North Sound Life Blog

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 victims of sex trafficking. She said that (in addition to raising over 10,000 at her recent fundraiser) two percent of all sales go into “Betty’s Liberty Closet,” a fund that…

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% of all food and beverage sales will be…

Winner of Regional advances to PGA Jr. League Championship

LOCAL PGA JR. LEAGUE ALL-STAR TEAM TO COMPETE IN REGIONAL AT THE HOME COURSE IN DUPONT, WASH., SEPT. 29-30 Winner of Regional advances to PGA Jr. League Championship presented by National Car Rental Nov. 16-19 Congratulations to all the participants from Whatcom, Skagit, and Snohomish counties who are part of the PGA Jr. League Championship from all of us at Bellingham Alive! BELLINGHAM, Wash. (Sept. 25, 2018) – An all-star team of junior golfers, ages…

Local Berry Farms

1 Mama’s Garden — Deming Right off Valley Highway lies a picturesque farm east of Bellingham, complete with roaming chickens. Renee Kalsbeek, co-owner of Mama’s Garden, says that this farm is unique because it is owned by three sisters. These three mamas are dedicated to providing healthy, high-quality food through sustainable practices. Mama’s Garden recently purchased 2,000 blueberry plants! They are not organic this year, but do not spray with…

Ben Kinney Companies makes $400,000 donation to Lydia Place

Ben Kinney Companies makes $400,000 donation to Lydia Place Written by: McKenna Cardwell Lydia Place, the Bellingham nonprofit helping the homeless to find housing, has received a huge boost in a $400,000 donation from Ben Kinney Companies, a group consisting of real estate companies that also deals in training and software. The money will be used to buy or build a new housing property, at least a portion of which will be dedicated to single…

Mother’s Day

Mothers day weekend is just around the corner on May, 13. Below is a wide variety of ideas to celebrate. From outdoorsy activities like rafting to relaxing spas in the San Juans. Your guide to…

Earth Day in the Pacific Northwest

Earth Day is just around the corner, and has been an annual event that was first celebrated in 1970.  On April 21, there will be earth day celebrations…

Spring Clean Season Is Upon Us

In honor of spring equinox, we have compiled a few of our favorite spring cleaning hacks to help you get a jump…

Urgent Plea For Blood Donors

Train derailment results in urgent plea for donors Emergency making huge demands on community supply   Seattle, WA — Bloodworks issued an urgent appeal for donors today following the derailment of an Amtrak passenger train between Tacoma and Olympia that is making major demands on the community blood supply. Nearly 80 people have been taken to…

Family-Friendly Summer Fun in Bellingham

Remember summers spent as a kid? Riding bikes, running lemonade stands, going to summer camps, and chasing after the ice cream man? While you may have outgrown some…