Matsiko World Orphan Choir dances on Senate floor>>

The Matsiko World Orphan Choir visited with Lt. Governor Owen in his office, dancing and performing a song for he and staff, then performed on the Senate floor during their visit on May 19.

Ambassador from United Arab Emirates pays a visit>>

His Excellency, Ambassador Abdulla Al Saboosi, currently Consul General of the United Arab Emirates in Los Angeles covering the west coast visited with Lt. Governor Owen in Olympia. The two spoke of allied relations and a new art exhibit, Past Forward featuring Emirati artists in Spokane.

Featured Artist: Peter Boome>>

Currently on display from April until July is an exhibit of Coast Salish hand-carved objects, serigraphs and paintings by artist Peter Boome. Above is Titans, depicting a thunderbird and a grey whale.

Honored by InvestED>>

Lt. Governor Owen, along with Mike Flood, left, the vice president for community relations for the Seattle Seahawks and Marcie Maxwell, lead for education policy for Governor Jay Inslee, were recently honored by InvestED for their assistance in passage of the Seahawks specialty license plate bill. Proceeds from the bill benefit InvestED.

Talking in Tenino

Lt. Governor Owen spoke to eighth grade students at Tenino Middle School on May 18, covering the topics of leadership and substance abuse prevention. He is seen here with school and town officials following his remarks. (Photo courtesy of Councilman John OCallahan).

 

Lt. Governor gives keynote speech at City of Waitsburg’s 150th anniversary celebration

Lt. Governor Owen was the keynote speaker at Waitsburg’s 150th Anniversary celebration and art dedication on May 16.  The small city north of Walla Walla was formed by territorial charter in 1865.

Lt. Governor to welcome King of Norway

Lt. Governor Owen will give the official welcoming remarks to King Harald V of Norway at a Gala Dinner with the Norwegian-American community of Washington state on May 22 at a Seattle

Lt. Governor Owen’s book of rulings now updated

The entire set of procedural rulings that have been made by Lt. Governor Owen since he took office in 1997 has been updated through the regular session of 2015 by the Office

Kiana Chinn serves as Senate page for Lt. Governor Owen

Kiana Chinn of Vashon served as a page in the Washington State Senate the week of April 6. Lt. Governor Brad Owen sponsored Chinn’s weeklong experience in the Legislature. “It was a