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Renaissance Woman: Grace Borsari Flying High As Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree

By Mike McKenzie By definition, it’s easy to refer to Grace Borsari as a Renaissance Woman (one with many talents or areas of knowledge). Early on,...

Casting Positive (Sun)Light On Small-Scale Solar Energy In the State of Washington

By DANA BRANDT Recently, I came across the guest column in the Jan-Feb edition of Business Pulse that painted solar power in Washington State in...

Free Market Environmentalism

The Key to Saving Energy and Money? Consumers–Not Politicians... By Todd Myers With the 2018 ballots tallied, Washington’s environmental activist community wants to call it a...

Angel Investors

Providing an Investment Boost to a Select Few Who Need Funding By Mike McKenzie In business, to state the obvious, money talks. And it talks the...

Alice Clark and the Downtown Bellingham Partnership Bring Life to Urban Bellingham

Alice Clark has been synonymous with downtown Bellingham for 20 years. She sold pies at the Farmers Market, worked as a free-lance graphic designer,...

Anchors Our Way

Photo courtesy Port of Bellingham Cargo Ships and Jobs Return to the Docks of Bellingham By Dave Brumbaugh Cargo ships will return to the Port of Bellingham...

2019 Forecast: Slowdown But Not a Downturn

By Mike McKenzie TV business networks rely on insights from tech fund guru and business professor Paul Meeks, so we went to him, too. Here’s...

Pollution-Control Ruling On Dairy Farm Permits a Big Deal?

Farmers Say a Resounding, 'Yes!' By Rich Appel • Appel Farms Cheese/Vice-President Whatcom Family Farmers "Vindication” is the word local farmers typically use to describe the Pollution...

Q+A with Kevin DeVries

Exxel Pacific employees (left to right in the photo): Adam Bravo, Brian Proctor, Mike Shafer overseeing construction of the new Bellwether Apartments Kevin DeVries has...

Wight Helps People in Need—Day & Night

By Business Pulse Staff For Doug Wight, his philanthropy begins when people in need walk through his office door or share their thoughts in a...

Back To The Future of Local Salmon

By Sherri Huleatt Experts mark 1985 as Whatcom County’s last great fishing season. Stakeholders from business, government, the Lummi Nation, higher education, and more have...
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Locals Fish Alaska but Bring the Bounty Home

By Pete Granger Did you know that Whatcom County has a thriving commercial-fishing industry? Many people don’t. The Port of Bellingham estimates that commercial fishing...

Why the Cattlemen and the Farm Bureau are Suing the County

Ben Elenbaas Second Vice President, Whatcom County Farm Bureau, and Vice President | Whatcom County Cattlemen’s Association I submitted a research paper in May of 2014...
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Regenis is Converting Manure into an Environmental Success Story

By Dave Brumbaugh The consumer knows that dairy cows are the source of many delicious and nutritious foods, including milk, cheese, and ice cream. The...

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