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Monday, March 20, 2017
Bellingham, Wash. – From the beginning of its 50-year history, Whatcom Community College (WCC) has been recognized as an innovator. To celebrate 50 years of excellence and a future of new opportunities, WCC is partnering with the Whatcom Museum to present a college history exhibition at Old City Hall, 121 Prospect Street, Bellingham. The exhibition opens Saturday, March 18 and will remain ...read more
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Thursday, March 16, 2017
Dollars that make a difference The Movement Mortgage foundation exists to bring life, light and hope to community across the globe. But how, exactly, does that happen? Here's an overview — by the numbers — of where and how Movement Foundation has impacted communities. In 2016, Movement Foundation invested more than $9.5 million in communities. That includes starting Movement ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Human Interest
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
The Port Commission has authorized $65,000 in cost sharing funds to support economic development projects in Blaine, Lynden, Ferndale and Everson. The funding is offered as part of the Port’s small cities economic development program, which supports and leverages projects stimulating private investment and jobs in the six small cities of Whatcom County. “An important part of the ...read more
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Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Minuteman Press acquisition expands direct-mail capabilities Minuteman Press in Bellingham recently expanded its direct-mail capabilities with the acquisition of Speedy Automated Mailers, also in Bellingham. Michael Tilley, owner of Minuteman Press in Bellingham, said Speedy’s equipment and databases will improve service for its bulk-mail customers. Also, Minuteman Press has hired Cameron ...read more
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Monday, February 13, 2017
There’s nothing more inspirational than the story of an underdog who triumphs with the odds stacked against them. Join us, for Against All Odds (8pm), as we use the structure of this classic tale to create a fully improvised journey of the down and out working their way to victory! From the crazy coach, the nasty rival, to the inspirational training montage, you’ll find all of the ...read more
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Sunday, February 12, 2017
The cozy confines of Galloway’s Cocktail Bar opened Dec. 28 at 1200 10 th St., Suite 102, in Bellingham’s Fairhaven district. Both Galloway’s and the adjacent 22-room Fairhaven Village Inn are owned by Gene and Connie Shannon. They named the bar after an Iowa couple who were frequent guests of Fairhaven Village Inn, became friends of the Shannons and then Fairhaven locals after ...read more
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Friday, January 27, 2017
The City of Bellingham is partnering with the Washington State Food Truck Association to test several on-street mobile food vending opportunities in three select locations: 210 Lottie Street (City Hall), the 1300 block of Commercial Street (across from the parking garage) and the 1400 block of State Street. These locations were selected due to their proximity to interested businesses and/or ...read more
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Monday, January 16, 2017
Veritas Media Productions , a video marketing agency dedicated to helping businesses and nonprofits grow, took first place in two categories in the 2016 Wistia Choice Awards, hosted by Wistia.com. Veritas Media won first place in the Storytelling and Hardworking Video categories for two separate video submissions. The Storytelling Award was presented in recognition of the following video ...read more
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Friday, January 13, 2017
First Federal Community Foundation has awarded a grant for $25,000 to Lydia Place for the purpose of supporting the Strengthening Families, Building Futures Campaign. The Strengthening Families, Building Futures Campaign will equip Lydia Place with the physical space and tools necessary to deliver services to homeless children and their families, and to continue to expand programs and services ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, January 12, 2017
BELLINGHAM, WASH. – The organizational team has set the 2nd annual Bellingham SeaFeast for the weekend of Sept. 22-23 downtown and at Squalicum Harbor. The inaugural SeaFeast last fall, themed “Eat, Play, Explore…and Eat Some More,” attracted more than 6,000, and the organizers say they anticipate topping that with possible expansion of sites and attractions in 2017. ...read more
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Thursday, January 12, 2017
Brigid Collins Family Support Center invites you to join the revolution to end child abuse by attending their annual benefit auction on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Held at the Silver Reef Hotel Casino Spa, join a group of amazing champions of children for an evening of fun, love and charitable giving. The ‘All We Need is Love’ 60’s inspired event will feature approximately 200 ...read more
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Saturday, January 07, 2017
Whatcom County is believed to have set records in 2016 for most homes sold and highest median prices of home sales as strong demand was aided by low mortgage rates. The number of county homes sold in 2016 increased 5.1 percent to 3,145 in comparison to 2015, according to Lylene Johnson of The Muljat Group, who released the report based on data from the Northwest Washington Multiple Listing ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Economic, Press Release
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
2020 Solutions becomes first cannabis retailer in Whatcom Co. to accept app’s debit payments The two Bellingham stores of 2020 Solutions on Dec. 12 became the first retailers north of Seattle to use an app that accepts debit payments for cannabis products. The 2020 Solutions stores at 2018 Iron St. in downtown Bellingham and at 5655 Guide Meridian, just south of Axton Road, now accept debit ...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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Monday, October 24, 2016
The Port Commission has authorized a Purchase and Sale agreement with Pando Innovations, LLC (Itek Energy) for approximately two acres of property and a 48,000 square foot warehouse near Bellingham’s downtown waterfront at 800 Cornwall Avenue. This transaction allows Itek Energy, Washington’s leading manufacturer of solar panels, to expand and hire additional employees to meet a ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, General News Article
Friday, October 14, 2016
Whatcom Community College in Bellingham, Wash., will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2017. What began as a “college without walls” is now regarded as one of the nation’s top two-year colleges (Aspen Institute). We will honor the positive impact Whatcom has had in our community and in the lives of our graduates at events throughout the year. And we invite community groups, ...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
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