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Klein trial begins

BELLINGHAM — The criminal trial of the man whose vehicle struck and killed two Ferndale teens last year began Monday in Whatcom County Superior Court. William J. Klein, represented ...

Intalco-BPA deal still not final

FERNDALE — The comment period has ended for Alcoa’s proposed deal with Bonneville Power Administration to keep Alcoa Intalco Works open at least through Feb. 14, 2018, and now the ...

New county 5-district map approved, but also critiqued

WHATCOM ­— A new five-district voting map has been approved for the county, but the feeling about it is certainly not all agreeable. On a 4-0 vote April 20, the Districting Committee ...

Letters to the Editor — April 20, 2016

Don’t demonize the people you represent   The current controversy over redistricting, eliciting comments made by some of our county council members, begs me to inquire: what is ...

Deputies shoot attacking dog off Birch Bay-Lynden Road

Officers looking into a domestic-violence report   WHATCOM ­— Two sheriff’s deputies on a domestic-violence response encountered a pair of aggressive dogs and ended up shooting ...