North Sound Life Blog

2019 Earth Day Events

Support your planet during a week of Earth Day festivities: Visit a sustainable food fair, film festival, 5k run, parade or work party!

April is National Volunteer Month

April is National Volunteer Month and there are so many ways to help out and give back to your community, these are just a few ideas!

Whatcom County Science and Engineering Fair

All Whatcom County Students, grades K-12, are invited to participate in the seventh annual Whatcom County Science and Engineering Fair. Below you will find a list of important dates, information about registering, and other ways you can be involved. Congratulations…

Winter Storm Outreach

There are roughly 800 homeless individuals in immediate need in Whatcom County alone.

Unconventional Christmas Tree Photo Challenge

We challenged you to make an unconventional tree, whether it was made to represent your business or just from things found around your house, and we LOVED the results! Our winner for the 2018 Unconventional Christmas Tree Challenge is:  A Wooden Tree from Donna J!  Congratulations! You have won a $50 gift certificate to The Loft (and some serious bragging rights)! Check out our Halloween Pet Costume Contest here!

2018 Gift Giving Guide

While the holidays are full of fun and jolly, gift shipping can get tricky when trying to find the perfect gift for everyone. Do not worry! We have you covered with our 2018 Gift Giving Guide! Art Lover For those who enjoy the…

Making local progress on our growing housing crisis

KULSHAN COMMUNITY LAND TRUST AWARDED HOUSING TRUST FUND GRANTS TOTALING $550,000 BELLINGHAM, WA – Kulshan Community Land Trust (KulshanCLT) is pleased to announce that they received two Washington State Housing Trust Fund (HTF) grants from the Washington State Department of Commerce totaling $550,000. Since 1986, the Housing Trust Fund has awarded almost $1 billion in funding and helped build or preserve nearly 47,000 units of affordable housing statewide. Through…

Pet Costume Contest

Happy Howl-oween everyone! We had a blast with this contest, thank you to every human who submitted a photo, and thanks to all the critters who put up with their silly humans!…

31 Halloween Happenings

Halloween is right around the corner but not sure what to do for it yet? No worries! Whether you are looking for something to do with friends, family, or kids, we have you covered with 31 Halloween Happenings across Whatcom, Skagit and Island counties. WHATCOM Gore and Lore Walking Tours Downtown | Oct. 26, 27 Fairhaven | Oct. 26, 27 6 p.m. $20 Join the The Good Time Girls for a guided tour filled with creepy tales of…

Local Boutique Raises $10,000 for Survivors of Human Trafficking

Congratulations to our friend and business partner Suzanne Smith from Betty Be Good on her continued efforts to make a difference in the lives of women affected by trafficking crimes. Suzanne’s caring nature is helping empower women who were once…

Slo Pitch Fundraiser for PeaceHealth St. Joseph Cancer Center

Please show your support and stop in on Tuesday, November 6th! Slo Pitch Sports Grill & Casino will be having their annual fundraiser on Tuesday, November 6th. This year, ALL proceeds for an entire day will go to PeaceHealth St. Joseph Cancer Center. 100%…