Krause & Thorpe Wealth Management Team receives Forbes honor

The award, announced in January, is based on data as of March 31, 2023.

Magnolia Chamber seeking nominations for person, business of the year

The Magnolia Chamber of Commerce invites people to submit nominations for the 2022 Person of the Year and Business of the Year. To nominate the Person of the Year, please explain how the person does the following:

Magnolia resident appointed new CEO of Laird Norton Company

The Laird Norton Company announced recently that Brian McGuigan has been appointed the new chief executive officer, effective. Jan. 1.

Local financial advisor recognized

RBC Wealth Management in Seattle recently announced that Heather Krause, senior vice president-financial advisor and senior portfolio manager-Portfolio Focus Group, was recently recognized by AdvisorHub as an “Advisor to Watch in 2022.”

Expanding her business

Magnolia shop owner opening second store in Queen Anne

Saturday marks the grand opening for Napolitano’s new business, Vixen Collection, situated next to Starbucks on Queen Anne Avenue North, in the former Peridot space.

Local jewelry store makes people, ethics a continued focus

A Queen Anne jewelry company founded on the principles of people and ethics has expanded that mission even further in the last couple of years.

Putting a dream into action

Husband, wife team open The Traveling Goat bar in Uptown

The Traveling Goat is a neighborhood bar brought to life by Steve and Tina Nicoles. After many years in the hospitality industry and working for a large hotel chain, the husband-and-wife team decided to branch out on their own.

Making meals convenient

Queen Anne woman launches online service aimed at families

Queen Anne mom and businesswoman Erin Metzger knows the struggles families face when it comes to meal times, which were made glaringly obvious during the pandemic.

Local music teacher inspires Seattle families

Sunshine Music Together now has location in Magnolia

Summer Rognlie Trisler is the brains and talent behind Sunshine Music Together. She is a classically trained Broadway actress and has been educating and entertaining Seattle children since 2006.

Special recognition

Ballard resident Heather Krause, senior vice president-financial advisor at Seattle’s RBC Wealth Management was named to the 2022 Forbes Top Women Wealth Advisor list for the third year in a row.

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Police Blotter

This list of crimes was compiled from censored police reports and written by Russ Zabel.

Wilken's Watch

Who is the cynic?

A woman stopped me on a Lower Queen Anne street the other day. She was one of those perky-looking older ladies, somewhere between 60 and 70, wearing athletic shoes and a baseball cap advertising an Oregon tourist town.

City Critters

Meet Andy

Andy, a 13-year-old Jack Russell Terrier is "The Boss," according to his owner, Stephanie Johnston.

The Right Side

Obama and media both one-sided, hypocritical

The media thinks his reign has begun already, but Sen. Obama's coronation will have to wait until the votes are counted and that has not started as of this writing.