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Washington Monthly ranked the University of Washington Bothell No. 13 of 233 colleges on its 2015 Best Bang for the Buck list in the western region. UW Bothell also tops the list of Masters institutions in Washington and the Pacific Northwest. Washington Monthly’s Best Bang for the Buck rates colleges that are “doing the best job of helping non-wealthy students attain marketable degrees at affordable prices.”
Construction workers completed installation of the low-rise roadway deck on Aug. 24 for the new State Route 520 floating bridge on Lake Washington, marking another major accomplishment for the Washington State Department of Transportation en route to opening the new bridge to traffic early next year.
According to recently released data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS),EvergreenHealth is just one of two Puget Sound-area health care systems to avoid paying a federal penalty thanks to its success in reducing 30-day hospital readmission rates among Medicare patients. This is the fourth consecutive year the Kirkland-based system has been granted an exemption from the fine.