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Aug 25, 2015, 13:03 ET

Amputees, Experts: Don't "Turn Back the Clock" on Standard of Care for Two Million American Amputees

A double amputee who has worn advanced prosthetic devices for decades no longer would be eligible for new prostheses because he never achieved a...

Aug 25, 2015, 12:00 ET

WTIA Builds Healthcare Offering From Tech Employee Wish List

 Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA), Washington state's unifying voice for the technology community, today...

Aug 19, 2015, 06:00 ET
Insight School of Washington

Students at Insight School of Washington Stay Home to Start School Year

 For students enrolled in Insight School of Washington (ISWA), a public online school serving students in grades 9-12, going back to school on...

Aug 11, 2015, 11:30 ET

Wine Yakima Valley and AntoLin Cellars select Wines of Washington Promotion for Integrated Marketing Services

Wines of Washington Promotion, a full-service marketing and design agency based in Seattle, has been selected by Wine Yakima Valley association and...

Aug 06, 2015, 08:30 ET

Sidewalk Dog Training Receives 2015 Best of Washington Award

 Sidewalk Dog Training has been selected for the 2015 Best of Washington Award in the Pet Training & Obedience Schools category by the...

Jul 31, 2015, 16:43 ET
Tony Bennett and his wife Susan Benedetto honored by George Washington University for their commitment to the Arts. (l-r) Bennett, GW President Steven Knapp and Benedetto.

Tony Bennett and Susan Benedetto Awarded George Washington University President's Medal

Accomplished painter, singer and humanitarian Tony Bennett and his wife, arts advocate Susan Benedetto, have been awarded the George Washington...

Jul 31, 2015, 14:21 ET

WGU Named Center of Excellence by the National League for Nursing

 The National League for Nursing (NLN) has named the nursing programs offered by Western Governors University (WGU) – and its...

Jul 31, 2015, 12:00 ET

Washington physicians and hospitals support advance care planning for public and medical community

 Honoring Choices® Pacific Northwest, a collaborative initiative between physicians and hospitals, has partnered with national leader...

Jul 30, 2015, 14:48 ET

WGU Washington Adds Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Management

 WGU Washington – the state's only legislatively-endorsed, online university – has added a new degree program aimed at preparing...

Jul 30, 2015, 13:30 ET

Legal Analysis: Strong Likelihood EPA Climate Plan Will Stand Up in Court

The Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan is likely to prevail against an expected barrage of legal challenges by big polluters and...

Jul 30, 2015, 12:00 ET
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Seattle Storm Tips-Off LifeWise Community Assist Program

The Seattle Storm today announced the LifeWise Community Assist program, an initiative which will raise funds to refurbish a local community...

Jul 28, 2015, 13:45 ET

NW Farmers Cash/Food Drive Delivers Donations equal to 195,000+ lbs. of Food

The 2nd Annual NW Farmers Fighting Hunger Cash/Food Drive, a joint project of the Oregon and Washington Dairy Products Commissions during June Dairy...

Jul 23, 2015, 17:01 ET
Washington REIT

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust Announces Second Quarter Financial and Operating Results

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust ("Washington REIT" or the "Company") (NYSE: WRE), a leading owner and operator of...

Jul 23, 2015, 12:00 ET
Full ConTech Bracket

WTIA's Full ConTech Conference Set to Take On Region's Top Challenges

 Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA), Washington state's unifying voice for the technology community, today...

Jul 20, 2015, 09:00 ET
Washington Wealth

Washington Wealth Management Adds Three Former Wirehouse Advisors With Approximately $290 Million In Total Client Assets

Washington Wealth Management LLC (WWM), an independent hybrid Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) supporting fee and commission-based independent...

Jul 14, 2015, 12:14 ET

JCRC of Greater Washington Statement on Iran Nuclear Deal

The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of Greater Washington thanks President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry for their important...

Jul 13, 2015, 15:09 ET

Groups: Department of Education Fails to Respond to White House Call for Student Debt Relief in "Undue Hardship" Bankruptcy Cases

 The National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA) and National Consumer Law Center, Inc. (NCLC) issued the following joint...

Jul 01, 2015, 17:37 ET
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Washington REIT Acquires Multifamily Community On Columbia Pike In Arlington, VA

Washington REIT (Washington Real Estate Investment Trust – NYSE: WRE) announced that it has acquired The Wellington, an apartment community...

Jun 30, 2015, 15:12 ET

WTIA and Delta Air Lines Partnership Takes Off to Deliver Exclusive Benefits to Washington's Tech Industry

 Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA), Washington state's unifying voice for the technology community,...

Jun 24, 2015, 09:00 ET

Tonya M. Saunders Pairs Offerings With Ann Sullivan for NextWin

Tonya M. Saunders, Principal of Washington Premier Consulting—a woman-owned federal contracting firm—will be working together with Ann...