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Cascade Bank, the principal operating subsidiary of Cascade Financial Corp., has named Debra L. Johnson as executive vice president and chief financial officer.

"WHATCOM County officials plan to challenge state government officials' interpretation of existing state law that qualifies British Columbia residents for an exemption from Washington state's sales tax.

At least $3 million and perhaps as much as $5…

Western Washington University’s student chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has been awarded the Superior Merit Award for 2009-10 academic year.

The award is based on outstanding achievements in chapter operations and commitment to providing meaningful…

Bill Warner (Woodring College of Education) has completed the requirements to be named an American Society for Quality-Certified Six Sigma Green Belt. As such, Warner has reached a significant level of professional recognition, indicating a proficiency in and a comprehension of Six Sigma…

"Bellingham continues to build an economic relationship with one of its oldest sister cities.

Last month John Sands, a business management instructor at Western Washington University, and Dave Malcolm Woods, a counselor for the Bellingham chapter of SCORE, visited Nakhodka, Russia.…

Western Washington University’s Center for Instructional Innovation and Assessment will host its annual “Innovative Teaching Showcase Learning Event” from Noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 1, in College Hall 310.

The theme of this year's Showcase is “Planning for Large…

"Seth Pierson, Emmanuel Contreras and Drew Larson all followed different paths to Everett Community College, but each was drawn by a love of running and a desire to compete.

And all three freshmen have found success as members of the Everett CC distance track…

Western Washington University’s Center for International Business will host Brinton Scott, managing partner and head of the Shanghai office of Barlow, Lyde and Gilbert, at 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 13, in Parks Hall 441.

The talk is free and open to the public.

Scott, who will…

"The numbers are in, and they prove what people already knew: Many Whatcom County retailers took a shellacking in 2009.

Overall retail sales in Whatcom County totaled $2.86 billion last year, the lowest total since 2005. Retail trade, which focuses on items sold in stores, totaled $1…

"The Building Industry Association of Whatcom County and Northwest Business Monthly will present the Spring 2010 Housing Outlook and Construction Economic Seminar 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 18.

The event will be held at the BIAWC's office at 1650 Baker Creek Place,…

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