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The Ed­monds Com­mu­nity Col­lege Board of Trus­tees has se­lected its fourth stu­dent trus­tee. Lia An­drews, 23, was ap­pointed by Gov. Jay Inslee to serve through June 2017. An­drews’ po­si­tion on the board will have a di­rect im­pact on stu­dents; the stu­dent trus­tee is one of six vot­ing mem­bers of the board.

Ever­greenHealth has named Tina My­croft se­nior vice pres­i­dent and chief fi­nan­cial of­fi­cer. My­croft re­places Chrissy Ya­mada, who re­tired in Au­gust. The Kirk­land-based health sys­tem runs Ever­greenHealth Mon­roe, the hospi­tal in that com­mu­nity.


Mount Ver­non-based Hospice of the North­west has been named to the top 100 list of Best Places to Work in Health Care by the health care data and re­search firm Mod­ern Health­care. Hospice of the North­west has 75 staff mem­bers who serve more than 130 pa­tients in Sk­agit, Is­land, San Juan and Sno­homish coun­ties.

Wash­ing­ton Monthly has ranked the Uni­ver­sity of Wash­ing­ton Bothell No. 22 on its 2016 Best Bang for the Buck list of top 100 Western Re­gion col­leges. The list rates col­leges based on their value-added or col­leges that help tu­dents at­tain mar­ketable de­grees at af­ford­able prices. About half of UW Bothell stu­dents are said to grad­u­ate with no debt.

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