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9 hrs ago | 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.


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

23 hrs ago | 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."


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

Yesterday | 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.


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.


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 released an interactive map that allows you to see if your house, school, workplace, favorite store, etc.


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.


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.


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 .


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

Redmond Reporter

New faces this fall at LWSD schools and district offices

When Lake Washington School District schools open Sept. 2, there will be a number of new faces, including five new principals, two transfers and six new associate principals.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Whitworth University, University of Washington, Mukilteo, WA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Annual Deloria Symposium starts Thursday at Northwest Indian College

Tribal governance and climate change will be among the topics discussed during Northwest Indian College's ninth-annual Vine Deloria Jr. Indigenous Studies Symposium Thursday, July 10, to Saturday, July 12. Registration costs $150, which includes continental breakfasts and lunches for every day of the symposium as well as a salmon dinner Friday ... (more)


Bellingham Herald

Survey indicates improving job market for WWU graduates

Commencement services for graduating Western Washington University students in Carver Gymnasium at Western Washington University on Saturday morning June 14, 2014, in Bellingham, Wash.


Related Topix: Bellingham, WA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Olympian

Governor appoints Black Hills graduate as WWU student trustee

Carly Roberts, a 2010 graduate from Black Hills High School in Tumwater, has been appointed student trustee at Western Washington University.


Related Topix: Tumwater, WA, US Governors, Jay Inslee, Bellingham, WA, Olympia, WA

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Bayview grave marker quietly reveals nature of poet laureate Ella Higginson

City of Bellingham parks department enterprise coordinator Marcia Wazny, holds a photo of Northwest poet and writer Ella Higginson at the Higginson family plot at Bayview Cemetery in Bellingham March 9, 2010.


Related Topix: Bellingham, WA, Whatcom County, WA, Arts, Poetry

Bellingham Herald

Semi-staged opera among highlights of Bellingham Festival of Music

Cuban American operatic soprano Lisette Oropesa will appear in Mozart's 1782 opera, "The Abduction from the Seraglio" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 12, 2014 at the Performing Arts Center Main Stage at Western Washington University.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Classical, Mozart, Theater, Sultan, WA

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Methow Valley News Home Page

News adds two staff members

Rebecca Walker is the newspaper's new office manager, replacing Marilyn Bardin, who retired.


Related Topix: Bellingham, WA, Wenatchee, WA

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Bellingham Herald

WWU students perform 'commedia' in Maritime Heritage Park

Western Washington University theater students enrolled in the summer advanced acting topics course taught by Rich Brown will perform "commedia" at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, July 3-5, at Maritime Heritage Park, 514 W. Holly St. Commedia are masked comic and highly physical performances that originate from the Italian Renaissance and ... (more)


From jam sessions at Western to a national tour: A Seattle electronic music phenomenon

Seattle electronic duo ODESZA started as a Western Washington University mash-up, but has topped the charts and toured internationally with a little help from the internet.


Related Topix: us Travel, Travel

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Bellingham Festival of Music opens July 5

Guitarist Pablo Villegas is among the performers scheduled to appear during The Bellingham Festival of Music, which runs Saturday, July 5, through July 20, 2014 with most concerts at Western Washington University's Performing Arts Center.


Fri Jun 27, 2014

The News Tribune

Time running out for McCleary family to benefit from their own case

Stephanie McCleary, right, a Chimacum School District employee, and 15-year-old son Carter, who will be a sophomore at Chimacum High School this fall, are plaintiffs in an ongoing lawsuit against the state.


Related Topix: McCleary, WA, Education Etc., Chimacum, WA, Family, Kids


Everett woman tackles bias in all shapes and sizes

Jordan Richardson, a Mariner High alumna, was honored as a Presidential Scholar at Western Washington University's recent graduation.


Related Topix: Everett, WA, Bellingham, WA