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May|June 2018 PULSE+

Rectors Vacuum Shop Celebrates 75 Years

NEWSMAKERS A mainstay in Bellingham for 75 years, Rectors Vacuum Shop on Meridian offers a unique “try before you buy” policy. “We are so proud to be celebrating our 75th year in business and honoring our loyal...

Why the Cattlemen and the Farm Bureau are Suing the County

Ben Elenbaas Second Vice President, Whatcom County Farm Bureau, and Vice President | Whatcom County Cattlemen’s Association I submitted a research paper in May of 2014 to finish my degree at Western Washington University. It was titled,...

Lots of Whee! In Ski to Sea

A curious spectator's guide By Mike McKenzie Time to head out to watch Ski to Sea, coming right up—May 27, just like every Sunday of the Memorial Day Weekend over the last 45 years. But, with seven...

Duty-Free Bargain Hunting in Canada?

Best Advice... Expert Says Forget It By Mike McKenzie A birdie told you: Take a quick, turnaround trip up through Blaine, or Lynden, or Sumas and shop for some bargains at the duty-free shop in British Columbia,...

And the Winners Are…

A sell-out crowd of 450 business leaders came together at the 32nd Annual Business Person of the Year Awards Banquet Wednesday night to recognize the best and the brightest in the Whatcom County business community. A highlight...
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Giving Teens a Backstage Pass to Local Workplaces

By Cheryl Stritzel McCarthy Industry in Whatcom County needs valuable employees, and students in Whatcom County need to know about job and career opportunities. Dealing with those parallel needs with its new Youth Engagement Initiative (YEI),...

Why the Cattlemen and the Farm Bureau are Suing the County

Ben Elenbaas Second Vice President, Whatcom County Farm Bureau, and Vice President | Whatcom County Cattlemen’s Association I submitted a research paper in May of 2014 to finish my degree at Western Washington University. It was titled,...

Lots of Whee! In Ski to Sea

A curious spectator's guide By Mike McKenzie Time to head out to watch Ski to Sea, coming right up—May 27, just like every Sunday of the Memorial Day Weekend over the last 45 years. But, with seven...

Duty-Free Bargain Hunting in Canada?

Best Advice... Expert Says Forget It By Mike McKenzie A birdie told you: Take a quick, turnaround trip up through Blaine, or Lynden, or Sumas and shop for some bargains at the duty-free shop in British Columbia,...

Don Goldberg: New Man of the Hour in Port Development

Interview by Mike McKenzie The Port of Bellingham has hired its new Director of Economic Development, Don Goldberg, who previously held a similar position with the Port of Portland. He sat down with Business Pulse recently...

Hartnell’s ‘Aha! Moment’ Has Prevented Lots of Wrinkles—And Saved Lots of Salmon

By Mike McKenzie Randy Hartnell, President of Vital Choice Wild Seafood and Organics in Ferndale, and his brother, Terry, were fishing for herring off the shores of San Francisco in the late ‘90s when their boat...

OFF TO THE RACES

Bellingham Traverse, a five-leg relay race, was founded in 2001, to raise awareness of salmon’s importance to our environment, while also encouraging people to get outside and have fun. Photos by Brandon Sawaya By Sherri Huleatt Washington is...

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