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In The News

In The News


Minimum Wage Workshop Presented by Asche Rider Bellingham Business Journal 12-12-2019

WWU Brings Small Business Development Center Services to Poulsbo Kitsap Daily News 6-12-2019

Preparing Your Business for the Tourist Season - Northern Light article by Asche Rider 5-22-2019

Why Skilled Tradespeople Are So Hard to Find Bellingham Business Journal 2-6-2019

Know Your Numbers, Know Your Business – Bellingham Business Journal article by Eric Grimstead 1-28-2019 

WWU's SBDC 2018 Annual Report (pdf)

WWU's SBDC working with Northwest Workforce Council on new workforce training program – Western Today 

The Three (and only three) Ways to Grow A Business - Bellingham Business Journal 10-23-2018

Workforce Council program aids construction firms – Building Industry Association of Whatcom County 

Business specialist reaches out to Point Roberts – All Point Bulletin 9-28-2018  

Western's Small Business Development Center Advisors Recognized for Economic Impact Results for 2017 – Western Today 6-5-2018 & Bellingham Business Journal

SBDC Launches New Rural Outreach Program – Western Today 4-10-2018

WWU Names 2017-18 Outstanding Graduate Students – Western Today | Our 2017-18 WWU SBDC graduate student assistants, Shane Reed and Janis Vander Ploeg-Wolfe, were featured as Outstanding Graduate Students.  

Workforce Council program aids construction firms – Building Industry Association of Whatcom County 3-19-2018

Offering help to small businesses Lynden Tribune feature 3-27-2018

Want a higher-paying job but don’t have the skills? A new program makes it easier Bellingham Herald Article 2-28-2018

WWU's SBDC 2017 Annual Report - (pdf)

The Blue Abode Bar opens in Barkley Village - Bellingham Herald article 12-16-2017

Get Ready for Sick Leave Law Bellingham Business Journal article 12-6-2017

Questions to Ask in Hiring and/or Retaining Employees Business Pulse article 1-9-2017