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Wednesday, October 18, 2017
It’s our birthday, and we’re celebrating YOU! Join us at Kulshan’s K2 Brewery as we celebrate 28 years of housing and supportive services in our local community, and those that helped to make it happen! Evening festivities include complimentary cake, ice cream, and pints of Kulshan’s finest ales, recognition of our housing partners and partnerships, and more details about how to join the fight ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
It's always fun to get a phone call from the big boss saying that one of his friends wants to record his podcast live in front of our incredible Bellingham audiences. This time, it all came together really quickly, and the show featuring Greg Proops will be THIS SUNDAY, October 22nd!  This will be Greg's 3rd or 4th time doing his Proopcast here, and our past audiences have raved about the ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
You may know someone who could use a holiday job, or who would like to volunteer on behalf of the Salvation Army.  To date, they need 80 people to work as bell ringers, and the Goodwill Job Training and Education Center is coordinating three hiring events at Sunset Square:   Thursday, October 26th at 5:00 pm   Wednesday, November 1st at 5:00 pm   Please share this information with family, ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Open and Free to the Public! Thursday, October 19th  and Friday, October 20th 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. bring your confidential documents (50# or 2 case maximum) that need to be shredded, and place them in the locked barrels located in the bank lobbies listed below. SHRED IT picks up and takes the locked barrels to their secure facility for professional shredding. Banks of the Pacific are located ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Whatcom Community College named one of the top 150 community colleges in the nation for fourth consecutive timeAspen Prize recognizes the College’s high rate of student success Whatcom Community College (WCC) was named one of the top 150 community colleges in the nation by the prestigious Aspen Institute. WCC was selected from a pool of nearly 1,000 public two-year colleges based on outstanding ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, October 06, 2017
Two new providers join PeaceHealth Medical Group Bellingham practices September 26, 2017   PeaceHealth Medical Group (PHMG) welcomes these new board-certified providers to Bellingham practices.Julie Terry, MD, became a member of PHMG’s Same Day Care Clinic team of providers. Dr. Terry earned her medical degree at the St. Louis University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. She then went ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, October 05, 2017
That New Branch SmellGrand Opening Oct. 16-20 | 1910 BroadwayWe’re opening a brand new branch in Bellingham, but you won’t have to go far—just across the street from the old branch. And once you get there you’ll experience the same banking and financial expertise that brings long-term success to our clients. It’s who we are down to the core. And because we’re a locally-based bank, we know the ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, October 05, 2017
The 2017 AAA Cruise Show is one of the largest gatherings of world-class travel providers in Washington.  Come get the latest tips and trends from knowledgeable travel experts, attend insightful presentations and take advantage of special savings. Join us!  Cruise Show Benefits:Day-of-show specials with a $10 per person depositReceive up to $100 onboard spending creditReceive a coupon for 15% ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, October 05, 2017
DeWaard & Bode donates $15,000 to Blue Skies for Children   DeWaard & Bode, a locally owned retailer with two stores in Bellingham and one in Burlington, recently donated $15,000 to Blue Skies for Children.   DeWaard & Bode raised $10,000 by conducting its charity golf tournament Sept. 14 at Avalon Golf Links in Burlington, then contributed $5,000 of its own funds.   This year’s tournament ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Bellingham Technical College’s (BTC) Board of Trustees approved the Bellingham Education Support Team (BEST) Collective Bargaining Agreement, at a special meeting held today, Monday, October 2, 2017. BEST ratified the collective bargaining agreement on Thursday, September 28, at approximately 8:30 p.m. Major contract elements include:  ·         Base wage increases of 3.05% in 2017-2018, 4.2% ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, October 04, 2017
FIZZPOP says: "We are so excited to announce that we WON GOLD – Best Creative Company in the Northwest for the second year in a row! We want to personally take the time to thank our wonderful clients. You made this possible, and we thank you for showing the love! FizzPOP Media is known for creating websites that not only look impressive, but convert visitors to customers. We help our clients ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Take part in the year's premiere technology conference for Northwest Washington. Located at the Bellingham Ferry Terminal, this conference brings together two hundred of the region's top tech leaders, innovators, entrepreneurs and business executives to dive deep into key topics for innovation and excellence in our region. There is a Sneak Peak VIP Reception to the Granary on October 18th which ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, October 03, 2017
The median sales price of a Bellingham home surpassed $400,000 in a quarter for the first time, according to a local real-estate broker.  Bellingham’s median sales price was $405,242 in the recently completed third quarter, up 9.3 percent from the third quarter of 2016, according to Troy Muljat, managing broker of Bellingham-based Muljat Group Commercial. Muljat prepared the report based on data ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, October 02, 2017
If you want to vote in the November 7 General Election, Monday, October 9, is the last day to register to vote or change your address.  If you have a Washington State Driver License or a Washington State I.D. card, the quickest way to register or change your address is by going online at www.myvote.wa.gov, County Auditor Debbie Adelstein said.  Citizens can also mail a paper registration form to ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Update September 28, 2017 BELLINGHAM TECHNICAL COLLEGE AND THE BELLINGHAM EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT TEAM UNION REACH AGREEMENT CLASSES IN SESSION FOR FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29  Bellingham, Washington-September 28, 2017 – Bellingham Technical College (BTC) is pleased to announce that BTC and BEST have reached agreement. BEST, representing classified clerical, technical, instructional and retail support ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
