Here’s a look at three Whatcom County parks that are perfect for summertime fun. They’re not “parks” in the traditional sense of the word, but they all offer a chance to explore nature and learn a bit of local history while still getting outside and stretching your legs.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Wanda Thomas, 68, enjoys shopping, going to the movies and attending classes at Society for the Blind in midtown. But when she travels down the sidewalk with her white fiberglass cane, she doesn't always feel safe.
Summer’s the time to get moving, whether you have a competitive spirit or just enjoy the way you feel when you’re running, biking, or swimming. Here are a few of the special events taking place in Whatcom County this summer. Check Bellingham Parks and Recreation’s Leisure Guide for more ideas.
For more than 80 years, Eileen Wagner kept a secret from her children. She thought it was the best way to protect all of them - not only the two kids she raised with her husband, but also a third child, whom she had given up for adoption in 1933 when she was a teenager.
As a young child, he played on military trucks freshly back on U.S. soil after World War I. As a teenager, he says he shared the Yankee Stadium baseball diamond with Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig. As an adult, he spent a decade as the official printer for the U.S. Supreme Court.