Local Mountaineer’s Legacy Honored in New Film “Everest”

It’s been almost 20 years since Seattleite Scott Fischer died on Mt. Everest. The story of Fischer and his fellow climbers infamous 1996 summit attempt is at the center of the new film Everest, which premiered Sept. 18. With the movie’s release comes an opportunity for Fischer’s company, Mountain Madness, to honor its founder’s legacy […]

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The Museum of Flight Receives $30M to Launch their NEW Boeing Academy for STEM Learning

This morning, The Boeing Company and Mr. & Mrs. William E. Boeing, announced a joint $30 million investment that will launch the new Boeing Academy for STEM Learning at The Museum of Flight. The Boeing Academy for STEM Learning is a STEM-focused education initiative that aims to double the number of students served by the […]

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Gene Lynn makes $1 million donation to Overlake Medical Center

After more than 53 years of building hospitals, nursing homes and senior living communities across the country, Gene Lynn is giving back to the community that helped launch his career. Lynn has contributed $1 million in an unrestricted gift to support Overlake Medical Center a hospital he helped expand and remodel earlier in his career. […]

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Turner Uses Innovative Engineering to Cut Construction Time

Seattle-based Turner Construction is erecting its latest building in South Lake Union at a rate that is 50 percent faster than a typical project. What’s responsible for the major increase in productivity?  Turner is using two cranes instead of one to assemble the building’s steel frame. Chris Heger, site manager at the Block 45 project […]

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IGD Fellow Talks Africa, Women and Ebola on New Day Northwest

The Initiative for Global Development (IGD) announced Monday it has named Nigerian businesswoman Adeshola Komolafe an African Emerging Leader Fellow. Komolafe is Founder and Nigerian Country Director of Save our Future, an organization that works to empower youth by providing resources and programming aimed at cultivating global leadership. In addition to her work with Save […]

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Overlake Patient’s Story Inspires Huge Increase in Number of Milk Donors

On August 5th, The Keller Group and Overlake Medical Center coordinated media interviews with Robin Ballard, mother to 32-week old Leif, and Madeleine Williams, a nurse who donated breast milk to Overlake’s new Mother’s Milk Depot. Leif was born premature at 28 weeks, and has been in the NICU at Overlake since his delivery nearly five […]

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