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Sunday | Bellingham Herald

Sara Vaughn and Shawn Pittman

Sara Vaughn and Shawn Pittman were married on Friday, July 11, 2014 at the bride's home in Bellingham.

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Related Topix: Bellingham, WA, George Mason University, Ireland, World News,

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Business Journal

Wichita State Foundation adds to its leadership team

The Wichita State University Foundation has filled two of its key leadership positions.

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Related Topix: Wichita State University, Bellingham, WA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Drake named the USTFCCCA Outdoor Field Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Western Washington University national champion javelin thrower Bethany Drake was named the 2014 U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Division II Outdoor Field Women's Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

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Related Topix: Sandy, OR

Seattle Times

Round-up: Sharp jump in teen use of growth hormone, UW and WWU named great places to work

Survey finds sharp jump in teen use of growth hormone : The percentage of U.S. high school students who report using synthetic HGH at least once has more than doubled to 11 percent in the latest survey released by the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., University of Washington

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Seattle Times

Round-up: WWU reports more grads finding jobs, men credited with saving school from wildfire

WWU reports more grads finding jobs : A survey compiled by Western Washington University finds 82 percent of graduates who earned degrees in 2012-13 found employment within six months, up from a low of 68.7 percent during the recession.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Pateros, WA

Bellingham Herald

WWU men's basketball announce 2014-15 schedule

Fifteen home games and a trip to Puerto Rico highlight the 2014-15 men's basketball schedule for Western Washington University.

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Related Topix: Travel, Puerto Rico Travel, Caribbean Travel, World News, Puerto Rico, American University, Cal State San Bernardino, Montana State Billings

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Local Cajun band Happy Valley Sluggers plan free concert at WWU

Bellingham's Louisiana-style Cajun band, The Happy Valley Sluggers, will kick up the fiddle and accordion to help Western Washington University feel a bit more like "The Big Easy" in a free outdoor concert from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, at Western Performing Arts Center Plaza .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Big Easy

Bellingham Herald

'Echoes of War' serial delves into Bellingham's connection to Civil War mystery

Janet Oakley of Bellingham wrote the first chaper of "Echoes of War: Mystery of the missing Confederate treasure in Whatcom County."

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Related Topix: Bellingham, WA, Whatcom County, WA, Lynden, WA, University of Washington

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Covington Reporter

New pastor takes over at Cornerstone Church

Cornerstone Church of Covington celebrated the arrival of their new senior pastor Rev.

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Related Topix: Covington, WA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Classical guitarist Pablo Sáinz Villegas performs in Bellingham

The Bellingham Festival of Music hosts a classical guitar recital by Spanish native Pablo Sáinz Villegas at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 18, 2014 at Bellingham Cruise Terminal, 355 Harris Ave. The Bellingham Festival of Music hosts a classical guitar recital by Spanish native Pablo Sáinz Villegas at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 18, at Bellingham ... (more)

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Related Topix: Classical, Bellingham, WA

Crosscut.com

A big hole in NW diversity

The president of Western Washington University is trying to increase diversity on campus.

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Related Topix: Wallowa, OR, African-American, World News, Mexico,

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Bellingham Herald

WWU invites public to break Ramadan fast

Western Washington University's Intensive English Program invites people to break Ramadan fast from 9 to 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 16. The free event is open to both Western students and members of the community who want to learn about and participate in the Muslim Ramadan tradition.

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Related Topix: Ramadan, Life, Holidays

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Minot Daily News

Back in backs

Paul Pearson, the son of former long-time Minot chiropractor Scot Pearson, has returned to the city he grew up in to open up his own clinic with his wife, Devanni Pearson.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Chiropractic, Minot, ND, Palmer College of Chiropractic, Grand Forks, ND, University of North Dakota

The Macon Telegraph

Natural asbestos problem 'falls in the cracks'

Prolonged exposure to the substance found inside the rocks has been shown to cause lung cancer, and investigators recommended in a draft report that signs be posted "alerting people to the dangers of asbestos exposure."

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Burlington, WA

Bellingham Herald

Are Whatcom County workers underpaid compared to elsewhere?

Fisherman Nick Meyer lifts a Dungeness crab pot onto a stack at Squalicum Harbor on Dec. 4, 2012 in Bellingham.

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Related Topix: Whatcom County, WA, Bellingham, WA, Agriculture, Science

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Ennen brothers living wakeboarding dream, open Bow Lake cable park

Scenes from the grand opening of the of the Permacation Cable Park Sunday, June 29, 2014 on Bow Lake in Alger.

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Related Topix: Alger, WA, Big Lake, WA, Mount Vernon, WA, Whatcom County, WA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Week in oil train news: Evacuation zones for Whatcom County and more

A new site called blast-zone.org released an interactive map that allows you to see if your house, school, workplace, favorite store, etc.

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Related Topix: Whatcom County, WA, us Travel, Travel, Bellingham, WA, Custer, WA

Seattle Times

Hot stuff: Volcanoes populate Ryan Molenkamp exhibition

Volcanoes have fascinated Northwest Coast artist Ryan Molenkamp since Mount St. Helens erupted when he was a small boy in 1980, frightening and amazing him.

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Related Topix: Geology, Science, Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Kitsap Sun

Summer science course helps bridge generation gap

Katie Barry, 10, shares her drawing of a jellyfish and a sea horse with grandmother Vickie Cordell on Thursday at the Poulsbo Marine Science Center.

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Related Topix: Poulsbo, WA, Marine Biology, Biology, Science, Kitsap County, WA, Bellingham, WA, Family, Kids

Wed Jul 09, 2014

My Edmonds

Western names three local students as outstanding graduates

Western Washington University recently named its Outstanding 2014 Graduates, and three graduate d from Edmonds-area high schools .

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Related Topix: Edmonds, WA, Whatcom County, WA, Bellingham, WA, Lynnwood, WA

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