Bellingham Academy of the Arts for Youth stages excellent youth theater in their performance space downtown, and arts classes in local schools. We spoke with Juliette Machado about their programs.
December 7, 2015
It started with a squirrel suit. During the 2010 olympic games in Vancouver, two Western students took turns dancing in it on the sidewalk for tips. They made enough to buy a t-shirt printing press off craigslist and Disidual—the lifestyle clothing company—was born. Disidual is a portmanteau of “distinct” and “individual” and the perfect name […]
December 5, 2015
Start the Holidays Right
December 4 | Downtown Tree Lighting December’s Art Walk kicks off at Depot Market Square with a tree lighting ceremony led by Mayor Kellie Linville. A holiday-edition farmer’s market, and light show on the Flatiron building round out one of the most exciting nights of the season. You won’t want to miss it. December 5 […]
December 3, 2015
December 1, 2015
Christmas Tree Lighting
On December 4, Bellingham will gather at Depot Market Square for its annual Holiday Market, and Christmas Tree lighting event, co-hosted by The Downtown Bellingham Partnership, The City of Bellingham, and BellinghamWins! Starting at 4pm, the Holiday Market will give a yuletide twist on the Farmer’s Market you already know and love. At 5:30p, we’ll […]
November 27, 2015
No Place Like Home
Everybody knows Jake Locker played his high school ball in Ferndale, and Ryan Styles’ own Upfront Theatre is a downtown landmark. But did you know these 4 celebs also have strong ties to the city of subdued excitement? Ben Gibbard—The singer/songwriter launched his band Death Cab for Cutie here in town playing gigs at the […]
November 25, 2015
Georgia Pacific Demolition
Bellingham Wins was there to capture the demolition of the Digester Building this morning, Monday, November 23! When the Georgia Pacific waterfront site was operational, the Digester Building housed massive tanks that cooked wood chips in steam and acid, converting them into pulp. The pulp was used to make paper products. The Port of […]
November 23, 2015
Rosemarie Francis is a local real estate investor, tech entrepreneur, author, and speaker. She grew up in rural Manitoba in a three-room shack with no indoor plumbing or running water. At 17, she left home and hasn’t looked back.
November 23, 2015
We spoke with Laura Harker, Executive Director of the Interfaith Coalition of Whatcom County, about the diverse programs their organization runs.
November 21, 2015
Friday Night Lights
Bellingham has some great high school football. To get the lay of the land, we spoke with Tyler Anderson who runs History of Whatcom County High School Football Facebook page.
November 19, 2015