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Pocock Racing Shells, of “The Boys In the Boat” fame, sees a resurgence, 6-8

James McCusker: Pay attention to even snippets about competitors . 13


Tom Hoban: Everett’s student housing is exciting for community 14

WSU plans to teach medical students in Everett . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

Andrew Ballard: Lean system helps workers visualize, solve problems . 14

Judd & Black celebrates 75 years in business, sticks to its values . . . 9-10

Monika Kristofferson: How to keep your New Year’s goals . . . . . . . . . . 15

Fluke’s parent company, Fortive, to open headquarters in Everett . . . . 10 Experience Momentum revs up in Lynnwood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Granite Falls, Edmonds IGA owner talks Haggen, grocery business . 12

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WSU to train doctors in Everett Medical Medical school school aims aims to to Doctors Doctors per per 100,000 100,000 population population recruit, teach students recruit, teach students Whatcom: 213 San Juan: 88 in communities Whatcom: 213 San Juan: 88 in communities Okanogan: 129 Okanogan: 129 around state Skagit: 209 around state Skagit: 209 By Jim Davis By Jim DavisJournal The Herald Business The Herald Business Journal

EVERETT — In the not-too-distant EVERETT the not-too-distant future, you may—beInsaying ‘Aaaahh’ to a future, you may be saying ‘Aaaahh’ to a doctor in training. doctor in training. Washington State University plans to Washington State University teach medical students in Everettplans after to it teach medical students in Everett launches its new medical school. after it launches its is new school. The idea thatmedical students will spend the The idea is that studentsschool will spend the first two years of medical in classfirst years of medical in classroomtwo work in Spokane, butschool then get their room in Spokane, thenclassroom get their clinicalwork experience and but more clinical experience and more classroom work either by remaining in Spokane work either inbyEverett, remaining in Spokane or studying the Tri-Cities or or studying in Everett, the Tri-Cities or Vancouver. Vancouver. WSU has already reached agreements WSU has already reached agreements with Providence Regional Medical CenwithEverett Providence Medical Center and Regional The Everett Clinic to ter and The students. Everett Clinic to helpEverett teach the medical help teach the medical students. There’s a need in this area for more There’s a need in this area forProvimore doctors, said Dr. Joanne Roberts, doctors,chief said medical Dr. Joanne Roberts, Providence’s officer. And the best dence’s chief medical officer. is And best way to attract more doctors to the educate way to attract more doctors is to educate them in the community. them in the community. “Snohomish County is one of the most “Snohomish County is one thestate,” most under-doctored counties in of the under-doctored in the we state,” Roberts said. “It’scounties ironic because sit Roberts said. “It’shighly ironicdoctored because county we sit next to the most next the most highly doctored county in thetostate. But they train in Seattle and in the state. they train in they Seattle and doctors tendBut to remain where train.” doctors tend as to planned, remain where they train.” If all goes the first students all goes about as planned, the first —Ifprobably 10 starting outstudents — will — probably about 10 starting will arrive in Everett in 2019. And out that— could arriveto in60 Everett in 2019. And that could grow students by 2024. grow to 60works students 2024. Everett wellbyfor this, because the Everett works well for because but the city has excellent healththis, providers city has excellent health providers but also has easy access to rural areas, said also has easy access tofor rural areas, said Paul Pitre, chancellor WSU North Paul PugetPitre, Soundchancellor at Everett.for WSU North Puget Everett. SinceSound WSUatwon the right to open its Since WSU won right to open its own medical school,thepeople have been own medical school,what people havelocally. been quizzing Pitre about it means quizzing about what it means locally. “WhenPitre I’m out and around whether it’s “When I’m out and around whether it’s in Oak Harbor, Mount Vernon or Everin Oak Harbor, Mount Vernon or Everett, people are asking about the medical ett, people are asking about the medical school and how it’s going to work,” Pitre school howcoincides it’s going with to work,” Pitre said. “Itand really our landsaid. “It really coincides with our landgrant mission where we focus on outgrant mission where we focus on out-


Ferry: 73 Ferry: 73

Island: 78 Island: 78

Snohomish: 148 Snohomish: 148

Clallam: 178 Clallam: 178 Jefferson: 172 Jefferson: 172 Grays Grays Harbor: Harbor: 101 101

Mason: Mason: 52 52

Kitsap: Kitsap: 161 161

Chelan: Chelan: 333 333 King: 331 King: 331

Thurston: Pierce: 202 Pierce: 202 Thurston: 205 205 Pacific: Pacific: 73 73 Wahklakum: 0 Wahklakum: 0

Lewis: 111 Lewis: 111 Cowlitz: Cowlitz: 163 163 Clark: Clark: 180 180

Kittitas: 104 Kittitas: 104

Stevens: Stevens: 93 93 Douglas: Douglas: 41 41

Klickitat: 84 Klickitat: 84

Lincoln: 64 Lincoln: 64

Grant: Grant: 77 77

Adams: 65 Adams: 65

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Franklin: 75 Franklin: 75

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Pend Pend Oreille: Oreille: 64 64

Benton: Benton: 206 206

Source: Centers for Health Workforce Studies, 2014 Source: Centers for Health Workforce Studies, 2014 reach to communities for education and the state. reach to communities for education and theRight state. now, 29 percent of the state’s service.” service.” Right now, of the but state’s The Legislature last year changed a population lives29inpercent King County, 49 Thelaw Legislature last year lives in King butKen 49 state that had given the changed Universitya population percent of the doctors liveCounty, there, said state law that had given the University percent of the doctors live there, said Ken of Washington sole authority to oper- Roberts, the medicals schoo’s vice dean of sole school authority to oper- Roberts, the medicals schoo’s vice dean ate Washington a public medical in Washingfor academic and community partnerate a Lawmakers public medical in Washingfor academic and community partnerton. alsoschool appropriated $2.5 ships. WSU also wants to attract students ton. Lawmakers appropriated $2.5 WSU also he wants million for WSUalso to start the school in ships. from these areas, attract students million for WSU to start the school in from these areas, he Spokane, which is being named after the “You can imaginesaid. if a student is from Spokane, which is being named after the “You Vernon can imagine if a student from college’s late president, Elson S. Floyd. Mount and had a chanceis to do college’s president, S. Floyd. and had chance to do WSU haslate hired Dr. JohnElson Tomkowiak of aMount lot of Vernon their clinical worka in and around WSU has hired Dr. John Tomkowiak of aMount lot of Vernon their clinical in and the Chicago Medical School to be the that work increases thearound likelithe Chicago Medical School to be the Mount Vernon that increases the likelischool’s inaugural dean. The medical hood they’ll be a physician in Mount Verschool’s inaugural dean. Theandmedical be a physician school is seeking accreditation hopes hood non,” they’ll Ken Roberts said. in Mount Verschool is its seeking accreditation Roberts to enroll first class in 2017. and hopes non,” Dr. Ken Erica Peavy,said. who works at The to One enrollofitsthe first class in 2017.made to the Everett Dr. Erica works The pitches WSU ClinicPeavy, and is who working withatWSU One of the pitches WSU made to the Everett Clinic and is working with WSU Legislature was there was a need to get on the partnership, said she’s a prodLegislature was there a need to get on prodmore doctors who are was willing to practice uct the and partnership, supporter ofsaid the she’s UW aMedical more doctors areenvisioned willing to practice uct andBut supporter Medical in rural areas.who WSU a com- School. she said of thatthe sheUW became conin rural areas. model WSU where envisioned a comBut she she research became conmunity-based medical stu- School. vinced once she said saw that WSU’s that munity-based model where medical stu- vinced oncebe shedone. saw WSU’s research that dents would train in communities around more could dents would train in communities around more could be done.

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“I think what I see in the young doctors “I think I see in the young coming outwhat of training, they reallydoctors gravicoming out of training, they“The reallyfarther gravitate to Seattle,” Peavy said. tate to Seattle,” Peavy said.the “The farther you get away from Seattle more diffiyou getis away fromthem.” Seattle the more difficult it to recruit cult it is toNorth recruitPuget them.”Sound at EverWSU North classroom Puget Sound at EverettWSU will provide and office and ett willspace provide and officeinand library for classroom students and faculty its library space for students and faculty in its under construction academic building in under construction building in north Everett acrossacademic from Everett Comnorth Everett across from Everett Community College. munity College.medical dean and a couAn associate An associate a couple of professorsmedical will be dean basedand in Everett. ple of professors will be based in Everett. And the college will also tap doctors from Andarea the to college willstudents. also tap doctors the educate “There from are a the area to educate students. “There lot of potential faculty members whoare area lot of potential faculty members who are at The Everett Clinic and at Providence at The Everett Clinic and at Providence hospital that have a lot of expertise,” Pitre hospital that have a lot of expertise,” Pitre said. said. “A lot of them are doing research as “Aaslot of them arenow.” doing research as well teaching right well as teaching right now.”




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ing program some place and I’m not exaggerating,” Tytus said, “three months later, the kid’s got the haircut, he’s got a new group of friends and they talk about nice things.” It was under Bill Tytus’ watch that Pocock Racing Shells moved to Everett after the Seattle location grew too expensive and too mired in city restrictions for a manufacturing company like Pocock Racing Shells to operate, Bill Tytus said. Moving north was the best thing he ever did, he and his son said. “Snohomish County embraces small business unlike anywhere else,” John Tytus said.

Changing nature of rowing A photo of George Pocock hangs in the company he founded.

stroke based on precision rather than brute strength, which soon became known as the Conibear stroke. The Pocock brothers spent the World War I years building float-plane pontoons for William E. Boeing’s new airplane company, but in 1922, George Pocock returned to building racing shells on the UW campus and his brother went east to build boats for Yale University. At the time, metals like aluminum were coming into favor and George Pocock didn’t like it, said Bill Tytus. Pocock missed working with wood and he missed boat building. Pocock went on to become one of the world’s leading designer and builder of boats for the next 50 years, crafting the Husky Clipper used by the Washington crew team that won the Olympics in Germany. His boats continued to bring home medals for American crew teams for years. In a film called, “The Symphony of Motion,” George Pocock revels in the beauty of a thin strip of Western red cedar. Building a good boat creates “a sense of fulfillment, of good craftsmanship,” his says. His son, Stan Pocock, who took over the company when his dad died in 1976, said in the film that there’s beauty in watching a good boat being rowed: “The very idea of the thing is to make a very delicate thing go fast.”

A chance meeting It was around 1960 that Bill Tytus met the Pococks. At that time the Pocock company was still on the UW campus in the Conibear Shellhouse and Tytus was a 12-year-old boy on a bike, lured to the boathouse by something other than boats. “It was right next door to the town dump,” he said. Today it’s a parking lot, but the dump back then was huge, Tytus said. Methane gas burned off in what looked like brick barbecues, he said, “so they had this row of eternal fires and just some of the coolest stuff you can imagine laying around the dump.” Eventually, though, he did poke his nose in at the boathouse. And fell under the spell of the man who’d mentored generations of college crewmen and regarded rowing and boat-building almost as a religion. George Pocock had a lilting English accent and just about everything he said would make a good quote, Tytus said. Just a few years after that meeting, the UW’s administration forced the Pococks to move their business off campus, deciding that a private for-profit enterprise on a public school campus was in violation of university policy. As a result, George

Pocock Racing Shells employs 20 skilled boat builders who produce about four racing shells a month.

“It’s a great art, is rowing. It’s the finest art there is. It’s a symphony of motion. — George Pocock and Stan Pocock moved the company to a Northlake Way location on Lake Union, below the I-5 bridge, where Stan Pocock continued experiments he’d begun with fiberglass and composite materials for racing shells. Impressed by materials used in the aerospace industry, “he developed the first line of all carbon fiber monocoque racing shells in 1981,” according to the Pocock website. Stan Pocock died in December 2014 at the age of 91. Bill Tytus graduated from the UW and a grad-

uate degree from Harvard, spent a few years teaching in Boston and made some money building custom homes. He also knew the industry, having rowed in college and been friends with the Pococks for many years. Later his firstborn son, whom he named John Pocock Tytus, would also row in college, in Syracuse, N.Y., and fall in love with boats. “There are times — and for me it happened a lot less frequently than it did for my dad — but there’s times when you’re rowing in a boat that it’s truly transcendent,” John Tytus

said. “And it’s like, you cannot duplicate it. And it’s like my dad said, these old fogies chase this stuff, they still do, trying to get a piece of it, because it was so magical.” Rowing has the power to transform lives, said Bill Tytus, who has also coached the sport. Many are the times he’s heard from parents who were frantic because their child had gotten involved with the wrong group of friends and was getting into trouble, he said. “The last chance for this kid was, they make him go sign up for a junior row-

The nature of the Intercollegiate Rowing Association changed as did the way Olympic crews were selected. No longer did they consist of the winning college crew, as in Brown’s book, when the UW crew beat UC-Berkeley on Lake Washington and went on to race the East Coast college elite for the right to row for Olympic gold. A Vesper Rowing Club of Philadelphia crew — a composite of both college and club members — won the gold medal for the USA in 1964 in Tokyo, rowing a Pocock racing shell in eight-oared boat competition, according to But in 1968, the USA team used fiberglass boats mass-produced overseas and came in last in the eight-oared boat competition, marking “the beginning of the end for American dominance in world-class rowing”. If the dominance of Pocock boats was also fading, the 1960 Olympic defeat was just one of many catalysts, said former UW rowing coach Bob Ernst. (Ernst, a longtime coach for men and women rowing at the UW, was fired in November after a reported dispute with students and administration. The firing came after he was interviewed for this story.) It was “a sign of the times,” Ernst said, pointing out that the car industry was changing too; while in the 1950s, everyone was Continued on Page 8



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buying Chevys, Buicks and Fords, during the 1960s, imports like Datsuns arrived on the scene. “It became more of a global market,” he said. Competition also increased in sports. Some countries had been too busy rebuilding after World War II to engage in the Olympics, he said, but in 1956 the Soviet Union participated for the first time and, in 1964, East Germany competed under its own banner. Also a factor in the change in fortunes for Pocock Racing Shells was the company’s expulsion from the UW campus, where it had no overhead. Partly for this reason, the price of $1,250 for a Pocock eight-oared boat stayed the same from the company’s inception into the 1950s, according to a December 2014 post by Peter Mallory on row2k. com. The price of an eightoared Pocock boat today ranges from $32,750 to $45,900. George Pocock could have raised his prices

Boat builder Jordan Swehla’s shirt displays the pride apparent around the factory floor at Pocock Racing Shells in Everett.

despite his lack of overhead, but having been partially paid in Boeing stock during his time there, he discovered after a few years that he was set for life, states Mallory’s post, and he wanted to pass on his good fortune to the sport of rowing. One unintended result of keeping his prices low was that no one else could compete in the boat-building market. Today there is competition from American and European boat builders.

