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Friday, February 24, 2017
W hatcom Community College (WCC) history and political science faculty and the Politics Club invite the public to a presentation by former United States amabassador John M. Koenig. He will discuss “The New Cold War – NATO, Russia, and the Re-division of Europe” 5-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 7 at Heiner Theater on WCC’s campus. Koenig will discuss the current state of ...read more
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Wednesday, February 15, 2017
The Changing Environment & The Columbia River Treaty: February 22-23, 2017 This 2 day symposium is co-hosted by Northwest Indian College and Western Washington University and brings together Tribal and First Nations leaders, government representatives, non-government organizations, academics, and private industry to address the modernization of the Columbia River Treaty. Specifically, this ...read more
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Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Cardiac related death is responsible for 70% of non-traumatic deaths during sports in young athletes. Because such deaths are typically the result of hidden heart defects and abnormalities, the Teen Heart Screen, a community venture, will offer free evaluations to detect undiagnosed heart conditions that put youth at risk. The screening is hosted by Meridian High School. It will take place on ...read more
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Tuesday, February 14, 2017
The American Red Cross has launched a massive disaster response in northern California where at least 188,000 people are under evacuation orders near the Oroville dam system. Sheltering and feeding of thousands of people has begun and will continue in the coming days. The Northwest Region of the American Red Cross is actively involved in the response . Ten staff members and volunteers are already ...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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Saturday, January 28, 2017
High school juniors and seniors can enroll now in SAT and ACT exam prep courses at Whatcom Community College (WCC). The standardized tests are often required for college admission. The SAT prep course begins Feb. 2; ACT prep course begins Feb. 22. A textbook is included in the $195 course fee for each class. “Preparing for the SAT” will help students navigate and succeed with all three ...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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Friday, January 27, 2017
Isaac Burrous, a three-year employee at Corion Landscape Management, has become a partner and vice president at the Ferndale-based company. Burrous, who has 15 years of management experience, joined Corion Landscape Management in 2014 as an account manager and moved into business development in 2016. He also earned the Landscape Industry Certification in Exterior Management through the National ...read more
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Friday, January 27, 2017
Whatcom Community College will use a five-year, $650,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to provide scholarships and academic support for 36 low-income, academically talented students pursuing associate degrees in biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, geology, mathematics and physics. Leaders of the “STEM Excellence through Engagement in Collaboration, Research, and ...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
Thursday, December 22, 2016
Poppe’s 360 Neighborhood Pub, which has provided excellent food and entertainment for guests since 2002, will close after a fantastic New Year’s Eve celebration at Four Points by Sheraton Bellingham Hotel & Conference Center. The evening of Dec. 31 will feature music from DJ Ryan-I beginning at 9 p.m. and a champagne toast at midnight to welcome in 2017. Four Points Bellingham is ...read more
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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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Wednesday, December 07, 2016
An original all-purpose seasoning made famous in a Niagara Falls, Canada restaurant is now available for sale in Western Washington. Mr. Frank’s all-purpose seasoning is ideal for steaks, salmon, pork, chicken, vegetables, and even popcorn, according to company founder Lisa Campbell of Bellingham. The 8-ounce containers can currently be found on the company’s website, ...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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Thursday, November 10, 2016
Holiday spirits flow at BelleWood Acres with seasonal shopping and activities! Weekends on the farm, located at 6140 Guide Meridian, will be full of festive fun to celebrate the season and provide guests with a unique shopping and entertainment experience. BelleWood Country Café, Farm Store and BelleWood Distillery’s tasting room open daily 8:00-5:00 p.m. Destination distillery tours ...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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