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Leslie Helm, Seattle Business magazine’s former editor, leads quietly and generously.

"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."

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.

Still playing games; still leading the way.

"I grew up in a family of politicians and there was hope that I would follow in the family footsteps."