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Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Port Seeks Community Input on Two New Waterfront DesignsThe Port Commission is evaluating two new options for improving public access through the downtown waterfront and would like to hear from the community before making a decision.  The first, in a series of opportunities for community members to give their thoughts on a preferred park and road layout, will be held before the next Commission ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
For 30 years, local photographer Tore Ofteness has boarded small airplanes to document the Pacific Northwest from the air.  In his photography, Ofteness captures iconic images such as a vivid carpet of tulips in the Skagit Valley, shifting sunlight on the Salish Sea, the full moon over the Cascades, and commercial vessels threading the San Juan Islands. Now, more than 100 images from Ofteness’ ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Four-course family-style dinner offered Christmas Day at Four Points Bellingham   A four-course, family-style dinner will be presented Christmas Day at the Four Points by Sheraton Bellingham Hotel & Conference Center, 714 Lakeway Drive.   The dinner will be offered from 3-8 p.m. in the hotel’s B-Town Kitchen & Raw Bar and Chinuk restaurants. After a first course of potato leek soup and a ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, December 11, 2017
City changes pay-for-parking systemCustomers now pay based on their license plate, rather than stall numberby Amy Cloud, Communications and Outreach / December 07, 2017 (Thursday) There is a new system in place for how customers pay for parking at City pay stations. As of Wednesday, Dec. 6, the system has converted from paying by stall number to paying via vehicle license plate number.  As stall ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, December 07, 2017
  The Whatcom County Council, in their role as the Health Board, voted unanimously on December 5, 2017 to adopt regulation that creates and funds a secure medicine return program for Whatcom County. The new program will make getting rid of leftover or unwanted medicines more convenient by expanding the number of secure locations where people can drop off unused medicines. The Whatcom County ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, November 27, 2017
Until December 20th, 2017, ATU and WTA will be collecting new and “like new” clothing and blankets.  Socks, men’s coats, blankets, and sleeping bags are particularly needed. WTA will collect donated items from bins located at their Cordata Station and downtown Bellingham Station. ATU and WTA will work with several support organizations including Opportunity Council, Hope House, and others. All ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, November 27, 2017
  Lydia Place's 2017 Adopt a Family for the Holidays is Here                                                                           In partnership with KAFE Radio, this program brings gifts (and smiles!) to over one hundred Lydia Place families with children. For many of these families, this is their first holiday season in their own homes.    Visit our website to see available ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, November 20, 2017
High school juniors and seniors encouraged to attend Dec. 1 Fall Preview Day at Whatcom Community College High school juniors and seniors are invited to Fall Preview Day at Whatcom Community College from 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Friday, December 1. This free event will help prospective students learn more about academic programs of interest, steps to enroll and pay for college, and the services and ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, October 23, 2017
  Deck the Old City HallWednesday – Sunday, November 24 – December 31, Noon – 1pmOld City Hall | 121 Prospect Street Get in the holiday spirit with the Whatcom Museum's annual festivities! Historic Old City Hall will be decked out for the season. View decorated trees, take your picture with Santa, visit with Wally the Museum Mouse, and more. Admission is by donation, and proceeds are used to ...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
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
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
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
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