- The Port of Bellingham announced the winners in its Georgia Pacific Mill Site Art/Photography Contest. Winning entries were displayed at Bellingham Cruise Terminal and posted online at http://www.portofbellingham.com/gallery.aspx. The winners:
Professional category: "Factory by the Bay" by Candace Buethorn, Best of Show; "Changing Fortune's" by Joe Lalonde, Best of Subject; "Progress" by Joe Lalonde, Best of History; and "While You Were Sleeping" by Peggy Shapiro, Best of Texture.
Amateur Category: "Dust to Brick to Dust" by Jonathan Sureau, Best of Show; "History in Puddles" by Damian Vines, Best of Subject; "Ready for Collapse" by Todd Edison, Best of Color; "Georgia Pacific Reflections" by Joel deWaard, Best Sense of Place; "Brick by Brick" by Damian Vines, Best of Texture; "GP Receiving" by Kenni Merritt, Best of Legacy; "Daunting Task" by Kathy Sible, Best of History; "Southbound" by Kenni Merritt, Honorable Mention; and "The Bridge" by Kenni Merritt, Honorable Mention.
- Veronica Schims of Bellingham received a master's of science degree during summer commencement Aug. 4 at Mississippi College, in Clinton, Miss.
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