Whatcom Business Newsletter
Denser Bellingham rezone approved over objections of Sunnyland neighbors
BELLINGHAM - The City Council cleared the way for home construction on a long-vacant lot in Sunnyland by bending its rules to allow smaller one-story...
Official: $20M in projects could make Bellingham state's No. 1 bicycling town
BELLINGHAM - More people per capita bicycle to work in Bellingham than in Seattle. Officials expect even more bicyclists on the street after the City...
Tech group to host Bellingham panel discussion on net neutrality
BELLINGHAM - The Technology Alliance Group for Northwest Washington will host a panel discussion, "Net Neutrality and the Future of Internet Access," on Friday, Aug. 15.
Whatcom County retail sales slow down in first quarter of 2014
Whatcom County retail sales slowed in the first three months of 2014, with a sluggish economy, a weaker Canadian dollar and the weather likely factors.
Southbound border traffic into Whatcom picks up in second quarter
Southbound border crossings picked up the pace in the second quarter, but the boost wasn't significant enough to indicate a new trend.
Whatcom retailers getting ready for back-to-school craziness
Fair week tends to be a quiet one for local retailers, but shopping activity will kick into in high gear for the following six weeks.
Market Report: Building permits on the rise in parts of Whatcom County
Local economic data continues to steadily improve, but one area that's doing particularly well is building permits.
IMCO to pay $200,000 settlement in federal program dispute
FERNDALE - A local construction company has settled a dispute with the U.S. Department of Transportation over the use of a federal program.