<![CDATA[Whatcom Magazine | BellinghamHerald.com &]]> http://www.bellinghamherald.com/living/magazine/ en-us Mon, 01 Jun 2015 14:58:39 PDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Mon, 01 Jun 2015 14:58:39 PDT Whatcom Magazine 60 newsroom@bellinghamherald.com Website: Lynden ‘boring,’ but criteria suggests ‘family-friendly’ http://www.bellinghamherald.com/living/magazine/article72856147.html#storylink=rss Lynden called eighth most boring place in Washington

Bellingham ranks high among 'most hungover' and ‘stay up late’ cities

Bellingham also rated good place to write and to live longer

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Recent books of interest to Whatcom readers http://www.bellinghamherald.com/living/magazine/article72855212.html#storylink=rss “Walking Washington’s History” includes a history walking tour of Bellingham

In “Healthy Knees Cycling,” by Robin Robertson advises how to reduce knee pain

In “The Jossing Affair,” by Janet Oakley, a British-trained agent sent to Norway falls in love with a German widow

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Historic Lynden building restored as inn, restaurant, taphouse http://www.bellinghamherald.com/living/magazine/article72834992.html#storylink=rss Billy Waple’s Lynden Department Store was longtime downtown anchor

2008 fire severely damaged the Front Street building

Renovated structure features inn, restaurant, bookstore, other shops

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Teens growing veggies for Ferndale Food Bank http://www.bellinghamherald.com/living/magazine/article72841437.html#storylink=rss Ryan England starts student-run community group

Students grew more than 1,000 pounds of produce last season

Pie sale during 2015 holiday season netted nearly $1,500 for food bank

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Growing Washington adds fowl, pasta, dairy, to organic farm fare http://www.bellinghamherald.com/living/magazine/article72848322.html#storylink=rss Growing Washington sells organic produce in Western Washington

11 farm parcels total about 100 acres, mostly in Whatcom County

About 1,500 households sign up for weekly boxes of produce

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Slow start to Whatcom business openings in 2016 http://www.bellinghamherald.com/living/magazine/article72854582.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 00:01:00 PDT

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Hawksworth Restaurant offers fine dining in downtown Vancouver, B.C. http://www.bellinghamherald.com/living/magazine/article72850047.html#storylink=rss Hawksworth Restaurant a top dining spot in Vancouver, B.C.

Upscale menu appeals to business meetings and special occasions, also to casual diners

Bar offers hard-to-find spirits; wine list extensive, well-chosen

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Whatcom foundation plays quiet role building community http://www.bellinghamherald.com/living/magazine/article72859052.html#storylink=rss Whatcom Community Foundation a major grant-giver

Foundation works with donors large and small

Grants and training supports nonprofits in county

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Acme Valley Foods crafts ice cream, cheeses, granola and meats http://www.bellinghamherald.com/living/magazine/article72853982.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 22 May 2016 00:01:00 PDT

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Bellingham Farmers Market adds new vendors http://www.bellinghamherald.com/living/magazine/article72857682.html#storylink=rss Wednesday market in Fairhaven starts in June

10 new vendors chosen for market this season

Vendor capacity is 110, but number varies over season

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Bellingham Technical College wins OK for first B.A. degree http://www.bellinghamherald.com/living/magazine/article72857082.html#storylink=rss New degree is for operations management

Vietnam veterans group endows scholarship at BTC for veterans

Phillips 66 executive joins BTC board of trustees

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Nelson, B.C., known for its art & culture, great outdoor scenery http://www.bellinghamherald.com/living/magazine/article72850577.html#storylink=rss Nelson, B.C., about 400 miles from Bellingham

Nelson well-known for its art scene, with galleries, musicians, and summer art walks

Setting on lake in Selkirk Mountains makes it popuar with outdoors enthusiasts

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Antique tractor group keeps Whatcom farm history on the move http://www.bellinghamherald.com/living/magazine/article72846857.html#storylink=rss Annual threshing bee and tractor show at Berthusen Park in August

