Business support for I-1631

Posted by on Oct 22, 2018 in Local business partners, Opinions

Eighteen Bellingham-based construction industry businesses joined Chuckanut Builders and a growing list of over 100 Washington-based businesses to announce their support for I-1631, Washington’s Clean Air and Clean Energy initiative. Businesses include general contractors, architects and designers, engineering firms, painters, plumbers, and heating and ventilation specialists. According to Jenny Rae, Communications Director of Chuckanut Builders […]

Chuckanut Builders votes

Posted by on Oct 19, 2018 in Opinions

We think a little positive peer pressure is a good thing; everyone at Chuckanut Builders is registered and ready to vote. 

Yes on 1631

Posted by on Oct 12, 2018 in Opinions

Last week I joined Virginia Mason Health Systems, PCC Community Markets, REI, Vigor Shipbuilding, Puget Sound Energy, Puget Sound Solar and more at a business council meeting in support of 1631. It was inspiring to join in a spirited and hopeful dialogue about why, and how, businesses support this initiative. Interestingly, almost everyone spoke about […]

Informed, engaged and empowered

Posted by on Sep 12, 2018 in Opinions

Over the summer we endorsed Alex Ramel, Initiative 1631 and the Bellingham Home Fund. Until 2018, as a business, we’d never endorsed any initiatives, campaigns or politicians. Each time we said yes to an endorsement this year I wondered, what’s changed? Is it us or is it the state of the nation? As a business […]