brother of Everett Mayor Ray Stephanson.

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March 10  |  
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Alvaro Guillen has been named publisher of La Raza del Noroeste, one of the state’s top Spanish-language publications. Until recently, Guillen served as sales manager for the award-winning paper. Prior to that, the Peruvian native was the sales and marketing manager for Latin America for the German firm Statcom GmBH. Guillen and his family live in Mountlake Terrace.

Landau Associates has promoted 14 employees in the company’s...

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