In the media

10 20 14
The Bellingham Herald
Chuckanut Health Foundation awarded nine scholarships and three grants totaling $19,500 to 13 local nursing students, according to a press release. “We have an outstanding group of scholarship recipients again this year, juggling school, work, family and volunteer activities, while achieving impressive grades in their nursing studies,” said Sue Sharpe, executive director of Chuckanut Health Foundation.
10 20 14
The Bellingham Herald
Moscow pianist Vadym Kholodenko, whose accolades include the recipient of the Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Gold Medal at the 14th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, performs at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, at Western Washington University’s Performing Arts Center in the first of this season’s Sanford-Hill Piano Series. He’s now touring the United States, performing over 50 concerts. He offers a free masterclass, open to the public, at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, at the PAC.
10 20 14
The Bellingham Herald
Western Washington University has moved to a new alert system that will require subscribers to re-register to continue receiving alerts. All community members are able to register for Western alerts. Western employees, students and parents who have provided their information to WWU are already in the system, although Western alerts are not sent to all parents.
10 20 14
The Bellingham Herald
Western Washington University’s Audrey Orem has been named Great Northwest Athletic Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week for Oct. 12-18. Orem, a sophomore from Bellingham, finished third in medalist play at the Dixie State Invitational, helping the Vikings place first among 12 teams at the Sunbrook Golf Course in St. George, Utah.
10 20 14
The Bellingham Herald
Catherine Miles and Jessica Bertucci each scored in the first 25 minutes as Western Washington University blanked Northwest Nazarene University, 2-0, in a Great Northwest Athletic Conference women’s soccer contest on Saturday, Oct. 18, at Robert S. Harrington Field on the WWU campus. The victory was the 19th straight at home for WWU, which remained unbeaten at 12-0-2 overall and first in the GNAC standings at 8-0-2.
10 20 14
The Bellingham Herald
Middle blocker Kayla Erickson and outside hitter Kelsey Moore led a balanced attack, tying for match-high honors with 10 kills each, as Western Washington University defeated Simon Fraser University, 27-25, 16-25, 25-18, 25-15, in a Great Northwest Athletic Conference volleyball match on Saturday, Oct. 18, at West Gym on the SFU campus.
10 20 14
The Bellingham Herald
Jordan Kollars scored 12 seconds into the second half of overtime, lifting nationally ranked Seattle Pacific University to a 2-1 victory over Western Washington University on Saturday in a Great Northwest Athletic Conference men’s soccer contest at Robert S. Harrington Field.
10 20 14
The Bellingham Herald
The economic impact of Cherry Point and the rollout of a unique health-care plan are among the highlights of an upcoming business expo. The NW Business Expo & Conference will kick off at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, at the Silver Reef Hotel Casino Spa. Along with presentations, the expo will have 60 vendors and a networking event. The expo is organized by the Whatcom Business Alliance, a member group that focuses on business success and community prosperity.
10 20 14
ABC NEWS-4 (Charleston, S.C.)
Best College Reviews, an independent college search and rankings website, has published a ranking of 35 Best Outdoor Schools in America (http://www.bestcollegereviews.org/features/best-outdoor-schools/).
10 20 14
The Bellingham Herald
A new Bellingham business is bringing the popularity of food truck items into a brick-and-mortar restaurant. Ruben De La Garza and Maria Carmen Govea recently opened Burrito King at 505 32nd St., in the Viking Plaza retail center near the Sehome Village shopping center. The restaurant has a food-truck-style format in that many of the ingredients are prepared ahead of time to provide quick service, De La Garza said. Prices for most menu items such as burritos and tacos are under $8.