Much has changed for Pocock Racing Shells, but a Boeing influence remains. The newest carbon fiber boats are crafted from the same material used in Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner, Tytus said. The next material will also likely be one used in the airplane industry. While not “revolutionary” like carbon fiber, boron fiber is a safe bet, Tytus said, and will probably be used in boat-building when the price comes down to a sporting-goods

level. “Our boats don’t suffer from any strength issues,” he said. “We’re always looking for stiffness and boron is that in spades.”

A boat-building genius These days Pocock Racing Shells is thriving, “doing better than it’s ever done,” John Tytus said. With 20 skilled boat builders, it turns out four boats a month — from

small, single sculls to 58-foot-long, eight-oared “swing” boats like that used by “The Boys in the Boat” — and has a four- to five-month backlog. The company specializes in building boats for colleges, Bill Tytus said, and the number of college crews — which can number 50 to 60 students — has grown in recent years, largely due to Title IX. (Signed by President Richard Nixon in 1972, Title IX states that no one can be excluded, on the basis of sex, from participation in any educational programs or activities getting federal financial aid.) No one buys more Pocock boats than the UW, said Ernst, estimating that 40 of 50 racing shells at the university are Pococks. “As far as I’m concerned,” he said of Bill Tytus, “he’s a boat-building genius.” As for “The Boys in the Boat” a film crew recently filmed a documentary about the 1936 Olympic crew, with current UW crew members as extras and starring vintage boats owned by the Everett

Rowing Association. The documentary is expected to air next July on PBS, Ernst said. He said he worked closely with Brown, editing the book five times. Along with Bill and John Tytus, he’s read it several times and praised it for its vivid story line and accurate portrayal of rowing. Ernst said he’s also given countless tours of the current Conibear Shellhouse, home of the Husky Clipper, the Pocock boat given immortality by those nine working-class Washington boys. “We’ve had thousands of people come from all over the world . . .they started coming as soon as the book hit the market.” Bill Tytus said he can imagine a scenario in which the book inspires a new generation of crew. “They read the book and the book is thrilling,” he said. “And they’re driving over the bridge one day and they see the boats out there and they realize that they can actually do that. “And that would be a fine result of the book.”

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Judd & Black celebrates 75 years Family lessons help guide appliance store owners By Patricia S. Guthrie For The Herald Business Journal

If you’re ever looking for the owners of Everett’s homegrown appliance store, Judd & Black, try the freight room. Or the repair shop. Or the aisles of their five stores now spread up and down the I-5 corridor. Because that’s where Bob and Cory Long often can be found doing what comes naturally to the brothers carrying on the legacy of their grandfather’s business, now in its 75th year. Company president, Bob Long III, 48, says his employees are often shocked to find him doing not-so-white-collar work. They ask, “‘Bob, why are you up in the warehouse putting away freight or running a hand truck?’ It’s because I work, this is my job,” says the matterof-fact boss of some 100 employees. “This is what I do.” Work hard, take care of customers, treat employees like family, give back to the community and don’t buy it if you can’t afford it. And for goodness sake, provide repair service for the refrigerators, stoves, washing machines, dryers, dish washers, and other major appliances that go out the door. Such business axiom has been passed down from Bob Long Sr., to his sons, Bob Long Jr. and Bill Long, then to the sons of Bob Long Jr., Bob Long III and Cory Long, 46. It’s now being instilled in the fourth generation, Taylor Long, Bob’s 24-year-old son. Working their way up — and buying out the business from the previous generation — is also a Long tradition. Bob III started doing deliveries in 1983, took out trash and worked in the warehouse.


Third-generation owners and brothers Bob (left) and Cory Long of appliance store chain Judd & Black stand in the showroom at their Everett store. The business just celebrated its 75th anniversary.

“We care about our employees as much as we care about our customers. We’re not open until 9 o’clock tonight. We’re not trying to kill anybody.” — Bob Long III Cory started in the late 1980s while still in high school. Taylor also began learning the ropes — or wires and electronics — at a young age. But he didn’t have to, he stresses. “It wasn’t required. I decided I wanted to do it,” he says walking past rows of spanking new stoves, refrigerators, dryers, grills and dish washers. “I started at age 16 with the delivery department,

then service and parts and now I’m on the sales floor. Yeah, I’ll probably be a lifer like the others.” It’s also not unusual to find sons and daughters of long-time employees at Judd & Black’s five stores in Everett, Bellingham, Lynnwood, Marysville and Mount Vernon. One reason is the reasonable hours, steady shifts and getting major holidays off when stores are closed.

Unlike large retail stores, Judd & Black businesses are open only from 9 to 5:30 every day. Why? Because the original Bob Long wanted to be home for dinner every night and spend time with his family. “We care about our employees as much as we care about our customers,” says his namesake grandson, Bob Long lll. “We’re not open until 9

o’clock at night. We’re not trying to kill anybody. That’s why our hours are where they’re at. You have a whole other part of your life. You have children, you have family, you have church.” But where are Judd and Black? They’ve told the story countless times but seem happy to provide the history lesson one more time. In 1940, a man named Wayne Judd opened his own small electric shop selling and repairing new-fangled items. Think cake mixers and toasters. Don Black joined a few years later. In 1945, a young enterprising man named Bob Long who knew his way around wires started working for them. At the end of World War II, when rations on metal and other material came to an end, along came a new way to wash clothes using electricity. Washing machines soon became the envy of every American household. So Judd & Black got into the washing machine sales business. And Bob Long really got into the suds, soak and rinse cycles. “He thought the washing machine was a pretty cool invention and it took off,” said Rachel Sylte, marketing director for Judd & Black, who recently gathered materials for the company’s 75th anniversary celebration. “In 1976, Bob Long Sr. purchased the business and turned it into an appliance store.” He decided to keep the name Judd & Black. As did his sons and his grandsons. “These are the guys who founded it. They’re the ones who worked their butts off,” says the current Bob Long. (His father, Robert Forbes Long died in 2011.) “They’re the ones who made it. I don’t think any of us put a lot into the name. We’re branded this way. I have too much respect for what this company has done for the last 75 years to go change the name.” Bob Jr. bought the company in 1986; his sons, in turn, took over the family

enterprise in 2005, three years before the economy went boom, boom, bleak. From 2008 through 2010, the company struggled. “In hindsight we were a little bit naive,” Bob Long III, admits. “You don’t understand how to play the game until you’ve played hurt. We only knew how to play successful up to that point. We were riding on our parents’ coattails.” Once a fixture in only Snohomish County, the past four years have presented opportunities the Long brothers couldn’t pass up. They took over two appliance stores, Anderson Appliance in Mount Vernon and Lehmann Appliance in Bellingham, and also merged with Anaco Appliance in Anacortes. This means the name Judd & Black bellows from yellow and blue trademark signs up and down the I-5 corridor from Lynnwood to the Canadian border, covering Skagit , Snohomish, Whatcom, Island and San Juan counties. But the brothers say they won’t be expanding anymore anytime soon. They are careful not to overextend themselves or their company. Bob Long says his grandfather taught him “if you can’t pay for it, don’t buy it.” “Never borrow any money. Don’t ever pay interest. We don’t buy trucks or tools or office equipment if we have to finance. If you have to buy a truck, it hurts swallowing $75,000 to buy a new delivery truck. But it’s what you’ve got to have to do the job.” With hub stores in Everett and Mount Vernon, the business also has a large parts department, a large crew to install appliances and union-represented service technicians. Bob and Cory Long’s father and grandfather were both skilled electricians so they grew up learning the importance of skilled trades and manual labor. “Repairing appliances is Continued on Page 10


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kind of a dying art. If you go to school, you’re going to learn how to repair computers or something like that. You’re not going to learn to repair a washing machine,” said Bob Long III. “When you buy something at Lowes or Home Depot, they don’t have repair service. So we pick up a lot of their service calls.” Judd & Black also makes sure their sales staff know their stuff, the selling points of brands like Whirlpool, Magtag, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, Wolf and Viking. (Mattresses and televisions, once featured at Judd & Black stores, are no longer sold.) “We have a lot of knowledge that you can’t get in big box stores,” Sylte said. “We send our sales people all over the country to learn about the latest products.” Some of their locations have been rated the top appliance store in “Best of Northwest” categories selected by the public. Community service is


also a Judd & Black tradition. Recently retired long-time general manager Rick Kvangnes was known for his leadership of Christmas House, which collects and distributes presents for low-income families. The company also supports the Boys and Girls Club, the annual Charity Golf Tournament, and many other service, art, and sports organizations. Employees are also encouraged to volunteer their time. “We’re a family company and we’re a hometown company so we help support the communities we live and work in,” said Sylte, vice president of the Skagit Tulip Festival board. The brothers can also be pretty low-key about their charitable donations, often requesting anonymity. “My brother and I were taught a long time ago by our grandparents that you know when you give, you give to give, you don’t give to get. There’s marketing promotions and there’s community donations.”

Fortive heads to Everett By Jim Davis

The Herald Business Journal

EVERETT — And now the new company has a name. Danaher Corp., based in Washington, D.C., is spinning off 22 brands, including Everett’s Fluke Corp., into a new company to be headquartered in EverJames A. Lico ett called Fortive. Fortive will employ 20,000 people worldwide. Its subsidiaries had $6 billion in revenue in 2014, and, when combined, are big enough to land it on the annual Fortune 500 list. The company is seeking to be traded on the New York Stock Exchange. “Fortive takes its name from the Latin root ‘fort,’ meaning strong. Combined with a mark sym-

bolizing forward momentum, growth and progress, the Fortive brand reflects the strength of our company — a company built on a foundation of success and geared for growth and out-performance,” said James A. Lico, a current Danaher executive vice president and future president and chief executive officer of Fortive, in a news release. Fortive said that it will be a leader in professional instrumentation, automation, sensing and transportation technologies. Fluke, at 6920 Seaway Blvd., fits under that umbrella as a test- and measurement-equipment company that employs about 2,400 people worldwide. Danaher bought Fluke Corp. in 1998. Danaher announced May 13 that it was acquiring Pall Corp., a New York filtration and purification company, in a deal worth $13.8 billion. On the same day, Danaher announced that it would break into two publicly traded compa-

nies, one that would retain the name Danaher and the other, a diversified industrial company that had been referred to as “NewCo.” And now the “NewCo” name has been shed for Fortive. Danaher has said that it expects the separation of the two companies to be complete at the end of 2016. Economic Alliance Snohomish County leaders, as well as Everett city and state officials, successfully recruited the new parent company to open its headquarters in Everett. The move is expected to bring only 50 jobs to Everett, but it would be one of just 11 Fortune 500 companies based in Washington and the only one outside King County. With the revenue that it earned last year, Fortive would rank about 400 on Fortune magazine’s list of companies. Fortive will include an team with a strong Danaher legacy and will be

“committed to exceeding our customers’, shareholders’ and associates’ expectations,” Lico said. “As a standalone company, we will pursue a strategy focused on creating value through organic growth, operating margin expansion and mergers and acquisitions,” Lico said. Fortive’s subsidiaries are based all over the United States, although one of the companies, Hengstler, is in Aldingen, Germany. The closest subsidiary to Fluke Corp. is Tektronix in Portland, Oregon. Other companies under the Fortive umbrella include: Gilbarco Veeder-Root; Teletrac Navman; Kollmorgen; Thomson; Dynapar; Qualitrol; Portescap; Hengstler; Gems Sensors and Controls; Anderson-Negele; Pacific Scientific; Setra; Sonix; MatcoTools; Veeder-Root; Namco; Ammco; Ventura Measurement; Jacobs Vehicle Systems; and Invetech.

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Word’s out on Experience Momentum By Patricia S. Guthrie

For The Herald Business Journal

Turns out converting a former auto body shop into another kind of body business enhances local air quality. “Most gyms have no windows so there’s no fresh air. Here we can roll up the sides because it was a garage. It sure helps with what I call gym breath,” jokes Kelly Tysland as she gives a tour of Experience Momentum, a fitness, nutrition and rehabilitation facility in Lynnwood that she owns with her husband, Shanon Tysland. Both have impressive sports credentials; she is an Olympic bronze medalist; he is a triathlete. Both are personal trainers. A love of sports and physical fitness and concern for the environment brought the couple together in 2005. Two years later, they decided to act on their mutual desire to help Shanon others pursue their “betTysland ter selves” by opening a wellness center focusing on physical therapy, nutrition and fitness for all, from the average out-of-shape slug to the elite endurance athlete. “We’re here to treat the whole person,” explained Shanon, who is 40. “Someone might come in for physical therapy because their hip hurts. But we’ll also ask, ‘How’s your nutrition? Tell me about it.’” The first Experience Momentum space in Lynnwood measured 3,000-square feet. Now, there’s more than triple the room — 10,000-square-feet — at 4030 Alderwood Mall Blvd. to stretch, sweat, bend, balance, relax, recover, revive. In a small room downstairs, yoga classes are on under way. In the front room, physical therapists work on people with sports- or work-related injuries. Behind a half-dozen closed doors, sports massages are underway and nutritionists confer with clients. In the back, a huge empty gym awaits the popular afternoon CrossFit crowds. One wall is lined with mats, weights and medicine balls while another is scrawled with directions for “WOD” Workout of the Day. In a back enclosed room, 20 stationary bikes and slots for people’s own bicycles are ready for CycleFit classes. Bearing no resemblance to its former bent and dent body banger self, the interior is white, wide and welcoming with earth tone accents and a large proclamation stating the business is part of a global partnership called “One Percent for the Planet.” Shanon explained that 1 percent of revenue is given to environmental non-profits, such as Washington Water Trust, Nature Conservancy and Plant with Purpose. More than a dozen Experience Momentum employees also recently traveled to the Dominican Republic to help replant trees on local farms. The facility has a more of a friendly, intimate feel to it than the typical warehouse-size workout centers. Instead of a long line of treadmills, bicycles and elliptical machines filled with silent, sweating men and women plugged into their own worlds and individual routines, Experi-


Erin Gutierrez jogs on an anti-gravity treadmill at Experience Momentum in Lynnwood. The machine gives customers the ability to walk, jog or run using a percentage of their body weight.


