News for Community

Monday, May 06, 2019
Alissa Ward is our new WDRC Youth Program volunteer. She will be graduating from Western Washington University this Spring (2019) with a double major in Psychology and Communication. Alissa took an eclectic approach to obtain a breadth of knowledge in both fields; and, in particular, classes with a cross-cultural or intercultural focus. She plans to obtain a PhD in Clinical Psychology with an ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
The Northwest Washington Fair and locally owned Woods Coffee are partnering again to offer for four hours the fair’s largest discounts of the year on admission tickets and carnival ride passes.  Special pricing will be offered during the 11th-annual Ticket Blitz from 7-11 a.m. Thursday, May 16 inside all Woods Coffee locations in Whatcom and Skagit counties.  Gate admission tickets for the ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Monday, April 29, 2019
Drivers will be smashing and crashing – and some will be cashing – during the Northwest Washington Fair’s action-packed Demo Derby, presented by Manna Insurance Group, scheduled Aug. 12 to begin the Bank of the Pacific Grandstand Entertainment Series.  Approximately 70-80 entries are expected to compete for the largest demolition derby prize pool on the West Coast, according to Mike Scholten, ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Friday, April 26, 2019
Sustainable Connections releases regional culinary map Bellingham, WA, April 25, 2019 – Sustainable Connections announces the release of the 2019-2020 “Eat Drink & Explore” Culinary Map, created to invite visitors from the Puget Sound and lower B.C. to Whatcom County and NW Washington – a premier culinary destination.   Over 20,000 copies are distributed to select airports, ferries, visitors ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Award winning entrepreneur, Janelle Bruland, will be hosting a book launch event on April 25th at Village Books to celebrate her new book, The Success Lie: 5 Simple Truths to Overcome Overwhelm and Achieve Peace of Mind.  The event will begin at 7:00 PM.    The early response to the book has been terrific, including a piece in Forbes a week or so ago.  Janelle is a business leader and ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
The tech industry is a clean running industry, right? You might be surprised.   The IT industry is considered a highly desirable attraction for local economies because they don’t process or produce a product that negatively impacts the environment. However, with the technology boom of the last ten years businesses of all sizes are increasingly more dependent on coding and computers non-stop, ...read more
Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Mark Chesnutt, known as one of the top classic country singers, will perform Friday, Aug. 16 as part of the Bank of the Pacific Grandstand Entertainment Series at the Northwest Washington Fair in Lynden.  Chesnutt has 14 No. 1 hits, 23 top ten singles, four platinum albums and five gold records with fan favorites including “Brother Jukebox,” “I’ll Think of Something,” “Almost Goodbye” and “I Just ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, April 01, 2019
Cheap Trick will perform Saturday, Aug. 17 as part of the Bank of the Pacific Grandstand Entertainment Series at the Northwest Washington Fair in Lynden.  Delighting generations with their unique union of massive melodies and razorblade riffs, Cheap Trick continues to be fresh, energized and explosive with 20 million records sold and three new albums since 2016, when it was inducted into the Rock ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, February 06, 2019
PORT OF BELLINGHAM, LUMMI NATION WORK TO STRENGTHEN RELATIONSHIP Bellingham, WA (Wednesday, February 6, 2019) The Port of Bellingham and Lummi Nation have reached a landmark agreement setting the stage for a new era of cooperation and economic growth. This agreement addresses a number of long-standing issues associated with modifications to Bellingham Bay and Drayton Harbor in the Lummi ...read more
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