Despite continual wage increases, numerous vaccination exemptions and robust recruitment efforts, CHCC has not been able to rebuild long-term care staffing to pre-pandemic levels.
Featured business: Bellingham certified mastectomy fitter Allies Retail opens in Anchorage
Laura DeWitt, a certified mastectomy fitter since 2014, helps women regain balance after breast surgery through her company, Allies Retail.
Featured business: Ferndale couple buys Dave’s Sports Shop in Lynden
There’s a new local couple at the helm of Dave’s Sports Shop in Lynden. Will and Jenn Lathrop took ownership of the shop on May 1.
Featured business: Junior Ski to Sea Race set to return in 2023, Junior parade has uncertain future
The Junior Ski to Sea Race and Parade events have been canceled for 2022. However, plans are in the works for the Junior Ski to Sea Race to return in 2023.
Featured business: Cascadia Daily News publishes first print edition, bucks national trends
BELLINGHAM—Against the odds and bucking national trends, a dozen journalists employed at Cascadia...
Featured business: Cascadia Daily News to begin publishing week of Jan. 24
Cascadia Daily News, a new Bellingham-based publication serving Northwest Washington, will begin publishing online the week of Jan. 24.
Featured business: Founder retires, transitions ownership of Lynden caregiving company
Obermueller, a Whatcom County native, assumed ownership of the company in late September and has been managing its affairs since then. Sue Sorensen founded the business more than a decade ago, in 2010.
Featured business: News publication coming to Bellingham
A new daily news publication is being launched in Bellingham by Cascadia Newspaper Company. Delivered online daily and weekly in print.
Perseverance pays off for local businesswoman Patti Rowlson
“We have assembled a team of truly experienced marketing pros. Together we help BPRC’s clients be strategic and consistent with their marketing efforts.”
Featured business: Dave’s Sports Shop to seek new ownership
For the first time in 63 years, Dave’s Sports Shop, in Lynden’s Fairway Center may be owned and operated by someone other than a VanderHoek.
Featured business: Jake’s Restaurant Lynden BBQ
Jake’s reopened in Lynden just four months before COVID-19 started to impact people and businesses in Whatcom County. Teamwork and people drives Jake’s forward.
Featured business: Fairhaven Village Inn
One of Bellingham’s most-loved hotels – The Fairhaven Village Inn – reopened to travelers July 1, more than three months after pausing due to COVID-19.
Pausing for gratitude at the 10-year mark
An entire decade of working alongside company owners, CEOs, department managers and other respected staff. So, onward we go with gratitude and appreciation.
Patti Rowlson, finalist for 2017 Professional Woman.
Patti, owner of Bellingham PR and Communications, a company that provides marketing services, makeing personal evolution a part of her life and her business.