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6 hrs ago | 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.

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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)

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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)

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Crosscut.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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

HeraldNet

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.

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Related Topix: Everett, WA, Bellingham, WA

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Reichert 13th, Drake 15th at USATF Championships

Western Washington University women's javelin throwers Katie Reichert and Bethany Drake placed 13th and 15th, respectively, as the United States Track & Field Outdoor Championships opened Thursday, Juen 26, at Hornet Stadium on the campus of host Sacramento State University.

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Related Topix: Cal State Sacramento

Bellingham Herald

WCC grad: Returning student proves graduation possible

The self-doubts of a wife and mother in her mid-forties seeped into my brain. Can I really "do" school again? I remember researching the possibilities as my two sons finished our home-school program and entered into their prospective colleges.

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Related Topix: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Medicine, Bellingham, WA, Nursing, Vancouver, WA

Bellingham Herald

Jeremy Berry, violinist and Sehome High grad, returns with string...

The Calidore String Quartet 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.

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Related Topix: Bellingham, WA

Tue Jun 24, 2014

American Library Association

ACRL announces new presenters for workshop "Scholarly Communications: ...

The ACRL Research and Scholarly Environment Committee is pleased to announce the selection of Amy Buckland, Jenny Oleen, and Jaron Porciello as the newest presenters for the workshop " Scholarly Communication: From Understanding to Engagement ," which is offered to institutions across the country on an ongoing basis.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Cornell University, Emory University

NWCN.com

Librarian rolls out free books to kids

Summertime is a lonely time for school librarians. As Jenny Granger sat in her library at Emerson Elementary School in Snohomish on Tuesday, it was just too quiet.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Libraries, Bellingham, WA

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Curbside recycling in Whatcom County started 25 years ago, but volunteers jump-started the practice

Steve Berry is Sanitary Service Company Inc.'s most senior recycling driver, having started with the original curbside program.

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Related Topix: Whatcom County, WA, Headphones, Bellingham, WA

Fri Jun 20, 2014

Bellingham Herald

WWU's Drake and Reichert to compete at USATF Championships

Western Washington University women's javelin throwers Bethany Drake and Katie Reichert will be competing in the United States Track & Field Outdoor Championships on Thursday at Hornet Stadium on the campus of host Sacramento State University.

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Related Topix: Cal State Sacramento

Bellingham Herald

Concert by Caitlin Hill benefits pre-med scholarships at WWU

Bellingham singer and actor Caitlin Hill presents "Hang on the Bell, Caitlin," an evening of music ranging from the 1880s to the present day, at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 22, 2014 at Mount Baker Theatre's Encore Room, 112 W. Champion St. in Bellingham.

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Related Topix: Bellingham, WA, Whatcom County, WA

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