Wednesday Apr 16
Local experimental label Table & Chairs will be bringing the avant-weird to Ballard Jazz Walk all weekend, but be sure not to miss this excellently billed all-ages show.
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
Researcher aims to unlock secrets of harbor porpoises
Small, dolphin-like creatures frequent the marine waters here, but they are so shy compared to their extroverted, tropical cousins that little is known about them.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Peaceful beauty of Washington's San Juan Islands
On the night I arrived in the San Juan Islands, an archipelago sandwiched between mainland Washington and Canada's Vancouver Island, I decided not to set an alarm clock.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Ananya's visit to the Tulip Festival
Ananya's visit to Tulip Festival Skagit Valley, Washington is beautifully situated between Seattle WA to the south, Vancouver BC to the north, the San Juan Islands to the west, and the North Cascade National Park to the east.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Oil-by-rail terminal proposed for Washington state
The $80 million proposal at the Port of Grays Harbor is one of several in Washington that together would bring millions of barrels of oil by train from the Bakken region of North Dakota and Montana.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Big Oil, railroads keeping first responders in dark on volatile cargoes
A huge increase in railroad shipments of crude oil - "moving pipelines" as one federal official calls it - has safety agencies and first responders worried that oil companies and railroads are not forthcoming with needed information as volatile cargoes move through population centers.
Journal of the San Juans
Scenic Byway bears signs aplenty
More than ninety San Juan Islands Scenic Byway 'wayshowing' signs will be posted on Orcas and San Juan islands during April - eight and one-half years after the beginning of the Scenic Byway process in 2005.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Boeing will use robotic technology to speed 777X fuselage work
Boeing plans to deploy robotic assembly technology on the 777X that will dramatically change the way the plane's metal hull is built, documents submitted to the city of Everett indicate.
Digital Pro Sound
Brooklyn-Americana Band Anacortes Releases Self-Titled Debut Album
The album evolved around songs inspired by the life and recent death of singer/songwriter Shane Chapmans father, Sam, who graces the albums cover from the glory of the 70s, and whose birthday falls on the albums release date.
Carmichael's one-hit gem helps Bellingham beat LC
Bellingham's Charlie Carmichael pitched a one-hitter and the Red Raiders' offense jumped out to an early lead as they defeated Lynden Christian 11-0 on Monday, April 7, at Lynden Christian.
Bellingham, Squalicum tie for top spot as Paul grabs medalist
Bellingham's Jenn Paul shot a 38 and earned the medalist honor in a Northwest Conference girls' golf meet on Monday, April 7, at North Bellingham Golf Course.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Mudslide survivors wonder: Why are we alive
Then a forest of trees collapsed. And all was quiet except for the calls for help.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Updated Oso Relief Benefits information: 10 upcoming fund-raisers
It is imperative that we continue to reach out to our neighbors in the Oso area.
Lake Cowichan Gazette
Anacortes Ferry returns to Sidney this Sunday
The return of the Anacortes Ferry to Sidney is a sure sign spring - and tourist season - is once again upon us.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Support Oso by attending one of several benefit concerts
The following is a list of some of the benefit concerts arranged in support of the residents affected by the massive March 22 landslide on Highway 530, east of Oso.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
State lawmakers Lytton, Morris open new office in Bellingham
State representatives for the city's south side may hail from Skagit County, but they have a presence in Bellingham with a new district office on the third floor of the Herald Building, 1155 N. State St. Staffers for Rep. Jeff Morris, D-Mount Vernon, and Rep. Kristine Lytton, D-Anacortes, are in the office 40 hours a week.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
A national look at the urban-rural divide
In its April issue, the government-insiders' mag Governing takes a long look at the political rift between urban and rural communities.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Anacortes Salmon Derby lures 1,000-anglers this past weekend
Windy conditions on Saturday during the Anacortes Salmon Derby didn't stop more than 1,100 anglers registered who weighed in a total of 156 hatchery chinook.
US Navy Names Research Ship for First Moonwalker Neil Armstrong
Carol Armstrong, ship's sponsor for the Auxiliary General Oceanographic Research research vessel Neil Armstrong , breaks a bottle across the bow during a christening ceremony at Dakota Creek Industries, Inc. shipyard in Anacortes, Wash., March 29, 2014.