Seattle City Council confirms John Diaz as Seattle’s Chief of Police
City of Seattle
The City Council voted unanimously yesterday to confirm John Diaz as the next Chief of Police for the Seattle Police Department. Diaz has served as a Seattle police officer for the past three decades and was appointed interim chief in March, 2009. Chief Diaz will be sworn in on Monday, August 16th in Seattle City Hall.
Port explores ways to boost tourism
Port of Seattle
The Port of Seattle Commission led a round table policy discussion to find ways to boost tourism dollars in the King County region. Recent figures show considerable spending by visitors, but funding the promotion of tourism by the State of Washington is ranked 48 out of 50 states.
5 finalists picked for business award
Daily Journal of Commerce
Women Business Owners named five finalists for the 2010 Nellie Cashman Woman Business Owner of the Year Award, which recognizes women who have enhanced the status of women entrepreneurs.
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