Chinese aviation students pay a visit

Lt. Governor Owen, center, met with students from the Sichuan province of China on Jan. 17. The students are all enrolled at the Civil Aviation Flight University of China (CAFUC) in Sichuan, but are currently taking aviation courses at either Clover Park Technical College, Green River Community College or Everett Community College as part of their training. Next to the lieutenant governor is Qiuqiu Zhenhua with the West China Development International Association in Chengdu. The Sichuan Province and the State of Washington have a long-standing friendship agreement.

Speaking with Scouts

Lt. Governor Owen spent some time with visiting scouts from the Gig Harbor area on Nov. 15.

Visitors from Hong Kong seek opportunities in Washington

Lt. Governor Owen, left, received a business delegation from Hong Kong in the Capitol Oct. 12. To his left is Wilson Tang, chairman of Proper Assets Management Limited. The group is interested in investing in multi-family developments, finance, entertainment and sports. They would also like to start a winery in Washington state. (Washington Legislature photo).

Visiting Cuba >>

Lt. Governor Owen and a delegation of 18 including three legislators and leaders from Washington business, education and health care visited Cuba on a mission focused on health care between Sept. 4 and Sept. 9. In this photo the delegation is standing with Cuban officials after a meeting in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs building in Havana.


Op-Ed from Lt. Governor: Be a mentor

In an op-ed published today in the Seattle Times, Lt. Governor Owen a call to action for caring adults to become mentors. The piece was prompted by a national study by the

Report on recent mission to Cuba looks at nation’s health care system

Cuba’s community-based health care system focusing on preventative care, along with globally respected medical schools and network of regional hospitals left strong impressions with Lt. Governor Owen and his 18 fellow delegates during a

Statement of Lt. Governor Owen on passing of Senator Andy Hill

“I was very sad to learn of the passing of Senator Andy Hill, a brilliant star in the Senate who got along with just about everyone on both sides of the political

TVW’s civic education series features roles and responsibilities of Office of Lt. Governor

A new video produced by the state’s public affairs broadcast network, TVW, features the roles and responsibilities of Washington’s lieutenant governor. The video takes a “person on the street” approach by asking