News for Human Interest

Monday, August 12, 2019
Join Barkley Village and Haggen Food & Pharmacy on Saturday, August 17th from 4 – 8 p.m., for the second annual Barkley Village Concert On the Green featuring live music and family friendly fun with all proceeds benefiting Lydia Place!  Bring your blankets or chairs to the park and enjoy a cold beer from Twin Sisters Brewing Company, wine, or cider from Herb's Cider and some delicious food ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Thursday, August 08, 2019
Corvettes, America’s favorite sports car, will be featured Saturday, Aug. 17 during the 22nd-annual Corvettes Unlimited Car Show & Shine at Whatcom County’s Bellewood Acres.  Presented from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. by Corvettes Unlimited, admission is free for spectators. Corvette registration costs $15 and registration begins at 8 a.m.  Net proceeds will support Project Santa Claus in Whatcom ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Concerts feature music and dance from Thailand, Brazil, Texas and Eastern Europe  The Washington State Parks Folk and Traditional Arts Program invites the public to the annual International Concerts on the Border Series at Peace Arch Historical State Park on the U.S.- Canadian border in Whatcom County.  The free one-hour concerts start at 2 p.m. each Sunday in August, beginning Aug. 4, at Peace ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
 The Port of Bellingham will host AirFest at Bellingham International Airport from 10:30 am-3:00 pm on Saturday, Aug. 24. The event will be in a new airport location and feature a new activity - the Haggen Aerospace Speaker’s Pavilion with speakers on topics for both kids and adults. “We are excited to bring a retired NASA astronaut to AirFest as part of our first industry speaker event,” said ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
The City of Bellingham won one of five Governor's 2019 Smart Communities Awards, which honor the “shared vision, tough decisions and partnerships" that enable a community's values and priorities to “shine" in long-term planning.Bellingham won the Smart Projects Award – for a Project implementing a Comprehensive Plan – specifically for the City's rapid implementation of the community-developed 2014 ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, 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, 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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