Mayor Durkan Signs Legislation to Invest At Least $50 Million without New Taxes in Permanent Housing for People Experiencing Long-Term Homelessness

Mayor Durkan Signs Legislation to Invest At Least $50 Million without New Taxes in Permanent Housing for People Experiencing Long-Term Homelessness

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSeattle (August 14, 2019) – Standing at Plymouth Place in Lower Queen Anne, with former Speaker of the House Frank Chopp, and Representative Nicole Macri, homelessness service providers, and community members, today Mayor Jenny A. Durkan signed into law legislation that will provide at least $50 million in new …

Stephani’s Celebration of Life

Stephani’s Celebration of Life

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailIN MEMORIAM: Stephani Quinn Fluke March 3, 1986 – July 28, 2019   On July 28, 2019 at 9:45am, Stephani Quinn Fluke passed away in Port Orchard, Washington. She is remembered and loved by our son, Gabe Fluke, our daughter, Katie Fluke, and her partner, J.P. Porter. She is …

[ICYMI] Beyond the Body:  Getting to Know Dr. Hisam Goueli

[ICYMI] Beyond the Body: Getting to Know Dr. Hisam Goueli

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott We couldn’t have found a better cover story for the Fitness and Health issue than the story of doctor, actor, and dancer Hisam Goueli. I remember when I first saw Hisam (pronounced hiss-um) dance: it was in the 2015 burlesque show The Tennessee Tease (a salute …

Nutpods Joins With VMG Partners to Reshape the Non-dairy Creamer Category

Nutpods Joins With VMG Partners to Reshape the Non-dairy Creamer Category

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–nutpods, one of the fastest-growing natural food brands in the country, has a new strategic partner in its ongoing mission to convince consumers to rethink their coffee ritual. VMG partners, the private equity firm that specializes in building iconic consumer brands, lead the round which also included current …

EXCLUSIVE: Victory Funds’ President, Annise Parker

EXCLUSIVE: Victory Funds’ President, Annise Parker

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailPhoto by Nate Gowdy by MK Scott Whenever the opportunity arises of interviewing an Icon in person, I always jump at the chance. When, upon hearing, the former Houston Mayor and current Victory Fund President, Annise Parker, was going to be in town for a reception last Thursday [July …

“Starbucks Delivers” to be Available Throughout the US in Early 2020

“Starbucks Delivers” to be Available Throughout the US in Early 2020

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ: SBUX) announced plans to make Starbucks® Delivers available throughout the U.S. in early 2020 through an agreement with Uber Eats as the preferred delivery provider of Starbucks® items. The intention to expand follows an 11-market roll-out which demonstrated successful operational integration and received …

Mayor Jenny Durkan Condemns City Council Plan That Would Cut $6.3 Million in Funding for Critical Services Like Food Banks and Child Care

Mayor Jenny Durkan Condemns City Council Plan That Would Cut $6.3 Million in Funding for Critical Services Like Food Banks and Child Care

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSeattle (July 17, 2019) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today denounced a proposed plan by City Council that would cut $6.3 million funding they had approved for critical programs that provide nutrition assistance, child care for struggling families, and nursing care for low-income pregnant women. Despite previous approval by City Council …

[ICYMI] ASK DR. HISAM:  Dealing with Genital Herpes

[ICYMI] ASK DR. HISAM: Dealing with Genital Herpes

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Dr. Hisam Goueli Dr. Hisam, I’m a 57-year-old gay man in an open relationship. I’m HIV negative. But I have genital herpes. How do I not transmit anal warts during anal intercourse? —Unsure Dear Unsure, I am happy to hear from you! All right, to your question. To …

Mayor Durkan Condemns Trump Administration’s Threat to Escalate ICE Raids This Weekend

Mayor Durkan Condemns Trump Administration’s Threat to Escalate ICE Raids This Weekend

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSeattle (July 11, 2019) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today responded to reports that beginning this weekend the Trump administration will escalate United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids in communities across the United States. While Seattle is not on the initial list of cities where escalated raids are …

Mayor Jenny Durkan Invests Additional $100,000 in Supplementary Budget to Help Prevent Gender-Based Violence in Communities Most Impacted

Mayor Jenny Durkan Invests Additional $100,000 in Supplementary Budget to Help Prevent Gender-Based Violence in Communities Most Impacted

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSeattle (July 9, 2019) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced $100,000 in additional 2019 funding in the second quarter’s supplementary budget for education and prevention programs seeking to address gender-based violence in Seattle. The funding will support existing organizations to build their capacity and advance youth programming, education programs …