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Monthly Archives: May 2011
Good luck to all participants in today’s race. Bellingham brings out its best today. It’s the 100 year Anniversary of this great Bellingham event.
Whatcom County’s annual Ski to Sea Race this Sunday consists of a 100 mile relay race of seven different sport venues beginning with cross country skiing and ending with a kayaking leg in Bellingham Bay. Don’t miss this event starting … Continue reading
More people bought new homes last month with new home sales rising 7.3%, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday. It was the second straight month that new home sales were up. New home sales rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate … Continue reading
Bellingham’s available home inventory is currently running approximately 18% lower than last year at this same time giving buyers less to choose from. Though we still have a long way to go, Seller’s putting off selling their home this Spring … Continue reading
Asian demand for U.S. grain will soar in the years ahead, and U.S. farmers will need more West Coast port capacity to meet that demand. That was a key theme Thursday, May 19, as grain producers and shippers gathered at … Continue reading
It looks as though the Lummi Island ferry will be running for another 35 years. Without releasing any details, the Whatcom County Council and Lummi Nation issued a joint statement Tuesday, May 17, announcing an “agreement in concept” on a … Continue reading
While homes are much more affordable than in recent years, Whatcom County’s home affordability index continues to lag behind the state average. In the first quarter of 2011, Whatcom’s index level was 128.9, down slightly from 130.6 from the fourth … Continue reading
A presentation was given yesterday, 5/13/2011, at Western Washington University by Brad Ferris, executive director of Re Sources for Sustainable Communities. SSA Marine has proposed its intent to ship 54 million metric tons of material through the Cherry Point facility. … Continue reading
The Ski to Sea Race has reached its cap of 500 teams in the 2011 race taking place on May 29, 2011. There are over 30 teams, presently, on the Waiting List to race.