Snoqualmie Valley Record
Pat's rules: After 31 years as Snoqualmie's attorney, local native...
After more than 30 years as the city attorney for Snoqualmie, Pat Anderson is saying farewell to city hall this month.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Environmental lawyer to speak on water, growth at WWU
Can everything's need for water - including that of salmon and other species - be met as Whatcom County's human population grows? Jean Melious, environmental lawyer and Western Washington University professor of environmental studies, will address the question at a free public talk on campus.
The Bothell Reporter
Kenmore resident earns scholarship from Western Washington University
Katie Walvatne, daughter of Sara Walvatne of Kenmore, received a $2,000 Shaun and Darcie Wolfe Family Scholarship Endowment Fund for the 2013-2014 academic year at Western Washington University.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Artists, dancers to present book about Lummi carver Joe Hillaire
Artists, dancers, carvers and historians will speak and perform during events for a book detailing the work and philosophy of a Lummi artist Dec. 5 and 6. "A Totem Pole History: The Work of Lummi Carver Joe Hillaire" was compiled by Hillaire's daughter, Pauline Hillaire, who was recently honored by the National Endowment for the Arts for her work ... (more)
Motherlode to hold benefit concert for WWU scholarship fund
The four women of Bellingham's Motherlode - Janet Peterson, Nan Collie, Marie Eaton and Kathleen Fallon - play at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 to benefit a scholarship fund at Fairhaven College.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
After expensive riot, Bellingham working to combat future chaos
Bellingham's mayor doesn't want her city remembered as the place where they have riots, despite the October 12 riot that made news around the world.
Investigation, party crackdown continues after Bellingham riot
As the investigation continues into the Oct. 12 riot that brought national attention to Bellingham and Western Washington University, some of those involved are facing criminal charges, evictions and suspension.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Best children's books of 2013 for holiday giving or reading
Quirky teen romances, adventurous animals and few thrillers topped local librarians' choices for the best books of 2013 - whether you're searching for a gift or looking for something to read over the holidays.
Sound man Mark Ashworth back making sounds of his own
Longtime Bellingham resident Mark Ashworth, who was born in Seattle in 1949, is known by his buddies as "Porpoise" and as a sound-man perfectionist whose goal is to create the best acoustics possible for any performing group he works with.
Northwest Asian Weekly
Top Contributor: Dr. Austin Huang
One of the most prominent Chinese artists currently based in the Pacific Northwest, Dr. Austin Huang, a native of China, is both a mining engineer and a composer, with a total of 14 musical pieces performed in America and China.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Bellingham's Paul signs to play for Western Washington
Jenn Paul, a senior at Bellingham High School, has signed at national letter of intent to play women's golf at Western Washington University, beginning the fall of 2014.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Bellingham police bust underage party near scene of October riot
Police busted a rowdy party teeming with underage drinkers near Western Washington University's north campus this weekend, less than a block from the scene of a riot that made national news in October .
Extra holiday DUI patrols start Nov. 27
Extra troopers, police officers and deputies will be on patrol looking for impaired drivers in Whatcom and San Juan counties as part of a holiday season Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign.
Marvin Waschke named new county library trustee
Marvin Waschke, a newly retired manager and software architect at CA Technologies, has been appointed to the Whatcom County Library System board of trustees, according to a press release.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Cross border shopping magazine set to lure Canadian shoppers
A Western Washington University study found that 30.5% of motorists interviewed at the B.C. - Washington border in July, 2013 were on their way to shop.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Local duo Odesza's meteoric rise | Concert preview
Clayton Knight and Harrison Mills started playing together in spring 2012, the end of their senior years at Western Washington University.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
WWU's Concert Choir performs 'Light in the Darkness'
Longview native Rachel Brown, 21, is one of the solo vocalists in Western Washington University's Concert Choir's performance at 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 2117 Walnut St. Leslie Guelker-Cone directs the choir, with the theme of "A Light in the Darkness: Songs of Hope and Comfort."
Startup Weekend Bellingham helps economy-growing entrepreneurs
A recent report on entrepreneurship by the Kaufman Foundation said, "Everyone 'knows' that entrepreneurship is important, one way or another: for creating new jobs, for innovation, for challenging established incumbents, and so on."
Wed Nov 20, 2013
WWU's Emily Boerger named GNAC academic all-star for third time
Middle blocker Emily Boerger was recognized for the third time, leading three members of the Western Washington University volleyball team named to the 2013 Great Northwest Athletic Conference Academic All-Stars in a release Wednesday, Nov. 20, by the conference office.
There's a thin line between entertainment and education
In today's world of flashing screens and iPods, entertaining is partially what the education system needs to be - sometimes just to keep up.