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Northwest Washington Fair pleased by success in many areas this year

8/22/16 The Northwest Washington Fair concluded Saturday its six-day run in Lynden with positive news on all fronts, according to General Manager Jim Baron. “It was a great week,” Baron said. “While the record-setting temperatures limited our ability to set any attendance records, we were very pleased with the outcome. Although slightly down compared to [...]

Poppes expands hours

9/1/16 Poppe’s 360 Neighborhood Pub in Bellingham recently expanded hours to include lunch and now is open to all ages. Located inside the Four Points by Sheraton Bellingham Hotel & Conference Center at 714 Lakeway Drive, Poppe’s 360 is now open from 11 a.m. until closing each day. Also, minors are now allowed in its [...]

Whatcom Museum announces new hours

Beginning Thursday, September 1, 2016, the Whatcom Museum will have new hours at the Lightcatcher building and Old City Hall. We are very excited to announce that Old City Hall will now be open on Wednesdays! We hope you will join us this fall at both of our buildings. Hours: Old City Hall, 121 Prospect [...]

Bellingham SeaFeast entertainment features diverse music, circus acts

9/1/16 Bellingham SeaFeast 2016, a festival filled with world-renowned seafood in an authentic maritime environment, is presenting a talented and diverse entertainment lineup Oct. 1 at Zuanich Point Park on Bellingham Bay. “We’re excited to offer some of the region’s best blues, folk, soul music, and more,” said Deb Granger, Bellingham SeaFeast 2016’s general manager. [...]

Chamber Membership Orientation

The Chamber Membership Orientation - it’s not just for new members!  Do you have new employees who could take advantage of your chamber benefits?  Or do you just need a refresher on all the benefits you get as a chamber member?  Join us! It’s a great opportunity to meet the staff! Members and non-members are welcome [...]

Sleep Number bed sale

8/22/16 Sleep Number bed sale All Sleep Number beds on sale! Save 50% on the Labor Day Limited Edition bed through Sept. 5, 2016 Save $400 on Sleep Number c4 mattresses and sets; Queen sets only $1,399.99 20% off select bedding Offers valid Aug. 18 – Sept. 11, 2016 Visit your local Sleep [...]

City seeks proposals for waterfront art project

Park to include artistic embellishments of industrial artifact by Darby Cowles, Planning and Community Development / August 08, 2016 (Monday) The City of Bellingham Arts Commission is seeking creative individuals or teams to design, develop and install artistic enhancements to the industrial artifact known as the "acid ball".  Ideas could include a new texture or [...]

Two new certificates offered at Whatcom Community College

8/19/16 Earn credits toward a sustainable business leadership or office administration – logistics certificate now Bellingham, Wash. – Whatcom Community College is offering new certificates in sustainable business leadership and office administration – logistics. Students can enroll now for classes that begin Sept. 20. Learn more at whatcom.edu/beginhere. The certificate of proficiency in sustainable business [...]

News from Electric Beet Juice!

8/19/16 New Summer Menu Electric Beet Juice Co. announces the start of our Summer Menu! Our new house-made falafel wrap is a hit, as well as a new Charcoal Lemonade - "Party Time" juice - a great detoxifier,  a watermelon, rose water and mint juice - "Summer's Here" and so much more -- see more here! Electric [...]

DeWaard & Bode features appliances, mattresses at new Burlington store

8/15/16 Locally owned retailer DeWaard & Bode, celebrating its 70th anniversary, is featuring name-brand appliances, mattresses and furniture at its new Burlington store. DeWaard & Bode opened 15,000-square-foot store at 1611 S. Burlington Blvd., just north of Costco, on Aug. 5. The store offers washers, dryers, refrigerators, freezers, ovens, ranges, microwave ovens and dishwashers, plus [...]

Cordata Community Park – Help us name the park!

8/15/16 Citizens of Bellingham are invited to submit their park name ideas via e-mail, regular mail, or drop their idea in the wooden suggestion box in the Parks and Recreation Administration Office at 3424 Meridian Street, Bellingham, WA  98225. The City of Bellingham Parks and Recreation Department is accepting park name ideas until the end [...]

Northwest Health Care Linen Celebrates 4 Years without a Time Loss Incident

Bellingham, WA — August 15, 2016 —Northwest Health Care Linen, a premier medical textiles launder based in Bellingham, WA recently celebrated 4 years of operations without a time loss injury on August 3rd. This accomplishment is the result of Northwest Health Care Linen’s strong focus on employee safety. “Safety is no accident and we strive [...]

WDRC Welcomes Five to Board of Directors

August 18, 2016 For Immediate Release: WDRC Welcomes Five to Board of Directors WHATCOM CO - The Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center (WDRC) is pleased to welcome five new additions to its Board of Directors. Christian Christensen has lived in Whatcom County for over ten years. One of the biggest draws for him of this area [...]

PSE warns of scam targeting utility customers

8/11/16     Alert: Beware of scams targeting utility customers Scammers and con artists are targeting primarily small-business owners pretending to be Puget Sound Energy employees collecting payment for an overdue bill. The callers threaten businesses with having their service disconnected if they do not pay immediately with a prepaid card or provide credit card [...]

Sustainable Connections’ Eat Local Month

8/10/16 Sustainable Connections Food & Farming Program announces the return of a month long celebration in September highlighting local foods, farms, and fishers. In the height of harvest season, Eat Local Month is a reminder to celebrate the bounty in Whatcom’s backyard, and support the folks who grow, raise and prepare our food by buying [...]

Both 2020 Solutions stores lead Whatcom County in legalized cannabis sales

8/8/16 Led by the two stores of 2020 Solutions, Whatcom County set a monthly record in July of nearly $2.9 million in legal sales of cannabis products and accessories The 2020 Solutions store at 2018 Iron St. in downtown Bellingham remains No. 1 in Whatcom County sales with $333,446. Its sister store at 5655 Guide [...]

It’s Pickin’ Time! American Pickers are coming to town!

8/5/16 Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Washington! They plan to film episodes of the hit series AMERICAN PICKERS throughout the region this summer. AMERICAN PICKERS is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique ‘picking’ on History. The hit show follows Mike and Frank, two of [...]

Waddell & Reed shred event – August 20th

8/5/16 At Waddell & Reed, we are dedicated to helping you pursue your goals and avoiding any interruptions to those goals. One major interruption to your goals, as well as your peace of mind, is identity theft. To help you avoid this risk, we want to protect your personal financial information by providing a free [...]

BTC Foundation elects two new board members

7/26/16 The Bellingham Technical College Foundation is excited to announce the recent election of two new members for the Foundation’s Board of Directors. “We are extremely excited to welcome Rob and Robin to the Foundation Board of Directors,” BTC Foundation President Max Legg said. “Their passion for quality technical education along with their extensive professional experience [...]

WTA is offering free rides on all buses from August 14 through 22, plus special service to the NW WA Fair!

8/5/16 All rides on all WTA buses will be free (except Route 80X to Mount Vernon) from August 14 through August 20, 2016. Headed to Lynden for the Northwest Washington Fair? We're also offering a special 10 pm bus from the fairgrounds back to Bellingham. This 10 pm bus will depart from a WTA bus [...]

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