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Thursday, December 05, 2019
Fusion Dental Lab marks its 15th anniversary in January 2020.Fusion Dental Lab creates dental restorations, such as crowns, bridges and implants, as well as offering services such as night guards and “crown art” – artwork hand painted on the restorations. Fusion works directly with dentists to create restorations for their patients, serving dentists across Washington state, primarily in Whatcom ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, December 03, 2019
The Fox Hall Events Center in Bellingham has reopened after new management recently completed significant interior renovations.                                       Managed by Providence Hospitality Partners, the Fox Hall Events Center is located at 1661 W. Bakerview Road, just off Interstate 5 Exit 258 (Bellingham International Airport) and adjacent to a 132-room renovated hotel. It offers ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, December 03, 2019
Snapper Shuler Kenner Insurance’s eighth-annual turkey drive received enough donations to give 384 turkeys – nearly 2.5 tons – to two Whatcom County food banks in November. The turkeys were distributed to families in need by Bellingham Food Bank (www.bellinghamfoodbank.org) and Lynden-based Project Hope Food Bank (www.christianhopeassociation.org/food-bank-1/). The total of 384 turkeys smashed the ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, December 02, 2019
Singer/ventriloquist Darci Lynne Farmer, winner of “America’s Got Talent” at just 12 years old by the most votes for a final performance in the show’s history, will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21 as part of the Bank of the Pacific Grandstand Entertainment Series at the Northwest Washington Fair in Lynden.  “Farmer impresses audiences across the country with her sweetheart disposition and ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Ted Newman and Aretha Ryan, two experienced financial advisors with local ties, recently joined Salish Wealth Management in Bellingham as vice presidents.  Newman offers 24 years of experience as a financial advisor and graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in finance and economics. Ryan has been a financial advisor for 17 years after earning a degree in finance and economics ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Revolutionary lung valve is the first FDA-approved device to help emphysema patients breathe easier without major surgery  PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center is the first in Washington state and the fourth in the western United States to offer a new lung valve treatment for patients with emphysema, a severe form of chronic pulmonary obstructive disease (COPD). Recently approved by the FDA ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Human Interest
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
In coordination with the Bellingham Cruise TerminalDecember 7th, 2019This year’s theme: “The Magic of Christmas”We are once again inviting boaters to join in on the fun and become a part of this annual holiday event. Boaters will head for the rendezvous at 5:30 pm off the Ferry Terminal and cruise along the waterfront.  We will take a swing through the boat launch basin before heading back to the ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
$1 Million Prize Recognizes Excellence in Equitable Outcomes for Students in and After College                       WASHINGTON, D.C., November 5, 2019 — The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program today named Bellingham Technical College (BTC) as one of 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s signature ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
29th Annual Holiday Port Festival Brings Free Activities, Gingerbread Contest and Performances to the Bellingham Cruise Terminal Dec. 6-8  Your Gingerbread Contest Entry Forms are due Nov. 27th 2019Dec. 6th through 8th  the Port of Bellingham celebrates another year of Holiday Port at the Bellingham Cruise Terminal with performances by over 30 local bands, orchestras, choirs and performance groups ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Bellingham Senior Activity Center To Host Annual Bellingham Tour of Trees and Festival of Trees Christmas Tree Auction and Cocktail Party   On Saturday, December 7th, bring your family to the Bellingham Senior Activity Center for a free family friendly Tour of Trees event. Then, return to bid on your favorite tree at the annual Festival of Trees Cocktail Party and Christmas Tree ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
We are excited to announce that our Board of Directors has selected Jodi Joyce as Unity Care NW’s next Chief Executive Officer. Joyce, who currently serves as the Associate Vice Chancellor for Quality & Patient Safety and Chief Quality Officer at University of Illinois Hospital & Clinics, will succeed Desmond Skubi, the agency’s current CEO, at the end of January 2020.  “I am honored to accept ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, November 14, 2019
WCC’s Area Health Education Center receives Youth Service America grant for afterschool programThe Area Health Education Center for Western Washington received a $500 grant from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation along with training and support from Youth Service America for their Health Professions Affinity Community (HPAC) afterschool program. The award will expand opportunities for students at ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
These last 15 years of business in Whatcom County, our Community, and Mortgage Industry as a whole can be summed up in a few choice words: Adversity, hurdles, growth, consolidating, opportunity, and persistence.When Bill Havland founded Neighborhood Mortgage in October 2004 around the kitchen table, he was just 26 years old with a staff of three. Within just 24 months, the business grew to have 29 ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Tough Enough to Wear Pink, a division of the Lynden PRCA Rodeo, recently donated $50,000 toward patient care to the PeaceHealth Cancer Center in Bellingham.  For two years running, the contribution is the highest total ever raised through 15 years of the local rodeo’s Tough Enough to Wear Pink campaign. Contestants, volunteers and spectators of the Lynden PRCA Rodeo, conducted Aug. 13-14 during ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
A Bellingham woman taking care of her grandchildren is receiving a free furnace at their home from Barron Heating & Air Conditioning.  Carolyn M. was nominated during Barron Heating’s Christmas in July giving event. A Barron Heating technician saw that her furnace was unreliable and knew she didn’t have the funds to replace it. Barron Heating teamed up with Arrow Insulation for the job, cleaning ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Thursday, November 07, 2019
Hero Care Network Provides Critical Services to Military, Veterans and Their Families  As we prepare to celebrate Veterans Day, the American Red Cross recognizes those who have served our country - our veterans – and offers support to them at every step – from the time a service member takes the oath, through active duty, to their transition to becoming a veteran.  “The Red Cross has supported ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Our planet is a delicate balance of wildlife and human activity. Earth’s oceans in particular have been impacted from irresponsible development and pollution which has caused wildlife to decline in number. In the Salish Sea of Washington and British Columbia, Orcas Whales are struggling to find the salmon and clean waters that they need to survive. Apple State Vinegar is inspired to be part of the ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
  Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for nearly 69 million Americans will increase 1.6 percent in 2020, the Social Security Administration announced today.The 1.6 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin with benefits payable to more than 63 million Social Security beneficiaries in January 2020. Increased payments to more than 8 million SSI beneficiaries ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Sunday, October 06, 2019
Buyers tapped their brakes on Bellingham home sales in the third quarter but were cruising or accelerating elsewhere in Whatcom County, according to a local real-estate broker.  The median sales price of a Whatcom County home was $400,000 in the third quarter, up only 2% from the third quarter of 2018, according to Troy Muljat, owner and president of Bellingham-based Muljat Group Realtors. Muljat ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Press Release, Community, General News Article
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