Les Spanel

Harriet Spanel, who served Whatcom County for more than two decades as a state legislator, has died. She was 77.

“We have lost an incredible leader and a dear friend,” said Sen. Kevin Ranker, D-Orcas Island, who succeeded Spanel as senator representing the 40th District, in a press…

People who want to see the depths of the universe can get a glimpse at Western Washington University's recently upgraded planetarium.

The planetarium, on the third floor of Haggard Hall, has been outfitted with a new digital projection system that can project 3-D, high-resolution…

Harriet Spanel gifts make system possible; planetarium to be more available to campus, community

A new state-of-the art digital projection system has been installed at Western Washington University’s planetarium, the result of generous gifts by Harriet Spanel in memory of her…

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