The first SeaFeast kicks off today, Friday Sept. 30 and runs through Saturday, Oct. 1. The festival is to showcase and celebrate Bellingham’s maritime heritage, seafood industry and working waterfront. Event highlights include an international salmon barbecue contest, local fisherman reading poems and leading sea shanties, and salmon grilled in a traditional Lummi Nation open-pit [...]
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 1001 Roeder Ave., $1,105,259 for Cascade Natural Gas – fueling system equipment. Engineer of record: Barghausen Consulting Engineer (Chris Jensen). Permit no.: BLD2016-0913. Sept. 19. 1911 38th St., $357,085.85 [...]
By Emily Hamann Bellingham solar panel company itek Energy is in negotiations to purchase a Port of Bellingham warehouse near the waterfront. The company would use the 48,000-square-foot building at 800 Cornwall Ave. to build its next generation of products, said Karl Unterschuetz, the director of business development at itek. The port and itek have [...]
The Downtown Bellingham Partnership will be holding this year’s Downtown trick-or-treat from 3-5 p.m. on Oct. 31. Hundreds of families come downtown every year. Businesses can sign up to participate by visiting www.downtownbellingham.com/trick-or-treat. The event is sponsored by Bellingham Frameworks. Additional sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information about levels and benefits, email Lindsey Payne [...]
Weichert Realtors – Vanson Associates office in Bellingham recently hired Bridget C. Cantrell, Jennifer Garretson, Ross Gerard, Trish Gesmundo, Benjamin Plymale, Justin Remaklus and Karen Trudel. The Weichert office in Bellingham is located at 2900 Meridian St.
A landmark Lynden hotel reopened on Sept. 17 with a new name and renovated rooms. Formerly the Dutch Village Inn, the hotel with the 72-foot windmill at 655 Front St. will now be called The Mill Inn. Each of the seven rooms in The Mill Inn is unique and has a specific old-world European design. [...]
By Emily Hamann The Bellingham Business Journal Samantha Ferraro is a cook, blogger and new Bellingham resident. She runs the food blog LittleFerraroKitchen.com, and has won awards for her food photography and was recognized by the Los Angeles Times for her recipe for her recipe for Jewish rugelach cookies. Her website gets around 50,000 hits per month; [...]
This week Birch Equipment holds its Fall Demo Days, an opportunity for the public to try out construction equipment. The event in Bellingham will be held on Sept. 29 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at 1619 Kentucky St.
Cezar O. Mesquita has been selected as the new director of the office of admissions at Western Washington University. He will start at WWU on Nov. 1. He is currently the director of admissions at the University of Idaho. He will succeed Assistant Vice President of Enrollment and Student Services Clara Capron, who has been [...]
Pam Kiesner, director of the Bellingham Public Library, announced she will retire at the end of the year. The library board of trustees accepted her resignation at its meeting on Sept. 20. She will step down at the end of the year. This year marks her 40th year in library administration. She spent the last [...]