Whatcom Business Newsletter


New law firm opens in Bellingham

BELLINGHAM - A new law firm that offers a wide variety of services, including LGBT legal matters, recently opened.

Ferndale day spa to have grand opening April 16

FERNDALE — A new day spa will have grand opening on Wednesday, April 16.

Why the Canadian dollar has strengthened in recent days

Here's an interesting article (link) from The Globe and Mail about why the Canadian dollar has strengthened in the past week, getting close to 92 cents compared to the U.S. dollar.

Turning waste into jobs the goal of new Bellingham business

Duane Jager admits he didn't know much about textiles when the Ragfinery concept was born, but he did see a great opportunity for reusing products...

Bellingham resident Michelle Grandy and ReUse Works Board Member Libby Chenault browse the notions and supplies section of Ragfinery at the business's grand opening, Thursday, April, 3 in Bellingham.

Two new Bellingham breweries getting closer to opening

BELLINGHAM - As the weather continues to improve and people begin wandering around more often, local craft beer enthusiasts will soon find a couple...

Chad Kuehl, co-owner of Wander Brewing, tends to a recent brew in the mash lauter tun for their sixth batch of beer, which will be a California common, Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at Wander Brewing. Owners Chad and Colleen Kuehl plan on expanding to also include a retail space at the 1807 Dean Ave location where it will be 1/3 retail and 2/3 retail

Developer abandons plans to build 500-unit dorm in Bellingham's Puget neighborhood

BELLINGHAM - A dormitory complex for about 500 college students proposed for Puget neighborhood will not be built, the developer said in an email to the city Planning and Community Development Department.

Safeway plans to open new Bellingham store this fall

BELLINGHAM - Safeway officially announced that it will be returning to Bellingham this fall.

Safeway announces it is officially coming to Bellingham. An artists rendering of the new Safeway that will occupy the former Cost Cutter location in Sunset Square.

Whatcom County home sales up 6.6 percent in first quarter

The term "normal" hasn't been used to describe the local real estate market for several years, but that appears to be the case heading into the home-buying season.