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2010-10-25 07:30:00

BELLINGHAM, Wash., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On October 20th, the Vertically Integrated Partnership (including Annie's Fun, Sodexo, Hirai Farms, National Frozen Foods, etc.) donated 8,000 pounds of sweet corn to the Bellingham Food Bank.

2008-09-08 15:00:59

Puget Sound Energy (utility subsidiary of Puget Energy (NYSE:PSD)) is investing approximately $421 million in service-area infrastructure improvements in 2008, of which about $247 million is earmarked for capacity and reliability upgrades, and about $174 million is allocated to meet growing customer needs.

2008-08-07 00:00:16

By John Stark, The Bellingham Herald, Wash. Aug. 6--The Washington Department of Ecology has approved Whatcom County's new Shoreline Master Program, and state officials hailed the locally developed set of environmental rules as a model for other counties to follow.

2008-07-26 15:00:27

By Jared Paben, The Bellingham Herald, Wash. Jul. 26--KENDALL -- A controversial project to build 770 homes and a commercial center in the Columbia Valley has been reduced by developers to 289 homes without any shopping. But that's only temporary, they said.

2008-07-18 12:00:45

By Sam Taylor, The Bellingham Herald, Wash. Jul. 18--Whatcom County is very unlikely to get federal help in the upcoming fiscal year to clean up asbestos-laden Swift Creek.


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