KGMI News Reporting
By Tracy Ellis
BELLINGHAM, Wash. – People bought more things in Bellingham last summer compared to the same time the previous year.
Third quarter retail sales were up more than 4 percent in Bellingham and 6 percent in Whatcom County.
The state saw a nearly 8 percent increase in the three months ending September 30.
Statewide, e-commerce, construction, cars and manufacturing led the growth.