If fostering creativity is a key to economic development, Bellingham appears to be taking a step in that direction with a new partnership. The Foundry Bellingham Makerspace is close to opening in its new spot at the Technology Development Center at 1000 F St. on the Bellingham waterfront. It should be ready for community use […]

When you think of the Lummi Reservation, you probably don’t think “space exploration.” But that’s what NASA thought recently because of a little science project at the Northwest Indian College. Computer science teacher Gary Brandt told KUOW.org his students were launching rockets made from recycled water bottles and decided to call themselves a space center […]

Construction has started on a $10 million project to build a new manufacturing facility for local boat builder All American Marine on Bellingham’s central waterfront. To prepare the construction site for development, Whatcom County-based RAM Construction is relocating 46,000 cubic yards of clean soil from Hilton Avenue to the Cornwall Avenue Landfill site where it […]

University spokesman Paul Cocke says Western is the second ranked public school in the West. “Western just has a great combination of super strong academics and a lot of our faculty come her to teach. A lot of them are top researchers in their field but they also include their students in their research,” says […]

New and more. Those themes popped out as highlights of our annual Top 100 ranking of privately-owned businesses . . . This year we had among the new entries production that exceeded as high as over $100 million, and several who came in between $50 million and $125 million.