From Our Corner Blog Posts

  • Secretary Wyman and the whole Office of Secretary of State are saying farewell to Assistant Secretary Ken Raske and welcoming his successor, Mark Neary, and Greg Lane, Neary’s successor as Deputy Secretary. Raske has a long history of working with Secretary Wyman, dating back to more than a decade in county government when Wyman was […]
  • (Photo courtesy of Washington State Archives) It may have closed 20 years ago, but the famous Dog House restaurant in Seattle continues to be a fond memory for the many who dined, drank and socialized there. A Seattle P-I columnist described it as “an epoch of Seattle history, a virtually non-stop, open-24-hours run of food, […]
  • It’s become an annual event, but we never tire of reading about it: Our Washington State Digital Archives and Washington State Library were again named among the 75 best genealogy websites for states by Family Tree magazine. Here are the excerpts from the magazine’s December issue: Washington State Archives: Digital Archives This terrific site already […]
  • Secretary Wyman and Governor Inslee share a laugh before certifying election results in his office. It’s one for the history books: Secretary Wyman and Governor Inslee have certified the 2014 elections. The governor and the state’s chief elections officer met in Inslee’s office Tuesday to certify the returns, including races for Congress and Legislature, ballot […]
  • Wearing his black overcoat, Gov. Inslee helps DES employees haul the Holiday Kids’ Tree into the Legislative Building. (Photo courtesy of Patrick McDonald) If you can’t tell by seeing it, you can by the evergreen scent: The state Holiday Kids’ Tree has arrived and is standing tall in the Legislative Building rotunda. Gov. Jay Inslee […]