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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
General Election ballots are being mailed Wednesday, October 17, and the Voters’ Pamphlet should arrive within a few days of receiving your ballot.  You will be receiving one Voters’ Pamphlet that combines the Whatcom County Local Voters’ Pamphlet with the State, Auditor Debbie Adelstein said.  If you decide to return your ballot by mail, the State has agreed to pay the postage in an effort to ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
The Port of Bellingham is teaming up with Puget Sound Energy (PSE) to reduce its carbon footprint by purchasing 100 percent of its power from wind and solar sources.  The Port has signed on to the Green Direct program which allows eligible customers to buy electricity generated by renewable resources rather than the conventional mix which includes coal and natural gas.“The Port of Bellingham is ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Express Employment Professionals has temporary and permanant positions with companies in Whatcom County! Labor & Manufacturing:               Skilled Labor & Manufacturing:Fiberglass Production                        Facility MaintenanceJanitorial/Sanitation                            Tank DriversFood Processing                                Quality ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, October 15, 2018
Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 67 million Americans will increase 2.8 percent in 2019, the Social Security Administration announced today. The 2.8 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin with benefits payable to more than 62 million Social Security beneficiaries in January 2019. Increased payments to more than 8 million SSI ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Thursday, October 11, 2018
New event services — Come celebrate your special event at the YachtClub! The Bellingham Yacht Club (BYC) is announcing its expansion into eventservices with our newly refreshed re-named MARINA ROOM!The Marina Room at the BYC is a perfect choice for your wedding,fall/spring gala fundraising dinner, breakfast and lunch meetings, anniversary,holiday party and all other special events.The Marina Room ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, October 11, 2018
The Lairmont Manor is now taking bookings for Holiday parties in November and December.  These bookings can be for private or business events. Please contact D.J. Kent, Venue Coordinator M-F 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. 360-647-1444 info@lairmontmanor.com  
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Ladies Night Get Your "Glo" On Thursday, October 18, 4:00pm - 7:00pm GLO Skin Beauty Makeup  skin nourishing and award winning mineral makeup Galderma Cosmetic Injectables Lift, soften and plump the face and lips! LADIES NIGHT SPECIALSPurchase of 100u or more of Dysport for $4/unitAny purchase of $100+ Glo Skin Beauty Makeup earns 10 FREE units of DysportBOGO 1/2 OFF Restylane ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, October 09, 2018
A strong market for home sales in Bellingham led Whatcom County to another double-digit gain in prices in the third quarter, according to a local real-estate broker.  The median sales price of a Whatcom County home was $391,475 in the third quarter, up 11.9 percent from the third quarter of 2017, according to Troy Muljat, owner and president of Bellingham-based Muljat Group Realtors. Muljat ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
 Travel north to the world-renowned Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at the University of British Columbia on Saturday, Oct. 27 with Whatcom Community College. Registration deadline is Oct. 15. A public, research, and teaching museum, MOA houses nearly 50,000 works from almost every part of the world, and is dedicated to promoting awareness of global cultural traditions with an emphasis on the First ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
Friday, October 12th from 4 – 7 p.m.Railroad Center, 1411 Railroad AvenueJoin us at our new Railroad Center, home to BTC’s new Cosmetology program and our Corporate & Continuing Education department.The event will start with a welcome and opening remarks by Dr. Kimberly Perry, BTC President, and a welcome to downtown from Bellingham Mayor Kelli Linville, followed by tours of the building and a ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, October 01, 2018
Under state and federal law, individuals with disabilities are allowed to bring service animals into places of public accommodation such as businesses, government offices, and other areas open to the public. Service animals are always welcome, but other animals are prohibited by law in food establishments. Other businesses may decline to permit animals other than trained service animals. (WAC ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, October 01, 2018
Daylong classes offered Monday, Oct. 15 and Thursday, Oct. 18Whatcom Community College’s Area Health Education Center for Western Washington (AHECWW) is offering two free “Mental Health First Aid” classes in October. The Monday, Oct. 15 class takes place at the East Whatcom Regional Resource Center (EWRRC) in Maple Falls. The Thursday, Oct. 18 class will be held on WCC’s campus and is tailored for ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Monday, October 01, 2018
  The Bellingham Police Department is currently seeking qualified applicants for our Bellingham Neighbors Together (BNT) and Bellingham Citizen Patrol (BCP) teams.  These programs are coordinated by the police department, and partner citizens in our community with their police force.  BNT volunteers assist Bellingham Police by providing a visible presence to our citizens, observing and ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, October 01, 2018
