North Sound Life Blog

Business Partner Spotlight: Allen Law Firm

Bellingham Alive is a small, woman-owned business with fewer than 10 employees. For more than a decade, we’ve worked hard to create meaningful content that speaks to where you live. We appreciate the love and support the community has shown throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. To show our gratitude, each week we will highlight a different local business whose continued support has…

Business Partner Spotlight: Addies Angus Ranch

Bellingham Alive is a small, woman-owned business with fewer than 10 employees. For more than a decade, we’ve worked hard to create meaningful content that speaks to where you live. We appreciate the love and support the community has shown…

Give the Gift of Local

WRITTEN BY ANELYSE MORRIS This holiday season, show your friends, family, and local businesses some love with a “Think Local First” gift card. Brought to you by Sustainable Connections, Whatcom County Chambers of Commerce, Downtown Bellingham Partnership, and more, these gift cards…

MENU Talk: Serving up Support for Local Businesses

WRITTEN BY ANELYSE MORRIS The past few months have been a whirlwind of uncertainty, particularly for local restaurants and stores. That’s why, at Bellingham Alive, we’re striving to increase our support for locally owned businesses in any way we can.  Beginning in March, we altered our Weekend Agenda to…

Give Blood, Save Lives, Get Groceries

Photos Courtesy of Bloodworks Northwest With elective surgeries starting back up, blood centers across the country are reporting low inventories. Locally, Bloodworks Northwest is anticipating severe shortages. Help by donating blood at one of their pop-up locations or at their donor center in Bellingham on Bakerview Road.  Those who donate between June 29 and July 11 will earn a $20 grocery gift card! Choose from retailers like Target, Safeway, Whole…

Handmade Market Hopes to Move Online

Written by Jack Taylor   With COVID-19 closing down most summer markets, Rachel Jackson, the director of Bellingham Handmade, is determined to create a virtual space for local makers.  “The real ambition for us as an organization is to offer direct platforms of…

A Message on COVID-19 from PeaceHealth

During the COVID-19 pandemic, as a community we have banded together and remained vigilant about taking safety precautions. We have flattened the initial curve and…