September 30, 2017 through January 7, 2018 Museum Member Preview Friday, September 29, 5 - 7 p.m.; Lightcatcher Building Museum Members are invited to join together for the opening of this exhibition, on loan to the Museum for the first time from the Tacoma Art Museum. Enjoy lihjt appetizers, wine, and live music. Presenting 75 artworks on loan from the Tacoma Art Museum, Art of the American ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Whatcom Community College is offering the following Continuing Education classes. Please check out the topics that are of interest to you for more information and registration:Marketing Your Business with Facebook, 10/3   Unleashing Change in Your Organization, 10/4 – 10/25   Starting Your Own Business, 10/7   Excel 2016—Level 1, 10/9 & 10/11   Navigating the Multigenerational Workplace, 10/13 ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Friday, September 22, 2017
New to the Bellingham area but not to baking, Sarah Woods has been making waves in the Bellingham dessert scene since opening her own business earlier this year. Her company, Gathered Confections, brings a refreshing approach to sweets, emphasizing locally sourced ingredients, classical preparations, and old-fashioned scratch baking methods. What’s more, she does custom recipe development to ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Google tightens its grip on security By ClickMonster Staff Sept 20, 2017   If the Equifax data breach hasn’t already gotten you scared, now there’s even more reason to safeguard your website with an SSL certificate: Google’s using its ubiquitous web browser, Chrome, to fight the war against unsecure sites. Beginning in October, Chrome will call out sites that don’t have an SSL certificate by ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Chamber
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Alcoa Foundation awards Whatcom Community College $25K engineering grant Alcoa Foundation awarded Whatcom Community College a $25,000 grant to support the College’s expanding pre-engineering program. The “Alcoa Program for Engineering Student Development / Career Success” will provide the essential equipment and materials for students preparing for futures in engineering. The yearlong grant, which ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Red Cross Responds to Mexican Earthquake    The Mexican Red Cross has multiple teams assisting in search and rescue operations following the deadly 7.1 magnitude earthquake in Mexico on 9/19/17. Dozens of Mexican Red Cross teams are searching for survivors, transporting the injured to hospitals and providing first aid on the scene. The States most affected are Morelos, Puebla, Mexico City and ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, September 18, 2017
Donate to AAA’s Soap for Hope Toiletry Drive to Benefit Bellingham and Mount Vernon CharitiesNow through December 22, 2017 AAA Hopes to Collect Their One Millionth Donation on their 10th Anniversary  AAA Washington is teaming up with Lydia Place and the Stanwood Food Bank to provide fresh opportunities for our neighbors in need. This year marks the 10th anniversary of AAA Washington’s annual ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Nominations now open for Top 7 Under 40 AwardsOnce again, The Bellingham Business Journal, Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber of Commerce and Whatcom Young Professionals are teaming up to honor the next generation of leaders in our community. The second annual Top 7 Under 40 Whatcom Young Professional Award will recognize young professionals whose leadership has made a positive impact on Whatcom ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Business Networking and Education Series Returns Sustainable Connections announces the return of Business Over Breakfast, a popular networking and education series for local businesses this fall! Join them for the first of three events, starting Wednesday September 6th. Each breakfast focuses on a different topic while also providing ample time for facilitated networking. Two of the three topics ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Acclaimed chef Jenn Louis visits Village Books in Fairhaven Wednesday, Aug. 23 for two events in support of her new cookbook, The Book of Greens.  Louis will demonstrate recipes from the book at 4 p.m. at the Bellingham Farmers Wednesday Market on the Village Green directly behind Village Books. Then, at 7 p.m., the Portland-based chef will discuss her book at Village Books’ Readings Gallery. ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Have you ever seen a grocery advertisement from 50-60 years ago and been amazed at how much lower prices were then? For customers of the first retail cannabis stores in Washington state that opened in July 2014, the dramatic changes since then are similar – but in reverse.  Prices for cannabis products at state-licensed stores are much lower now than they were three years ago, according to Aaron ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Friday, June 23, 2017
PeaceHealth reminds public that pets can transmit infection and bacteriaHospital and clinics request that non-service animals remain at home   BELLINGHAM, Wash., June 12, 2017 – In an effort to ensure the safety and sanitation of its hospital and clinic environments, PeaceHealth asks that patients and visitors refrain from bringing pets to its Bellingham facilities. While PeaceHealth recognizes ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, June 22, 2017
WCC will function as a “super hub,” helping to support and guide 10 regional centers6/22/17 ​Whatcom Community College (WCC) has been selected by the National Security Agency (NSA) to lead efforts to improve and expand cybersecurity education nationwide as one of four Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyberdefense (CAE-CD) National Resource Centers. In this role, WCC will function as a “super ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 The Port has awarded a $750,000 contract to American Construction of Tacoma to rehabilitate three deteriorated piers in Blaine Harbor in support of the working waterfront.  The project will open up additional dock space and increase the load bearing capacity of the piers for commercial fishing vessels and maritime industries which rely on these structures to do ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Monday, June 19, 2017
E-Cycle Washington, the state’s electronics recycling program, has been in operation for nine years, collecting more than 345 million pounds of electronic devices and keeping them out of the landfill. In 2016, E-Cycle collected more than 36 million pounds of TVs, computers, monitors, e-readers, and portable DVD players for recycling. Recycling saves energy and conserves resources, but it also ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article
Monday, June 19, 2017
Whatcom Community College has been selected by the University of Washington and the state Department of Health to advance leadership in health care education for western Washington. As the new Area Health Education Center (AHEC), Whatcom works with regional partners to improve health care quality and access for rural and medically underserved communities. AHEC recruits students and health ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Bellingham, Wash. – Whatcom Community College English professor Jeff Klausman has been awarded the 2016 Lisa Ede Excellence in Teaching Award by the Two-Year College English Association of the Pacific Northwest (TYCA-PNW). Klausman, who has been teaching at Whatcom for 20 years, was honored at the association’s annual conference in October.  The Lisa Ede award is given to those who exemplify ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release