December 2012

From this Issue

The Good, Bad, and Stupid: Looking Back at the Year in Business

Looking Back at the Year in Business.

Cascade Gasket and Manufacturing Co., Canlis Restaurant, The Woods Coffee

Baker Boyer Bank, Powell-Christensen Inc., Oak Harbor Freight

This is the third year for Seattle Business magazine’s Washington Family Business Awards.

Bellevue startup makes a play for hundreds of new internet domain suffixes.

It hasn’t been a breeze, but Mark Mason has HomeStreet Bank approaching the century mark with new vitality and a plan for growth.

How to avoid disputes in a closely held business.

Gregory Blackstock’s art makes the mundane magnificent.

Dine casually while ogling the stuff Dale Chihuly collects.

The need for better maintenance of our roads is a no-brainer.

Partnerships between higher education and local businesses develop tailored curricula to meet workforce needs.

Ante up. If we don’t promote tourism, travelers will eventually forget us.

Microsoft faces a crucial year in 2013, which means we all face a crucial year in 2013.

UW, WSU work to retain medical personnel in Eastern Washington

Walsh Construction is the first winner in our Facebook photo contest.

UW cardiologist designs a smaller, less expensive monitor.

How company culture can help your bottom line.