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Spokane has 90th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. metro areas

The number of vacant homes in the Spokane area was nearly 1,800 in the third quarter of 2018, a 113-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Washington ranked No. 6 in average charitable giving

Washington residents who took itemized deductions for charitable deductions on their federal income tax forms in 2016 donated $8,381 on average, according to an analysis released this month by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

BELLINGHAM REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Governor Appoints Teresa Taylor to WCC Board of Trustees

Governor Jay Inslee appointed Teresa Taylor to the Whatcom Community College Board of Trustees.

Washington has 36th highest home vacancy rate in nation

Washington posted the 36th highest home vacancy rate among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Washington’s population rose 1.5% from mid-2017 to mid-2018

Washington’s population increased by 110,159, or 1.5 percent between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018, according to estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: Home affordability in Benton County tanks

Benton County had the lowest home affordability index in Washington in the third quarter, according to an analysis of 440 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions.

BELLINGHAM REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Whatcom Land Title’s Ronhaar earns prestigious designations

Bill Ronhaar, president and chief underwriting officer of Whatcom Land Title Company, recently became one of fewer than 100 people nationwide to earn a prestigious industry designation: Ronhaar was named a National Title Professional by the American Land Title Association.

CENTRALIA - CHEHALIS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: WSU Lewis County Master Gardeners

WSU Lewis County Extension Office is pleased to announce that Jason Adams has been hired as the Master Gardener Coordinator/Master Composter/Recycle Coordinator.

REMOTE MEDICAL INTERNATIONAL: A Veterans Day Tribute: Remote Medical International Medical Screening Coordinator Bee Xiong

At Remote Medical International, we are proud of Veterans everywhere and of those who now work on our teams. One of our associates, Bee Xiong, joined our team as a dedicated medical screening coordinator after serving in the Navy for eight years.

BELLINGHAM REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Whatcom Women in Business Announce 2018 Professional Woman of the Year!

We are thrilled to announce that Ariana Lee, co-founder of Bija Chocolates is our 2018 Professional Woman of the Year!

BELLINGHAM REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Annual SSK Insurance turkey drive feeding hungry in Whatcom County

With 3,500 Whatcom County families receiving help from local food banks every week, the holidays aren’t a happy time for many.

GREATER SPOKANE VALLEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Press Release for three new Principals at Winston & Cashatt, Lawyers

Darren M. Digiacinto, Benjamin H. Rascoff and Gabrielle C. Roth have been named principals at Winston & Cashatt, Lawyers.

Analysis: Benton County has lowest home affordability in state

Benton County posted the lowest home affordability index in Washington, according to an analysis of 432 counties nationwide by ATTOM Data Solutions in the second quarter.

Benton among counties with worst home affordability

Benton County ranked No. 11 on a list of U.S. counties with the worst home affordability index, according to an analysis of 432 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions in the second quarter.

BELLINGHAM REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Scott Richardson Celebrates 40 years in the Insurance Industry

Scott Richardson Allstate Agent and President of State Street Insurance, Richardson Agency INC is pleased to announce that September 2018 he will be celebrating his 40th year in the insurance business and his concurrent affiliation with the Allstate Insurance Company.

GREATER FEDERAL WAY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Federal Way National Little League taps local business owner Tim Hay to share its vision with Federal Way.

Tim Hay, owner of Haymaker Insurance, has accepted the role as Vision Director on the Board of Directors at Federal Way National Little League (FWNLL).

SEATTLE METROPOLITAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Seattle Metro Chamber’s WIBLI Awards Celebrate Community Members Working To Advance Gender Equity

This week, the Seattle Metro Chamber proudly hosted our third annual Women in Business & Leadership Initiative (WIBLI) Awards, honoring organizations and individuals making significant impact towards advancing gender equity in our region's workplaces and communities.

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