Author Archives: Crystal Marie

Post-Typhoon Hagibis Update From Our Friends In Japan

Kunio Okayasu, good friend and former colleague of BSCA Past President John Gargett reports from Tokyo on Saturday, October 12: Here comes sunshine and blue sky and breeze. No gusty wind last night in Tokyo. We are all safe and … Continue reading

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Super Typhoon Hagibis To Make Landfall In Chiba

The path of Hagibis is clearly heading up Tokyo Bay, and directly over Chiba Prefecture as of 0830 JST today, October 9, 2019. It looks like Saturday through Sunday will be a slow passing over Chiba until it heads into … Continue reading

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Runners Arriving From Tateyama and How You Can Join Us In Support

On September 9th 2019, our sister city of Tateyama in Japan was hit by a deadly and devastating Typhoon, Faxai, which was the 15th Typhoon of this season. Read more about its impact here. We are happy, however, to report … Continue reading

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Typhoon Faxai Devastates Bellingham’s Sister City Tateyama, Japan

Please consider donating to help support those affected in Tateyama.  Your donation can be made by clicking on the link below.  Be sure to mention on the message line at the bottom of the page “The typhoon disaster relief donation”.  … Continue reading

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