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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
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