By Emily Hamann The Bellingham Business Journal Students can begin applying for Whatcom Community College’s first applied bachelor’s degree. It’s a degree in a growing field that employers are clamoring for. Classes for the new bachelor of applied science degree in IT networking will start in fall. The bachelor’s degree couples with WCC’s existing two-year [...]
Achillea Natural Medicine, a naturopathic medical practice, opened its clinic on Jan. 3. Founded by Dr. Julia Hipp, the clinic is the first naturopathic practice to offer mobile health care in the Bellingham area. The clinic will also see patients for office visits at the Northwest Life Medicine Clinic at 1050 Larrabee Ave., Suite 202 [...]
The Muljat Group has been sold to Troy Muljat, the son of company founder Frank Muljat. The Muljat Group is one of the leading real estate companies in Whatcom County. Frank Muljat founded the company in 1988. He will remain an active member of The Muljat Group and continue to serve his clients. Troy Muljat [...]
Dr. Kelly Larsen recently became a partner at Mt. Baker Vision. Larsen joined the clinic in 2015, with nine previous years of experience. One of her goals as partner is to continue to make the clinic a great place for its employees. Mt. Baker Vision has been serving patients in Whatcom County since 1951. It [...]
Neighborhood Mortgage is moving from its Bakerview Square location to new offices at 4161 Meridian St., Suite 108, Bellingham. It was in the new office as of Jan. 9. Bill Havland opened Neighborhood Mortgage in 2004 in the Pacific Meridian Plaza building. Then in 2007, he moved the office to larger headquarters in Bakerview Square [...]
Columbia Bank has announced that its second annual Warm Hearts Winter Drive raised $209,335.96 and 8,140 items for 54 homeless shelters throughout the Northwest. All of the clothing and funds collected were donated to shelters in Washington, Oregon and Idaho.
PeaceHealth has named Anne Rasmussen as its chief development officer for the Northwest network. Rasmussen had been the the executive director for the PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center Foundation and Whatcom Hospice Foundation since 2012. In her new role, Rasmussen will oversee operations and fundraising programs of all the PeaceHealth foundations in the northwest network, [...]
By Emily Hamann The Bellingham Business Journal Going to the bank just got a little more convenient. Peoples Bank has partnered with a company called TimeTrade, which allows customers to schedule an appointment online to meet with a banker. “The genesis of it was looking at a different way to connect with our customers,” Andy [...]
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 2600 McLeod Road, $20,000 for T-Mobile – wireless communications facility modification. Permit no.: BLD2017-0015. Jan. 9. 1121 Mckenzie Ave., $15,000 for Best Buds Gaming Lounge – new tenant in [...]
The Northwest Clean Air Agency has named Mark Buford as the new executive director. Buford is a 15-year veteran of the agency. He will be the fifth executive director in the organization’s 50-year history. The NW Clean Air Agency enforces air quality regulations in Island, Skagit and Whatcom counties.