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Teena Thach knows a place

When Teena Thach first downloaded TikTok a few years ago, she, like most of us, struggled to wrap her head around it.

“What’s funny is, I’ve worked in social media for so long that I felt like I understood each channel when it came to Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook…

Eagles have returned to the Nooksack in droves; why their future could be at risk

The number of bald eagles seen around Deming in the last 50 years has sextupled, a trend that persists all along the Nooksack River.

Past studies in the area have shown only about 100 bald eagles in an 18-mile stretch of the Nooksack River, but that number has ballooned to nearly 600,…

Inslee appoints Jacquelyn High-Edward to Spokane County Superior Court

Gov. Jay Inslee announced today the appointment of Jacquelyn High-Edward to the Spokane County Superior Court. She will replace Judge Maryann Moreno, who is retiring on June 30.

High-Edward currently serves as a Spokane County Superior Court commissioner, a role she has held the last…

Native projects for renewable energy discussed at Studium

Reuben Martinez, a member of the Makah Tribe, will discuss “Energy Sovereignty: Exploring Renewable Energy Projects with Tribal Nations” at 12:30 p.m. Thursday during the Peninsula College’s Studium Generale.

The free virtual presentation is available at …

The Class of 2022 Is in Demand. What Do New Grads Want?

Meet the class of 2022. They are the most in-demand college graduates to enter the job market in years. They have the expectations to match.

Grads are seeking more money and flexibility and more specifics about likely assignments than previous classes. Some want their employers to take…

Bellingham’s Blue Room Finds Its Rhythm as New Downtown, All-Ages Venue

Formerly the site of the Glow and Studio B night clubs, the space above KPOP Chicken and Beer is now The Blue Room, an all-ages performance venue. Less than two months into operations, the space is bringing a diverse array of live entertainment to…

Haavig promoted to serve as permanent provost at UAS

Dr. Maren Haavig has been appointed Provost and Dean of Research and Sponsored Programs at the University of Alaska Southeast.

Haavig has served as the interim provost since July 2020.

In making the appointment, Chancellor Karen Carey said Dr. Haavig is a dedicated member of the…

This Vast Wildfire Lab Is Helping Foresters Prepare for a Hotter Planet

When a monster of a wildfire whipped into the Sycan Marsh Preserve here in south-central Oregon in July, (WWU Recreation Management & Leadership alumna) Katie Sauerbrey feared the worst.

Ms. Sauerbrey, a fire manager for The Nature Conservancy, the conservation group that…

Foo Fighters, Death Cab opening Climate Pledge Arena with Seattle benefit concert

It looks like Seattle music fans will get a peek at the new Climate Pledge Arena a little sooner than we thought.

It appears that Foo Fighters are set to headline the Seattle Center arena’s first concert on Oct. 19, a few days earlier than a …

Children's TV show 'Look, Listen & Learn,' created by Seattleite for people of color, wins awards

Val Thomas-Matson always wanted to work in children’s television. But the Western Washington University communications graduate’s first task interning at KOMO was stuffing envelopes with letters explaining the cancellation of beloved local children’s show “Boomerang.” It would…

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