The Whatcom Housing Alliance, a new coalition created to help solve the housing crisis, announces the second annual Whatcom Housing Week, Sunday, October 21st – Thursday, October 25th. Housing Week aims to build awareness and support for innovative housing solutions that create diverse, vibrant, and healthy homes for all.    Housing week will feature free: Presentations from community ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, October 01, 2018
Gain a competitive edge in the job market or increase work efficiency by taking a project or quality management class at Whatcom Community College. Students who complete the three-course series are eligible to receive a certificate of completion. Instructor Bill Warner is a seasoned project professional who provides students with the essential skills needed to understand and implement the ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Whatcom Community College invites applications for the Principle Accountant position. The Principal Accountant is responsible for providing leadership and guidance in the areas of general ledger accounting, auditing, banking, and internal controls. The Principal Accountant works collaboratively with the Director for Business and Finance, and other staff in the Business Office. The Principal ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
  Whatcom Community College (WCC) was recently awarded five grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF) that total nearly $5 million. The grants focus on improving STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education and cybersecurity.This month, WCC was awarded a $3.6 million-dollar grant titled “Collaborative Research: Community College Cyber Pilot (C3P) Program.” The project will ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, September 24, 2018
The Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center (WDRC) invites the community to join in honoring eight remarkable individuals and organizations who have helped build peace in Whatcom County. The Peace Builder Award winners will be recognized at the 16th Annual Peace Builders Awards Gala, presented by Peoples Bank, on November 16th at 5:00 PM, in Bellingham Technical College’s Settlemyer Hall.  Each of ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, September 24, 2018
A single mother with two children in Bellingham is receiving a free Daikin Ductless Heat Pump installed at their home from Barron Heating & Air Conditioning.  Liza Bancroft was nominated during Barron Heating’s Christmas in July giving event. Ductless heat pumps, which provide energy-efficient heating and cooling, were also donated to the Todd and Haylie Taylor family in Sedro-Woolley and the ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, September 24, 2018
 WTA is making up to three retired vanpool vans available to local community organizations, through a competitive application process. To apply for a van, organizations must be non-profits or government agencies who provide a valuable community service.      WTA staff will evaluate applications based on the recipients’ ability to ensure a community benefit, bridge a transportation gap, and ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, September 24, 2018
Sterling Real Estate Group is excited to announce the addition of Leela Hollcroft to their Bellingham Office.  Leela can be reached at 360-393-9081.Leela has spent 25 years nurturing and loving people as a Massage Therapist and Hypnotherapist and thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it.  Because of her skills, knowledge and energy, as well as her great ability to truly connect with her clients, she ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, September 20, 2018
The City of Bellingham and the Whatcom Family YMCA have begun a six-month study to determine the viability of a new partnership to expand the Arne Hanna Aquatic Center into a new community health and wellness center and headquarters for the YMCA. After a preliminary evaluation of several sites in Bellingham and Whatcom County, the YMCA identified the Civic Athletic Complex, including the Arne ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Do you enjoy spending time with kids from Kindergarten through high school and helping them learn new and valuable lessons that will greatly impact their futures? If so, we have just the right opportunity for you! When you volunteer for Junior Achievement of Washington, you have the privilege of educating children in the topics of work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy. Your ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Education
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
The recently-published 2018 Whatcom County Community Health Assessment revealed that when it comes to health across the county, all things are not equal. To further examine how health and well-being vary amongst the cities and towns within Whatcom County, the health department is hosting a series of community listening sessions to gather input directly from community members about the assets and ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, June 05, 2018
Bellingham Advanced Medical Imaging is pleased to announce its grand opening on June 6, 2018 at 1344 King Street, Suite 101. The Bellingham Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 13 to mark the occasion. An open house — which will include tours of the imaging center — will follow in late summer 2018. The new full-service, outpatient ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release