Whatcom Business Newsletter


Store in Birch Bay Square using live mannequins to raise money for charity

A local clothing boutique is raising money for charity by having models pose as live mannequins.

Retail Tipsheet: Find Your Fashion finding a good home in Ferndale

Barb Scoggins has discovered that paying attention to social media helps when it comes to making some business decisions.

Owner Barb Scoggins tries on a man’s cowboy hat at her Ferndale store Find Your Fashion Again on Thursday , Dec. 11, 2014. Scoggins is combining her two Ferndale stores into one location near the Cost Cutter in Ferndale.

Jim Talbot left 'huge legacy' in Bellingham, but his biggest deal was with Soviets

A prominent Seattle resident who built up Bellingham Cold Storage and the Barkley urban village is also being remembered for his commercial fishing...

Bellingham proposes removing Ohio St. parking to add bike lanes

Neighbors of Bellingham High School can learn on Tuesday, Dec. 16, about a plan to add bike lanes to Ohio Street by removing parking.

Second retail development next to Bellingham Costco under environmental review

Public comments are being taken for the smaller of two retail centers next to the proposed Costco in Bellingham.

The future site of proposed retail, including a new Costco, off Bakerview Road is shown Oct. 9, 2013 in Bellingham.

Whatcom County expects to lose hotel to annexation, holds back tourism dollars

The Whatcom County Council on Tuesday, Dec. 9, awarded more than $500,000 in lodging-tax revenue to tourism-promotion projects.

Bellingham’s Faithlife lands on national list for best places to work

A local computer software company has landed on a national list of best places to work.

President and CEO of Logos Bible Software Company, Bob Pritchett, stands on top of the Flatiron Building Tuesday, Oct 30, 2012, overlooking downtown Bellingham.

Average Bellingham gas price drops below $3 a gallon

Gas prices continue to fall, returning to levels last seen more than four years ago.

The average price for a gallon of gas in the Bellingham metro area fell below $3 on Tuesday, Dec. 9, settling in at $2.97, according to AAA Washington’s Daily Fuel Gauge report. While it’s unclear when the last time Bellingham was below $3 a gallon, data indicates the last time the state average was around this level was in the fall of 2010.