Latest Whatcom County Stories
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.