Historian and author Brian Griffin unfolds an issue of The Bellingham Herald from Jan. 10, 1939, which tells of J.J. Donovan's death, Monday, June 25, 2012, in Bellingham. Griffin received two boxes of Donovan's private papers from a relative of the prominent businessman and expects to receive three more. "(Donovan is) arguably the most important man in Bellingham history," Griffin said.
Historian and author Brian Griffin unfolds an issue of The Bellingham Herald from Jan. 10, 1939, which tells of J.J. Donovan's death, Monday, June 25, 2012, in Bellingham. Griffin received two boxes of Donovan's private papers from a relative of the prominent businessman and expects to receive three more. "(Donovan is) arguably the most important man in Bellingham history," Griffin said. THE BELLINGHAM HERALD
Historian and author Brian Griffin unfolds an issue of The Bellingham Herald from Jan. 10, 1939, which tells of J.J. Donovan's death, Monday, June 25, 2012, in Bellingham. Griffin received two boxes of Donovan's private papers from a relative of the prominent businessman and expects to receive three more. "(Donovan is) arguably the most important man in Bellingham history," Griffin said. THE BELLINGHAM HERALD

Fairhaven sculpture, Whatcom crime book in the offing for fans of Northwest history

August 30, 2014 04:00 PM

UPDATED August 29, 2014 04:49 PM

More Videos

  • 12 Strays of Christmas: Meet Arthur Fonzarelli the cat

    The "Fonz" is a large and in charge adult male tabby. For information on how to adopt Mr. Fonzarelli, visit the Whatcom Humane Society, 2172 Division St. in Bellingham, Washington.