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Tuesday, January 21, 2020
 Whatcom Community College is pleased to announce the hiring of Eva Schulte. Schulte provides leadership and strategic direction to the Whatcom Community College Foundation, communications and marketing, and community relations. Before joining Whatcom, Schulte was vice president for economic opportunity at Travois Inc., leading impact investing with indigenous communities nationally, and ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Mark Turner of Turner Photographics in Bellingham recently became one of the select few to earn the top degree awarded by the Professional Photographers of America.  Turner earned the Master of Photography degree from the PPA, recognizing Turner’s superior photographic creativity and technical skills that were demonstrated through competitions, advanced education and service to the profession. ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Whatcom Community College has been approved by the Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) to add men’s and women’s cross country teams to its athletics program. Both teams will begin competition in fall 2020, becoming the 15th NWAC school to support cross country as an intercollegiate sport.“With WCC’s strong connection to the local high school programs and the array of running trails near campus, ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Whatcom County home sale prices rose nearly 5% in 2019 to $400,000, completing an amazing decade of 60% growth in the median sales price since 2010.The countywide median sales price for all of 2019 increased 4.6 percent from 2018, the eighth consecutive year it has risen since hitting a decade low of $242,000 in 2011, according to Troy Muljat, managing broker of Bellingham-based Muljat Group ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Economic
Thursday, January 16, 2020
Whatcom Community College student Jodi Borrelli has been nominated for the 2019 Transforming Lives Award sponsored by the Washington State Association of College Trustees (ACT). Jodi came to Whatcom after battling a drug addiction and serving time in jail. Getting connected with WCC’s Basic Food and Education Training (BFET) program set her on the right path for her career and the rest of her ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center welcomes new surgical robotic systemMembers of the community are invited to a special ‘Meet Our New Robot’ open house  PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center’s Surgical Services unit has gained a new team member: a da Vinci Xi™ Surgical Robotic System. The new da Vinci Xi joins the hospital’s first da Vinci robot (acquired in 2016) in providing the most ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, January 09, 2020
Come out to The Samson Estates Winery on Saturday, January 25th from 4- 6:00 p.m. They are hosting a wine event in honor of Brigadoon Service Dogs. Only $5 at the door, but FREE to VETERANS! Drinks and wine tasting provided by Samson Estates. Food provided by Campfire Chef Competition. There will also be some Brigadoon Service Dogs in attendance. Come and hang out with some great people and ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, January 06, 2020
There’s a nip in the air and flurry activity as you get ready for the house full of people you’ll be hosting for the big Seahawks game.Call Gary’s for regular maintenance—before an emergency—so you can enjoy your company instead of stressing. That’s when it happens: all of a sudden your house is cold. Too cold! You turn up the furnace and nothing happens. If you’d wanted cold, you would have gone ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, January 02, 2020
Categories: Press Release
Friday, December 27, 2019
The Whatcom Museum in Bellingham, Wash., is pleased to announce, “The Global Language of Headwear: Cultural Identity, Rites of Passage, and Spirituality,” on view February 1 through April 26, 2020 at the Lightcatcher building. The show offers the opportunity to learn about and appreciate diverse cultures and their personal, spiritual, and social values throughout the world.“The Global Language of ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Education
Monday, December 16, 2019
Bellingham’s Got Talent, year two is coming up on 23 February, 2020. The event provides publicity and net proceeds for the Lighthouse Mission, Street Connect program.   Currently there are three categories of acts: Comedy, Music and General. Music will likely be further broken down into instrumental and vocal due to the response this year resulting in four categories.   Cash prizes for each ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Peoples Bank Named “Best-In-State” by Forbes Magazine August 19, 2019Peoples Bank Named ‘Best-In-State’ by Forbes Magazine Reflecting its strong reputation, commitment to customer satisfaction, and high-quality branch services and online experience, Peoples Bank was one of only three banks in Washington state to be named a “Best Bank” in Forbes Magazine’s second annual review of the ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article