Sneak Peek: What's in print this month in the BBJ

Featured articles and guest columns: 

– There’s not a lot of new details in PeaceHealth’s planned joint venture with Colorado-based Catholic Health Initiatives. But at St. Joseph hospital in Bellingham, practitioners and administrators prepare for a new health care business model that will emphasize the value of service over its volume.

– A Bellingham dentist’s new treatment regimen targets imbalances in jaw muscles and dental forces, which are thought to be the cause of nearly four-fifths of headaches, migraines and other facial pain.

– Andy Billingsley of The Unity Group shares three strategies for employers planning to navigate the new world of health care insurance.

Also in this issue: 

In Barkley Village, another major project is ready for development
Kombucha Town brewery opens downtown in Herald Building
Scratch and Peck Feeds: A blue chip in a niche market
Brampton Court Apartments in Birchwood sells for $16M

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Includes individuals mentioned in news briefs or those interviewed for articles. Listed alphabetically by last name; numbers show page of first appearance.

Ambauen-Meade, Diana—7
Galloway, Wayne—4
Geary, Edward—4
Huntley, John—4
King, Roland—4
Kochman, Jeff—5
Koehler, Dave—11
Koehler, Sarah—11
Kunesh, Tom—6
Louws, Jack—2
McCoy, Chris—6
Meade, Bryon—7
Morris, Ciscoe—2
Muljat, Troy—8
Pethia, Dana—2
Prager, Jeffrey—12
Steiger, Nancy—1
Sutherland, Janis—4
Swiecicki, Mira—11
Talbot, Stowe—14
Thoma, Mark—14
Thompson, Larry—14
Todd, Teresa—4
Vaughn, Rachel—11
Wayne, Marvin—4
Weg, Terell—4

Companies, nonprofits, government agencies
Includes firms and organizations identified in news briefs and in articles. Listed alphabetically by name; numbers show page of first appearance.

ACLU of Washington—3
Associated General Contractors of Washington—4
Barkley Company—1
Banner Bank—4
Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber of Commerce & Industry—2
Building Industry Association of Whatcom County—2
Bellingham Smile Care and Sleep Center—12
Catholic Health Initiatives—1
Coast Equity Partners (Everett)—8
Constant Contact—2
Fair Housing Center of Washington—2
Frontier Airlines—11
Franciscan Health System—1
Harrison Medical Center, Bremerton—3
Highland Medical Center, Burien—3
Hollander Investments—8
Kombucha Town Brewery—6
Launching Success Learning Store—4
Lynden Vision Clinic—11
Management Services Northwest—4
Moss Adams LLP—14
The Muljat Group—8
Naomi’s Organic Farm Supply (Portland, Ore.)—7
PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center—1
Providence Health & Services—3
Regal Cinemas—1
Scotty Browns Restaurant—1
Scratch and Peck Feeds—7
Signs By Tomorrow—11
Signs Plus Inc.—11
Spyglass Optik—11
SSA Marine (Seattle)—11
Swedish Health Services—3
WWU Small Business Development Center—2
United General Hospital—1
Washington State Employment Security Department—11
Washington State Liquor Control Board—6
Western Washington University—2
Whatcom Alliance for Health Advancement—14
Whatcom County Health Department—6
Whatcom Land Title Company—4
Whatcom Volunteer Center—11
The Woods Coffee—5
Zen Sushi—5


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