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Marion Krabbe recalls a more gracious age
160469-54151-thumb.jpgMarion Krabbe loved teaching, but loved her husband even more. [full story]

Customers were top priority at Wahl's
160495-54176-thumb.jpgYounger shoppers today might have a difficult time imagining the caliber of customer service that Wahl's store once provided to Whatcom County residents. [full story]

Bonnie Foster rolls through life with a smile
160508-54190-thumb.jpgBonnie Jean Foster may be the youngest 70-something in Whatcom County. [full story]

J. W. Sandison snapped life with 'Cirkut' camera
160519-54203-thumb.jpgn Nov. 5, 1921, Bellingham photographer James W. Sandison used a motorized "Cirkut" camera - one that rotated as it snapped pictures - to capture this now-classic image of kids at a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest. They posed by the Liberty Theater, where the Parkade now stands. [full story]

A brief who's who of Bellingham folk
160523-54211-thumb.jpghatcom County has been home to numerous people of historic importance and interest. Here's some of them: [full story]

Migrant farm girl returned for good life
160529-54219-thumb.jpghen Lodi Cantu needed a lift during a low point in her life more than 20 years ago in Texas, she thought of the springs and summers when she grew to love Whatcom County as a girl. [full story]

Dance halls, getaways lost in technology boom
160532-54224-thumb.jpgn less than 100 years, Whatcom County residents have seen inventions that have transformed the world. [full story]

Famed weavers preserve Lummi heritage
160540-54235-thumb.jpgran James is so relentlessly upbeat that she says her prayers often include those for "people who are always complaining." [full story]

Halibut, chips and a look back
160543-54238-thumb.jpg used to eat at the Shrimp Shack all the time in Bellingham. There was a picture on the wall there of canoes on the beach and I used to sit and wonder where the people used to live here: where the encampments were and the villages. I'd go outside and look around and all there was was streets and cars passing me and honking. [full story]

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