YWCA Northwest Women's Hall of Fame
Pacific NW Bookseller's Award
Washington State Governor's Award
Japan-America Society President's Award
Photographic Historical Society of New York Award
Frank Riley Award of Society of American Travel Writers for 'best capturing the spirit of a destination'
Three national first-place awards for feature writing from National Federation of Press Women
SATW Western Chapter awards for feature articles, travel trade articles, books
Photography shootout awards for 'People' and 'Sports'
Planet Earth bronze award for an environmental article (Bay Area Travel Writers Association [BATA])
Mayor's Arts Award and Mayor's Culture Award
"School Makes a Difference" Award