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Providence Hospitality Group Announces New Restaurant Opening at Four Points by Sheraton Bellingham Hotel...

Providence Hospitality Group has announced the opening of B-Town Kitchen & Raw Bar, a new restaurant concept at the Four Points by Sheraton Bellingham Hotel & Conference Center, located in the former Poppes 360 space....

Update on Hirst from Sen. Doug Ericksen

Hirst Fix in the legislature - Save Household Wells! A Senate fix to the state’s household-well crisis failed to receive a vote in a House committee as a key deadline passed, but the issue remains alive...

Navigating water and property rights in the state of Washington

“Water, water, everywhere, And all the boards did shrink; Water, water, everywhere, Nor any drop to drink.” ― Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner Washington State can feel like this sometimes. Though it seems...

Business flexibility is a major key to success

In an era of turbulent markets, rapidly advancing technology and fickle consumer habits, the most successful businesses tend to be the most agile. Take Trayvax Enterprises, for example. Owner Mark King’s original vision was to create...

Recent Decisions Severely Impact Property Owners

By: Jim McKinney, Executive Director, Common Threads Northwest The WHATCOM COUNTY COUNCIL moratoriums on Cherry Point industrial growth and drilling previously exempt home-use wells have a dramatic impact on our economy and tax base.  They cost...

McEvoy Oil Company Celebrates 85 Years of Business in Whatcom County

A milestone is fast approaching for McEvoy Oil Company as it celebrates its 85th anniversary on March 17, 2017. A celebration is planned on that date from 11:00 am to 1:30pm at the McEvoy Business office...

We can balance economic prosperity and environmental stewardship

By Tony Larson, President Whatcom Business Alliance Most reasonable people understand there are trade-offs on most important decisions. Few decisions provide all benefit with no costs. Decisions that impact our community are typically no different. Particularly...

Boys & Girls Clubs Announces the Youth of the Year Winners

Boys & Girls Clubs Announces the Youth of the Year Winners Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County named their Junior and Senior Youths of the Year at their Youth of the Year celebration event held...