Forks Chamber hears from Lt. Governor>>

Lt. Governor Owen was the luncheon speaker at the June 17 meeting of the Forks Chamber of Commerce. He spoke about his job duties, tourism and his feelings about partisan politics. (Staff photo)

Twins honored by Lynnwood Rotary

Identical twins Lauren and Sidney Meany received scholarship awards from the Lynnwood Rotary at the June 18 meeting of the club. Both high school seniors run cross country, do a lot of community service work and are high academic achievers as well. Lt. Governor Owen gave the luncheon address.

Delegation from Kenya tours Washington state

A delegation from the Kenyan National Construction Authority and the Honorable Mark Loumunkol from Kenya’s National Assembly met with Lt. Governor Owen on June 19 to discuss Washington’s construction standards and ongoing projects.

Anniversary of driver license agreement with Taiwan>>

The near one year anniversary of the Washington and Taiwan driver license agreement brought together Department of Licensing Director Pat Kohler, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office Director General Andy Chin and Lt. Governor Owen to talk about the successes of the new program, which 500 people have benefited from to date.

U.S. Supreme Court ruling draws approval in state Senate>>

Lt. Governor Owen joined his colleagues in the state Senate wearing rainbow ribbons on their lapels as a nod to the June 26 ruling on same-sex marriage by the U.S. Supreme Court (Washington Legislature photo).

 

Lt. Governor co-sponsor of three policy resolutions before National Lt. Governors Association

Lt. Governor Owen has signed on as a co-sponsor of three policy resolutions – one on youth mentoring, another on assisting Native American youth and a third on international exports – that

Lt. Governor speaks about budget, tourism and timber to Forks Chamber

Lt. Governor Owen was the featured speaker at the June 17 meeting of the Forks Chamber of Commerce, opening with a description of his job duties then covering economic development issues, tourism

Legislative Committee on Economic Development and International Relations meeting postponed

Due to uncertainty around the conclusion of the special session of the Legislature and possible conflicting floor action, the Legislative Committee on Economic Development and International Relations’ scheduled June 25 meeting on