Preparing for violence

Brent Wagenaar, a deputy with the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office, speaks to Ferndale residents at an active-shooter training event held at the Ferndale Police Department on Friday. ...

Keeping Vylit’s voice alive

In a new school year, nonprofit is committed to ending bullying at all points LYNDEN — The school year has begun. The Lynden and Ferndale football teams have played each other, and ...

Ferndale chiropractor pleads guilty to assault charges

Terry Rouse is sentenced to two months on home monitoring device FERNDALE — Ferndale chiropractor Terry Rouse, 57, pleaded guilty to third-degree assault, a class C felony, on Sept. ...

$750,000 grant will help build Unity Care NW Ferndale clinic

WHATCOM — A federal grant to the county may help to get a new Unity Care Northwest clinic built in Ferndale. In the amount of $750,000, the Community Development Block Grant can be ...

Rep. Del Bene visiting Maple Falls, Sumas, Blaine Saturday

BOTHELL — 1st District Congresswoman Suzan DelBene is planning a series of community forums in Whatcom County on Saturday, Sept. 23. DelBene, whose district includes north Whatcom, ...

Calendar – Week of Sept. 20

Ongoing Noon music The Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St., hosts free live noon-hour entertainment on Wednesdays in the Piano Lounge. Nell Veenstra is on Sept. 20, Doris Mae Bajema Sept. ...

North county east-west bus service starting

WTA will test Route 65 for two years using a state grant WHATCOM — A new cross-county bus route directly linking Everson, Nooksack, Lynden, