Top properties & building permits

Filed on 31. Jan, 2007 in Contents


Business & Liquor licenses

Top properties
& building permits

Building permits
The following building permits have been issued recently. Permits include all commercial projects above $10,000, as well as residential homes valued above $250,000.

Accepted for review

2600-02 St. Paul St., $266,680 for new two-family dwelling. Owner: Wesley D. Martinsen.

30 Bellis Fair Pkwy., $270,000 for commercial alterations: refrigerated cases, walk-in cooler, new compactor, condensing units on roof. Owner: Target Stores No. T-0348. Applicant: Benham Companies.

1400 W. Holly St., 102, $10,000 for tenant improvement: construct demising wall in mini-mart/grocery store to create flower shop. Owner: Lakhwinder S. Malhi. Applicant: Sukhden Randhawa.

3927 Northwest Ave., $179,000 for commercial site improvements and stormwater vault. Owner: Lakhwinder S. Malhi. Applicant: Sukhden Randhawa.

1440 10th St., 102, $257,440 for tenant improvement and modification to parking lot: offices. Owner: 10th & McKensie LP. Applicant: RMC Architects.
WL Western Washington University, $135,000 for commercial alterations: demo and reconfigure offices 3rd and 4th floors. Owner: Western Washington University.

424 W. Bakerview Road, 101, $18,000 for three wall-mounted internally illuminated channel-letter signs: Oishii Teriyaki. Owner: Madrona Bay LLC. Applicant: Sign Post.

2633-35 Pacific St., $400,000 for new two-family dwelling. Owner: Donald W. & L. Marie Tavis. Applicant: Don Tavis. Contractor: Don Tavis Construction Inc.

1 Bellis Fair Pkwy., No. 515, $25,000 for tenant improvement: food court. Owner: Bellis Fair Partners. Applicant: William Harris.

3922 Meridian St., $184,611 for tenant improvement: fixture and installations: Linens N Things. Owner: Bromont Pavilion Bellingham LLC. Applicant: Kevin Roh.

1250 Barkley Blvd., $26,000 to fabricate and install one non-illuminated wall sign, three sets of illuminated channel letters and three directional signs. Owner: Banner Bank. Applicant: Sign Post. Contractor: The Sign Post Inc.

103 E. Stuart Rd., $3,900 to install new sign: Liberty Tax. Owner: Smolsen Properties LLC 40 percent & CoJac Properties LLC 60 percent. Applicant: Grand View Sign & Awning. Contractor: Grand View Sign & Awning. Tenant: Liberty Taxes.

3810 Broad St., $330,300 for new single-family residence w/attached garage. Owner: Scott C. & Mark S. Sandal JT. Applicant: Jim Degolier.

317-19 S. State St., $450,000 for new two-family dwelling. Owner: Jeffrey S. & V. Jane Vlasic. Applicant: Fred Wagner.

313-15 S. State St., $450,000 for new two-family dwelling. Applicant: Grinstad & Wagner Architects Inc. Contractor: Apex Construction.

2064 Fairhaven Ave., $259,400 for new single-family residence. Applicant: Todd& Jodi Todhunter.

3000 Lindsay Ave., $300,000 for new-single family residence w/garage and shed. Owner: Richard T. Taylor. Applicant: Richard Taylor.

1400 N. Forest St., $25,000 for tenant improvement: remove restaurant equipment, modify floor plan, upgrade barrier-free restroom. Owner: Heron Point Properties LLC. Applicant: Heron Point Properties LLC.
1203 W. Holly St., $1,895,000 for new mixed-use building: retail and condos with below grade parking. Applicant: J. Kelly Beerman.

3101 Newmarket St., $986,200 for new two-story mercantile/office building. Owner: Interwest Bank. Applicant: RMC Architects. Contractor: Dawson Construction Inc.

3110 Woburn St. 201, $145,000 for tenant improvements: offices. Owner: Dahlia Building LLC. Applicant: Dahlia Building LLC. Contractor: Scoboria Construction Inc. Tenant: Olympic Health Management.

2901 Squalicum Pkwy. HP, $100,000 for temporary modular unit next to helipad. Owner: Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace-Health Hospital Services. Applicant: St. Joseph Hospital.

3130 Howe Place, $629,000 for new office building, two-story. Owner: Shamrock Properties LLC. Applicant: Marcus Johnson.

1500 Cornwall Ave., $500,000 for improvements to existing commercial bank building. Owner: Horizon Bank-Bank Bldgs Only. Applicant: Fisher and Sons Inc.

620 Boulevard, $500,000 for new multi-family building: three condo units. Owner: Preston A. & Bridget A. Knutson. Applicant: Presco Construction Inc.

436 W. Bakerview Road, 107, $26,000 for tenant improvement: cafe. Owner: Madrona Bay LLC. Applicant: Faber Brothers Construction. Contractor: Daws Construction. Tenant: Tom & Lori Lewis.

1255 Barkley Blvd., 107, $57,000 for commercial tenant improvement of 5,660 square-feet to state liquor store. Owner: Barkley Crossroads LLC. Applicant: Wellman & Zuck. Contractor: Wellman & Zuck.

1330 N. State St., $4,500,000 for new mixed-use building: 23 residential units and ground-floor retail. Owner: Peter C. Harrison-Jami O’Connor. Applicant: Douglas Landsem.

1255 Barkley Blvd., $12,000 to install one illuminated tenant monument sign and one non-illuminated identification sign. Owner: Barkley Crossroads LLC. Applicant: Wellman & Zuck. Contractor: Signs Plus Inc.


1250 Barkley Blvd., $26,000 for seven internally illuminated signs: four wall-mounted, three free-standing; Banner Bank. Owner: Banner Bank. Contractor: The Sign Post Inc.

4663-67 Wade St.., $12,000 for one free-standing non-illuminated monument-type neighborhood identification sign: Maples at Cordata. Contractor: D. R. Horton.

1255 Barkley Blvd., $12,000 to install two free-standing monument-type signs: one internally illuminated; one not illuminated: Barkley Crossroads. Owner: Barkley Crossroads LLC. Applicant: Wellman & Zuck. Contractor: Signs Plus Inc.

3100 Squalicum Pkwy., 101, $270,000 for tenant improvements: remodel existing medical office into dentist office. Owner: MAH LLC. Contractor: Carl’s Home Repair & Construction.

1400 N. Forest St., $25,000 for tenant improvement: remove restaurant equipment, modify floor plan, upgrade barrier-free restroom. Owner: Heron Point Properties LLC.

1255 Barkley Blvd., $12,000 to install one illuminated tenant monument sign and one non-illuminated identification sign. Owner: Barkley Crossroads LLC. Applicant: Signs Plus Inc. Contractor: Signs Plus Inc.

432 W. Bakerview Road, 101, $122,000 for tenant improvement: complete shell building for offices of mortgage company (two floors): Neighborhood Mortgage Company. Owner: Madrona Bay LLC. Contractor: Faber Brothers Construction.

424 W. Bakerview Road, 104, $50,000 for tenant improvement: complete shell space to create hair salon: Jade Hair Studio. Owner: Madrona Bay LLC. Contractor: Faber Brothers Construction Corp.

1401 12th St., $80,000 for tenant improvement: relocate restroom, install new pharmacy. Owner: Briar Development Co. Contractor: Dawson Construction Inc.

436 W. Bakerview Road, $1,314,510 for new commercial building: retail shell building: Bakerview Square. Owner: Bert H. Ausbourne. Contractor: Faber Brothers Construction Corp.

428 W. Bakerview Road, $114,000 for new commercial building: retail shell building: Bakerview Square. Owner: Bert H. Ausbourne. Contractor: Faber Brothers Construction Corp.

432 W. Bakerview Road, $405,000 for new commercial building: two-story office/retail building: Bakerview Square. Owner: Bert H. Ausbourne. Contractor: Faber Brothers Construction Corp.

316 Briar Road, $400,000 for addition to existing single-family residence. Owner: William L. and Erika L. Lombardi. Contractor: H B Hansen Construction Inc.

4100 Marblemount Lane, $236,947 for new commercial building: retail showroom semi-heated warehouse and upper-floor offices: Stone & Clay. Owner: Karen & Ritt Lewis. Contractor: Eagle Contracting/Stl. Bldg Inc.

444 W. Bakerview Road, $1,279,650 for new commercial structure: one story retail shell building: Bakerview Square. Contractor: Faber Brothers Const. Corp.

3930-60 Meridian St., $202,396 for renovation to facade of three buildings: Meridian Village. Owner: Bromont Pavilion Bellingham. Contractor: Exxel Pacific Inc.

3619 Byron Ave., $52,000 for fire damage repair: pair of new type 1 hoods and backwall reconstruction and protection (no other damage reported): IHOP. Owner: Aurele and Joan Patenaude. Contractor: Alpine Fire & Safety Sys Inc.

2901 Squalicum Pkwy. CN, $10,500 for installation of new suspended ceilings – first floor: EDB Emergency Department “B”: St. Joseph Hospital. Owner: Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace-Health Hospital Services. Applicant: Ceilings Unlimited Inc.

1200 Old Fairhaven Pkwy., 205, $25,000 for tenant improvement: offices. Contractor: Whatcom Home Repair. Owner: Uy Family Partnership.

1 Bellis Fair Pkwy. 618, $320,000 for new retail general merchandise store: Daiso Japan. Owner: Bellis Fair Partners. Contractor: Presidio Construction.

Top properties
The following is a list of recent commercial and high-end residential property sales in Whatcom County. Top properties is compiled by Wendy Darling, with assistance from the county treasurer’s and assessor’s offices.

Residences above $600,000

Seller: Kirk and Catherine Sherris
Buyer: Elvis Ray and Georgia Rae Delinger
Description: 2 -story house with 2,600 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, built in 2003, 460 square foot detached garage, 894 square foot deck, 329 square foot patio, 460 square foot storage area, 65 feet shorefront; good marine views.
Address: 3746 South Bay Drive, Sedro Woolley
Price: $1,133,000
Date: 12/22/07

Seller: Jerry and Truc Thon
Buyer: Roger and Sharon Kerlin
Description: 1 -story house with 2,144 square feet, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, built in 1988, 625 square foot detached garage, 168 square foot patio, 1.33 acres land; marine and territorial view.
Address: 1391 Chuckanut Crest Drive, Bellingham
Price: $950,000
Date: 12/29/06

Seller: Guy and Linda Coons
Buyer: S. Brent Hurtig and Andrea Albi
Description: 2 -story house with 3,020 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, built in 2003, remodeled in 2004, 820 square foot built-in garage, 392 square foot enclosed porch, 112 square foot patio, 156 square foot balcony; territorial view.
Address: 601 Arroyo Lane, Bellingham
Price: $650,000
Date: 12/29/06

Seller: William and Evelyn Hatch
Buyer: Scott and Martha Hatch (Anchorage, AK)
Description: 3 –story split-level house with 2,878 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, built in 1964, 361 square foot carport, 335 square foot deck; marine view.
Address: 224 Viewcrest Road, Bellingham
Price: $675,000
Date: 12/29/06
Seller: Eric Valum
Buyer: Allain Van Laanen
Description: 1 -story house with 2,204 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, built in 1970, 672 square foot attached garage, 320 square foot patio; marine view.
Address: 512 Briar Road, Bellingham
Price: $671,000
Date: 12/29/06

Seller: William Handy and Teresa Handy
Buyer: Mark and Louise Skelton (Les Milles, France)
Description: 2 -story house with 3,212 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, built in 1996, 1,020 square foot built-in garage, 400 square foot patio; territorial view.
Address: 735 Cross Street, Bellingham
Price: $725,000
Date: 01/03/07

Seller: Samuel and Carol Syson-Wood
Buyer: Don and Linda Frantz (Point Roberts, WA)
Description: 2 -story house with 2,684 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, built in 2006, 750 square foot attached garage; 2.80 acres land.
Address: 7860 Ham Road, Custer
Price: $605,000
Date: 01/05/07

Seller: Karel and Linda Stefan
Buyer: Elizabeth and Kevin McMillon
Description: 2 -story house with 2,784 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, built in 2005, 971 square foot attached garage, 431 square foot deck, 5.00 acres land.
Address: 3651 Longeets Lane, Bellingham
Price: $620,000
Date: 01/05/07

Seller: Adele Lloyd (24.5% interest) Mark Lloyd Hagan and Elinor Hagan Jacobson, Wayne Lloyd (remaining 75.5% interest)
Buyer: Lee McDonald (Cody, WY)
Description: Condo with 2,329 square feet, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, built in 2004, 2 decks, elevator; prime marine view.
Address: #A-301, Village Books Condominium, 1204 11th Street, Bellingham
Price: $1,200,000
Date: 01/05/07

Seller: Mark and Mary McEathron
Buyer: Jennifer and David Baker (St. Louis Obispo, CA)
Description: 2 -story house with 2,689 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, built in 1938, remodeled in 1987, 940 square foot attached garage, 96 square foot deck; marine view.
Address: 222 Middlefield Road, Bellingham
Price: $950,000
Date: 01/08/07

Seller: Toft Construction, LLC
Buyer: Gordon and Marcia Fraser
Description: New house with territorial view in Clubhouse Point.
Address: Canvasback Road, Blaine
Price: $1,070,000
Date: 01/12/07

Seller: Robert and Donna Ebright
Buyer: Jeff and Kimberly Goodman
Description: 1 -story house with 1,660 square feet, 544 square foot finished basement, 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, built in 1967, 506 square foot attached garage, 336 square foot patio; marine view.
Address: 618 Bayside Drive, Bellingham
Price: $975,000
Date: 01/24/07

Seller: H. C. Van Ysseldyk
Buyer: Ellen Walker Lind
Description: 2 -story house with 2,255 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, built in 1994, 1,175 square foot finished basement, 571 square foot attached garage, 770 square foot deck; marine and territorial view.
Address: 121 Sea Pines Lane, Bellingham
Price: $778,000
Date: 01/25/07

Seller: Thomas and Jan Aitchison
Buyer: Glen and Luella Heese
Description: 1 -story house with 2,528 square feet, 308 square foot finished basement, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, built in 1945, remodeled in 2001 (added walk-in closet) 640 square foot built in garage, 1,211 square foot deck; marine and territorial view.
Address: 228 Viewcrest Road, Bellingham
Price: $864,000
Date: 01/26/07

Residential land

Seller: Cumulus, LLC
Buyer: Thomas and Rochelle Johnson (Saugus, CA)
Description: Wooded residential lot with 95 feet shorefront, beach access and marine view
Address: North Shore Road, Bellingham
Price: $380,000
Date: 12/21/06

Seller: Wave Publications, Inc.
Buyer: Timber Tech Construction, Inc.
Description: 24.85 acres residential land. Sale includes a 3 bedroom, 1 bath, mobile home with 1,080 square feet, built in 2000.
Address: 3992 Hillside Road, Deming
Price: $400,000
Date: 12/22/06

Seller: Thomas Aliotti
Buyer: Paul Szewczykowski
Description: 2.09 acres residential land.
Address: 180 Nulle Woods Court, Bellingham
Price: $567,500
Date: 12/29/06

Seller: Keith and S. Ann Milner
Buyer: Lee Family Trust (Burbank, CA)
Description: Residential lot in Sandy Point Shores with beach access and marine view.
Address: Mayne Lane, Ferndale
Price: $300,000
Date: 12/29/06

Seller: Michael and Stephany Manning
Buyer: Adam and Michelle Foy
Description: .85 acres wooded residential land.
Address: 2503 Lake Whatcom Boulevard, Bellingham
Price: $162,000
Date: 12/29/06

Seller: Kijiro and Kimiko Mukai
Buyer: Van and Elisabeth Schoch (Knoxville, TN)
Description: Residential lot in Boundary Ridge with marine view.
Address: 9166 Belted Kingfisher Road, Blaine
Price: $299,000
Date: 12/29/06

Seller: Galway Trading Co. LLC
Buyer: DDX, Inc.
Description: Portion of a residential lot.
Address: Gladstone Street, Bellingham
Price: $115,000
Date: 12/29/06

Seller: Bernard and Starla Mulder
Buyer: Mulder Line Road Properties, Inc.
Description: 3.40 acres residential land.
Address: Line Road, Lynden
Price: $352,500
Date: 12/28/06

Seller: The Horton Family Trust,
Buyer: John and Helen Robertson (Riverside, CA)
Description: Residential lot in St. Andrews Green.
Address: 8819 Wood Duck Way, Blaine
Price: $249,000
Date: 01/03/07

Seller: Diane Scott
Buyer: Brett Nichols
Description: 5.00 acres land zoned for residential use.
Address: 3467 Sheridan Trail, Bellingham
Price: $395,000
Date: 01/03/07

Seller: David Gill and Carol Iwamoto
Buyer: Daniel and Lisa Hall
Description: Residential lot with marine view.
Address: 206 Sea Pines Road, Bellingham
Price: $280,000
Date: 01/10/07

Seller: Nancy Wutzen
Buyer: Dale and Jane Jensen
Description: 5.00 acres residential land with territorial view. Sale includes a 2,600 square foot mobile home, built in 1997, 864 square foot detached garage, 1,152 square foot storage.
Address: 4796 Northwest Drive, Bellingham
Price: $425,000
Date: 01/17/07

Seller: Palmer and Maxine Trettevik
Buyer: David Alan Development, LLC (Mill Creek, WA)
Description: 11.22 acres residential land with territorial view.
Address: 2580 Mountain View Road, Ferndale
Price: $690,000
Date: 01/19/07

Seller: William and Carol Tjoelker
Buyer: Integra Holdings, LLC
Description: 7 lots residential land (1.52 acres).
Address: Bradley Meadows Court, Lynden
Price: $621,200
Date: 01/22/07

Seller: Eric and Kristine Thordarson
Buyer: W. C. Courtenay Insurance Agency Ltd. (Surrey, BC)
Description: 1.86 acres residential land with beach access and marine view.
Address: Roy Road, Bellingham
Price: $175,000
Date: 01/24/07

Seller: Jerry and Kathleen Chambers
Buyer: David and Stephanie Logan
Description: 5.07 acres residential land with territorial views.
Address: 2600 Mountain View Road, Ferndale
Price: $185,000
Date: 01/26/07

Seller: Richard and Heather Jefferson
Buyer: Mary Niel
Description: Wooded residential lot in Kel Bay.
Address: 3027 Bayview Drive, Bellingham
Price: $100,000 (Indian to Indian sale)
Date: 1/26/07

Commercial land

Seller: William and Dorthea Mancha, and Rosanotis
Buyer: Whatcom Humane Society
Description: 5.00 acres commercial land.
Address: 5401 Hovander Road, Ferndale
Price: $140,424.97
Date: 12/19/06

Seller: Manzanita Properties, LLC
Buyer: Mary Lawrence
Description: 2.69 acres commercial land.
Address: 2110 Buchanan Loop, Ferndale
Price: $203,238
Date: 12/21/06

Seller: Birch Bay Properties, LLC
Buyer: BP West Coast Products, LLC (La Palma, CA)
Description: 19.81 acres land zoned for light impact industrial use.
Address: Grandview Road, Blaine
Price: $851,350
Date: 12/22/06

Seller: State of Washington (Olympia, WA)
Buyer: Port of Bellingham
Description: Lot zoned for airport operation.
Address: W. Bakerview Road, Bellingham
Price: $270,000
Date: 12/22/06

Seller: Cloverleaf Associates
Buyer: Alliance Properties 2000, LLC
Description: 78 acres land zoned for light impact industrial use. Sale includes a 1 -story house with 1,432 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 1 baths, built in 1961, 248 square foot porch; territorial view.
Address: 1293 Kope Road and Horton Road, Bellingham
Price: $3,000,000
Date: 01/03/07

Seller: State of Washington Military Department
Buyer: Port of Bellingham
Description: Commercial land zoned for airport operation.
Address: W. Bakerview Road, Bellingham
Price: $270,000
Date: 01/05/07

Seller: Trigg Road, LLC
Buyer: Trigg Development, LLC
Description: 8.27 acres land zoned for residential development – adjoins freeway.
Address: Trigg Road and 6457 Portal Way, Ferndale
Price: $1,250,000
Date: 01/17/07

Seller: Brim Properties, LLC
Buyer: Neufeldt Properties, LLC
Description: 1.04 acres commercial land.
Address: Birch Bay Lynden Road, Lynden
Price: $463,785
Date: 01/19/07

Airplane hangar

Seller: Ron Handerson, Sr.
Buyer: Michael Bingham
Description: Airplane hangar with 939 square feet, built in 1982.
Address: Unit #3, Alto Condominium, 4141 Mitchell Way, Bellingham
Price: $50,000 (building only)
Date: 01/02/07

Commercial properties

Seller: RDF Holdings, LLC
Buyer: RSS Holdings, LLC
Description: Office and warehouse (formerly Cliff’s Garage) with 4,800 square feet, built in 1961, completely remodeled in 2006.
Address: 1899 Kok Road, Lynden
Price: $500,000
Date: 12/29/06

Seller: Michael and Anita DeLancey
Buyer: 1951 Main Street, LLC
Description: Store (Delancey’s Horticultural Services) sale includes a covered display area and two greenhouses with total of 13,479 square feet, built in 1978, remodeled in 1998.
Address: 1951 Main Street, Ferndale
Price: $300,000
Date: 01/02/07

Seller: Homestead NW Dev. Co.
Buyer: Gary and Merideth Goodman (20% interest)
Description: Office/showroom and warehouse with a total of 6,428 square feet, 250 linear feet chain link fence, built in 1997, remodeled in 2002, 22.32 acres land.
Address: 7159 Guide Meridian, Lynden
Price: $285,068
Date: 01/05/07

Seller: Gary and Merideth Goodman
Buyer: Winward Consulting, LLC (18% interest)
Description: 58.50 acres agricultural land with farm buildings, sale includes a 1-story house with 1,554 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, 594 square foot attached garage, built in 1963.
Address: 2301 Main Street, Lynden and Berthusen Road, Lynden
Price: $285,068
Date: 01/05/07

Seller: Thomas Skyler, fka Sorin Hollander
Buyer: Marlo Hollander
Description: Store, office and apartment with a total of 4,752 square feet, built in 1913, remodeled in 2002. 2nd floor previously ran as lodge.
Address: 603 Cherry Street, Sumas
Price: $115,000
Date: 01/10/07

Seller: George Lawrence and Barbara Schickler
Buyer: ENT Properties, LLC
Description: Medical condo with 1,830 square feet, built in 1997.
Address: #205, Bellingham MOB No.1 Condominium, 2940 Squalicum Parkway, Bellingham
Price: $396,000
Date: 01/12/07

Seller: Artic Rim Investments, LLC – Series 2
Buyer: Luther Building, LLC
Description: Commercial condo unit with 3,966 square feet, built in 1975, remodeled in 2001 (fire repair).
Address: #7, Viking Financial Center Condominium, 115 West Magnolia Street, Bellingham
Price: $450,000
Date: 01/16/07

Seller: Nancy Wutzen
Buyer: Dale and Jane Jensen
Description: Dog Kennel with 6,000 square feet, 1,152 square foot general purpose building, 4.79 acres land; territorial view.
Address: Northwest Drive, Bellingham
Price: $975,000
Date: 01/17/07

Seller: Whitney Generations, LLC
Buyer: Whitney & Sons, LLC (Gig Harbor, WA)
Description: Store (Value Village) with 25,200 square feet, built in 1971, remodeled in 2005, 2.38 acres land.
Address: 3990 Guide Meridian, Bellingham
Price: $812,973 (QCD)
Date: 01/19/07

Seller: Harbor Lands, LLC
Buyer: Michael Mullins (Everett, WA)
Description: 4 – condo units with 1 bedroom, 1 bath, and 755 square feet each unit.
Address: Units A, B, C, and D, The Seaport Condominium, 265 Clark Street, Blaine
Price: $585,000
Date: 01/26/07




Whatcom Referral, meets Thursday mornings from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., Gateway Centre Executive Suites Rainier Room (3rd floor), 1313 E. Maple St., Bellingham.Contact 685-4200 Jim for more info.

Power Partners Network — Business leads for your success. Meets at 7 a.m. every Friday at Eleni’s on Meridian Street in Bellingham. For more information, call Tom Mercadante at 738-1520.

The Northwest Rental Owners Association — Meets the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. in either Mt. Vernon or Bellingham, and features a different speaker each meeting on a topic relevant to rental ownership. For more information, go to or contact Montee Walters, President (360) 279-2345/

City Club — noon to 1:30 p.m., the fourth Wednesday of each month at Northwood Hall, 3240 Northwest Avenue, in Bellingham. The public is invited to monthly luncheon meetings on topics of community interest. For list of program and other information, contact Kay Sardo at 734-5121 or visit

Birch Bay Chamber of Commerce — Meets the third Tuesday of each month at Stephanie’s Restaurant on Birch Bay Drive at 11:30 a.m. For more information, call Nick Jerns at 371-5004.

Business Network Alliance — Meets from noon until 1:30 p.m. on Thursdays; call for location. For more information, see or call Bill Thibodeau at 527-8542.

Bellingham Kiwanis Noon Club — Meets noon till 1 p.m. every Tuesday 2626 W. Maplewood (Masonic Temple). Please visit our web site or call Russ Weston at (360) 671-7862 for more information. Everyone welcome.

Bellingham Professionals Network — meets from noon to 1 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays of each month. Call Bruce at 738-9588 for more info.

Bellingham Connections Club — Meets at 7:30 a.m. on Thursdays at Masonic Hall, 1101 N. State St. For more information, call Larry at 738-4931, or on the web at

Whatcom Co-ed Leads Club — Meets at noon on Tuesdays at Pizza Inn, 2431 Meridian. For more information, call Elizabeth Rae at 676-9830.

Wild Oats Network — Meets at 8:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., on the second and fourth Tuesdays, Terra Organica Community Room, 929 State St. For more information, call Babs Baker at 733-1116.

Bellingham Evening Toastmasters — Meets at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays at 913 Lakeway Drive in the basement of the ReMax building. For more information, call 734-2204.

Bellingham Toastmasters No. 60 — Meets at 6:30 a.m. on Thursdays at the Salvation Army, 2912 Northwest Ave. For more information, call 647-8178.

Bellingham Referral Network — Meets at 7 a.m. every Thursday at the Bellingham Golf & Country Club. For more information, call Tim Villhauer at 714-8661.

Bellingham Noon Leads Club (co-ed chapter) — Noon on Fridays at Lucci’s, 2615 Harbor Loop. For more information, call Michael Wong at 676-7800 or Mike Brady at 647-0090.

Northwest Business Club — Meets the second Wednesday of every month. For more information, call Naida Deitsch at 734-0444, or check

Businesses Networking Together — Meets on Wednesdays at noon at Pastazza. For more information, call Dr. Mark Locker at 734-9525.

Whatcom Women’s Network — Meets on Thursdays at noon at Izzy’s on Guide Meridian. For more information, call Corrine Roos at 592-2415.

The American Society of Women Accountants — Meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. for dinner, meeting, and one hour of continuing professional education. For more information, call Julie Parker at 734-7990.

Women’s Professional Network — The WPN hosts its monthly meeting on the last Thursday of every month (except December) from 7 a.m. – 9 a.m. at Sapphire Cove. For more information about the WPN or to RSVP for the breakfast meeting, please call 360-650-0426, email, or visit

Zonta International Club of Bellingham — Meets the third Tuesday of each month at The Marina Restaurant, 7 Bellwether Way, from noon until 1 p.m. Non-members are welcome. For more information, call Amy Brock at 733-2444.

STARS — The volunteer corps for Bellingham’s Mount Baker Theatre, meets every second Tuesday of the month from noon to 1:00 p.m. in the Theatre’s new Encore Room (enter from Champion Street). For more information call Shirley Walker at 671-6936.

The 4th Corner Consultant’s Roundtable — A place for management consultants as well as business owners and managers to meet, network and pool resources, meets on the third Wednesday of each month (except August and December). For more information call Dan Goldstein at 671-5825.

International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) — This international group of office support professionals meets the second Tuesday each month, September through June, at Our House Deli on James Street in Bellingham. Visitors are welcome to attend. Go to for local meeting information and monthly newsletters, or call Pam Clark Hamilton for more information at 650-3981.

Prosperity Professionals Network — Members make valuable connections with like-minded professionals while going deeper into learning and applying universal principles of prosperity, abundance, and the power of positive thinking. The group is open to all professionals with no limit in each category. For more information, call Meredith Murray at 738-4071 or send an email to for more information and locations.

Focus Northwest — A non profit business network of local entrepreneurs serving Whatcom, Skagit and San Juan counties, sponsoring consumer information seminars on matters of interest to new residents, investors, homeowners and transitioning residents. Membership is limited to one member per industry. Meets every Wednesday at 7:45 a.m. for breakfast at Bob’s B&B in Barkley Village. Please call or email: 647 8822 or, or visit

Washington Latino Business Association — meets the second Tuesday of each
month, 7:30 – 8:45 am in Bellingham. Each meeting offers time for networking and a guest speaker. WLBA is open to all small businesses interested in the Hispanic / Latino markets of Whatcom and Skagit counties. For more information contact Alfred Portillo at 360 223 7318,, or Jesse Cantu at 360 671 3099,


Business licenses
The following business licenses have been awarded in the past month, listed by business name, owner name, and business address:

Gary Harper Construction, Gary Harper Construction Inc., 14831 223rd St. SE, Snohomish, WA 98296

Microflex, Smutny Inc., 2201 SW 152nd St., Seattle, WA 98166

Shurgard TRS, Shurgard TRS Inc., 500 E. McLeod Road, Bellingham, WA 98226

West Coast Cameras, Richard Oesterling, 4785 S. Golf Course Drive, Blaine, WA 98230

Aloha Caregiving, DeAnn Cecile Ford, 1305 W. Clearbrook Drive No. 1, Bellingham, WA 98229

Brennen’s Lawn Care, Brennen J. Brown, 2627 Likely Drive, Bellingham, WA 98229

Chute Technologies, Chute Technologies LLC, 910 Yew St., Bellingham, WA 98229

Karmela Botanica, Karma M. Maclachlan, 18261 Periwinkle Lane No. F, Mount Vernon, WA 98274

Robert Turner CPA, Robert Turner CPA PLLC, 114 W. Magnolia St. No. 405, Bellingham, WA 98225

Shurgard Storage Centers, Shurgard Storage Centers LLC, 500 E. McLeod Road, Bellingham, WA 98226

Whatcom Insurance Agency, Whatcom Insurance Agency Inc., 1200 Old Fairhaven Pkwy. No. 103, Bellingham, WA 98225

Bellingham Insurance, Bellingham Insurance LLC, 1303 Commercial St. No. 6, Bellingham, WA 98225

Goldify, Goldify LLC, 4015 Eliza Ave. No. 11B, Bellingham, WA 98226

Impact Resource Group, We’re Ready to Assemble Inc., 2201 W. Royal Lane No. 230, Irving, TX 75063

North Fork Massage, Jennifer J. Gagnan, 1337 Lincoln St. No. 3, Bellingham, WA 98229

Principal Focus, Principal Focus LLC, 134 Prince Ave. No. C, Bellingham, WA 98226

Cain W Orr, Cain W Orr, 1020 Sehome Ave., Bellingham, WA 98229

Clearcreek Consulting, Michael E. Guerrero, 184 E. Kellogg Road No. E5, Bellingham, WA 98226

CMG Electric, CMG Electric LLC, 6122 Shelby Court, Ferndale, WA 98248

Metamorphose Enterprises, Ephemera Wilde, 2531 West St., Bellingham, WA 98225

Insight Consulting, Insight Consulting Inc., 3424 Highfield Court, Bellingham, WA 98226

Meadowkeep Studio, Susan D. Lafferty, 7565 Bear Ridge Way, Maple Falls, WA 98266

Amtest Air Quality, HCG Inc., 30545 SE 84th St. No. 5, Preston, WA 98050

Debbi K. Garvin, Debbi K. Garvin, 1326 King St., Bellingham, WA 98229

Iconco/LVI Demolition Services, LVI Environmental Services Inc., 5409 Ohio Ave S., Seattle, WA 98134

Leavitt Custom Construction, Leavitt Custom Construction LLC, 904 Pine St., Lynden, WA 98264

Maria L Putney MPH ND, Maria L. Putney, 1313 E. Maple St. No. 102, Bellingham, WA 98225

O’Hara Construction, O’Hara Construction Inc., 1604 Valhalla Lane, Bellingham, WA 98226

Teresa Marie Singson, Teresa M. Singson, 321 Telegraph Road, Bellingham, WA 98226

Binary Ocean, Binary Ocean Inc., 2736 Niagara St., Bellingham, WA 98226

Brian L Griffin, Brian L. Griffin, 1607 Knox Ave., Bellingham, WA 98225

Bridgeworks Counseling, Bridgeworks Counseling LLC, 103 E. Holly St. No. 410, Bellingham, WA 98225

Dialight Corporation, Dialight Corporation, 1501 State Route 34, Wall Township, NJ 07727

Eye Candy Photography, Sean P Job, 2617 W. Maplewood Ave. No. 202, Bellingham, WA 98225

Mills Electric, John Huntley Inc., 1017 Iowa St., Bellingham, WA 98229

Old World Deli, Grippe-Adams LLC, 1140 N. State St., Bellingham, WA 98225

Online Marketing Solutions Northwest, Online Marketing Solutions Northwest, 4641 Celia Way No. 102, Bellingham, WA 98226

RCC Consultants, RCC Consultants Inc., 100 Woodbridge Center Drive No. 201, Woodbridge, NJ 07095

Willowbend Farm, Joan L Nielsen, 5010 Elder Road, Ferndale, WA 98248

Wills Accounting & Payroll Service, Joni L. Wills, 6160 Evergreen Way, Ferndale, WA 98248, Michael R. Glick, 1608 E. St. No. 205, Bellingham, WA 98225

Sea Con LLC, Robert A Howie Jr., 165 NE Juniper St. No. 100, Issaquah, WA 98027

Sugar N Spice Mini-Donuts, David E St Marie, 11 Bigleaf Lane, Bellingham, WA 98229

All American Garage, All American Garage LLC, 4073 Hannegan Road No. A, Bellingham, WA 98226

Checkpoint Security Systems Group Inc., CSSG Inc., 8180 Upland Circle, Chanhassen, MN 55317

