Tuesday, May 19, 2015 3:26 PM
Sue Bird of the Seattle Storm received The Moyer Foundation’s 2015 Humanitarian Award on Tuesday, May 19.


  • Sue Bird of the Seattle Storm received The Moyer Foundation’s 2015 Humanitarian Award on Tuesday, May 19.


  • Shredders
    The Rotary Club of Magnolia’s “Just Shred It” event on April 26 had a great turnout. 
  • Elrod takes over business broker office
    Judy Elrod has taken over ownership of the Murphy Business & Financial Corp., to provide business brokerage services.
  • Juchem joins Folio real estate
    Longtime Queen Anne resident Bethany Juchem has taken her nearly 15 years in luxury residential real estate and leasing to Folio Commercial Real Estate. 
  • Two Pacific Publishing Co. staff members won awards in this year’s Communications Contest, sponsored by the Washington Press Association.

  • Kaspars expands, moves headquarters to Magnolia
    Developers are setting up their dominos in Uptown, and one of Seattle’s premier catering companies is the latest to feel the push. Kaspars Special Events & Catering will move out of its primary Queen Anne location and expand to a catering kitchen in Magnolia. 
  • Kohl-Welles hopes to follow Phillips’ path

    State Sen. Jean Kohl-Welles started following in her friend’s footsteps more than 23 years ago. Now, she’s at it again.

  • Longtime Leroux owners closing store for retirement

    Mike Smith is known to pace his retail space — chatting with anyone who walks in, shifting merchandise, answering the phone and dropping to the floor for kids and dogs. It’s the tempo he prefers, even at 66 years old.

  • Chamber surprises Pearce with President’s Award
    The recent ninth-annual Queen Anne Chamber of Commerce Awards finished the event with the President’s Award, which went to Ann Pearce, director of public affairs for the Church of Scientology of Washington State (300 W. Harrison St.). 
  • Northwest CrossFit (NWCF) will open its fourth location at the Interbay Urban Center, with the first day of business slated for Monday, April 27.

  • Kohl-Welles running for County Council

    State Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles has announced she is entering the race to succeed Metropolitan King County Councilmember Larry Phillips, who recently said he is not running for reelection for King County Council District 4.

  • The Port of Seattle welcomes two new tenants to Fishermen’s Terminal (3919 18th Ave. W.).

  • Seattle Center has unveiled a new free Wi-Fi service at Seattle Center that can serve tens of thousands of people simultaneously. It was developed in partnership with Microsoft.

  • Larry Phillips to retire at end of term

    Metropolitan King County Councilmember Larry Phillips has announced that he will not seek reelection this fall. He has represented District 4, which includes Queen Anne and Magnolia, since 1992.

  • Green building contractor moves

    Sustainable builder Model Remodel (www.modelremodel.com) has moved to 1111 W. Nickerson St., near the Ballard Bridge. 

  • Panda Lab keeps developing  after 30 years

    There aren’t as many new black-and-white outtakes being pinned to the Panda Lab’s walls these days. But keep enough slightly imperfect photos and a history devoid of Technicolor develops.

  • Union Bank opens QA branch

    Union Bank recently celebrated the opening of its new, full-service banking office in Queen Anne, at 1936 Queen Anne Ave. N., Suite 6.

  • Phillips re-appointed County Council chair

    The Metropolitan King County Council recently reappointed council member Larry Phillips as council chair.

  • Communique wrapping up after 27 years

    There are a variety of factors working against mom-and-pop gift shops in the current retail market. Dan Willis and his wife, Danette, have succumbed to the realities of the industry and will close Communique at the end of April after more than 27 years in Queen Anne. 

  • Wells Fargo to open in Interbay

    Construction is close to completion on a new Wells Fargo banking store in Interbay (1827 15th Ave. W., Suite A2). The banking store is set to open Monday, March 23.

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