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Liquor and Marijuana Licenses, Nov. 26 – Dec. 6

Records include license activity in Whatcom County. They are obtained from the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board, online at www.liq.wa.gov. Whiskeys, En Fuego Management LLC, John Enright, applied to assume a spirits/br/wn rest lounge + license from Whiskeys Burger Bistro, Whiskeys Burger Bistro LLC, at 1304 12th St., Bellingham. License no.: 359135. Nov. 27. [...]

Data, Public Records

Building Permits, Nov. 26-30

Includes commercial building activity in Bellingham with an estimated valuation listed at $10,000 or more. Records are obtained from the City of Bellingham’s Permit Center. Applied 4217 Melrose Lane, $211,376.05 for 1,553 sf townhome w/ attached garage Aurora Ct PH1 Building E. Contractor: Grandview Homes LLC. Permit no.: BLD2018-1113. Nov. 27. 4219 Melrose Lane, $211,376.05 [...]

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Northwest Indian College awarded $3.5 million grant from National Science Foundation

Northwest Indian College’s Salish Sea Research Center was awarded a $3.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant partners with Lummi Natural Resources and forms a network of other partners, which will focus on community-driven issues related to environmental impacts on the Salish Sea that affect Coast Salish peoples. The grant will fund [...]

Business Briefs, Contents, People On The Move

Bellingham architecture firm makes new hire

Zervas Architects has hired Jed Ballew, architect, as project manager. Ballew has 19 years of experience working on many different types of projects, including historical preservation, multi-family residential, tenant improvement and education. Ballew earned a Bachelor of Architecture degree at Oklahoma State University in 1999, and practiced architecture in Tulsa, Oklahoma until he relocated to [...]

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‘A second renaissance of retail’: How some downtown Bellingham stores are thriving in the age of the internet

‘A second renaissance of retail’: How some downtown Bellingham stores are thriving in the age of the internet

It has been a tough couple of years for many big box retailers. Last month Sears and Mattress Firm became just the latest in a series of major companies to file for bankruptcy and close stores. While it may be bad news for chain stores, things are looking up for small, local retailers. That’s especially [...]

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Young professional award winner announced

Young professional award winner announced

A Ferndale gym owner took the top prize at an event honoring young professionals earlier this month. Eleanor Margulies, founder of Flex Movement Lab, was named the ultimate winner at the Top 7 Under 40 Awards at an event held at the Lightcatcher Museum on Oct. 12. The event was sponsored by First Federal and [...]

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Meet the next generation of business leaders

Meet the next generation of business leaders

By Emily Hamann The Bellingham Business Journal They represent the future of business in Whatcom County — bright, ambitious and dedicated to building something greater, not just for themselves, but for everyone around them. The 2018 winners of the Top 7 Under 40 Awards come from different industries and different walks of life. Some have [...]

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Whatcom Community College to build on-campus housing

Whatcom Community College to build on-campus housing

By Emily Hamann The Bellingham Business Journal Students attending Whatcom Community College may soon have an easier time finding a place to live. The school is planning on building new on-campus housing that is slated to open in two years. The school went through the permitting process this summer. It’s scheduled to break ground in [...]

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BTC bringing new beauty school to Bellingham students

BTC bringing new beauty school to Bellingham students

By Emily Hamann The Bellingham Business Journal Students wanting to study cosmetology will once again have an option in Bellingham. Starting in fall quarter Bellingham Technical College will be starting its cosmetology program. It will accept 20 new students each term, and the full degree is designed to take about five terms to complete, including [...]

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