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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.

Park On: The personal, the political, and the escapist

Most times I'm political, recently, I've become reflective. As times continue to prove tough, I think of what's best for my families and friends.

Bulletin Board

The Queen Anne Community Council Parks Committee will meet at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 10. The meeting will be at the Queen Anne Community Center located at 1901 First Ave W. Cheryl Fraser of the Seattle Parks Department will talk about potential Lower Kinnear Park designs. Don Harper 206-281-9018.

Police Blotter

Prowl of the weekPolice on an emphasis patrol to get a handle on "an exceptionally high number of car prowls" near the corner Eighth Ave. N. and Roy St. scored shortly before 10 p.m. Jan. 16. That's when they spotted a Cadillac occupied by three men and a woman slowly driving through a parking lot.

Seattle Schools to receive cash grants and books

Four Cat-a-Van tours are hitting the road to bring the gift of reading to thousands of children in 19 cities across the country.

Queen Anne church helps with disasters

When severe flooding became a crisis in western Washington in January, the local Scientology Disaster Response team provided help to business owners and residents in Snohomish and Duvall.

Police Log

Picky perp actionAn incredible amount of force was necessary, but someone managed to kick in a solid-core, steel-encased back door to get into a home on 30th Ave. S. between 2 and 7 p.m. Feb. 28.The woman who lives there discovered that a laptop in the kitchen had been moved, but that the computer and another laptop in the kitchen weren't stolen. Neither was a bunch of electronics in the living room.But two rings were stolen from her jewelry box. One was a gold, law-school class ring, and the other was diamond bridal-set ring, according to the police report.The woman told police she hated to think he was responsible, but she also said her husband had recently moved out. It also seems her husband is having money problems because he's been unable to pay their son's private-school tuition, according to the woman, who just found out about that recently.

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