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Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Meet Newberry Award winner Kwame Alexander at Aug. 21 Literature Live event at Village Books in Fairhaven Meet the author, sing happy birthday, have your book signed Hear Newberry Award winner and New York Times bestselling author Kwame Alexander read from his new Young Adult (YA) novel Solo at a 7 p.m., Monday, Aug. 21 Literature Live event at Village Books in Fairhaven. Adding to the fun, ...read more
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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 ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Monday, July 31, 2017
Lighthouse Mission Ministries offers open house about its homeless services July 27, 2017 Lighthouse Mission Ministries, which has been serving Whatcom County’s homeless since 1923, is offering an open house from 3-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 3. Approximately 230 men, women and children receive shelter and care from Lighthouse Mission Ministries each night and 350 nutritious meals are served ...read more
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Monday, July 31, 2017
The Port has completed a $500,000 project to replace the 45,786 square foot roof on Warehouse 2 at the Bellingham Shipping Terminal. The roof was past its design life. “This project was completed on-time and under budget” said Port Engineer Jon Gibson. “We took advantage of the summer weather and knew what to expect after replacing a similar roof on an adjacent warehouse at the ...read more
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Monday, July 31, 2017
Note: The Business Buzz inaccurately stated that admission is free. Please note that there is a cost of admission to the Whatcom Museum. The Whatcom Museum is hosting the Whatcom Artist Studio Tour exhibition, August 4 – September 3, 2017 at Old City Hall. In anticipation of the Whatcom Artist Studio Tour in October, the Museum will be showcasing a diversity of artwork by participating ...read more
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Tuesday, July 25, 2017
B-Town Kitchen & Raw Bar to Host First Annual Oysterfest B-Town Kitchen & Raw Bar , home to Bellingham’s only raw bar, is inviting seafood lovers to indulge in their 1st Annual OysterFest on Saturday, August 5 th , 2pm-6pm , to commemorate National Oyster Day. Guests can enjoy fresh-shucked $1 oysters paired with special house-made dipping sauces prepared by Chef Evan Morrison, ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
2017 Shift Yes Conference Creating a "Yes, And" Culture of High-Level Performance & Engagement Presented by International Speaker Galen Emanuele Sept 7th, 2017 1:00pm - 3:30pm Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites 4260 Mitchell Way, Bellingham, WA Description Galen’s captivating presentation and workshop transforms the way attendees interact and show up with everyone in their life ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article
Monday, July 10, 2017
August at The Upfront! Action & Anniversary! The Upfront Theatre turns 13 years old this August, and we will be celebrating with a weekend full of shows featuring Ryan Stiles, players from the Mainstage Ensemble, and potentially an outside guest or two. Our Anniversary weekend will take place August 11 th and 12 th with shows at 8 and 10pm. Tickets for this special weekend will go on Sale on ...read more
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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 ...read more
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Friday, June 23, 2017
PeaceHealth reminds public that pets can transmit infection and bacteria Hospital 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 ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Thursday, June 22, 2017
WCC will function as a “super hub,” helping to support and guide 10 regional centers 6/22/ 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 ...read more
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Wednesday, June 21, 2017
The Port is pleased to announce it has received a clean audit from the Washington State Auditor’s Office. The State Auditor’s Office reviews all state and local government financial records each year to ensure taxpayer dollars are being spent properly. The 2016 Port Audit revealed no deficiencies in the Port’s financial records. “I am happy with the results of the ...read more
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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 business. ...read more
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Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Two Northwest Washington Fair fan favorites that are filled with action, the demolition derby and the Lynden PRCA Rodeo, return to the Bank of the Pacific Grandstand Entertainment Series this year with tickets for them going on sale Thursday, June 15. Dozens of drivers looking for hard-hitting collisions will compete in this year’s demo derby on Monday, Aug. 14. Grandstand tickets are $10 ...read more
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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 ...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
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Thursday, June 01, 2017
– June 1, 2017 - Emergency Reporting, a leading provider of Fire & EMS records management software headquartered in Bellingham, WA, is pleased to announce the recruitment of executives and other talent from partner brands including Hexagon/Intergraph and competing brands including FIREHOUSE Software, SafetyPAD , ESO, and ZOLL. “Our platform is growing steadily – and ...read more
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Monday, November 14, 2016
Costco will replace its original Bellingham location with a new facility approximately 1 mile southwest, at 4125 Arctic Ave. on Saturday, November 19 , at 8 a.m. Costco opened its original location in Bellingham in November 1991. The company determined that the Bellingham location was too small to adequately provide all the amenities newer buildings have. The original Bellingham location will ...read more
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Monday, November 07, 2016
Lynden PRCA Rodeo sets donation record, gives $46,050 to PeaceHealth Cancer Center The Lynden PRCA Rodeo, presented by the Northwest Washington Fair, recently donated $46,050 to the PeaceHealth St. Joseph Cancer Center in Bellingham for breast cancer patient care and research. The contribution is the most ever raised through the rodeo’s Tough Enough to Wear Pink campaign. Contestants, ...read more
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Saturday, October 08, 2016
Premier Christy Clark and Gov. Jay Inslee today signed a memorandum of understanding affirming their shared interest in creating regional economic opportunities for innovation in the technology sector. Government and business leaders in British Columbia and Washington are collaborating on the development of a new 21st century tech corridor — the Cascadia Innovation Corridor — to ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article