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1) Leap Frog Water Taxi offers Whatcom-San Juan connection
With the San Juan Islands just beyond Bellingham Bay, Bill McGown believes Whatcom County residents who haven’t made a trip to see their island neighbors to the west are missing chances at both business and leisure…

2) Three PeaceHealth medical professionals in the running for industry high honor
An article written by three PeaceHealth Medical Group professionals is one of the top five finalists for the Edward B. Stevens Article of the Year Award…

3) Q&A | Chuck and Dee Robinson of Village Books
“Chuck and Dee are doing what they want.” This matter-of-fact headline introduced a profile of Chuck and Dee Robinson, owners of Village Books in Fairhaven, on the front page of the Bellingham Business Journal’s first edition in November 1992…

4) Greenhouse celebrates 40 years with events, giveaways
In 1972, Chris Foss and Foster Rose opened a houseplant store in a Bellingham retail center Foss fondly remembers as a “hippy mall,” complete with neighboring shops that sold records and candles…

5) Two Whatcom County firms fined more than $1K, ecology officials say
The state Department of Ecology announced it issued $218,238 in fines of more than $1,000 to Washington companies between April and June 2012, including fines to two firms in Whatcom County…

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1) TalkBack | Would you support a new, larger Costco in Bellingham?

2) Greenhouse celebrates 40 years with events, giveaways

3) Leap Frog Water Taxi offers Whatcom-San Juan connection

4) Bite of Bellingham draws thousands to pick city’s top eats

5) Final Downtown Sounds concert finds last-minute sponsor

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