News for Press Release

Friday, May 26, 2017
Emergency Reporting, a leading provider of Fire & EMS records management software headquartered in Bellingham, WA, hosted the first “Google I/O Event Bellingham!” last week with organizer Technology Alliance Group for NW Washington (TAG) . Google I/O is an annual developer conference held in San Francisco. Thousands of Google developers attend the three-day event each year, ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Bellingham Urology Group Invites You to..... Lunch and learn as Dr. Robert King explains the latest technique to help women suffering from changes in their vaginal health Friday, June 9th 11:00-1:00 PM Ciao Thyme Restaurant 207 Unity St Bellingham, WA 98225 • Vaginal dryness and atrophy • Side effects from hysterectomy or breast cancer treatments • Mild incontinence Space is limited ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Human Interest
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Forty-second District Reps. Vincent Buys and Luanne Van Werven issued the following joint statement today after Gov. Jay Inslee vetoed a section of the transportation budget that would have provided funding for a new I-5/Exit 274 interchange project in Blaine. “We are extremely disappointed the governor chose to veto a project that would have significantly improved freight mobility in our ...read more
Categories: Political, Press Release
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
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 facilities such as Bellingham International Airport, the marinas or the Bellingham ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Political
Monday, May 22, 2017
Towards Zero Waste is on the rise across Whatcom County: BELLINGHAM, WA, May 22, 2017 - Sustainable Connections announces that their Toward Zero Waste Campaign (TZW) has now provided waste reductions services to over 500 businesses since the campaign started in 2008, and thanks in part to support by the Alcoa Foundation, the TZW Campaign will serve another 50 businesses by July 2017. Through the ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, May 22, 2017
Park and ride to the Ski to Sea Festival! On Sunday, May 28, WTA will run extra buses on Route 14 between Western Washington University (WWU) and the Ski to Sea Festival in Fairhaven. Free parking will be available at WWU's Lot C, located on Bill McDonald Parkway at West College Way. Buses will depart from a bus shelter on the West side of Bill McDonald Parkway. The bus shelter is called ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Women Sharing Hope’s 18 th -annual event benefits Skookum Kids, Family Promise Women Sharing Hope’s 18 th -annual fundraiser, a champagne luncheon and silent auction, will benefit Whatcom County efforts to aid children and homeless families. Proceeds from the May 20 event at Semiahmoo Resort in Blaine will support Skookum Kids and Family Promise. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. The silent ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Go Multichannel to Raise More Money : Tools & strategies to inspire imagination & connect with generational donors in new ways Details: When: June 1, 2017, 11:30am - 1:30pm Where: Bellingham Golf & Country Club, 3729 Meridian Street Bellingham, WA 98225 Registration : Member: $40, Non-member: $50, On-site: $60 register at: ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center recognized with a Stroke GOLD PLUS Achievement Award BELLINGHAM, Wash., May 22, 2017 – PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center was recognized this May with a Stroke GOLD PLUS achievement award for 2017 by the American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association. The continued success in using the Get With The Guidelines ® –Stroke and Target ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, May 15, 2017
BORDER APPRECIATION DAYS SALES EVENT Take 25% off of your purchases (Some restrictions may apply) May 19-22, 2017 Victoria Day Weekend Bellingham, WA (May 9, 2017) Bellis Fair is holding a Border Appreciation Sales Event during the upcoming Victoria Day Weekend May 19-22, 2017 for both locals and our Canadian neighbors. Participating retailers will take 25% off of purchases (some restrictions may ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Monday, May 15, 2017
34th Annual Whatcom Museum History Sunset Cruises Set Sail this Summer FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Bellingham, WA, May 15, 2017 The Whatcom Museum is pleased to announce the return of its popular summer history cruises along Bellingham Bay, now in its 34th year. For the 2017 season, the Museum is partnering again with San Juan Cruises for tour operation. The weekly cruises, which sail in July and ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, May 15, 2017
Bellingham, WA, May 15, 2017: Whatcom County citizens are invited to attend the Draw-by-Lot on Friday, May 19, at 4:45 p.m. at the Auditor’s Office, Whatcom County Courthouse, 311 Grand Ave., Suite 103, Bellingham. The Draw-by-Lot determines the order in which candidates will appear on the ballot and is conducted according to law. For additional information contact: Diana Bradrick, Chief ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
NEW ASSISTANTS IN BELLINGHAM OFFICE Our Bellingham office recently gained two new Licensed Assistants! Chandra Thompson comes to us with almost a decade of experience serving seniors within the assisted living facilities. Raised in Whatcom County, she is the busy mom to three boys and enjoys spending time with them outside, baking, and cooking. She’s happy to join the team and represent ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, May 05, 2017
BTC WELDING RODEO IMAGINES THE SALISH SEA IN METAL FOR ONE-DAY EXHIBITION MAY 20 Bellingham, Wash. – Watch welders transform scrap metal into sea-inspired art at this year’s Welding Rodeo: Sculpture Exhibition . The event will take place for one day only this year, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday, May 20, at Bellingham Technical College. Throughout the day, four teams will create ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, May 05, 2017
Welcome to this edition of "Inside MBT." As we celebrate ninety years of Mount Baker Theatre, we are really celebrating the people and partnerships that make all the magic possible. It began with an investment team that saw a vision of a movie palace that would grow to include "Talkies." Years later, a city, county, and community partnership turned a failing building into a ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Friday, May 05, 2017
High school juniors and seniors encouraged to attend May 18 open house at Whatcom Community College Bellingham, Wash. – High school juniors and seniors are invited to an open house at Whatcom Community College from 8 a.m. – noon on Thursday, May 18. This free event will help prospective students learn more about academic programs of interest, steps to enroll and pay for college, and ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Friday, May 05, 2017