Kelly Tysland won a bronze medal in 2006 with the Olympic women’s hockey team. She and her husband Shanon now own Experience Momentum.

ence Momentum emphasizes group fitness through a variety of classes that run from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Whole families sometimes end up signing up for the center’s various offerings. And then perhaps their friends give it a try. And then friends of the friends filter in. “Ninety percent of our clientele comes from word of mouth,” Shanon said. Word has also gotten out about Experience Momentum’s Anti-Gravity Treadmill, which is used by people in need of rehabilitation after surgery or marathon-

ers who need to work out without the pressure of pounding pavement. The machine mimics the weightlessness experienced by astronauts but keeps a person’s feet on the ground, which is actually a treadmill. After stepping into, and being zipped into a clear plastic sealed skirt, a person’s weight is measured. Then, in small increments, the machine is calibrated to reduce a person’s weight by 20 percent, 30 percent, 50 percent. After a few bursts of a strange sensation of pressurized air filling the enclosed skirt, life as you know it gets lighter. “It really helps with people who’ve had joint surgery and need to get stronger but can’t put full weight on their legs,” Shanon explained. “We reduce their weight and they can run on the treadmill. It’s when you step off the machine and walk a few steps when you can really feel the difference.” Kelly, a native of Shoreline, participated in the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy, part of the U.S. women’s ice hockey team that won a bronze medal (Canada won the gold and Sweden took silver.) She was also on the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers women’s ice hockey team that won back-to-back national championships. It was in fourth grade, back when she was Kelly Stephens, that she first stepped on the ice. Kelly quickly found she loved playing forward, behind a face mask, stick in hand, racing toward the net. In high school, she moved to Langley, British Columbia, to attend Delphi Academy, a school with 160 students, only five of them girls but one that wanted her to play on the boys hockey team.

Kelly later got certified as a massage therapist and personal trainer. The couple met in 2005. Then for some crazy reason, they decided to get married and open their fitness business in the same month, September 2007. “Don’t really recommend that as a business model,” Shanon joked. It was just the two of them when they first opened their doors, wondering if anyone was going to check out the new fitness center in town. Now, there’s more than 35 employees, and between 350 to 400 clients every week taking dozens of classes. Their family has grown as well. The couple now have two young children, ages 5 and 2. “My grown-up job now is Mom,” Kelly, 32, says with a laugh. “But I’m still interested in training female athletes and encouraging girls in sports.” Shanon and Kelly said they chose the name Experience Momentum for their business because it sums up their philosophy. “Really, it’s all about providing a space to create breakthroughs in people’s lives,” Shanon said. “And here’s my secret. We try and trick people into pushing themselves.” So if you show up at Experience Momentum with an appointment to have your sore back treated, or your diet tweaked, expect a question like: ‘What are your thoughts on trying a triathlon?’ “It’s something they had never thought of,” Shanon says of unsuspecting converts to the biking, swimming, and running challenge. “But now they are a triathlete. We try and introduce new possibilities and get people lit up about living life.”



Small grocers face evolving challenges For The Herald Business Journal

The way millennials shop is changing the grocery business, says local grocer Mike Trask, and smaller independent stores will need to embrace new technologies to survive. Owner of the Granite Falls and Edmonds IGA stores, Trask, 61, was recently named chairman of the board of directors of the Washington Food Industry Association, a trade group representing the state’s independent grocers and suppliers. Trask took time out of his busy schedule to give his thoughts on problems the trade group faces. “One of the biggest pressures right now is the online,” Trask said. “And so all of us are starting, I think, to form a five-year plan, a four-year plan, to make sure that we’re in the online business.” That means offering loyalty cards with deals tailored to the customer and emailing ads and coupons, but also setting up websites and digital apps that allow customers to buy their groceries online. His stores already offer grocery delivery in Edmonds, where a good share of the customer base is seniors. He’s planning to expand those services this year to his Granite Falls store, he said, and both stores offer the option to order online and pick up in-store. “And that is really one of the things we think the millennials will want,” Trask said. “They can pick it up on their time frame


Edmonds Market Fresh IGA co-owner and president Mike Trask (center) was elected as chairman of the board of directors of the Washington Food Industry Association.

and not have to be home. “The millennials are going to reshape our industry.” He’s also breaking out a new shopper app this year that “will give it all to them on the phone,” Trask said, because that’s the way he thinks that’s the way millennials are going to shop — with their smartphones. Another big challenge for the independents is the line of succession, Trask said. “I got this store on a handshake and a plan-ona-paper napkin type of thing,” he said, referring to the Granite Falls store, which he bought in 1999 from brother Stan Trask and his business partner, Larry Fritz. (Hence the corporate name, Stanlar Inc., which Trask hasn’t bothered to change). But gone are the days when a person’s reputation was enough to secure

“The millennials are going to reshape our industry. ” — Mike Trask a bank loan, said Trask, who started out in the business bagging groceries and worked his way up through the ranks to store director and district manager positions. Even if the loans were there, the buyers are not. The situation poses a dilemma for some 65-andolder store owners, who’ve maybe lost their vision for the future and are just hanging on, he said. “We’re all aging and we’re not getting the people underneath us that will take over our stores someday,” he said. The Washington Food Industry Association is aware of the problem, Trask said, and has put

a lot of time and effort into developing leadership courses and a scholarship program to train a new generation of store owners. Each year, members and board members of the Washington Food Industry Association travel to Olympia to meet with legislators and talk about proposed legislation and how it will affect the independent grocery industry. The need for transportation reform is a hot topic in the grocery world, Trask said. Delivery trucks spend far too much time stuck in traffic and that costs everyone money. “From the wholesalers’ standpoint, transportation

is a lifeline to the stores,” he said, “and probably the biggest cost they have is trucks and fuel and drivers on the road.” While the chain stores can fill a truck and deliver to many stores at a time, it’s different for the independents with only one or two stores. They’ve had to cut back from three or four deliveries a week to two deliveries to maximize the trucks and reduce costs. If an order doesn’t show up in a delivery for whatever reason, store shelves sit empty. Yet gas taxes collected to fix traffic problems in Washington are not being used wisely, Trask said. For example, it costs much less to build a bridge in other states than it does here. Proposed legislation to adopt Seattle’s $15 minimum wage statewide is another bone of contention. The association accepts that the minimum wage needs to be uniform throughout the state and raised “to somewhere north of $10,” Trask said, but “we don’t accept the fact that it has to be $15.” Many of the independents already pay a $15 average wage or more, as well as medical benefits, he said, but a lower training wage is a necessity. Grocers can’t afford to pay young people $15 an hour to bag groceries, he said, yet that’s how many people, from politicians to Microsoft executives, got their start. At $15 an hour, courtesy clerks will become a thing of the past. Employees who check out groceries will also have to bag them, he said, and the level of

service will decline. “I really think this is going to be a death sentence for kids getting jobs,” he said. The ban some cities have imposed on plastic bags also needs to be made uniform throughout the state, Trask said. Regarding the Haggen debacle — in which the Bellingham-based company went from 18 stores to 164 after acquiring 146 in the Albertsons-Safeway merger, and just a few months later filed for bankruptcy protection: “There’s just no way, when they announced that, I could even have fathomed that they could pull that off,” Trask said. “In most of the industry, that was the biggest awe, that they were going to try to do that. Not that they were buying those stores, that they were going to try and pull it off.” Haggen probably got some bad advice, didn’t realize store prices were raised and by how much and didn’t understand their markets. “They’re just a great company, always have been,” Trask said. “Their forefathers were great independents. “So it’s sad to see, but I believe that they’ll come out of this with some shape or form of something that will be intact.” Independent grocers are a unique lot, Trask said, by virtue of their independence if nothing else. “That’s what make us good,” he said. “We’re all our own independent. We know what our community needs and we have our own visions.”


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Even vague information is worth effort S maller businesses generally have trouble making use of “big data” or the valuable analytics that come with it. Data like that tends to be expensive and the analytics are often difficult to understand. More importantly, the information contained in big data is not always scaled down and focused enough to address the competitive issues that today’s small businesses face. And, surprisingly, big data on the competition is rarely as timely as what a smaller business can develop on its own. Most CEOs, managers, and owners of smaller businesses have some knowledge of the competition. The bulk of that knowledge, though, tends to be heavily weighted toward personal experience, and not accumulated in any organized fashion. In the end, it is rarely an integral part of the decision-making process in the business. A critical factor in the success, even the survival, of today’s smaller businesses is knowledge of the competition. To succeed in a competitive world, where large sellers often have an insurmountable price advantage, smaller businesses need to know a lot more about what their competitors are doing. And an organized, consistent effort to collect and analyze information on the competition is the key to understanding how your

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was intense. Before the days of trigger-activated gunsight cameras, though, the debriefings of adrenaline-filled pilots contained a lot of inaccuracies. The RAF found out that organizing the information collected into a cohesive whole could provide a level of accuracy greater than the initial reports themselves — in their case providing reasonably precise counts of enemy aircraft losses. Businesses planning to use information from human beings should keep the RAF’s experience in mind. Managers should expect the sources to produce a lot of information that needs to be validated, confirmed, and generally “cleaned up” before it is usable. Most of all, it will need to be organized. A good place to start is by identifying your competition and starting a profile of each one. Basic information such as business name, location, distance from your sales point (if appropriate), ownership, whether it is a franchise or otherwise connected to other firms, and identification of the owners and management. Much of this information can be obtained from public records. You should also identify the degree of competition. Are their services or product line identical to yours, or is there just some overlap? Are you both competing


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with local businesses at Trinity, according with businesses Trinity, according to itslocal president, John at Reed. to Over its president, John Reed. time, residential universities and Over time, colleges in anyresidential town can universities be key toolsand in colleges inactivity. any town can be key tools in economic economic activity. such as an innovation New institutions New institutions such as an innovation center for business incubation and capital center for business incubation formation is possible as well. and capital formation is possible as well. It all starts with strong academic offerIt all with strongby academic offerings andstarts is strengthened on-campus ings and is strengthened by on-campus housing. housing. Like Bothell and its relationship with Bothell of and its relationship with theLike University Washington campus the University of campus or Bellingham andWashington its relationship with or Bellingham and its University, relationshipEverett with Western Washington Western Washington University, Everett has always wanted the benefits that has always wanted the benefits thatbring. having strong four-year programs having strong housing four-yearabout programs bring. With student to quadruple With student housing about to quadruple in size, it very well may see them. in Tom size,Hoban it veryiswell may see them. CEO of The Coast Group of Tom Hoban is CEO of at The Coast Group of Companies. Contact him 425-339-3638 Companies. Contact him at 425-339-3638 or or visit www. or or visit www. Twitter: @Tom_P_Hoban. Twitter: @Tom_P_Hoban.

