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NEWSMAKERS March|April 2018: People in Whatcom County

WCC chemistry faculty member Dr. Tommaso Vannelli (left) and instruction classroom support technician Mark Price, with the Chemco donation. Local businesses donate nearly $45k to Whatcom’s STEM programs Three major Whatcom County businesses have donated a total...

2017 Whatcom County-wide Candidate Forum

Whatcom County Council and Port Commission elections are coming! These races impact the entire county. On behalf of 10 non-partisan organizations, we cordially invite the public to meet and hear the candidates at the: 2017 Whatcom...

WHATCOM COUNTY AGRIBUSINESS INDUSTRY ANALYSIS

 WWU  Center for Economic and Business Research commissioned by the WBA as part of the StepUp Campaign in collaboration with Whatcom Family Farmers and other industry experts.  CLICK HERE: Agribusiness Analysis Study Final 2017 If you are interested in...

  BELLINGHAM, WA (Monday, July 31, 2017) The Port has completed a $500,000 project to replace the 45,786 square foot roof on Warehouse 2 at the Bellingham Shipping Terminal.   The roof was past its design life. “This...

Whatcom County is a farming community — but for how long?

  Whatcom County is a farming community. Six out of 10 red raspberries grown in the United States comes from Whatcom County; this area is the nation’s largest producer of raspberries. Whatcom County is also No. 1...

Navigating Successful waters: Allure of water runs deep for Bellingham Yacht founders

By Tamara Anderson-Loucks What started as a small, three-person yacht brokerage in Bellingham over three decades ago is today a thriving full-service, family-owned yacht brokerage and charter service. Owners Dean and Donna Ouilette and Dean’s brother...

JOIN THE COMMITTEE: Education Initiative Putting Whatcom County students on the pathway to...

  The Whatcom Business Alliance has been steadily developing exciting content for our Youth Engagement Initiative Kickoff event at BTC in the coming months.  Interest from our community has grown as we continue to share the...

Catalyst to success: Confidence in Capabilities. Design-based solutions put Innotech Processing Equipment on the map

By Tamara Anderson-Loucks When breaking into a new industry, Tim Kaptein said it’s never easy to be the ‘new guy on the block’ -  particularly when you’re young with no industry-specific experience. However, that didn’t stop...

Farm-to-Table at its finest

By Sherri Huleatt ACME’s weekly food delivery box brings local food straight to your doorstep. Several years before “local” food was a staple and brand of Pacific Northwest grocery stores, and before subscription boxes popped up for...