New Trends Among Seattle Startups

Seattle continues to be among the national leaders in startup culture. Long recognized for its innovative spirit and numerous successful young companies, Seattle was given the top spot in Business Insider’s rankings of startup launch cities across the U.S. Those rankings gave the city an impressive 99.20 “entrepreneurship score” 


It’s Time to Call it What it Is: “Treason”

It’s especially egregious (and punishable) when the perpetrator is the President of the United States.  He has betrayed his oath, his country, and the generations that have built it.


Leadership development: Are you ready to lead?

Within an organization, employees look to their leadership for clear direction and seek approval before moving forward with their projects. Also, it’s important for any founder to know how to effectively manage your team as your company continues to grow. 


Interview with Natasha Freidus, Co-founder and CEO of “Needs List”

William Lulow Interviews Natasha Freidus, Co-founder and CEO of “Needs List.” NeedsList has evolved from a “wedding registry for humanitarian aid” to a software that any organization can license to match urgent local needs with sources and suppliers in real time.


Citizenship: Bridging Individualism and Community to Sustain our Democracy

The U.S. stands out since its creation as championing the rights of all individuals, as proclaimed in the Declaration that Jefferson wrote for the new nation. Always clever, Jefferson substituted “pursuit of happiness” for “possessing property” in order to cast a wider net.  


Xanthus Communications Announces New Managing Partner Kaitlin Scarlett Culp

Xanthus Communications LLC has announced Kaitlin Culp as its new Managing Partner. Ms. Culp is the daughter of Patricia Vaccarino, who is the founder of Xanthus Communications and has been its managing partner since 2003. Under Ms. Culp’s management the company will also have a greater presence in the Denver, Colorado area. 


Pauli Murray and the process of becoming

 Every American generation has its heroes, its profiles in courage, its personages fighting to save and advance the soul of democracy. In the 20th century, perhaps no one better represented that than the incomparable Pauli Murray. For more than 50 years, Murray was a prolific civil rights pioneer, plowing new territory for Blacks, women and LGBTQ populations. 


Libraries We Love - Whitman County Rural Library District, Colfax, WA

Each month, we profile a library. Large, small, urban, rural, post-modern, quaint or neo-classic; do you have a library that you love? Tell us about it. This month Barbara Lloyd McMichael writes about the many challenges facing rural libraries, including the fiery destruction of the Malden Library Branch.