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The Whatcom Human Rights Task Force and the Whatcom Peace & Justice Center invite the community to join them for the Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Human Rights Conference on Saturday, Jan. 17. The conference runs 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Syre Center at Whatcom Community College. Doors open for Bellingham School District educators to register clock hours at 9:30 a.m.

This year’s...

Do you work with an outstanding colleague at Western Washington University? The Western Way program provides the opportunity for faculty and staff to recognize the great efforts of others on campus.

Any time throughout the year, folks in the WWU community can ...

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr., children ages 3 to 8 are invited to Village Books in Bellingham from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 19, to hear stories about diversity, multiculturalism and the Civil Rights Movement.

Western Washington University's Center for Service-Learning and Village Books are co-sponsoring the 2015 MLK Day Read-In. Children will have the opportunity to...

What is a teacher? Three alumni from WWU's Elementary Education teacher degree program in Bremerton share their thoughts and experiences with Western Washington University.

Ricardo Maxwell scored a team-high 17 points, including a game-winning layup at the buzzer, lifting Western Washington University to a 68-66 triumph over Seattle Pacific University on Saturday, Jan. 10, in a Great Northwest Athletic Conference men's basketball contest at Sam Carver Gymnasium on the WWU campus.

The game was telecast live on ROOT Sports.

Center Mac Johnson (Jr...

Forward Joey Schreiber (So., Renton/Eastside Catholic) scored a career-high 38 points to set a school record for most points scored off the bench, leading Western Washington University to an 88-68 triumph over Montana State University Billings on Thursday, Jan. 8, in a Great Northwest Athletic Conference men's basketball contest at Sam Carver Gymnasium on the WWU campus.

The Vikings...

The forecast today is much the same as it was for yesterday: foggy. Forecasters expect fog to hang around Bellingham through most of the day, with intermittent breaks revealing a dazzling blue sky dotted with clouds. Highs will be in the upper 40s.

Do you work with an outstanding colleague at Western Washington University? Nominate him or her for special honors in the Western Way recognition program, which aims to recognize Western employees for their hard work on campus and to give their co-workers an opportunity to praise their efforts.

Recent nominee Karl...

Mizoguchi Kenji's 1936 film "Sisters of the Gion," the first Masters of Japanese Cinema Series film of 2015, will be shown at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 6 at Pickford Film Center in downtown Bellingham.

Set in the famous geisha district of Gion in Kyoto, the plot concerns two sisters who work as geisha. While the older sister has traditional attitudes about loyalty towards...

The seven Resource and Outreach Programs of the Western Washington University Associated Students provide information, advocacy, activities and peer education to Western students.

The programs strive to empower and support all members of WWU's diverse community while also giving students the opportunity to gain valuable work,...