Allen, Jones share team MVP honors
Two seniors, guard John Allen and forward Paul Jones, shared the team's Most Valuable Player award at the annual Western Washington University men's basketball banquet held Thursday, May 16, at the Bellingham Golf and Country Club.
Sat May 18, 2013
Myers leads group of 10 Vikings all-stars
Western Washington University's Logan Myers, who qualified in two events, led 10 Vikings honored as 2013 NCAA Division II West Region all-stars by the U.S. Track and Field Coaches Association.
Thu May 16, 2013
Tumwater hires a principal next door
"Having graduated from Tumwater High School myself, I am honored to return to a building in a district that has provided me with so much," he said.
WWU men's hoops signs player from Hawaii
Nick Velasquez, a 6-foot-2, 185-pound shooting guard from Honolulu, Hawaii, has signed a national letter of intent to play men's basketball at Western Washington University beginning this fall.
WWU teaching assistant charged with shooting Bellingham man in stomach, both legs
A Western Washington University teaching assistant shot a Nevada Street resident three times - once in the stomach and once in each leg - after the victim confronted him for "messing with" a parked car, according to charging documents filed Wednesday, May 15.
Tue May 14, 2013
Western Washington University teaching assistant jailed in shooting
After the shooting, the suspect called police and 27-year-old Kamuran Daniel Chabuk was booked into jail for investigation of assault.
Mon May 13, 2013
WWU psychologist to discuss role of nature in children's development
Rachel Severson, a developmental psychologist at Western Washington University, will present a public talk, "Growing Up Green: What Does Time in Nature Do for Your Child?" at 6 p.m. May 30 at Brandywine Kitchen, 1317 Commercial St.
Renton Rotary Club honors April Teachers of the Month
Patty Allen is a music teacher at Honey Dew Elementary School. Allen attended Western Washington University, where she earned a bachelor's of arts in music and then continued to earn a master's degree in teaching.
Bellingham son of Watergate prosecutor recalls his father with mix of sadness, pride
Four decades ago, while his father was a regular figure in the national media, Rick Merrill was living a news-free existence on a farm in Vermont.
Sun May 12, 2013
Ferndale student poet wins $10,000
Vista Middle School eighth grader Jessica Jimenez-Arroyo won $10,000 for herself and her school with her poem entered in Scholastics's "I Love to Read Student Creativity Contest." Gail Smedley, her teacher, writes in the press release, "Jessica is a student who takes her education seriously; she loves reading as much as some people love football.
Sat May 11, 2013
WWU's Pinley wins pole vault, Watson takes high jump
Western Washington University's Cheyenna Pinley won the women's pole vault to lead a 1-3-4 finish in that event and the Vikings' Brett Watson took the men's high jump to highlight first-day action Friday, May 10, at the 12th Annual Great Northwest Athletic Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Monmouth, Ore.
Thu May 09, 2013
The Honolulu Advertiser
HPU names Liao-Troth as school's first provost
Hawaii Pacific University has named Matthew Liao-Troth its first provost to help manage and oversee the 7,500-student private university.
Cleaning & Maintenance Mgmt.
Gum removal a constant battle
Lime-green globs of gum hide under desks, brushing against knees as students slide into seats and lie in wait on sidewalks, hoping to catch a ride on the soles of unsuspecting shoes, according to The Western Front .
Bellingham's Mike Rostron writes sci-fi rock musical
Bellingham playwright and musician Mike Rostron has written a new work, "Evermore," a sci-fi rock musical set more than a thousand years in the future.
WWU's Mothershead of Kent receives Fulbright Scholarship
Western Washington University student Liv Mothershead of Kent has received a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to help teach English at an Austrian school.
Wed May 08, 2013
Sunset Pond apartment fire left 27 people needing housing
At least 27 people - including six children - needed help finding new housing after a fire this week at Sunset Pond Apartments.
Tue May 07, 2013
Airporter Shuttle to change Bellingham pickup spot May 21
Airporter Shuttle will move its central Bellingham pickup location from the GuestHouse Inn on Lakeway Drive to the McDonald's restaurant at 112 S. Samish Way.
Nine WWU rowers are NCRC Academic all-stars
Western Washington University placed nine women's rowers on the Northwest Collegiate Rowing Conference academic all-star team, and the Vikings' Stephanie Bluhm was named all-conference. Selected for the third straight year were two members of WWU's varsity eight, Christine Henie and Claire Marine.
Mon May 06, 2013
Gov. Inslee Names Charbonneau To Special Council
The cabinet-level agency was formed last year to oversee the state's higher education system, provide strategic planning and advocacy for increased student success and to align pre-K-12 and post-secondary education opportunities.
Redmond Teen's Essay Wins Eastside Republican Club's Scholarship Contest
The Eastside Republican Club has released the names of the three students who are top finishers in its 2013 scholarship essay contest .