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Bellingham-based ballet revisits history

When Mayor Dan Pike issues a formal apology to the Chinese community this week at a unique gathering at the Whatcom Museum, it’ll be part of an ongoing effort to make sure an ugly part of Bellingham’s history—specifically, the brutal 1885 expulsion of Chinese citizens from the area—never repeats…

Bellingham mayor to apologize to Chinese community for banishment 125 years ago

Mayor Dan Pike will issue a formal apology to the Chinese community on Thursday, May 26, for what happened 125 years ago, when Chinese residents were forced out of the area at the urging of civic leaders and the town newspaper.

The formal apology is among the activities on Thursday night…

WWU Alum part of Yankees' Military Appreciation Ceremony May 21

The New York Yankees will pay tribute to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation and the United States Armed Forces on Saturday, May 21, prior to the Yankees' scheduled game at 7:10 p.m. vs. the New York Mets. Gates will open to fans with valid ticket at 5:00 p.m. with pregame ceremonies…

Bellingham seniors, students to debate Social Security, Medicare

On Saturday, May 21, members of Bellingham Senior Activity Center will join students from Western Washington University to debate proposed changes to Medicare and Social Security.

The debate will be at the center, 315 Halleck St., from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and is being held as part of…

Reception to be held May 27 for Merle Prim, who's retiring after nearly 42 years at WWU 2011-05-18
Three present on service-learning in Kenya at Seattle conference 2011-05-17
Students trade pizza for First Amendment rights 2011-05-13
Students to hold First Amendment Free Food Festival in Red Square May 12 2011-05-12
García publishes critical, annotated edition of book of 18th Century poems 2011-05-11
From Window Magazine: 'Learning and Serving' 2011-05-10
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