Comcast Neighborhoods Show Spotlighting Bellingham Airs in June. A film crew from Comcast’s Neighborhoods spent a day in Bellingham this week. Sabrina Register, host of the show, interviewed several locals and community leaders including James King from Bellingham’s Parks & Recreation Department, Nick Hartrich from the Downtown Bellingham Partnership, and Casey Diggs from Boundary Bay Brewery. The episode will be available for Comcast On-Demand customers in June.
Weekend Packed with Ski to Sea Festivities. Nearly every venue in Whatcom County is throwing some sort of Ski to Sea celebration or sale, but the big one at the finishline in Fairhaven kicks off at 10:00a on Sunday and continues all day.
Bellingham Bells Add 3 More Potential Stars. The Bells title-defense begins at home on June 5, and their opening day roster will include 3 outstanding prospects—Justin Hooper a UCLA commit, Jake Marks from the University of Maine, and Chase Scott from Southern Mississippi University. Hooper and Marks are both hard-throwing pitchers, and Scott is a versatile defense man who hits for power. Make plans to see this team over the summer. They’re sure to delight.
District Banners Coming Soon. The four major districts in the city’s core—Downtown, Old Town, Fairhaven, and the Arts District—will soon be marked by their own distinct banners. Designed by Rowan Moore-Seifred, the banners will give each district its own unique sense of place.
Cleanup to Begin on the Bellingham Waterfront. Crews could begin work on the $35 million environmental cleanup in July that would clear the way for re-development of the former Georgia Pacific Corp. site. The cleanup includes the dredging to remove 160,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment. Work can begin as early as July, and continue through March of 2016.