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… [ Read More ]

Western Washington University was ranked among the top universities in the western U.S., according to the U.S. News & World Report’s college rankings for 2017. The university ranked second in public colleges in the western region, coming behind California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. The region includes Texas, Oklahoma and the 13 states to the west. It’s… [ Read More ]

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. Read the rest of the story… [ Read More ]

The Port of Bellingham will spend $75,000 in matching funds for economic development projects in Blaine, Sumas, Ferndale and Lynden this year. The Port’s Small City Economic Development Fund was created in 2004, and has given more than $600,000 to small cities for development projects. Read the rest of the story in the Bellingham Business… [ Read More ]

Western Washington University is the highest-ranking public, master’s-granting university in the Pacific Northwest, according to the 2016 U.S. News & World Report college rankings. Western also ranked second among top public master’s-granting universities in the West, a region stretching from Texas to the Pacific – for the third year in a row. Read the rest on… [ Read More ]