News for Human Interest

Friday, April 14, 2017
NAS Whidbey Island Invites Public to 75 th Celebration at Open House June 24 NAVAL AIR STATION WHIDBEY ISLAND, Wash . – Naval Air Station Whidbey Island will hold a Public Open House on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at Ault Field from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in honor of its 75 th anniversary. It was on Sept. 21, 1942 at the Seaplane Base that the first Commanding Officer Capt. Cyril T. Simard read the ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Whatcom Community College seeks proposals for campus food services Bellingham, Wash. – Whatcom Community College is seeking proposals from vendors to provide on-campus food services. The estimated time period for the contract is September 2017 – August 2022. The proposal due date is Friday, May 5 at 3 p.m. Pacific Standard Time. For more details, please visit ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Thursday, April 13, 2017
PeaceHealth names Eric Brettner as chief financial officer for Northwest network BELLINGHAM, Wash. – Eric Brettner has been named chief financial officer for PeaceHealth’s communities in NW Washington and SE Alaska. Brettner will oversee all aspects of financial management and financial operations for the four PeaceHealth medical centers in the Northwest network: PeaceHealth St. ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Sustainable Connections Invites Local Merchants to Raise Their Profile, Engage More Customers, and Drive Traffic with New Mobile Coupon App BELLINGHAM, WA, April 10, 2017– Sustainable Connections is replacing their much loved paper coupon book with a mobile coupon app powered by Chinook Book. With incredibly low introductory deals, they are encouraging all businesses to sign up today and to ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Economic, Press Release
Friday, April 07, 2017
Port Commissioners Invite Community to April Sessions of Coffee with a Commissioner What do you think should be the focus of the Port of Bellingham? Do you have questions or concerns you’d like to share with this special purpose municipal government? Would you like to find out more about Port projects such as the downtown waterfront redevelopment project? Do you have questions about Port ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Political, Press Release
Thursday, April 06, 2017
Understanding Conflict April 19 & 26, 2-5pm, $95 A course on communication and conflict resolution skills applicable to home, community, and work. Participants will learn to listen actively and assert their needs, understand their responses to conflict, and communicate effectively in high-stress situations. Instructor: Mary Dumas, President, Dumas & Associates, Inc. Managing Conflict as ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Human Interest
Monday, April 03, 2017
PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center first Washington hospital north of Seattle to offer WATCHMAN Implant procedure WATCHMAN Implant offers alternative to blood-thinning medications to reduce stroke risk BELLINGHAM, Wash., March 29, 2017 — PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center is the first hospital in northern Washington to offer patients an alternative to long-term anticoagulation ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
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
Bellingham Automotive, customers collaborate for 25 Acts of Kindness Many community organizations benefited from the 25 Acts of Kindness campaign, a collaboration of Bellingham Automotive and its customers. Bellingham Automotive, founded in 1991, celebrated its 25 th anniversary last year with 25 Acts of Kindness. Owned by John and Carol Beebe, the repair and maintenance shop undertook 25 ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
The unique and animated style of stand-up comedian Gabriel Iglesias will be on the grandstand stage Saturday, Aug. 19 at the Northwest Washington Fair in Lynden. Iglesias’ stand-up comedy is a mixture of storytelling, parodies, characters and sound effects that bring his personal experiences to life. He is one of the most-watched comedians on YouTube with more than 300 million views. His ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
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
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
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article