News for Human Interest

Thursday, August 17, 2017
Bellingham’s American Legion Post 7 has applied to State Farm Insurance for a grant of $25,0 00. This grant will go towards the local Children’s Burn Camp, Veterans with PTSD, and local Veterans needing help getting back on their feet. 2000 applications were received nationwide, and Post 7 is now among the top 200 competing for the national grant, awarding $25,000 to the top 40 ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
B-Town Kitchen & Raw Bar to Host First Annual Oysterfest B-Town Kitchen & Raw Bar , home to Bellingham’s only raw bar, is inviting seafood lovers to indulge in their 1st Annual OysterFest on Saturday, August 5 th , 2pm-6pm , to commemorate National Oyster Day. Guests can enjoy fresh-shucked $1 oysters paired with special house-made dipping sauces prepared by Chef Evan Morrison, ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, June 23, 2017
PeaceHealth reminds public that pets can transmit infection and bacteria Hospital and clinics request that non-service animals remain at home BELLINGHAM, Wash., June 12 , 2017 – In an effort to ensure the safety and sanitation of its hospital and clinic environments, PeaceHealth asks that patients and visitors refrain from bringing pets to its Bellingham facilities. While PeaceHealth ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Two Northwest Washington Fair fan favorites that are filled with action, the demolition derby and the Lynden PRCA Rodeo, return to the Bank of the Pacific Grandstand Entertainment Series this year with tickets for them going on sale Thursday, June 15. Dozens of drivers looking for hard-hitting collisions will compete in this year’s demo derby on Monday, Aug. 14. Grandstand tickets are $10 ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Human Interest
Monday, June 19, 2017
Whatcom Community College has been selected by the University of Washington and the state Department of Health to advance leadership in health care education for western Washington. As the new Area Health Education Center (AHEC), Whatcom works with regional partners to improve health care quality and access for rural and medically underserved communities. AHEC recruits students and health ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, June 12, 2017
Northwest Washington Fair tickets for Rodeo,Demo Derby going on sale to public June 15 Two Northwest Washington Fair fan favorites that are filled with action, the demolition derby and the Lynden PRCA Rodeo, return to the Bank of the Pacific Grandstand Entertainment Series this year with tickets for them going on sale Thursday, June 15. Dozens of drivers looking for hard-hitting collisions will ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
The unique and animated style of stand-up comedian Gabriel Iglesias will be on the grandstand stage Saturday, Aug. 19 at the Northwest Washington Fair in Lynden. Iglesias’ stand-up comedy is a mixture of storytelling, parodies, characters and sound effects that bring his personal experiences to life. He is one of the most-watched comedians on YouTube with more than 300 million views. His ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, November 07, 2016
Lynden PRCA Rodeo sets donation record, gives $46,050 to PeaceHealth Cancer Center The Lynden PRCA Rodeo, presented by the Northwest Washington Fair, recently donated $46,050 to the PeaceHealth St. Joseph Cancer Center in Bellingham for breast cancer patient care and research. The contribution is the most ever raised through the rodeo’s Tough Enough to Wear Pink campaign. Contestants, ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article