The most common Kanban tools are a Theand most common Kanban tools are a cards boards. cards and boards. Kanban cards are used most widely cards are used most widely forKanban inventory management in what is for inventory management what is termed as a “pull system” orinJust-in-Time termed as a “pull system” or Just-in-Time production. production. When an inventory item is close to Whenout, an inventory itemthe is close running the card cues teamto that running the card cuesinventory the team(or that they needout, to “pull” more they need to “pull” more inventory (or parts) into the system or production line. parts) into has the information system or production line. Each card that guides Each card has information that guides the process, e.g. user or team identifier, the e.g.number, user or team identifier, partprocess, or activity an estimate of part or activity number, an estimate ofetc. resources (time and money), location, resources (time and money), location, etc. This same process can be used to mansame processsuch canas becueing used towhen manageThis simple systems age simple systems as cueing when to order more officesuch supplies. Kanban to order more office supplies. Kanban Boards also use cards. You can use a physBoards also use cards. You can use a physical or virtual Kanban board. icalA or virtualKanban Kanbanboard board.can be as physical A physical Kanban board be as simple as a white board withcan columns simple as a white board with columns drawn on and using sticky notes. The drawn onrepresent and usingthe sticky notes. The of columns status or stage columns represent the status or stage each activity, and cards represent indi-of each andAcards vidualactivity, activities. basicrepresent board hasindithree vidual activities. A basic three columns: 1) to-do, 2) in board processhas and 3) columns: 1) to-do, 2) in process and 3)

done. Each column done. Each column has a pre-established has a pre-established maximum capacity; maximum capacity; once the capacity is once capacity is maxedthe out, an activmaxed out, an activity cannot advance ity cannot advance to that stage until to thatisstage until there an opening. there is an opening. Working with a Andrew Working with a Andrew Kanban board will Ballard Kanban board will visually demonstrate Ballard visually demonstrate to the team where to team where Growth thethe logjams are, Growth the logjams are, and the team would Strategies and the team would Strategies then modify their then modify their workflow according. workflow according. Using a Kanban board forces the team to Using a Kanban board forces the team to improve communications, collaboration improve communications, collaboration and workflow. and workflow. While using a Kanban board can slow While using a Kanban board can slow things down initially, it will eventually — things down initially, it will eventually — and significantly — improve efficiencies and significantly — improve efficiencies and workflow, and reduce waste, which and lead workflow, andinreduce waste, whichand will to gains both productivity will lead to gains in both productivity and profit. profit. You can use a virtual Kanban board on You can use a virtual Kanban board on

your desktop (for an individual board) your desktop an board). individual board) or server (for (for a team It uses the or server (for a team board). It uses the same practices and layout as a physical same practices andwell layout as a physical board, and works for teams that board, works for teams that to are notand at the samewell location, or need are not at the same location, or need integrate with other teams. There areto integrate with other teams. There arealso many software applications; you can many asoftware applications; canExcel also build virtual Kanban boardyou in an build a virtual Kanban board in an Excel spreadsheet. spreadsheet. It doesn’t matter whether you choose It doesn’t you choose a physical ormatter virtualwhether board. To leverage a physicalator virtual board. To bring leverage Kanban your organization, your Kanban at yourand organization, your team together identify an bring existing team together and identify an existing process you want to improve. Start with process you want to improve. Start awith a basic Kanban board and conduct pilot a basic Kanban board and conduct a pilot program. program. Once your team becomes comfortOnce team becomes comfortable withyour using a Kanban board, you able with using a Kanban board, you can adopt the same practice in other can adopt the same practice in other operations. operations. Do so and you will enjoy improveDo so will enjoy and improvements in and bothyou productivity profit. ments in both productivity and profit. Andrew Ballard is president of Marketing Andrewan Ballard president ofinMarketing Solutions, agencyisspecializing growth Solutions, an agency specializing in strategies. For more information, callgrowth 425strategies. more information, call 425337-1100For or go to 337-1100 or go to

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ith the start of a new year, setting personal and business goals is probably on most of our minds. A new year brings a fresh start with the promise of accomplishing what we didn’t achieve in the past year or perhaps it brings new goals altogether. What can you do to set and tackle those new goals so you see them come to fruition? First, make sure you pat yourself on the back for any Monika you reached Kristofferson goals or strides that you made to reach Office your goals in the past year. Don’t Efficiency gloss over even the smallest accomplishments, give yourself a boost by being positive and acknowledging your achievements. Review your year to decide if you have any goals you’d like to carry over into the upcoming year. Or, do you want to start fresh with all new goals? Maybe last year’s goals no longer fit your needs or desires — you get to choose.

Next, get out the drawing board, whether it’s your computer or a pad of paper and a pen and start writing. Writing your goals is a solid way to be clear about what you want instead of having random thoughts floating around in your head. When you write down your goals, don’t make a big list, keep it to one or two goals, three goals max. If you try to make too many changes at one time, it’s more likely that you’ll be overwhelmed and won’t reach your goals at all. Keep it manageable. The next part of the process will help you think out the steps that are needed to reach your goals. Do this with each goal: ■ Write down a very specific goal, not a general goal. ■ Set a date when you would like to reach your goal. ■ Write down the steps that will be needed to reach the end goal. If you have a very large goal, you may need to break the big goal into mini goals so you are reaching milestones along the way to achieving the big goal. Here are two examples of what not to do: ■ Thinking about how nice it would be to lose 30 pounds, but not writing anything down. ■ Writing down, “I’d like to lose 30 pounds,” but not writing down a goal

date or the steps needed to lose thirty pounds. Extra considerations to think about when it comes to goal setting and being successful: ■ You should write down any obstacles that may prevent you from reaching your goals. If you can picture what the obstacles may be now, you can brainstorm some solutions to deal with the obstacles when then ineviteably come up. ■ You should write down the positive outcomes you expect from reaching your goals. Isn’t it nice to think about how great it will be when you reach your goals? Here’s an example of how to plan out a goal to improve your chances of success in meeting them. ■ Jan. 1, 2016 Goal (specific): Lose 30 pounds. ■ Date to achieve goal (reasonable): June 1, 2016. ■ Small steps to reach goal: —Pack a healthy lunch for work each day; — Drink eight glasses of water each day; — Purchase good walking shoes; — Walk or run 10,000 steps each day; — Place athletic shoes next to the door as a reminder to go walking; — Get on the scale every Wednesday

morning to track weight loss progress; — Reduce sugar intake; — Reduce alcohol intake; — Stop snacking after 7 p.m. ■ Obstacles and solutions: — Use elliptical inside if it’s too cold to walk outside to reach 10,000 steps; — Flavor water if drinking water is too plain; —Hike with a friend if walking alone gets boring; — Use a calorie counting app if it’s too difficult to track calories with calorie counting book. ■ Benefits of reaching goal: — More energy; — Sleep better; — Clothes will fit better; — Feel better; — Look better; As you can see, it’s a lot more work to really think about your goals and strategize how you’ll meet them instead of letting them bounce around in your head. If you want to see results, you have to take the time to plan and then implement your plans. When you start knocking out those goals, you’ll be glad you did. Monika Kristofferson is a professional organizer and productivity consultant who owns Efficient Organization NW in Lake Stevens. Reach her at 425-220-8905 or

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EVERETT — Nominations are sought for a new award to recognize the Emerging Leaders of Snohomish County. The awards seeks to honor people who are respected ni their field, accomplished at what they do and are making the county a better place to live and work. The nomination form can be found at https:// pnwlocalnews.wufoo. com/form/2016-emerging-leaders-nominee-form/. EVERETT — Peoples Bank has introduced Mobile Cash in Washington state. Now customers can withdraw cash from a Peoples Bank ATM using their smartphone. They no longer have to worry about forgetting their debit card or exposing their PIN to a potential fraudster. In addition to Mobile Cash, Peoples Bank offers a full suite of online and mobile banking services. MONROE — Fairfax Behavioral Health and EvergreenHealth Monroe hosted an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony Dec. 15 to celebrate the opening of a new 34-bed psychiatric care unit for older adults on the EvergreenHealth Monroe hospital campus.


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BUSINESS BRIEFS MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — 1st Security Bank of Washington has promoted Sue Coldwell to senior vice president of consumer lending. Sue Coldwell Coldwell has served as a loan analyst and, most recently, as consumer lending manager. EVERETT — The Leapfrog Group released their Fall 2015 Hospital Safety Scores. Among the Washington State hospitals that scored an “A” grade were Providence Regional Medical Center Everett and Swedish Edmonds Hospital. Both hospitals have received multiple “A” ratings in the past. The Leapfrog Group is a national non-profit watchdog group that rates safety, quality, and affordability of health care. EDMONDS — Edmonds Center for the Arts’ 4th annual Kidstock will run from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Jan. 9. This free arts celebration for children and families features musical performances, theater, arts education workshops, and activities for kids at the ECA campus. Last year, more than 2,000 people of all ages attended this community event. For details, go online at www. EVERETT — Everett Community College will offer a new competency-based business degree starting in January. Students with work experience in an area can move quickly through coursework they already know and spend time focusing on areas where they have less experience. Information is available at MARYSVILLE — Party City has celebrated the relocation and grand opening of its Marysville store at 2559 172nd Street NE in the Smokey Point Town Center. The event took place Dec. 4. Boasting nearly 12,000 square-feet, the new store is equipped with an assort-

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LYNNWOOD — Sara Blayne, Andrew Heelas Lynnwood, Wash. — Pacific Crest and Bria Miller were appointed to the board of congratulates Fred Bank Lynnwood,Savings Wash.Bank — Pacifi c Crest Savings directors of the SnoSafstrom on his promotion to chief homish County Tourism congratulates Fred Safstrom on his promotion Bureau for three-year executive officer of Housing Hope. terms, effective Nov. 19. to chief executive officer of Housing Hope. As As CEO, he will continue to lead Blayne is the general CEO, he will to lead the Everett-based manager of the Lynnwood thecontinue Everett-based nonprofi t Convention Center. nonprofit housing organization in housing development development organization Heelas is the general manager and director supporting homeless and families in supportinginhomeless and low-income of sales for the Holiday low-income families in fihousing nding their finding their path to affordable and Inn Express & Suites in Lynnwood. Miller is the path to affordable housing and general manager of the self-sufficiency. Previously, Safstrom led Cascade Bank as president, self-sufficiency. Previously, Best Western Cascadia and he is also credited with successes as executive director for the Safstrom led Cascade Bank as president, and he is also Inn in Everett.

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TULALIP — The grand opening of the first Beef Jerky Outlet Snohomish area. Earlier this year, he was to named as franchise in the Pacific greater Safstrom is wellCounty known for his decades-long commitment Northwest was held Dec. of Pacifi c Crest’s board directors, where has served the greater Snohomish County of area. Earlier this year, he he was 12 at 8825 34th Ave. NE, chairman Tulalip. The store featuresas a member named as chairman of Pacific Crest’s board of directors, where since 2013. more than 200 jerky varihe has served as a member since 2013. eties and sizes, including specialty meats like kangaroo, alligator, venison and elk with exotic flavors ranging from Moonshine To learn more about Pacific Crest Savings Bank, to Cajun. Tom Miller is To learn more about Pacific Crest Savings Bank, visit or call (425) 670-9600. the owner.

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MARYSVILLE — Roy Robinson Chevrolet-Subaru & RV Center in Marysville was able to donate a total of $1,300 plus pet supplies to the Everett Animal Shelter About Pacific Crest Savings Bank as a result of its SubAbout Pacific Crest Savings Bank aru Loves Pets event in Pacific Crest Savings Bank is a local and independently owned community October. The company in Lynnwood, Washington, that serves Northwest had promised to donate bank headquartered Pacific Crest Savings Bank is a local and independently owned $10 to the Everett Animalclients, both businesses and individuals, with personalized banking and community bank headquartered in Lynnwood, Washington, Shelter for each new test real estate lending. Founded in 1984, the organization has evolved over that serves Northwest clients, both businesses and individuals, drive customers took in its 30-year history to offer the highest level of service across the banking that month. with personalized banking and real estate lending. Founded in

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PUBLIC RECORDS Bankruptcy filings The following Snohomish County businesses or individuals filed business-related bankruptcies with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for Western District of Washington from Nov. 1-30. 15-16541-MLB: Chapter 7, Dennis Michael Derr; attorney for debtor: Kenneth C. Weil; filed: Nov. 3; assets: no; type: voluntary; nature of business: other; nature of debt: business; type of debtor: individual 15-16640-MLB: Chapter 7, Dirk T. Deyoung and Lisa A Deyoung; attorney for joint debtors: Jesse Valdez; attorney for special request: Arnold M. Willig; filed: Nov. 10; assets: no; type: voluntary; nature of business: other; nature of debt: business; type of debtor: individual 15-17066-MLB: Chapter 7, Fernando Buenavista Pascual and Rebecca Ann Pascual; attorney for joint debtors: Teri E. Johnson; special request: Pro se; filed: Nov. 30; assets: no; type: voluntary; nature of business: other; nature of debt: business; type of debtor: individual 15-17067-MLB: Chapter 7, Carlos Liberty Rocha and Shelly Lynn Rocha; attorney for joint debtors: Mary E. Schmitt; special request: Pro se; attorney for special request: John Anthony McIntosh; filed: Nov. 30; assets: no; type: voluntary; nature of business: other; nature of debt: business; type of debtor: individual 15-17085-MLB: Chapter 7, Scott W. Romano; attorney for debtor: Stephen J. Garvey; filed: Nov. 30; assets: no; type: voluntary; nature of business: other; nature of debt: business; type of debtor: individual

Snohomish County tax liens Tax liens are gathered from online public records filed with the Snohomish County Auditor’s Office. These federal and state liens were filed between Nov. 1 and Nov. 30.

Federal tax liens 201511030131: Nov. 3; Drexler, Terry J., 21010 120th Drive SE, Snohomish 201511030132: Nov. 3; Frohning Dairy Inc., 17506 190th St. SE, Monroe 201511030133: Nov. 3; Armitage, Charles, 6003 Saint Albion Way, Apt. H203, Mountlake Terrace 201511030134: Nov. 3; Spencer, David D. Jr., 9900 12th Ave. W, Apt. M302, Everett 201511030135: Nov. 3; Williams, Brian W., 5221 144th Place NE, Marysville 201511030136: Nov. 3; Agee, Bob T., PO Box 109, Mukilteo 201511030137: Nov. 3; Bear, Christopher G., 7128 Yew St., Everett 201511030138: Nov. 3; Zaldua, Lola F., 27 218th Place SW, Bothell 201511030139: Nov. 3; Ocana, Aleta (+), 9606 11th Place SE, Lake Stevens 201511030140: Nov. 3; Donnelson, Margaret D. (+), 24914 43rd Ave. NE, Arlington 201511030141: Nov. 3; Knight, Jacqueline J., 6414 66th Place NE, Marysville 201511030142: Nov. 3; Randall, Rodney L., 5510 S 2nd Ave., Everett 201511030143: Nov. 3; Crane, Michelle (+), 624 79th Drive NE, Lake Stevens 201511030144: Nov. 3; Estate Of Virginia L. Randall (+), 5510 S 2nd Ave., Everett 201511030145: Nov. 3; Brian K. Takagi PLLC, 21600 Highway 99, Suite 230, Edmonds 201511030146: Nov. 3; Tompkins, Valerie (+), 13111 29th Place W, Lynnwood 201511100453: Nov. 10; Freeman, Jacob R., 20200 Bothell Everett Highway, Bothell 201511100454: Nov. 10; Skinner, Richard T., 1024 5th Ave. S, Apt A103, Edmonds 201511100455: Nov. 10; Anderson, Shawn S., 5019 88th St. NE, Marysville 201511100456: Nov. 10; Blockhead Tools Inc., PO Box 776, Lynnwood 201511100457: Nov. 10; Mobile Panel Alignment (+), 7614 77th Drive SE, Snohomish

