By Tyler Howard “Let the games begin!” announced Chieftain Ed Bennett and Chieftess Janet Lightner as the cannons fired, to start the 2016 Scottish Highland Games at Hovander Park on Saturday, June 4.
Month: July 2016
The boys of summer are back in Bellingham
By Antonio Unpingco Bellingham’s summer college league baseball team, the Bells, started their season with a three game series on Friday in British Columbia at Elks Stadium, home of the Kelowna Falcons.
Lynden celebrates 125 with record breaking cake
By Jenna Dennison The Lynden community celebrated the town’s 125th birthday on Saturday with a 1,250 foot long strawberry shortcake that stretched the length of four city blocks in downtown Lynden.
Drama department closes successful production
By Cailean McLeod Whatcom Community College drama department’s annual spring drama production was held June 3 in the Heiner theater. The production involved the collaboration of many drama student directors and actors in performing several published works by various past playwrights.
Ski to Sea returns, this time with skiing
By Tyler Howard For the past 43 years, thousands of athletes from across the Pacific Northwest, and around the world, come together in Whatcom County to compete in the annual Ski to Sea team relay.
Former Whatcom teacher wins award
By Cailean McLeod Retired Math Department faculty member Doug Mooers received the Lifetime Achievement Award last month. Mooers, who served Whatcom Community College for nearly 30 years and retired in 2015, had contributed greatly to warrant the award from the Washington Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges.
Whatcom reveals Learning Commons
By Alex George Whatcom Community College plans to add the first state funded building on campus since Kulshan Hall was built in 2004, The Phyllis and Charles Self Learning Commons project.