Members tend to favor tractor brands, such as Case or John Deere

Activities for children, families, part of Aug. 3-6 event

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New institute at WWU focuses on health of Salish Sea http://www.bellinghamherald.com/living/magazine/article72866892.html#storylink=rss Institute to work with U.S., Canadian, tribal groups

Salish Sea encompasses Puget Sound, Strait of Georgia, Strait of Juan de Fuca

Institute will oversee conferences on sea’s ecosystem

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‘Spring King’ edible mushroom wins recognition, own name http://www.bellinghamherald.com/living/magazine/article72861267.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 20 May 2016 03:00:00 PDT

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Invasive garden loosestrife discovered in Lake Whatcom http://www.bellinghamherald.com/living/magazine/article72861817.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 20 May 2016 03:00:00 PDT

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Eelgrass a vital source food and shelter in Salish Sea http://www.bellinghamherald.com/living/magazine/article72860782.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 20 May 2016 03:00:00 PDT

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Bellingham retiree ordained as zen priest http://www.bellinghamherald.com/living/magazine/article72840517.html#storylink=rss Edwina Norton one of four priests at Red Cedar Zen Community

Norton became priest in her late 70s after decades of study, practice

Bellingham resident created her own ordination robe

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Boys and Girls Clubs working together in Whatcom County http://www.bellinghamherald.com/living/magazine/article72838567.html#storylink=rss Heather Powell became executive director in 2013

She made programs more cohesive, less redundant

Meals programs offer more local and seasonal food

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Bird-watching abounds in Whatcom County http://www.bellinghamherald.com/living/magazine/article72842757.html#storylink=rss Array of natural settings offers variety of birds to observe

Semiahmoo sandspit great location to see water birds

Whatcom Falls Park a prime viewing spot in heart of city

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Meet the American pika, the Cascades’ rabbit-like whistler http://www.bellinghamherald.com/living/magazine/article72859992.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 17 May 2016 03:02:00 PDT

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Meet the peregrine falcon, the Northwest’s winged speed demon http://www.bellinghamherald.com/living/magazine/article72859337.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 17 May 2016 03:02:00 PDT

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Neptune Beach garden boasts tropical look http://www.bellinghamherald.com/living/magazine/article72863422.html#storylink=rss John Hansen’s garden includes bamboo, palms, banana plants, succulents

Hansen inspired by Beth Chatto, famous gardener and author of book about gravel gardens

His containers are wood, ceramic, terracotta, cement, chimney flues, and work boots

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Enjoy summer with these sunny beers of Whatcom County http://www.bellinghamherald.com/living/magazine/article72867792.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 16 May 2016 04:00:00 PDT

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Dakota Creek Winery closing its doors http://www.bellinghamherald.com/living/magazine/article72867297.html#storylink=rss Ken and Jill Peck started winery near Blaine in 2005

They attracted loyal customers and earned solid reputation

Retirement plans include visiting relatives and tasting wine

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At Real McCoy in Bellingham, come for drinks and stay for food http://www.bellinghamherald.com/living/magazine/article72848937.html#storylink=rss Bartender focuses on classic cocktails

Old Fashioned drink is customer favorite

On culinary side, diners crave the Braised Painted Hills Oxtail dish

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Downtown Sounds gears up for new season of free music http://www.bellinghamherald.com/living/magazine/article72862927.html#storylink=rss Concerts are five Wednesdays in July, early August

Event footprint grows at Bay and Prospect streets

Fun includes kids’ activities, beer garden, food vendors

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‘Fairhaven,’ by James Williamson http://www.bellinghamherald.com/living/magazine/article72868167.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 15 May 2016 03:02:00 PDT http://www.bellinghamherald.com/living/magazine/article72868167.html Savor steaks, schnitzel, tradition at Herb Niemann’s in Everson http://www.bellinghamherald.com/living/magazine/article72849332.html#storylink=rss Restaurant with Bavarian-style dishes open since 1993

Grass-fed steaks are aged 28 to 32 days and hand-cut

Customer favorites include T-bone steak, breaded cutlet

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Recent book titles of interest to Whatcom readers http://www.bellinghamherald.com/living/magazine/article56528713.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 15 Feb 2016 22:15:00 PST

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