Chilean Ambassador Valdes visits with delegation

Juan Gabriel Valdes, the Chilean Ambassador to the United States, met with Lt. Governor Owen in his office on Oct. 20. Ambassador Valdes brought a delegation from Los Rios to discuss similarities and economic partnerships between the nation of Chile and Washington state. (Washington State Legislature photo)

Celebrating Taiwan National Day

Lt. Governor Owen joins Andy Chin, director general of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Seattle, and other officials in celebrating Taiwan National Day at a Bellevue hotel on Oct. 5. The lieutenant governor served as the main speaker.

Latino Leadership group invites lieutenant governor

Lt. Governor Owen delivers the keynote address at the Latino Leadership Network Lunch and Learn event on Oct. 5 in Tumwater. The event formally launched the new network for Latino state employees.

Welcoming participants to annual safety and health conference>>

Lt. Governor Owen gives welcoming remarks during the opening session of the 64th annual Industrial Safety and Health Conference on Oct. 7 in Tacoma. About 1,800 attended the two-day conference.

Austrian-Americans honor accident victim

Lt. Governor Owen signs a memorial book for Claudia Derschmidt, the Austrian student at North Seattle College who died in the Sept. 24 bus-Duck boat accident on the Aurora Bridge, at the Austrian-American Day celebration in Seattle on Sept. 27.


Lieutenant governor speaks to Latino Leadership Network group of state employees

A video of a speech Lt. Governor Owen gave on Oct. 5 to the new Latino Leadership Network group of state employees at a luncheon in Tumwater has been posted online and can

Lieutenant governor presents Washington State Exemplary Substance Abuse Prevention Awards

Eight awards to honor those who Lt. Governor Brad Owen says “are on the front line on the battle against substance abuse” were presented by the lieutenant governor on Nov. 16 during a prevention conference

Here’s where to find resources, direct calls on the federal refugee resettlement issue

The Office of Lt. Governor Owen is receiving several phone calls from people expressing their opinion on the Syrian refugee resettlement issue in the wake the Paris terrorist attacks and widespread public discussion.

Lt. Governor Owen named to Founder’s Circle by the National Mentoring Partnership

Lt. Governor Owen is among five Washingtonians to be recognized for their contributions to the youth mentoring movement by MENTOR, the National Mentoring Partnership, in its 25th year. They were among honorees from 24