201511100458: Nov. 10; RC Concrete Pumping Inc., 19132 Grannis Road, Bothell 201511100466: Nov. 10; Erickson, Audrey P., 18326 Smokey Point Blvd., Apt 211, Arlington 201511100467: Nov. 10; Torres, Leocadio Gonzalez, 11025 16th Ave. SW, Apt 102, Seattle 201511100468: Nov. 10; Marks, James S., 2615 201st Place SE, Bothell 201511100469: Nov. 10; Cruz, Maribel, 2012 124th Place SE, Everett 201511100470: Nov. 10; Hollis, Steven M., 1715 118th St NE, Marysville 201511100471: Nov. 10; Second Chance (+), 6405 218th St. SW, Suite 305, Mountlake Terrace 201511100472: Nov. 10; Elmore, Patrick, 1800 Bickford Ave., Suite B208, Snohomish 201511100473: Nov. 10; Rosbarsky, Terri S. (+), 3303 Monte Villa Parkway, Suite 340, Bothell 201511100474: Nov. 10; Colucci, Kimberly, 2540 236th St. SW, Brier 201511100590: Nov. 10; WB Foresters Inc. (+), 1201 Third Ave., SUITE 4900 SEATTLE 201511170026: Nov. 17; Brashear, Sheila R., PO Box 880, Everett 201511170027: Nov. 17; Moore, Joseph, 1005 Kentish Road, Lynnwood 201511170028: Nov. 17; Webber, Lynn M., 18930 43rd Ave. SE, Bothell 201511170029: Nov. 17; Zak, Christopher C., 12919 67th Ave. NE, Arlington 201511170030: Nov. 17; Kutsch, Donna (+), 6703 234th Place SW, Mountlake Terrace 201511170031: Nov. 17; Poeschel, Jacob W., 19920 67th Ave. NE, Space 56, Arlington 201511170032: Nov. 17; Holly, Denise L. (+), PO Box 314, Sultan 201511170062: Nov. 17; Nelson, Stuart G., PO Box 1126, Everett 201511170063: Nov. 17; Nelson, Deborah, 20014 82nd Ave. W, Edmonds 201511170064: Nov. 17; Edgecombe, Dena M., 5810 131st Place SE, Snohomish 201511170065: Nov. 17; Ohlsen, Jennifer (+), PO Box 1064, Gold Bar 201511170066: Nov. 17; Hasse, Esperanza E. (+), PO Box 773, Lynnwood 201511170067: Nov. 17; Jakesd Corporation, 13300 Bothell Everett Highway, 303 PMB 6, Mill Creek 201511170068: Nov. 17; Pacific Masonry Inc., PO Box 966, Marysville 201511170069: Nov. 17; Bubbles Laundry (+), 1242 State Ave., Suite I, Marysville 201511170070: Nov. 17; Absolute Air Park Inc., 18802 67th Ave. NE, Arlington 201511170071: Nov. 17; Jensen, C. Kevin, 3527 228th St. SE, Bothell 201511170072: Nov. 17; Haider Construction (+), 5607 244th St. SW, Mountlake Terrace 201511300240: Nov. 30; Commercial Aircraft Interiors, 5916 195th St. NE, Arlington 201511300241: Nov. 30; Hattamer, Kathy L., 22530 Spruce Drive, Monroe 201511300242: Nov. 30; Daniels, James T., 16829 62nd Ave. W, Lynnwood 201511300243: Nov. 30; Baar, Kimberly A., PO Box 3123, Arlington 201511300244: Nov. 30; Advanced Mobility Of Arlington (+), 5406 232nd St. SW, Mountlake Terrace 201511300245: Nov. 30; Lopez, Carmen (+), 5907 Broadway, Everett 201511300246: Nov. 30; Broadie, Kevin D., 22309 96th Ave. W, Edmonds 201511300247: Nov. 30; Anderson, Warren (+), 8722 147th Ave. NE, Granite Falls 201511300248: Nov. 30; Axelson, Lisa (+), PO Box 699, Snohomish 201511300249: Nov. 30; Stephens, Tonya S. (+), 13416 Pacific Pointe Lane, Mukilteo 201511300250: Nov. 30; Okada, Elizabeth T., 415 Legion Drive, Everett 201511300251: Nov. 30; Metzker Communications Inc., 3015 Everett Ave., Everett 201511300252: Nov. 30; Architectural Millwork Installation (+), PO Box 917, Mukilteo 201511300253: Nov. 30; Knorr, Barbara E., 2214 7th St., Everett 201511300288: Nov. 30; Jorissen, Melanie,

14924 41st Ave. SE, Unit A102, Mill Creek 201511300289: Nov. 30; Bratt, Eugene J., 24208 102nd Place W, Edmonds 201511300290: Nov. 30; Jacobe, Kimberly L., 1624 107th St. SW, Everett 201511300291: Nov. 30; Daniel, Lori L. (+), 5508 Firwood Drive, Lynnwood 201511300292: Nov. 30; Psaradelis, Cynthia L (+), 6803 57th St. NE, Marysville 201511300293: Nov. 30; Ly, Keith, 6603 220th St. SW, Suite 101, Mountlake Terrace 201511300294: Nov. 30; SOS Bookkeeping Inc., 1031 SE Everett Mall Way, Everett 201511300295: Nov. 30; Marshall, Gregory, 1604 Hewitt Ave., Suite 507, Everett 201511300296: Nov. 30; Aeronautical Testing Service Inc., 18820 59th Drive NE, Arlington 201511300297: Nov. 30; Sackman, Danniel A., 18922 136th Place SE, Monroe

Satisfaction of employment security lien 201511040450: Nov. 4; Earls Landscape (+), State Of Washington (Dept Of) 201511250645: Nov. 25; Sea Com Corp. (+), State Of Washington (Dept Of)

Partial release of federal tax lien 201511120676: Nov. 12; Martinez, Craig, PO Box 2208, Lynnwood

Release of federal tax lien 201511030147: Nov. 3; Quinteiro, Maria, 21516 52nd Ave. W, Mountlake Terrace 201511030148: Nov. 3; Beianu, Valentin (+), 14010 33rd Ave. SE, Mill Creek 201511030149: Nov. 3; Koss, Juliane (+), 21232 157th Ave. SE, Monroe 201511030150: Nov. 3; Eng, Danny, 13330 70th Drive SE, Snohomish 201511030151: Nov. 3; Nolan, William B, 24023 Brier Way, Brier 201511030152: Nov. 3; Knudson, Richard L. PO Box 2007, Lynnwood 201511030153: Nov. 3; Malone, Jennie (+), 4905 133rd Place NE, Marysville 201511030154: Nov. 3; Vaden, Spencer, 4603 Sunnyside Blvd. Marysville 201511030155: Nov. 3; Quinteiro, Maria T. (+), 1403 195th St. SW, Lynnwood 201511030156: Nov. 3; Johnson, Kent W., 13425 Whites Road, Arlington 201511030157: Nov. 3; Quinteiro, Maria T. (+), 16525 Spruce Way, Lynnwood 201511030158: Nov. 3; Johnson, Wendy L. (+), 13425 Whites Road, Arlington 201511060258: Nov. 6; Lawler, Margo (+), 905 118th St. NE, Marysville 201511060259: Nov. 6; Lawler, Margo (+), 905 118th St. NE, Marysville 201511060260: Nov. 6; Lawler, Margo (+), 905 118th St. NE, Marysville 201511100459: Nov. 10; Win-Stone Corp., 17732 Airport Road, Burien 201511100460: Nov. 10; Gestson Construction Inc., 1429 Ave. D 507, Snohomish 201511100461: Nov. 10; Beal, John P., 13428 Shorts School Road, Snohomish 201511100462: Nov. 10; Beal, John P., 13428 Shorts School Road, Snohomish 201511100475: Nov. 10; Budinick, Lisa R., 8723 Talbot Road, Edmonds 201511100476: Nov. 10; Elliott, Kristen S. (+), 26204 133rd Place SE, Monroe 201511100477: Nov. 10; Peterson, Theresa L. (+), PO Box 2668, Lynnwood 201511100478: Nov. 10; Peterson, Theresa L. (+), PO Box 2668, Lynnwood 201511100479: Nov. 10; Kenny, Charles P., 701 105th St. SW, Everett 201511100480: Nov. 10; Petersen, Bradley D., PO Box 2668, Lynnwood 201511100481: Nov. 10; Quinteiro, Ramon L., 1403 195th St. SW, Lynnwood 201511100482: Nov. 10; Wolfe, Gregory K., 5118 88th St. NE, Marysville 201511100483: Nov. 10; Elliott, Kristen S.

(+), 26204 133rd St. SE, Monroe 201511100484: Nov. 10; Duma, Monica (+), 21807 45th Ave. SE, Bothell 201511100485: Nov. 10; Gunderson, Rosa E., 7713 234th St. SW, Edmonds 201511170033: Nov. 17; Nuss, Russell S., PO Box 252 N, Lakewood 201511170034: Nov. 17; Yates, Sally, PO Box 3892, Everett 201511170035: Nov. 17; A&C Steel Building Construction, PO Box 1682, Marysville 201511170036: Nov. 17; Start Up Dreams Inc., 111 1/2 Cedar Ave., Sultan 201511170037: Nov. 17; JWP Construction, 4012 148th St. SE, PMB M08, Mill Creek 201511170038: Nov. 17; Absolute Drywall Services, 18802 67th Ave. NE, Arlington 201511170039: Nov. 17; S&J Creasey Bulldozing Inc., PO Box 476, Monroe 201511170040: Nov. 17; Contraro, Helene M., 6910 14th Ave. NE, Marysville 201511170041: Nov. 17; S&J Creasey Bulldozing Inc., PO Box 476, Monroe 201511170042: Nov. 17; Larsen, Marshalyn, 5916 989th St. NE, Marysville 201511170043: Nov. 17; Lundberg, Venus C., 5015 60th Ave. NE, Marysville 201511170044: Nov. 17; Kirk, Chantel S., 8401 179th Place NE, Arlington 201511170045: Nov. 17; Autrieth, Audrey I., 11812 E Gibson Road, Apt. B113, Everett 201511170046: Nov. 17; KRW Construction Inc., 20004 87th Ave. SE, Snohomish 201511170073: Nov. 17; Pattison, Robert W., 1701 121st St. SE, Apt. F304, Everett 201511170074: Nov. 17; Cascade Veterinary Center Inc., 921 State Ave., Marysville 201511170075: Nov. 17; Cascade Veterinary Center Inc., 921 State Ave., Marysville 201511170675: Nov. 17; Jones, Kathleen P., 12704 Bothell Everett Highway, Everett 201511170676: Nov. 17; Grannis, Thomas E., 12704 Bothell Everett Highway, Everett 201511300239: Nov. 30; McGraw, Thomas G., 20305 73rd Ave. W, Lynnwood 201511300298: Nov. 30; Mayo, Rodney R., 7620 Eaglefield Drive, Arlington 201511300299: Nov. 30; Mayo, Rodney R., 7620 Eaglefield Drive, Arlington 201511300300: Nov. 30; Rodriguez, Luva Marie, 6 Jonathan Road, Bothell 201511300301: Nov. 30; Maissen, Sunni, 20304 87th Ave. W, Edmonds 201511300302: Nov. 30; Haider Construction, 5607 244th St SW, Mountlake Terrace 201511300303: Nov. 30; S&J Creasey Buldozing Inc., PO Box 476, Monroe 201511300304: Nov. 30; Branco, Connie M., 11020 24th Drive SE, Everett 201511300305: Nov. 30; Nannery, Nichole R., 23004 Gemmer Road, Snohomish 201511300306: Nov. 30; Montoya, Edwin C., 3929 149th Place SW, Lynnwood 201511300307: Nov. 30; Led Electric & Steamers Espresso, 3519 104th Place SE, Everett 201511300308: Nov. 30; Linth, Frank A., 41202 May Creek Drive, Gold Bar 201511300309: Nov. 30; Montoya, Janet, 3929 149th Place SW, Lynnwood 201511300310: Nov. 30; Enroth, Jonathan C., 14412 28th Drive SE, Mill Creek 201511300311: Nov. 30; Mayo, Rodney R., 6922 Woodlands Way, Arlington 201511300317: Nov. 30; Mayo, Rodney R., 6922 Woodlands Way, Arlington 201511300318: Nov. 30; Sea Com Corp., PO Box 434, Mountlake Terrace

Withdrawal of federal tax lien 201511250405: Nov. 25; Alder, Sandra J., 2813 Rockefeller Ave., Everett 201511300312: Nov. 30; Seery, Tom, 9307 176th St. SE, Snohomish

Withdrawal of federal tax lien after release 201511030159: Nov. 3; Mincoff, Dennis L., 18609 36th Ave. W, No. H303, Lynnwood


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SNOHOMISH COUNTY ECONOMIC DATA Pending sales, residential real estate

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Consumer price index, King and Snohomish counties 233.25




