The hard-rock sound of legendary band Night Ranger will come to the Northwest Washington Fair in Lynden on Thursday, Aug. 17. Night Ranger is one of the most popular bands to see, having performed in more than 3,000 live shows. Preferred seats will be available for $25 starting June 8. A press release and photo of Night Ranger are attached. The Northwest Washington Fair previously announced at ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Press Release
Friday, May 05, 2017
Western Washington University’s very own IDEA institute is hosting a Spring market celebrating Bellingham’s thriving entrepreneurial community. The IDEA Institute at Western Washington University promotes interdisciplinary learning, entrepreneurship, and innovation. At the IDEA Institute, we believe entrepreneurship is for everyone. Whether you focus on social justice, environment, ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Friday, May 05, 2017
Coming summer 2017, Whatcom Community College will once again offer its popular cybersecurity camps for middle and high school students. GenCyber camp (middle school) Aug. 7-11, 2017 10 am – 3 pm daily Free! The GenCyber camp for middle school students is at no cost to participants. The National Security Agency and the National Science Foundation provided funding jointly through a GenCyber ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Providence Hospitality Group Announces New Restaurant Opening at Four Points by Sheraton Bellingham Hotel & Conference Center Providence Hospitality Group has announced the opening of B-Town Kitchen & Raw Bar , a new restaurant concept at the Four Points by Sheraton Bellingham Hotel & Conference Center, located in the former Poppes 360 space. B-Town Kitchen & Raw Bar will ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Chrysalis Inn & Spa Donates to Compass Health to Support Summer Camp for Children Facing Family Substance Abuse Challenges The Chrysalis Inn & Spa is proud to announce a donation in the amount of $2,160 to Compass Health, as part of its monthly non-profit contribution program. This donation will specifically benefit the organization’s Camp Mariposa® program, a nationally ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
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
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
The Econolodge Inn & Suites of Bellingham, Wa was recently honored with a prestigious 2017 Gold Hospitality Award from Choice Hotels International, Inc . (NYSE: CHH), franchisor of the Econolodge brand . “The Econolodge Inn & Suites hotel’s commitment to excellence and outstanding guest service has earned it this elite recognition as one of the best hotels among the ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, April 06, 2017
‘American Idol’ winner McCreery performing at NW Washington Fair Country music star and “American Idol” winner Scotty McCreery will be singing Friday, Aug. 18 on the grandstand stage at the Northwest Washington Fair in Lynden. McCreery burst onto the national music scene in 2011 at age 17 by winning Season 10 of “American Idol.” The singer/songwriter’s ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
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
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Press Release
Friday, March 17, 2017
Sound Women’s Health & Aesthetics, a Bellingham medical spa and wellness center, is moving to a larger office to better serve its growing clientele. Effective March 13, Sound Women’s Health & Aesthetics has moved down one floor in the Bellwether Building to Suite 107, 11 Bellwether Way. “Since opening in November, we’ve been blessed with many patients who prefer our ...read more
Categories: 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: Press Release, Human Interest
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: Press Release, Human Interest
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Full service web design agency offers unique opportunity to test “fitness” of website success FIzzPop Media will be one of the businesses in attendance at the upcoming Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber of Commerce Annual Spring Business Showcase on March 16th at the Silver Reef Casino Spa. Brian Hardy, owner of FizzPop Media, says he is looking forward to working with local businesses on ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
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
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Sunday, February 12, 2017
The board of directors of Bellingham Whatcom County Tourism has hired Sandy Ward as the organization's new President and CEO, beginning Feb. 2, 2017. Ward is a 30+ year veteran of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry. She most recently served as the sales and marketing director for the Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour for the past 12 years. She was previously ...read more
Categories: Press Release
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
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
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
Categories: General News Article, 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
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
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
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Bellingham, Wash. – Whatcom Community College English professor Jeff Klausman has been awarded the 2016 Lisa Ede Excellence in Teaching Award by the Two-Year College English Association of the Pacific Northwest (TYCA-PNW). Klausman, who has been teaching at Whatcom for 20 years, was honored at the association’s annual conference in October. The Lisa Ede award is given to those who ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Thursday, November 10, 2016
PeaceHealth Medical Group (PHMG) and Yeager’s Sporting Goods have teamed with the National Shooting Sport Foundation (NSSF) and the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office to protect members of our community from accidents and incidents involving firearms. The collaborative partnership equips PHMG doctors with free gun safety resources and locks to give to local families. The firearm safety ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
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: General News Article, Economic, Press Release
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
Categories: Education, Press Release, General News Article
Friday, October 14, 2016
Fizz Pop Media Wins Best Creative in Best of the Northwest October 14, 2016 - Bellingham Alive has announced Fizz Pop Media as the recipient of the Gold First Place Award for “Best Creative Company” in the Northwest. The award was presented at the annual Best of the Northwest 2016 Award Celebration hosted by Bellingham Alive magazine. “We are very proud and honored to have won ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Press Release