D M Weiss & Associates, Diane M. Weiss, 2611 Vining Place, Bellingham, WA 98226

Emily R Weiner, Emily R. Weiner, 2729 N. Park Drive, Bellingham, WA 98225

Jay Rydberg Contracting, Jay W. Rydberg, 4036 Glengary Road, Bellingham, WA 98226

Yunik Construction, Yunik Construction LLC, 590 Front St. No. 1, Sumas, WA 98295

Sunshine Services, Caron N. Marconis, 3208 Carrington Way, Bellingham, WA 98226

Big Guide, Justin A. Berg, 1121 13th St. No. B, Bellingham, WA 98225

Daiso, Daiso Seattle LLC, 1 Bellis Fair Pkwy., No. 618, Bellingham, WA 98226

Advanced Powder Coating NW, Advanced Powder Coating NW Inc., 3910 Spur Ridge Lane, Bellingham, WA 98226

Certified CM Services, Certified CM Services Inc., 9205 NE 143rd Place, Bothell, WA 98011

Ferndale Floors, Ferndale Floors LLC, 1920 Main St., No. 1, Ferndale, WA 98248

Gradeworks, Gradeworks Inc., 1848 Grandview Road, Ferndale, WA 98248

Hatton Painting Company, David S. Hatton, 1708 Sudden Valley, Bellingham, WA 98229

Locust, Ivan M. Barrow, 1210 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham, WA 98225

Matthew J. Marsden, Matthew J. Marsden, 2771 Sylvan St., Bellingham, WA 98226

Relaxation That Lasts, Charisma Bystrom, 2625 Ontario St., Bellingham, WA 98226

Unistrut International Corporation, Unistrut International Corporation, 1679 Atlantic St., Union City, CA 94587

Cameron Jennings Design, W. Cameron Jennings, 1133 Railroad Ave. No. 307, Bellingham, WA 98225

D & T Services, DNT Services LLC, 520 Valley Hwy., Acme, WA 98220

Donna Zender Accounting, Donna L. Zender, 960 Harris Ave. No. 202, Bellingham, WA 98225

Dreamscape Design, Dreamscape Design Inc., 1200 E. Maplewood Ave., Bellingham, WA 98225

Lockhart’s Enterprises, Steven L. Lockhart, 8695 Line Road, Lynden, WA 98264

Robin L. Chadwick, Robin L. Chadwick, 1109 Cowgill Ave., Bellingham, WA 98225

Tepker Law Firm, Tepker Law Firm Inc., 103 E. Holly St. No. 510, Bellingham, WA 98225

Usanza Weddings, Usanza Weddings LLC, 1015 Railroad Ave. No. 219, Bellingham, WA 98225

Amano Jyaku, Sergio F. Solano, 1719 E. Maple St. No. 334, Bellingham, WA 98229

Cascadia PCPT LTFU, Thomas C. Hall, 1348 Sudden Valley, Bellingham, WA 98229

Engedi, Elizabeth M. Delgatto, 3657 Shaw Court, Ferndale, WA 98248

Four Starrs, Four Starrs Boutique LLC, 960 Harris Ave. No. 101, Bellingham, WA 98225

Time Concepts, Nelu Gheorghita, 121 S. 47th St., Bellingham, WA 98229

Triple-V. Consultants & Associates, Vasco Vic B. Valdez, 1360 NE 8th Ave, Oak Harbor, WA 98277

Whatcom Driving Academy, Ana Lyn Herrick, 1609 Broadway No. G, Bellingham, WA 98225

Aloha Hula Wear, Christine Estomo, 1152 Puget St., Bellingham, WA 98229
K L Cleaning, Erica N. Oostra, 911 Pine St., Lynden, WA 98264

Liquor licenses
The following licensing activity has been noted by the state liquor board:

New applications

Milt’s Pizza Place, Milt’s Pizza Place, LLC, Lynn Bernard Vander Yacht, Kristy Lynn Trataglioni, Roger Anthony Tratglioni, Chad Aaron Vander Yacht and Lindsay Joy Vander Yacht have applied for a license to sell beer/wine at a restaurant at 8122 Guide Meridian Road, Lynden. Filed Jan. 18.

Assumed licenses

Point Roberts Shell, Vick Homes, Inc., Samuel Snider Vick and Janet Rosslyn Vick have applied for a license to sell beer/wine at a grocery store at 423 Tyee Drive, Point Roberts. Filed Jan. 30.

Pad Thai, Rick Phan, Inc., Rick Quy Phan and Sorasak Sangkachoti have applied for a license to sell spirits/beer/wine at a restaurant lounge at 4285 Meridian St., Ste 101, Bellingham. Filed Jan. 25.

Powergas, Powergas LLC and Kulwant Kaur have applied for a license to sell beer/wine at a grocery store at 4209 Meridian St, Bellingham. Filed Jan. 10.

The Elbow Room Wine Bar & Bistro, View Point Global, Inc. and Mario Sanchez have applied for a license to sell beer/wine at a restaurant and off premises at 11 Bellwhether Way Ste. 101, Bellingham. Filed Jan. 5.



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