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Arlington Arlington

Angel Rest: 17523 26th Ave. NW, Arlington, Rest: 17523 26th Ave. NW, Arlington, WAAngel 98223-9651; Nonclassified WACannabis 98223-9651; Nonclassified Super Store: 318 N Olympic Cannabis Super 318 N Olympic Ave., Arlington, WAStore: 98223-1339; Marijuana Ave., Arlington, WA 98223-1339; Marijuana Dispensary Dispensary Caruso Produce: 3813 168th St. NE, ArlingCaruso Produce: 3813 168th St. NE, Arlington, WA 98223-8421; Fruits, Vegetables and ton, WA 98223-8421; Fruits, Vegetables and Produce-Retail Produce-Retail Ed’s Lock Out and Rescue Services: 3405 Ed’s St. Lock Rescue Services: 172nd NE,Out No.and 5-287, Arlington, WA3405 172nd St. NE,Locks No. 5-287, Arlington, WA 98223-7717; and Locksmiths 98223-7717; and5200 Locksmiths First Class Locks Coffee: 172nd St. NE, No. FirstArlington, Class Coffee: 5200 172nd NE, No. F101, WA 98223; CoffeeSt. Shops F101, Arlington, WA18317 98223;Woodlands Coffee Shops Galaxy Juice 42: Way, Galaxy Juice 42: 18317 Woodlands Way, Arlington, WA 98223-8973; Juices-Retail Arlington, 98223-8973; Juices-Retail GroceryWA Outlet: 123 E Burke Ave., ArlingGrocery Outlet: 123 E Burke Ave., Arlington, WA 98223; Grocers-Retail ton, WA 98223; Grocers-Retail Journeys Of Hope Counseling: 17516 79th Journeys Of HopeWA Counseling: 17516 79th Drive NE, Arlington, 98223; Counseling Drive NE, Arlington, WAE98223; Kismet Grocers: 123 Burke Counseling Ave., ArlingKismet Grocers: 123 E Burke Ave., Arlington, WA 98223; Grocers-Retail ton, WA Seattle 98223; Grocers-Retail KPW Premium Outlets: 10600 E KPW Seattle Premium Outlets: 10600 E Quilceda Blvd., No. 381, Arlington, WA 98223; QuilcedaOutlets Blvd., No. 381, Arlington, WA 98223; Factory Factory LaurelOutlets and Pine Design Studio: 20505 Laurel DesignWA Studio: 20505 66th Driveand NE,Pine Arlington, 98223-4236; 66th Drive NE, Arlington, WA 98223-4236; Nonclassified Nonclassified Little Red Hen: 140 S Olympic Ave., ArlingLittle Hen: 140Nonclassified S Olympic Ave., Arlington, WA Red 98223-1547; ton, WASavvy: 98223-1547; Nonclassified Skin 3710 168th St. NE, No. B203, Skin Savvy: 3710 168th St. NE,Treatments No. B203, Arlington, WA 98223-8465; Skin Arlington, WA 98223-8465; Skin Treatments Sway Mechanika: 23418 Oso Loop Road, Sway Mechanika: 23418 Oso Loop Road, Arlington, WA 98223-4351; Nonclassified Arlington, WA 98223-4351; Nonclassified Titan Firearms: 19725 50th Ave. NE, ArlingTitan 19725 50th NE, Arlington, WA Firearms: 98223-6329; Guns andAve. Gunsmiths ton, WA 98223-6329; Guns and Gunsmiths

Bothell Bothell

3t0x Industries: 1225 183rd St. SE, No. 3t0xBothell, Industries: 1225 183rd St. SE, No. F205, WA 98012-7529; Nonclassified F205, Bothell, WA 98012-7529; Nonclassified ABP Management: 17928 Bothell Everett ABP Management: 17928 Bothell Everett Highway, Bothell, WA 98012-6386; ManageHighway, Bothell, WA 98012-6386; Management Services ment All Services City Nanny and Domestic Servics: 33 All City and Domestic Servics: 33 234th PlaceNanny SE, Bothell, WA 98021-8752; 234th Place SE, Bothell, WA 98021-8752; Employment Agencies-Opportunities Employment Agencies-Opportunities Budge Demolition Services: 3333 228th St. Demolition Services: 3333 228th St. SEBudge No. 145, Bothell, WA 98021-8950; DemoliSE No. 145, Bothell, WA 98021-8950; Demolition Contractors tion Contractors Chic Boutique: 821 238th St. SE, Bothell, Boutique:Boutique 821 238th St. SE, Bothell, WAChic 98021-4305; Items-Retail WACMD 98021-4305; Boutique Consultants: 22328Items-Retail 38th Ave. SE, CMD WA Consultants: 22328 38th Ave. SE, Bothell, 98021-9128; Consultants Bothell, WA 98021-9128; Consultants Cool Bliss Frozen Yogurt: 3121 218th St. BlissWA Frozen Yogurt: 3121 SE,Cool Bothell, 98021-7805; Yogurt218th St. SE,Dan’s Bothell, WA 98021-7805; Yogurt Ironworks: 23006 27th Ave. SE, No. Dan’s Ironworks: 23006 27thMetal Ave. Work SE, No. 103, Bothell, WA 98021-7878; 103, Bothell, WA 98021-7878; Metal Work Designing Scientist: 19414 Meridian Place Scientist: 19414 Meridian Place W,Designing Bothell, WA 98012-9710; Nonclassified W,FCCC Bothell, WA 98012-9710; Nonclassified North Creek Interceptor Project: FCCC North Creek Interceptor Project: 1515 196th St. SE, Bothell, WA 98012 1515 196th St. SE,Site Bothell, 98012 Flow Contract Lab: WA 18311 Bothell Flow Highway, Contract Bothell, Site Lab: 18311 Bothell Everett WA 98012-5233; Everett Highway, Bothell, WA 98012-5233; Laboratories Laboratories Gary Spreadboroughs Photo: 2031 Gary Spreadboroughs Photo: 2031 171st Place SE, Bothell, WA 98012-6416; 171st Place SE, Bothell, WA 98012-6416; Photography Photography Gillette and Associates: 3804 163rd St. SE, Gillette Associates: 3804 163rd St. SE, Bothell, WAand 98012-7841; Nonclassified Bothell, WA 98012-7841; Nonclassified GPS Four Four Four: 1920 243rd Place SW, GPS Four Four Four: 1920 243rd Place SW, Bothell, WA 98021-9279; Nonclassified Bothell, WA 98021-9279; Nonclassified Grandma’s Pizza: 17928 Bothell Everett Grandma’s Pizza: Bothell Pizza Everett Highway, Bothell, WA17928 98012-6386; Highway, 98012-6386; Pizza Place Happy Bothell, CamperWA Designs: 2023 169th Camper Designs: 2023 169th Place SE,Happy Bothell, WA 98012-6496; Nonclassified SE,HIW Bothell, WA 98012-6496; Nonclassified Construction: 18011 30th Ave. Construction: 18011 30th Ave. SE,HIW Bothell, WA 98012-9312; Construction SE, Bothell, WA 98012-9312; Construction Companies Companies JD Hunt Paving: 315 169th St. SW, Bothell, Hunt Paving: 315 169th St. SW, Bothell, WAJD98012-5973; Paving Contractors WAJP’s 98012-5973; Paving Contractors Mobile Auto Detailing: 1609 183rd Mobile Auto Detailing: 1609 183rd St.JP’s SE, Bothell, WA 98012-6812; Automobile St. SE, Bothell, WA 98012-6812; Automobile Detail-Clean-Up Service Detail-Clean-Up Service51st Ave. SE, Bothell, KT Kreation: 19328 Kreation: 19328 51st Ave. SE, Bothell, WAKT98012-7435; Nonclassified WA 98012-7435; Nonclassified


Luxury Carpet Cleaning: 21315 Second Luxury CarpetWA Cleaning: 21315Carpet Secondand Ave. SE, Bothell, 98021-7550; Ave. SE, Bothell, WA 98021-7550; Carpet and Rug Cleaners Rug Cleaners Mod Super Fast Pizza: 22833 Bothell EverMod Super Fast 22833 ett Highway, No. 16,Pizza: Bothell, WA Bothell 98021; EverPizza ettModular Highway,Concepts: No. 16, Bothell, 98021; Pizza 19931WA Bothell Everett Modular Concepts: 19931 Everett Highway, No. 15, Bothell, WA Bothell 98012-8174 Highway, 15,20324 Bothell, WA 98012-8174 Nicole No. Beck: Bothell Everett HighNicole Beck: 20324 Bothell Everett Highway, No. F3, Bothell, WA 98012-7179 way, No. F3, Bothell, WA 98012-7179 Northshore Capital Funding: 18907 51st Northshore Capital Funding: 18907 51st Ave. SE, Bothell, WA 98012-7431; Financing Ave. SE, Bothell, WA 98012-7431; Financing Orangetheory Fitness: 22627 Bothell EverFitness: 22627 Bothell EverettOrangetheory Highway, Bothell, WA 98021-8499 ettPhillip Highway, Bothell, WA 98021-8499 Strength-Conditioning: 18832 19th Phillip Drive SE, Strength-Conditioning: Bothell, WA 98012-8719 18832 19th Drive SE, Bothell, WA 98012-8719 Ripple Effect Group: 21103 25th Drive SE, RippleWA Effect Group: 21103 25th Drive SE, Bothell, 98021-4204; Nonclassified Bothell, WA 98021-4204; Nonclassified Story Church: 20618 Filbert Drive, Bothell, Church: 20618 Filbert Drive, Bothell, WAStory 98012-9611; Churches WAT&M 98012-9611; Churches Construction: 22424 15th Place W, T&M Construction: 22424 15th Place W, Bothell, WA 98021-9108; Construction Bothell, WA 98021-9108; Construction Tech Majeure: 22305 38th Ave. SE, Bothell, Majeure: Nonclassified 22305 38th Ave. SE, Bothell, WATech 98021-9128; WATermulo 98021-9128; Nonclassified and Associates: 23522 SecTermulo and Associates: 23522 Second Ave. SE, Bothell, WA 98021-8757; ond Ave. SE, Bothell, WA 98021-8757; Nonclassified Nonclassified Terrene: 3430 182nd Place SE, Bothell, WA Terrene: 3430 182nd Place SE, Bothell, WA 98012-8845; Nonclassified 98012-8845; Nonclassified

Brier Brier

Vis A Vis Homes: 2943 216th Place SW, Vis WA A Vis Homes: 2943 216th Place SW, Brier, 98036-8044; Nonclassified Brier, WA 98036-8044; Nonclassified

Darrington Darrington

Granny Fannys Handmade Fabrications: Fannys Handmade Fabrications: POGranny Box 224, Darrington, WA 98241-0224; PO Box 224, Darrington, WA 98241-0224; Boutique Items-Retail Boutique Items-Retail

Edmonds Edmonds

5300 North Lombard: 8129 Lake Ballinger 5300 Lombard:WA 8129 Lake Ballinger Way, No.North 104, Edmonds, 98026-9182; Real Way, 104, Edmonds, WA 98026-9182; Real EstateNo. Management Estate Al’s Management Home Improvement: 20622 76th Ave. Improvement: 20622 76th Ave. W,Al’s No.Home 3, Edmonds, WA 98026-6811; Home W, No. 3, Edmonds, WA 98026-6811; Home Improvements Improvements Angeline Johnston Yoga: PO Box 1474, AngelineWA Johnston Yoga:Yoga PO Box 1474, Edmonds, 98020-1474; Instruction Edmonds, 98020-1474; YogaEdmonds Instruction Blu Sky WA Construction: 10016 BluNo. SkyC205, Construction: Edmonds Way, Edmonds,10016 WA 98020-5107; Way, No. C205, Edmonds, WA 98020-5107; Construction Companies Construction CedarcrestCompanies Manor Adult Family: 23406 Cedarcrest Manor Adult 23406 97th Place W, Edmonds, WAFamily: 98020-5621; 97th Place W, Edmonds, WA 98020-5621; Nonclassified Nonclassified Design By Mimi: 7814 196th St. SW, No. By Mimi: 7814 196th St. SW, No. C3,Design Edmonds, WA 98026-6524; Nonclassified C3,Edmonds Edmonds, WA 98026-6524; Nonclassified Holistic Vet: 201 Main St., Edmonds Holistic WA Vet:98020-2056; 201 Main St., No. 1359, Edmonds, No. 1359, Edmonds, WA 98020-2056; Veterinarians Veterinarians Ellibelle Candles: 23315 100th Ave. W, No. Candles: 23315 100th Ave. W, No. A, Ellibelle Edmonds, WA 98020-5073; Candles A, Finders Edmonds, WA 98020-5073; Candles Keepers Quilts: 6601 172nd Place Finders Keepers Quilts: 6601Blankets 172nd Place SW, Edmonds, WA 98026-5215; SW, Edmonds, WA 98026-5215; Blankets Retail Retail Firepatty: 20422 88th Ave. W, Edmonds, 20422 88th Ave. W, Edmonds, WAFirepatty: 98026-6624; Nonclassified WAFreya 98026-6624; Nonclassified Firearms: 8305 224th St. SW, Freya Firearms: 8305 224th St. and SW, Edmonds, WA 98026-8251; Guns Edmonds, Gunsmiths WA 98026-8251; Guns and Gunsmiths Garlic Jim’s Famous Gourmet: 22429 80th Garlic Jim’s Famous Gourmet: 22429 Ave. W, Edmonds, WA 98026-8200; Pizza80th Ave. Edmonds, 98026-8200; JS W, Siding: 23416WA Highway 99, No.Pizza B, JS Siding: HighwaySiding 99, No. B, Edmonds, WA23416 98026-9328; Contractors Edmonds, WA 98026-9328; Siding1140 Contractors Karen Ulvestad Photography: Karen Photography: 1140 Fifth Ave.Ulvestad S, Edmonds, WA 98020-4682; Fifth Ave. S, Edmonds, WA 98020-4682; Photographers-Commercial Photographers-Commercial Local Roots: 23221 Edmonds Way, Local Roots: 23221 Edmonds Way, Edmonds, WA 98026-8644; Nonclassified Edmonds, WA 98026-8644; Nonclassified Long Ago-Far Away Family Theater: 8104 Long Away Family Theater: 8104 220th St.Ago-Far SW, Edmonds, WA 98026-8120; 220th St. SW, Edmonds, WA 98026-8120; Theaters-Live Theaters-Live Mosaic: 111 Sunset Ave. N, Edmonds, WA Mosaic: 111 Sunset Ave. N, Edmonds, WA 98020-3229; Nonclassified 98020-3229; Nonclassified One On One Home Care Solutions: 14313 One OnW, One Home Care Solutions: 14313 52nd Ave. Edmonds, WA 98026-3803; 52nd W, Service Edmonds, WA 98026-3803; HomeAve. Health Home Health Service Palouse Mall: PO Box 1088, Edmonds, WA Palouse Mall: PO BoxCenters 1088, Edmonds, 98020-1088; Shopping and Malls WA 98020-1088; Shopping and Malls Premiere AssociationCenters Management: 23632 Premiere Association Management: 23632 Highway 99, No. F426, Edmonds, WA 98026Highway 99, No. F426, Edmonds, WA 980269211; Associations 9211; Associations Sitka Pacific Capital Management: 316 Sitka Pacific Capital Management: 316

