Ron Buchinski will step down as executive director of Bellingham’s Lighthouse Mission at the end of June. During his nearly 12 years as director, Buchinski oversaw strong growth in mission programs, buildings, staffing and funding.
Happy Valley Elementary in Bellingham will celebrate its 60th anniversary on Thursday, March 31. The event will be bittersweet, because the school will be demolished in a few months, with a new $19 million replacement set to open for classes in August.
At this point, Dan Welch and his family are comfortable with the idea of people visiting their home to see how it was built and to peer at its heat pump, water filtration system and other inner workings.
When it comes to early Fairhaven, Dirty Dan Harris gets most of the love, but if you want the fuller story behind the genesis of the south Bellingham community, there’s a new book out for history fans.
Sue Ledray Murray of Bellingham stays busy as a grandmother and as the manager of an insurance office. Vicki Ledray Grabicki of Bellingham keeps active as a collage artist. Cathie Ledray-Senff, a former teacher, lives in La Conner, where her husband runs a business.
How did the United States get to where it is today with sustainable fisheries? Through 40 years of the Magnuson-Stevens Act. U.S. fisheries include more than 470 fish stocks and stock complexes and are globally recognized as responsibly managed. Through a system of regional fisheries management councils, NOAA works with fishermen and partners to accomplish sustainable management of U.S. fisheries, which contribute over $100 billion each year to the U.S. economy and supports 1.8 million jobs.
Journey to sustainable fisheries - 40 years under the Magnuson-Stevens Act
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Crush the dog sniffs out leaking sewage in Whatcom County