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20th Feb 2018 The Port has picked a waterfront design. Next stop: city approval
The Port of Bellingham has decided to make a public park a key feature of its new downtown waterfront design. Port commissioners voted 3-0 on Tuesday to approve the Waypoint … Click to Continue »...

20th Feb 2018 A big store has decided to close in Bellingham?s south side. Here are the details
A large hardware and agriculture store has begun a closing business sale. The CHS Northwest True Value store at 3125 Old Fairhaven Parkway announced it was starting an inventory closeout … Click to Continue »...

20th Feb 2018 Here?s how you can learn about a major project near Bellis Fair
A major residential and commercial project on Bakerview Road will be introduced at an upcoming public meeting. The proposed project would be built at 415-451 W. Bakerview Road, near the … Click to Continue »...

18th Feb 2018 He?s been at it for 22 years. Now a Fairhaven restaurateur is ready to pursue another dream
After 22 years as a restaurateur in Fairhaven, Don White is ready to pursue another dream. White recently put Skylark?s Hidden Cafe up for sale with the intention of moving … Click to Continue »...

19th Feb 2018 Road construction season is starting... first up, Interstate 5
Road construction season is getting an early start along Interstate 5 near Blaine. The Washington State Department of Transportation announced that crews will begin cable barrier improvements on Feb. 21. … Click to Continue »...

17th Feb 2018 Bellingham?s Columbia Neighborhood gets a blast from the past with new business
The Columbia neighborhood has a building that?s sat empty for nearly three years. Manny Sidhu decided it was time to bring back a neighborhood store. On Feb. 7 Sidhu opened … Click to Continue »...

16th Feb 2018 JC Penney is closing eight more stores. Here are the ones on the list
JC Penney is shutting down eight stores later this year, including one in Skagit County. While it hasn?t been officially announced on the company?s website, several national media outlets, including … Click to Continue »...

15th Feb 2018 Will scanning apps and new retail ?experiences? change your shopping habits?
Store experiences can be hard to control. Say you?re at the checkout line, and everything grinds to a halt for ?manager?s approval? on another customer?s purchase. Or, your favorite brand … Click to Continue »...

16th Feb 2018 Moldy blankets, faulty generators and scary chainsaws - oh my!
DEAR MR. MYERS: You used to keep readers updated on home-related product recalls on a regular basis, but you haven?t done so for several months. Why not? ANSWER: Because, thankfully, … Click to Continue »...

17th Feb 2018 Amazon laying off people? Don?t read too much into that.
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14th Feb 2018 Iconic Lynden windmill building, Bender Plaza now under new local ownership
A family known for restoring old Bellingham buildings has purchased a couple of key properties in Lynden. Kane and Claudia Hall, who lead a group called Canoe Street, LLC, have … Click to Continue »...

12th Feb 2018 Chukar Cherries has a $1.8M love letter for you. It?s written in chocolate
Chukar Cherries is doubling the size of its production facility, a love letter to Prosser that hints at a commitment to a future with more jobs. Chukar and its longtime … Click to Continue »...

12th Feb 2018 Amazon laying off corporate employees in rare cutback
Amazon is laying off hundreds of corporate employees, a rare cutback for a company that has spent most of the last few years in a frantic growth spurt. The layoffs, … Click to Continue »...

20th Feb 2018 Wisconsin Legislature passes bulk of Walker welfare overhaul
The bulk of Gov. Scott Walker's welfare overhaul package, including increasing work requirements for food stamp recipients and imposing them on parents for the first time, won final legislative approval … Click to Continue »...

20th Feb 2018 Trump urges ban on gun devices like bump stocks
As a grieving Florida community demanded action on guns, President Donald Trump on Tuesday directed the Justice Department to move to ban devices like the rapid-fire bump stocks used in … Click to Continue »...

20th Feb 2018 Storm blocks road, causes other disruptions in New Zealand
Mudslides blocked the only road to a small New Zealand town Wednesday after a powerful Pacific storm caused disruptions across parts of the country. The 1,000 tourists and 5,000 locals … Click to Continue »...

20th Feb 2018 The Latest: Wisconsin Assembly OKs business insurance bill
The Latest on Wisconsin Legislature (all times local): 10:35 p.m. The state Assembly has signed off on a bill that would allow similar businesses to join together to pay for … Click to Continue »...

20th Feb 2018 Premature baby named after curling rock island defies odds
Long before her frightening birth, before the awful moments when everyone wondered if she would survive, before anyone knew how tough she could be, Ailsa Polo's destiny was linked to … Click to Continue »...

20th Feb 2018 The Latest: Stoneman Douglas students greeted in Tallahassee
The Latest on the deadly Florida high school shooting (all times local): 10:20 p.m. About 500 Leon High School students and parents waited for the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School … Click to Continue »...

20th Feb 2018 Utility to expand wind development in 4 Wyoming counties
Utility Rocky Mountain Power intends to expand in four Wyoming counties, growing its wind development in the state by 60 percent. The Casper Star-Tribune reports that the Salt Lake City-based … Click to Continue »...

20th Feb 2018 Asian shares gain on rosy Japan data, bucking Wall St losses
Shares were higher in Asia on Wednesday, supported by rosy manufacturing data from Japan. The gains came despite losses on Wall Street, where a six-day winning streak was snapped by … Click to Continue »...

20th Feb 2018 Australian PM heading to US for talks with Trump, governors
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull heads to the United States on Wednesday accompanied by the largest Australian political and business delegation ever to visit the U.S. President Donald Trump's softening opposition … Click to Continue »...

20th Feb 2018 The Latest: Justice Dept to step up review of bump stocks
The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 5:05 p.m. The Justice Department says it is moving quickly with its review of "bump stock" devices after President Donald Trump … Click to Continue »...

20th Feb 2018 Maduro: Digital currency puts Venezuela on tech vanguard
Cash-strapped Venezuela on Tuesday became the first country to launch its own version of bitcoin, a move President Nicolas Maduro celebrated as putting his country on the world's technological forefront. … Click to Continue »...

20th Feb 2018 Bicyclist blames Waze for directing him into Lincoln Tunnel
A New York City bicyclist delivering Chinese food is blaming the Waze navigation app for directing him into the busy Lincoln Tunnel, where bikes are banned. A Port Authority of … Click to Continue »...

20th Feb 2018 West Virginia superintendent says teacher walkout unlawful
With teachers and other public workers planning a statewide walkout Thursday and Friday over pay and benefits, Superintendent of Schools Steven Paine says they deserve more but work stoppages by … Click to Continue »...

20th Feb 2018 Luxury property ad blitz heralds Trump son's visit to India
"Trump has arrived. Have you?" shout the barrage of glossy front-page advertisements in almost every major Indian newspaper. The ads, which have run repeatedly in the past few days, herald … Click to Continue »...

20th Feb 2018 Ranger Alex Claudio returns to Puerto Rico after Maria
Shortly after becoming the first person from this hillside industrial town 40 minutes from San Juan to reach the major leagues, Rangers reliever Alex Claudio searched online for a tattoo … Click to Continue »...

20th Feb 2018 Investigation of California senator finds 6 misconduct cases
A California senator likely engaged in unwanted flirtatious or sexually suggestive behavior with six women he worked with, including four subordinates, according to an independent investigation released Tuesday. The investigation, … Click to Co...

20th Feb 2018 California law that blocked posting actors' ages struck down
A California law that sought to prevent age discrimination in the entertainment industry by blocking a popular Hollywood website from posting the ages of actors was struck down Tuesday as … Click to Continue »...

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