Main St., Edmonds, WA 98020-3197; InvestMain Edmonds, WA 98020-3197; Investment St., Management ment Management Sprouts Preschool and Childcare: 20919 Sprouts Preschool and 20919 76th Ave. W, Edmonds, WAChildcare: 98026-7103; 76th Ave. W, Edmonds, WA 98026-7103; Schools-Nursery-Kindergarten Academic Schools-Nursery-Kindergarten Academic Spruce Electric: PO Box 998, Edmonds, WA Spruce Electric: Box 998, Edmonds, WA 98020-0998; ElectricPO Contractors 98020-0998; Contractors WurdemanElectric and Tesch Inc. Attorneys: 126 Wurdeman andWA Tesch Inc. Attorneys: 3 Ave., Edmonds, 98020; Attorneys 126 3 Ave., Edmonds, WA 98020; Attorneys

Everett Everett

47 North Media: 11121 17th Court W, 47 North Media: 11121Nonclassified 17th Court W, Everett, WA 98204-3700; Everett, WAPlanet 98204-3700; A Green Earth: Nonclassified PO Box 12942, EverGreen Planet Earth: PO Box 12942, Everett,AWA 98206-2942; Nonclassified ett,Apprehending WA 98206-2942; andNonclassified Recovery Services: Apprehending and Recovery Services: 6106 Oakes Ave., Everett, WA 98203-4003 6106 Oakes Everett, WA 98203-4003 Auto PartsAve., Abra: 5505 Evergreen Way, Auto Parts Abra: 5505 Automobile Evergreen Way, Everett, WA 98203-3638; Everett, WA 98203-3638; Automobile Parts-Supplies-Retail-New Parts-Supplies-Retail-New B&D Contractors: 1415 84th St. SE No. 67, B&D Contractors: 1415Contractors 84th St. SE No. 67, Everett, WA 98208-2114; Everett, WA 98208-2114; Contractors Banghart Plumbing: 11401 Third Ave. SE, Banghart Plumbing: 11401 Third Ave. SE, No. D7, Everett, WA 98208-5508; Plumbing No. D7, Everett, WA 98208-5508; Plumbing Contractors Contractors Broxson Naturals: 3815 122nd Place SE, Broxson 3815Nonclassified 122nd Place SE, Everett, WANaturals: 98208-5651; Everett, 98208-5651; CajunWA Crawfish: 909 SENonclassified Everett Mall Way, CajunWA Crawfish: 909 SERestaurants Everett Mall Way, Everett, 98208-3746; Everett, WA 98208-3746; Restaurants Carpetwise Carpet Cleaning: 1315 129th Carpet WA Cleaning: 1315 129th St.Carpetwise SE, No. A, Everett, 98208-6535; Carpet St. No. A, Everett, WA 98208-6535; Carpet andSE, Rug Cleaners and Rug Cleaners CG Design: 12605 E Gibson Road, No. 18, CG Design: 12605 E Gibson Road, No. 18, Everett, WA 98204-5698; Nonclassified Everett, WA Youth 98204-5698; Christian United:Nonclassified 832 W Casino Christian Youth United: 832 W CasinoYouth Road, No. B1, Everett, WA 98204-1630; Road, No. B1, and Everett, WA 98204-1630; Youth Organizations Centers Organizations andResource: Centers 4828 Fowler Ave., Collaboratory Collaboratory Resource: 4828 Fowler Ave., Everett, WA 98203-3214; Nonclassified Everett, WA 98203-3214; Nonclassified Compass Painting: 4626 Fowler Ave., No. Painting: 4626 Fowler Ave., No. 50,Compass Everett, WA 98203-2719; Painters 50,Correctional Everett, WA Reentry 98203-2719; Painters Services: 2113 HowReentry Services: 2113 HowardCorrectional Ave., Everett, WA 98203-4832 ardEarle Ave.,Chiropractic: Everett, WA 98203-4832 3426 Broadway, Everett, Chiropractic: 3426 Broadway, Everett, WAEarle 98201-5095; Chiropractors WAEclectic 98201-5095; Chiropractors Motorsports: 2720 Hoyt Ave., No. Eclectic Motorsports: 2720 Nonclassified Hoyt Ave., No. 315, Everett, WA 98201-3736; 315, Everett,Painting: WA 98201-3736; Nonclassified Element 5126 111th Place SE, Element 5126Painters 111th Place SE, Everett, WAPainting: 98208-9183; Everett, WA 98208-9183; Firehouse Subs: 221 SEPainters Everett Mall Way, Firehouse Subs: 221 SERestaurants Everett Mall Way, Everett, WA 98208-3239; Everett, WA 98208-3239; Restaurants Forbes Anderson: PO Box 1268, Everett, Anderson: PO Box 1268, Everett, WAForbes 98206-1268; Nonclassified WAGabriel 98206-1268; Nonclassified Alverez Tree Services: 12323 Gabriel TreeWA Services: 12323Tree 10th Drive Alverez SE, Everett, 98208-5913; 10th Drive SE, Everett, WA 98208-5913; Tree Service Service Global Pacemind: 11622 40th Drive SE, GlobalWA Pacemind: 11622 40th Drive SE, Everett, 98208-5330; Nonclassified Everett, WA 98208-5330; Nonclassified Go Calendar and Games: 1702 Broadway, Go Calendar and Games: 1702and Broadway, Everett, WA 98201-2347; Games Game Everett, WA 98201-2347; Games and Game Supplies Supplies Graceful Living Adult Family: 1930 Graceful AdultWA Family: 1930 127th Place Living SE, Everett, 98208-6523; 127th Place SE, Everett, WA 98208-6523; Nonclassified Nonclassified High Rope Sign Installers: 13033 42nd Ave. Rope Sign Installers: Sign 13033 42nd Ave. SE,High Everett, WA 98208-5689; Contractors SE,Il Everett, WA1521 98208-5689; Sign Contractors Logistics: 106th Place SW, No. B, Il Logistics: 1521 106thLogistics Place SW, No. B, Everett, WA 98204-9206; Everett, 98204-9206; Logistics IndoorWA Swap Meet Option House: 2207 Indoor Swap MeetWA Option House: 2207 Everett Ave., Everett, 98201-3785; Swap Everett Ave., Everett, WA 98201-3785; Swap Meets and Shops Meets and Shops J Ramen and Sushi Bar: 1011 Hewitt Ave., J Ramen Sushi Bar: 1011 Hewitt Ave., Everett, WA and 98201-3976; Restaurants Everett, WA 98201-3976; Restaurants KFC: 5006 132nd St. SE, Everett, WA KFC: 5006Restaurants 132nd St. SE, Everett, WA 98208-9517; 98208-9517; Restaurants Kim’s Cleaning: 2424 Walnut St., Everett, Cleaning: 2424 Walnut WAKim’s 98201-3235; Janitor Service St., Everett, WAKlett 98201-3235; Janitor Service and Associates: 906 SE Everett Mall Klett and Associates: 906 SENonclassified Everett Mall Way, Everett, WA 98208-3744; Way, Everett, Nonclassified Leos: 9502WA 36th98208-3744; Ave. SE, Everett, WA Leos: 9502Nonclassified 36th Ave. SE, Everett, WA 98208-3006; 98208-3006; Nonclassified Luke’s Gaming Shop: 9122 Evergreen Luke’s Gaming Shop: 9122 Evergreen Way, Everett, WA 98204-7118; Games-Game Way, Everett, WA 98204-7118; Games-Game Supplies Supplies Megan Buechel Insurance: 500 SE Everett Megan BuechelWA Insurance: 500 SE Everett Mall Way, Everett, 98208-8110; Insurance Mall Way, Everett, WA 98208-8110; Insurance Millennials In Action Mia: 5300 Glenwood Millennials ActionWA Mia: 5300 Glenwood Ave., No. Q2, In Everett, 98203-3072; Ave., No. Q2, Everett, WA 98203-3072; Nonclassified Nonclassified Natca: 3310 100th St. SW, Everett, WA Natca: 3310 100th St. SW, Everett, WA 98204-1301; Nonclassified 98204-1301; Nonclassified National Express Corp.: 1304 80th St. SW, National Corp.: 1304 80th St. SW, Everett, WA Express 98203-6283; Nonclassified Everett, WA 98203-6283; Nonclassified

NN Trucking: PO Box 4301, Everett, WA NN Trucking: PO Box 4301, Everett, WA 98204-0031; Trucking 98204-0031; Trucking North West THC Outlet: 13224 Highway West Outlet: 13224 Highway 99,North Everett, WATHC 98204-5424; Factory Outlets 99,Orange Everett,Tree WA Boutique: 98204-5424; Factory 11009 41stOutlets Ave. 11009 41st Ave. SE,Orange Everett,Tree WA Boutique: 98208-5464; Boutique SE, Everett, WA 98208-5464; Boutique Items-Retail Items-Retail Peace Of Mind Accounting Solutions: Peace Mind Solutions: 9606 19thOf Ave. SE,Accounting No. 105, Everett, WA 9606 19th Ave. SE, No. 105, Everett, WA 98208-3805; Accounting-Bookkeeping Gen98208-3805; eral Services Accounting-Bookkeeping General Services Pet’s Zone: 1402 SE Everett Mall Way, Ever1402 SE Everett Mall Way, Everett,Pet’s WA Zone: 98208-2857; Nonclassified ett,Pixel WA Perfect 98208-2857; Nonclassified Photo and Makeup: 14225 Pixel Perfect PhotoWA and98208-6934; Makeup: 14225 Third Ave. W, Everett, Third Ave. W, Everett, WA 98208-6934; Photographers-Portrait Photographers-Portrait Pound Signs To Hashtags: 13807 Silver To WA Hashtags: 13807Signs Silver FirsPound Drive,Signs Everett, 98208-9441; Firs Drive, Everett, WA 98208-9441; Signs (Manufacturers) (Manufacturers) Schuoler Vending: 13607 56th Ave. SE, Schuoler 13607 56th Ave. SE, Everett, WA Vending: 98208-9480; Vending Machines Everett, WA 98208-9480; Vending Machines Shiny Dime Detailing: 13000 Admiralty Shiny 13000 Admiralty Way, No.Dime L303,Detailing: Everett, WA 98204-6278; Way, No. L303, Everett, WA 98204-6278; Automobile Detail-Clean-Up Service Automobile Detail-Clean-Up TCT Bargains: 11628 50th Service Drive SE, Everett, Bargains: Nonclassified 11628 50th Drive SE, Everett, WATCT 98208-9193; WAUs98208-9193; Nonclassified Tool Group: 2615 94th St. SW, Everett, Tool Group:Tools-New-Used 2615 94th St. SW, Everett, WAUs98204-2151; WAWhip 98204-2151; and Co.:Tools-New-Used 1221 113th St. SW, Everett, and Co.:Nonclassified 1221 113th St. SW, Everett, WAWhip 98204-4887; WA 98204-4887; Nonclassified

Granite Falls Granite Falls

Corrin Sheets Photography: 29208 MounCorrin Photography: Mountain Loop Sheets Highway, Granite Falls,29208 WA 98252tain Loop Highway, Granite Falls, WA 982529552; Photography 9552; Photography

Lake Stevens Lake Stevens

Baker Transport Services: 2306 Hartford Baker Transport 2306 Hartford Drive, Lake Stevens,Services: WA 98258-8643; Trucking Drive, LakeFactory: Stevens, 3207 WA 98258-8643; Trucking Chronic Lake Drive, Lake Chronic Factory: 3207 Lake Drive, Lake Stevens, WA 98258-8770; Manufacturers Stevens, WACafe: 98258-8770; Manufacturers Coaches 11307 22nd St. SE, No. A, Coaches Cafe: 22nd St. SE, No. A, Lake Stevens, WA 11307 98258-5194; Restaurants Lake Stevens, WA 98258-5194; Compassionate Anesthesia: Restaurants 12704 35th Compassionate Anesthesia: 12704 35th Place NE, Lake Stevens, WA 98258-8067; Place NE, Lake Stevens, WA 98258-8067; Nonclassified Nonclassified Cross View Glass: 928 87th Ave. NE, Cross View WA Glass: 928 87th Ave. NE, Lake Stevens, 98258-2416; Glass-Auto Lake Stevens, WA 98258-2416; Glass-Auto Plate-Window Plate-Window Evergreen Onsite: 1925 N Machias Road, Evergreen 1925 N Machias Road, Lake Stevens, Onsite: WA 98258-9259; Nonclassified Lake Stevens,Healing WA 98258-9259; Nonclassified Flutterby Services: 16410 84th St. Flutterby Healing Services: 16410 84th St. NE, No. D469, Lake Stevens, WA 98258-9060; NE, No.Practitioners D469, Lake Stevens, WA 98258-9060; Holistic Holistic Practitioners Indulge For Massage: 507 102nd Drive Massage: Drive SE,Indulge No. C1,For Lake Stevens,507 WA102nd 98258-3957; SE, No. C1, Lake Stevens, WA 98258-3957; Massage Therapists Massage Therapists Early: 413 95th Drive SE, Little Navigators Little Navigators Early: 413 95th Lake Stevens, WA 98258-3900; ChildDrive Care SE, Lake Stevens, WA 98258-3900; Child Care Service Service Northwest Engineering and ManufacturNorthwest Engineering and Stevens, Manufacturing: 13312 131st Ave. NE, Lake WA ing: 13312 131st Ave. NE, Lake Stevens, WA 98258-8392; Engineers 98258-8392; Engineers Olympic Resume: PO Box 421, Lake SteOlympic Resume: PO Box 421, Lake Stevens, WA 98258-0421; Resume Service vens, WA 98258-0421; Resume ServiceSt. SE, Revive Your Lights: 11827 Second Revive YourWA Lights: 11827 Second St. SE, Lake Stevens, 98258-7714; Nonclassified Lake Stevens, WA 98258-7714; Nonclassified Rosa Allred Lularoe: 102 79th Drive SE, Rosa AllredWA Lularoe: 102 79th Drive SE, Lake Stevens, 98258-3374; Nonclassified Lake Stevens, WA 98258-3374; Nonclassified Salute Properties: 1109 Frontier Circle E, Salute Properties: 1109 Frontier Circle No. A, Lake Stevens, WA 98258-3442; RealE, No. A, Management Lake Stevens, WA 98258-3442; Real Estate Estate Management

