Frank Catalano
Frank Catalano

Frank Catalano

Business & Work Columnist


BUSINESS MATTERS

Multiple forces shaping 2023 local labor market

Regional economists explore staffing shortages, missing workers and hybrid work

BUSINESS MATTERS

Real estate rides roller coaster in Whatcom, Skagit counties

Residential median prices up, number of sales down in 2022 vs. 2021

BUSINESS MATTERS

WECU experiments with videos promoting local shopping

Well-received campaign may have raised awareness more than sales

PLACES & THINGS

Places & Things: January 2023

El Capitan's Taproom opens, Antler sets Valentine's pop up

BUSINESS MATTERS

Business climate hopes for 2023 include more staff, stability

Local business organizations share expectations for the new year

WTD?

What’s the Deal With: Steller’s Jays?

The raucous birds annoy some, appeal to others

BUSINESS MATTERS

A 2022 of small business recovery and caution

Some major developments will take more than this year to wrap

PLACES & THINGS

Year in review: Many places, and a few things

2022 in business openings, closings and changes

BUSINESS MATTERS

The Hub Community Bike Shop again rides where it can be seen

Bellingham bike nonprofit relocates downtown after four years out of sight

BUSINESS MATTERS

Carnal owners expand footprint locally, plan consumer products nationally

Restaurant partners now have three Bellingham locations

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