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CodeDay Eastside Introduces Kids to Coding

CodeDay Eastside

More than 100 high school and college students will join T-Mobile this weekend at its headquarters in Bellevue for CodeDay Eastside, a 24-hour event that aims to get students excited…

Wanna Buy a House? Grab a Friend

Illustration by Mike Forbush

Until recently, when people entered non-traditional home-buying partnerships, they had to seek costly attorney services or navigate the system on their own. Bellevue-based startup CoBuy aims to make things easier.…

Local University Extends Women in Leadership Scholarship Opportunity

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Kent-based WGU Washington recently announced it has extended the application deadline for its WGU Women in Leadership Scholarship to March 31. The scholarship, which awards recipients with up to $2,000…

Local Apps Worth A Few Bytes

The Eastside is a tech-savvy community that takes pride in providing products and services that make people’s lives easier. We found a new app that better connects you to your…

Lessons from a CEO: Pyramid Analytics’ Omri Kohl

Finding ways to make things better always has been a theme in Omri Kohl’s life. Growing up, he was busy building things and discovering creative ways to bring his ideas…

Bellevue Systems Management Company Names New CEO

Bellevue-based systems management company Adaptiva today announced it has appointed Jim Souders as its new chief executive officer. In his new role, Souders, formerly Adaptiva’s chief operations officer, will help lead…

Tech Companies Turn to Poaching to Recruit Top Talent

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It’s no surprise that tech companies constantly are on the hunt for top talent. A new study from technology recruitment company Talentful recently revealed the 15 tech companies currently poaching the…

Refresh Your Work Wardrobe for Winter

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If you feel like the garments hanging in your closet look dull and dated, executive-search consultant and Hyatt-Fennell partner Cheryl Hyatt recommends a wardrobe reboot. Hyatt, who has made a…

New Airplane Etiquette Study Reveals Most-Annoying Passenger Behaviors

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Rude passengers can make already uncomfortable flights downright unbearable. However, while there are a variety of passenger behaviors that can disturb air travelers, a recent study on airplane etiquette released…

Issaquah Press Announces It’s Shutting Down After 117 Years

Issaquah Press

The Issaquah Press today announced that after 117 years, the paper, along with its three sister newspapers, will be shutting down in February. In a letter released by Charles Horton,…

Filing for Divorce? Get Organized

Going through a divorce can be an emotionally and financially taxing process, but McKinley Irvin Family Law attorney Brent Bohan said it doesn’t have to be Divorce can be a…

Better Together

Illustration by Alex Schloer

As coworking spaces become increasingly popular among the startup community and companies with distributed workforces, the Eastside expands its offerings In regions dense with startups, distributed work teams, and freelancers,…

Startup Stardom

Via virtual reality headsets, Doghead Simulations’ software puts users from across the globe into the same virtual meeting space, where they can share presentations and interact as if they were all in the same conference room.

Two local startups stole the stage at Seattle Startup Week’s IBM SmartCamp competition During Seattle Startup Week, Bellevue-based Doghead Simulations and Seattle startup Prolaera participated in IBM SmartCamp, a live-pitch…

Kirkland Hotel Under New Management

Columbia Hospitality has added The Heathman Hotel to its Northwest portfolio Seattle-based hospitality management and consulting company Columbia Hospitality this week announced it has entered a new management and operating…

Alaska Airlines Launches Daily Flights to Cuba

Alaska Airlines Cuba

History was made today when Seattle-based Alaska Airlines launched its first U.S. commercial flight to Cuba. The flight, which departed from Los Angeles, California at 8:50 a.m. this morning, will…

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