Kirkland students accepted into scholars program at Museum of Flight

JUNE 18, 2013 · 1:19 PM Four Kirkland students will participate in one of the four Washington Aerospace Scholars summer residency sessions held in June and July at the Museum of Flight in Seattle. Washington Aerospace Scholars is a competitive educational program, based at Seattle’s Museum of Flight, for high school juniors from across Washington […]

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Planetary Resources raises over $200,000 on day one of crowdfunding for space telescope

By Clara Moskowitz Published May 30, 2013 Space.com A commercial asteroid-mining company aiming to launch a crowdfunded space telescope raised more than $200,000 on the first day of its campaign. Planetary Resources, a private venture aiming to mine near-Earth space rocks for water, minerals and other resources, announced Wednesday that it would build and launch […]

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Bellevue space company turns to Kickstarter for interstellar telescope

BY JOSH KERNS  on May 29, 2013 @ 2:02 pm Updated: 2:35 pm – 5/29/13 ) Planetary Resources announced the Kickstarter campaign at a launch event Wednesday at Seattle’s Museum of Flight. A Bellevue company that wants to mine precious metals from asteroids is hoping a new crowdfunding campaign will help pay for an ambitious new space telescope. The company’s founders say the […]

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On Memorial Day: Museum of Flight’s B-17 “Flying Fortress” flies skies over Seattle area

SEATTLE: The B-17 bomber, a plane that helped the United States win World War II, was in the Seattle area this weekend, and not just on display. For a price, people also get to soar on the vintage aircraft. The B-17 was at the Museum of Flight at Boeing Field. If you missed it, it […]

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Turner Construction’s Dwayne Goddard Named AGC Superintendent of the year for 2013

Turner’s Seattle office is only one of two business units out of Turner Construction’s network of 46 offices across the country to pilot the Building LIFE (Living Injury Free Everyday) program. Goddard spearheaded the Building LIFE program on his projects, taking on the challenge to improve safety culture by including pre-planned safety, engaging the workforce […]

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Seattle Aquarium’s harbor seal gets in the act

Posted by: Dean Rutz Siku, one of three resident harbor seals at the Seattle Aquarium, wanted to join the construction-worker portrait in the new habitat that she and two companions will occupy. The new habitat opens to the public June 1. Turner construction workers Baird Lehman, left, Aaron “Rambo” Weston, Robb Rankin and Ian Hamm pose […]

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Overlake Hospital to lease space in medical pavilion

MAY 17, 2013: UPDATED 7:56 AM COURTESY PHOTO Overlake Hospital will occupy floors 5 and 6 of the medical pavilion. Overlake Hospital Medical Center has signed a lease for two floors of Overlake Medical Pavilion, a specialty medical office building located on the Hospital’s campus along 116th Street Northeast. Approximately 200 hospital staff members will […]

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Record-breaking class of 2013 Graduates from WGU Washington Today at Benaroya

Seattle, Wash. May 18, 2013: WGU Washington’s second annual commencement ceremony is today, Saturday, May 18th, at Benaroya Hall.  More than 500 WGU Washington students will receive degrees this year from the state’s only accredited, online university, almost double last year’s class of 270. Graduates from around the state will gather to celebrate as Rep. Cyrus Habib […]

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Bothell resident to speak at WGU Washington’s second annual commencement Saturday at Benaroya Hall

MAY 16, 2013 · 10:55 AM Bothell resident Connie Summers will receive her Bachelor of Science Business and Human Resources Management degree on Saturday and will make remarks as one of three commencement speakers for the Western Governor’s University (WGU) Washington at Benaroya Hall in downtown Seattle. Summers works in Boeing’s human resources department and […]

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Auburn man to speak at WGU Washington commencement

MAY 16, 2013 · 12:47 PM Auburn’s Julius Giron will be one of three speakers at the Western Governors University Washington’s second annual commencement ceremony at Benaroya Hall on Saturday. The ceremony begins at 3 p.m. Giron will join more than 500 graduates, nearly doubling WGU Washington’s inaugural graduating class. Giron will receive his bachelor […]

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