In the media

04 13 15
The Bellingham Herald
Western Washington University’s Jenn Paul has been named Great Northwest Athletic Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week for April 3-11.
04 13 15
The Bellingham Herald
Showing marked improvement for the third straight week, a young Western Washington University women’s rowing team posted four firsts and three seconds at the Covered Bridge Regatta held Saturday, Apr. 11, on Dexter Lake.
04 13 15
The Bellingham Herald
Freshman Makinlee Sellevold pitched two complete-game victories and got the decisive hit, a three-run homer in the sixth, in the opener, and Alexie Levin drove in all four runs in the nightcap as Western Washington University swept league-leading Saint Martin’s University, 5-4 and 4-1, in a Great Northwest Athletic Conference softball doubleheader on Sunday, Apr. 12, at Viking Field on the WWU campus.
04 13 15
KUOW 94.9-FM
The volcanic ridges of the Cascades have long been poked and prodded by people who want to know what kind of geothermal energy they'll find beneath the surface. But many of the Northwest's hot spots are on public lands. And in some cases, federal land managers have prevented access by companies seeking to convert that magmatic force into clean electricity.
04 13 15
The Bellingham Herald
With the Canadian dollar remaining weak, southbound border traffic into Whatcom County continues to fall, according to recent data from Western Washington University's Border Policy Research Institute.
04 13 15
The Bellingham Herald
Western Washington University’s Heritage Resources and the Center for Canadian-American Studies are co-hosting a traveling exhibit commemorating the recent bicentennial of the War of 1812. Curated by the Canadian War Museum and delivered to Western through the Canadian Consulate in Seattle, “1812” presents a new and dramatic account of the war as seen through the eyes of its Canadian, American, British, and First Peoples participants.
04 13 15
Goff Rugby Report
The wind came off Lake Washington with a vengeance Saturday and had its say as Western Washington faced the University of Washington in Seattle in the playoff final of the Northwest Collegiate Conference. What the wind said to the Huskies was, “you didn’t do quite enough.”
04 10 15
Crosscut
It will be so long to Seattle but not goodbye as I leave my place overlooking Elliott Bay for one overlooking Bellingham Bay in the city where I was born and raised. It will be good to truly come home.
04 10 15
The Seattle Times
Bert Webber, a retired professor of environmental and marine science at Western Washington University and the driving force behind the naming of the Salish Sea, is quick to tell you that not having a name can create problems. In the early 1970s, people in Washington state were worried about the effect of oil tankers from Alaska passing through the Strait of Juan de Fuca to refinery facilities in the United States and Canada. The ensuing debate focused not only on the potential impact but also on what the region should be called. How does one address a possible problem when there isn’t a name for the area where it might occur?
04 09 15
The Bellingham Herald
Sara Stamey, who returned to her Bellingham roots after years of wanderlust teaching scuba in the Caribbean; backpacking around Greece, New Zealand and South America; and owning a farm in southern Chile, shares her new book, “The Ariadne Connection,” at 7 p.m. Friday, April 10, at Village Books, 1200 11th St.