Lynnwood Lynnwood

A Thousand Cranes NW: 14611 Admiralty A Thousand NW:WA 14611 Admiralty Way, No. D304,Cranes Lynnwood, 98087-1303; Way, D304, Lynnwood, WA 98087-1303; CraneNo. Service Crane Service Backer TV: 3802 177th Place SW, LynBacker TV: 3802 177thNonclassified Place SW, Lynnwood, WA 98037-7528; nwood, WABeyond 98037-7528; Nonclassified Baskets Hawaii: 13932 15th Place Beyond Hawaii: 13932 Place W,Baskets Lynnwood, WA 98087-6087; Gift15th Baskets W, andLynnwood, Parcels WA 98087-6087; Gift Baskets and Parcels Big Bang Karaoke: 18623 Highway 99, No. BigLynnwood, Bang Karaoke: 18623 Highway 99, No. 120, WA 98037-4552; Karaoke 120, Lynnwood, WA 98037-4552; Karaoke Blue Nile Residential Nurse Care: 20409 Blue Nile Residential Nurse 20409 Crawford Road, Lynnwood, WA Care: 98036-8616; Crawford Road, Lynnwood, WA 98036-8616; Home Health Service Home BootHealth Socks:Service 3000 184th St. SW, Lynnwood, Socks: 3000 184th St. SW, Lynnwood, WABoot 98037-4718; Boots WABowen 98037-4718; Boots Arrow Therapy: 3204 153rd St. SW, Bowen Arrow Therapy: 3204 153rd St. SW, Lynnwood, WA 98087-2406; Nonclassified Lynnwood, WA 98087-2406; Nonclassified



BUSINESS LICENSES Champion Adult Family Home: 3406 Larch Way, Lynnwood, WA 98036-6867; Homes-Adult Charming Charlie: 3000 184th St. SW, Lynnwood, WA 98037-4718; Jewelers-Retail Delander Precision Musical: 602 210th St. SW, Lynnwood, WA 98036-7211; Music Shows Downtown Pizza: 3729 Lincoln Way, Lynnwood, WA 98087-1658; Pizza Duff’s: 406 164th St. SW, No. 106, Lynnwood, WA 98087-8114; Nonclassified Irina’s Quality Care: 1021 202nd St. SW, Lynnwood, WA 98036-3704; Nonclassified Joe’s Auto Sales: 14523 Highway 99, Lynnwood, WA 98087-1733; Automobile Dealers-Used Cars LD Restaurant Enterprises: 16825 48th Ave. W, Lynnwood, WA 98037-6401; Nonclassified Logan Homes: 12527 Mukilteo Speedway, No. 101, Lynnwood, WA 98087-1527; Nonclassified Mac Cosmetics: 18700 Alderwood Mall Parkway, Lynnwood, WA 98037-8005; Cosmetics-Perfumes-Retail Mandarin Interpretation Services: 20826 70th Ave. W, No. 6, Lynnwood, WA 980367370; Translators-Interpreters Mastery Mental Health: PO Box 753, Lynnwood, WA 98046-0753; Mental Health Services Michael Roderick Jr. Transportation: 15907 Ash Way, No. E401, Lynnwood, WA 980875259; Transportation Services Mortgage Lending Group: 19707 44th Ave. W, Lynnwood, WA 98036-6757; Real Estate Loans MVP’s: 5701 200th St. SW, No. 13, Lynnwood, WA 98036-6520; Nonclassified My Goods Market: 19615 Highway 99, Lynnwood, WA 98036-6056; Convenience Stores Oriental African Mini Mart: 13619 Mukilteo Speedway, No. ST4, Lynnwood, WA 980871626; Convenience Stores Pacific Rim Talent: 16825 48th Ave. W, Lynnwood, WA 98037-6401; Talent Agencies-Casting Services Peak Dental: 17425 Highway 99, Lynnwood, WA 98037-3101; Dentists Perfect Peace Adult Family Home: 19013 20th Place W, Lynnwood, WA 98036-4843; Homes-Adult Pole To Win International: 19020 33rd Ave. W, Lynnwood, WA 98036-4746; Nonclassified Rochelle’s Waxing and Spa Services: 16605 Sixth Ave. W, No. C307, Lynnwood, WA 98037-9380; Hair Removing Senntress: 4208 198th St. SW, Lynnwood, WA 98036-6735; Nonclassified Shawn Wright Bookkeeping: 4307 179th Place SW, Lynnwood, WA 98037-7420; Accounting-Bookkeeping General Services Soleyon Insurance Partners: 4208 198th St. SW, Lynnwood, WA 98036-6735; Insurance SS Tools: 14707 Meadow Road, Lynnwood, WA 98087-6409; Tools-New and Used St. James Homecare Solutions: 3804 148th St. SW, Lynnwood, WA 98087-5516; Home Health Service

Studio 13: 3116 164th St. SW, No. 604, Lynnwood, WA 98087-3246; Nonclassified Sunrise Sails: 18316 36th Ave. W, No. C16, Lynnwood, WA 98037-3876; Nonclassified Tax Buddy: 20423 24th Ave. W, Lynnwood, WA 98036-8707; Tax Return-Filing

Marysville Advanced Installation: 4721 117th St. NE, Marysville, WA 98271-8518; Nonclassified BCR Stacks: 6704 86th Ave. NE, Marysville, WA 98270-8507; Nonclassified BEDG : PO Box 1394, Marysville, WA 98270-1394; Nonclassified Citrine Studio: 1326 Fifth St., Marysville, WA 98270-4517; Nonclassified 14410 49th Drive NE, Marysville, WA 98271-3406; Computer Services Dick’s Sporting Goods: 2609 172nd St. NE, Marysville, WA 98271-4728; Sporting Goods-Retail Glass Floors: 5310 130th Place NE, Marysville, WA 98271-9008; Floor Laying Refinishing and Resurfacing Grabados Sandy Invitation: 8325 76th Ave. NE, Marysville, WA 98270-7602; Nonclassified Hair By Halley: 1390 State Ave., Marysville, WA 98270-3605; Beauty Salons HG Investments: 1242 State Ave., No. 1, PMB 221, Marysville, WA 98270-3672; Investments KMO Online Solutions: 12718 48th Ave. NE, Marysville, WA 98271-8619; Nonclassified Larah’s Sweet Scents Soy Candles: 11428 47th Ave. NE, Marysville, WA 98271-8350; Candles Majestic Seasons: 5215 Grove St., No. 1, Marysville, WA 98270-4450; Nonclassified Majestic Trucking: 6115 54th Drive NE, Marysville, WA 98270-9017; Trucking Mashington: 9920 State Ave., No. A, Marysville, WA 98270-2255; Nonclassified New Leaf Inc: 13900 45th Ave. NE, Marysville, WA 98271-7853; Nonclassified Pampered Pets Resort: 4218 136th St. NE, Marysville, WA 98271-7818; Pet Boarding Sitting-Kennels Pilchuck Natural Wellness: 1636 Third St., Marysville, WA 98270-5004; Wellness Programs Snolax Girls Lacrosse Club: 6113 78th Ave. NE, Marysville, WA 98270-8947; Clubs Spark Hot Yoga: 6608 64th St. NE, Marysville, WA 98270-6701; Yoga Instruction Sugar Pot: 10305 State Ave., No. 104, Marysville, WA 98271-7227; Nonclassified Triple C Interlock: 7125 61st Drive NE, Marysville, WA 98270-4166; Nonclassified Vintage At Lakewood: 2203 172nd St. NE, Ofc, Marysville, WA 98271-4815; Nonclassified

Mill Creek By The Basket Laundry Services: 13906 26th Ave. SE, Mill Creek, WA 98012-5687; Laundries Chiyon: 13824 N Creek Drive, No. 202n,

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Mill Creek, WA 98012-2068; Real Estate Management Confident Mom: 15203 11th Drive SE, Mill Creek, WA 98012-1744; Nonclassified Kiddie Academy: 3226 132nd St. SE, Mill Creek, WA 98012-5666; Child Care Service Kofoo: 14732 12th Ave. SE, Mill Creek, WA 98012-1353; Nonclassified Mckesson Corp.: 3928 141st Place SE, Mill Creek, WA 98012-8969; Nonclassified Petite Spa: 13703 31st Drive SE, Mill Creek, WA 98012-5686; Health Spas Polygon Homes Mill Creek: 13502 44th Drive SE, Mill Creek, WA 98012-5073; Nonclassified RGFS: 15833 Mill Creek Blvd., No. 12043, Mill Creek, WA 98082-0030; Nonclassified Sprouts Daycare: 3313 135th Place SE, Mill Creek, WA 98012-5673; Child Care Service Young’s Market: 1700 132nd St. SE, Mill Creek, WA 98012-5309; Grocers-Retail

Monroe Annie and Everlie: 14120 Brook Lane SE, Monroe, WA 98272-7264; Nonclassified Blooming Canvas: 313 N Madison St., Monroe, WA 98272-1410; Canvas Goods (Wholesale) Brick By Brick Genealogy: 15306 Plainview Place, Monroe, WA 98272-1018; Genealogists CMH: PO Box 324, Monroe, WA 982720324; Nonclassified Emerald City Holiday Lighting: 29001 104th Place SE, Monroe, WA 98272-9511; Christmas Lights-Decorations Evergreens Nursery Trees: 19607 Tualco Road, Monroe, WA 98272-9418; Nurserymen K9 Desserts: 27310 137th St. SE, Monroe, WA 98272-9009; Food Products-Retail My Goods Market: 14980 N Kelsey St., Monroe, WA 98272-1441; Convenience Stores School Facilities Services: 23719 150th St. SE, Monroe, WA 98272-9609

Mountlake Terrace DMT and Co. Consulting: 22204 39th Ave. W, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043-4243; Consultants Dolly Goods: 7202 226th Place SW, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043-2338; General Merchandise-Retail Little Hawks Daycare: 5004 221st St. SW, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043-4020; Child Care Service Rain City Therapy Associates: 21905 64th Ave. W, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043-2251; Therapy


A Thread In Common: 19421 95th Drive SE, Snohomish, WA 98296-7985; Nonclassified Almberg Pottery: 1900 Weaver Road, No. B102, Snohomish, WA 98290-4212; Pottery BC Services: 12719 71st Drive SE, Snohomish, WA 98296-7691 Cascade Air Manufacturing: 17930 Trombley Road, Snohomish, WA 98290-6352; Manufacturers Couture Nails: 10018 216th St. SE, Snohomish, WA 98296-7119; Manicuring Curvetec: 16305 Railroad Way, Snohomish, WA 98296-8150; Nonclassified EJ Burger: 13119 Seattle Hill Road, Snohomish, WA 98296-3400; Restaurants Kare By KAYA: 13328 S Machias Road, Snohomish, WA 98290-5609; Nonclassified Kelly’s Tack Shop: 11624 188th St. SE, Snohomish, WA 98296-5054; Tack KMC BBQ: 16510 Broadway Ave., Snohomish, WA 98296-8048; Barbecue Restaurant Lost Lake Properties: 13725 Lost Lake Road, Snohomish, WA 98296-8176; Real Estate Lucky Tal: 4110 159th Drive SE, Snohomish, WA 98290-9339; Nonclassified Ma Petite Gardens: 9614 180th St. SE, Snohomish, WA 98296-8035; Nonclassified MNW Design: 6607 133rd St. SE, Snohomish, WA 98296-8668; Nonclassified Mukiteo Sunset AFH: 13509 82nd Drive SE, Snohomish, WA 98296-5935; Residential Care Homes NW School For Hunters: 812 13th St., Snohomish, WA 98290-1840; Schools Premier Notary Solutions: 3502 115th Ave. SE, Snohomish, WA 98290-5597; Notaries-Public Sammy’s Sausage: 14515 Westwick Road, Snohomish, WA 98290-9034; Sausages Scott and Jenny’s Place: 17401 125th St. SE, Snohomish, WA 98290-8840; Nonclassified Snoco Fitness: 102 Ave. D, Snohomish, WA 98290-2767; Nonclassified Snohomish Notary Services: 3232 115th Ave. SE, Snohomish, WA 98290-4007; Notaries-Public Spotted Owl Inn: PO Box 605, Snohomish, WA 98291-0605; Nonclassified With My Own Two Hands: 18926 Waverly Drive, Snohomish, WA 98296-5142; Nonclassified

Stanwood Sustainable Rhythm Project: PO Box 816, Stanwood, WA 98292-0816; Nonclassified



S5IT Solutions: 11700 Mukilteo Speedway, No. 201, Mukilteo, WA 98275-5436; Information Technology Services Subway: 11700 Mukilteo Speedway, Mukilteo, WA 98275-5432; Restaurants Swept Salon: 4500 Harbour Pointe Blvd., No. 435, Mukilteo, WA 98275-4716; Salons

Tick Tock Services: 1620 Delia Jimicum Place NW, Tulalip, WA 98271-7091

Woodway Camden Seafood: 22737 Dogwood Lane, Woodway, WA 98020-6125; Seafood-Retail


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