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2008-07-08 12:00:00

By Isabelle Dills, The Bellingham Herald, Wash. Jul. 8--What's new: Musician's Center is currently in the design process of having its own line of guitars. Owner Jon Memolo said he would also like to manufacture amps.

2008-07-04 12:00:28

By The Bellingham Herald, Wash. Jul. 4--Haggen Food & Pharmacy stores and its customers recently combined to donate more than $150,000 to a pair of nonprofit organizations in the state. The Greater Washington Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society is receiving $92,619.

2008-07-04 12:00:28

By The Bellingham Herald, Wash. Jul. 4--Where to see fireworks Haggen Family Fourth of July Celebration: Enjoy a free, 20-minute fireworks display over Bellingham Bay. The show will begin about 10:30 p.m.

2008-07-04 12:00:25

By Dave Gallagher, The Bellingham Herald, Wash. Jul. 4--Across the U.S., sales of new cars have been down sharply, and Whatcom County is no exception.

2008-07-03 12:00:55

By Robert Mittendorf, The Bellingham Herald, Wash. Jul.

2008-06-30 12:02:39

By Dean Kahn, The Bellingham Herald, Wash. Jun. 30--A group of Happy Valley residents came up with an interesting name for their plan to promote trees and natural drainage in their neighborhood.

2008-06-26 00:02:21

By Jared Paben, The Bellingham Herald, Wash. Jun. 25--The rupture occurred around 1 a.m. at 22nd Street and Donovan Avenue and sent enough water into Padden Creek to raise the creek level by 8 to 12 inches.

2008-06-25 15:02:34

BELLINGHAM, WASH._ Repeat after me: Wild baby seals should not be "rescued" off some beach and taken to your home.

2008-06-24 12:02:32

By The Bellingham Herald, Wash. Jun. 24--On July 1, Nooksack Valley Disposal will begin accepting used computers and electronic products for a fee at its Lynden transfer station. Nooksack Valley Disposal is contracting with Safe & Easy Recycling of Bellingham, which recycles obsolete electronics.

2008-06-22 12:00:22

By Zoe Fraley, The Bellingham Herald, Wash. Jun. 22--In Estonia, music is a measure of freedom. As a nation that spent many decades under the constant watch of Soviet Russia, singing was an expression of a culture that refused to be crushed. It was a bloodless but poignant act of rebellion.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.