November 2018

From this Issue

"Teaching wasn’t something I had expected to get involved with, but the process of planning a course, working with students and seeing the results with their project work is incredibly rewarding."

Ethan Stowell adds two new—and very different—restaurants to his domain.

Days after Washington obtained statehood, Elisha P. Ferry was sworn in as the state's first governor.

"Words matter. Precise words matter precisely because humans have the ability — and the responsibility — to raise the bar on how well, how accurately they communicate."

Jobs are growing more than twice as fast than the rest of the country.

"The industrial internet of things will increase the vulnerability and potential for havoc."

The local startup tracks data going in and out of a company.

"Family businesses are so different. As a 90-year-old company, there is so much tradition and legacy."

Female founders 2 percent of venture capital funding. Leslie Feinzaig and others says it’s time to slice the pie differently.

A division of PACCAR since 1945, Kenworth workers assemble about 2,500 trucks a year in Renton.

Banker solidarity in Seattle saw it through tenuous times. Other cities weren’t as fortunate.

Shelley Thomas makes painting and sculpture come alive for children.

StormSensor uses sensors inside sewer lines to monitor rainfall.

Still playing games; still leading the way.

"We are fortunate to live among so many warm and talented people. There isn’t a more dynamic, caring business community anywhere."

Congratulations to the recipients of Seattle Business magazine’s 2018 Community Impact Awards!

Gold: Northwest Center; Silver: Sellen Construction and WGU Washington

Gold: YMCA of Greater Seattle; Silver: Boys & Girls Clubs of King County

Longtime civic activist will join other honorees October 25 at the Nordic Museum.

Ethan Stowell, owner of 16 Seattle area restaurants, urges Washington voters to approve the initiative.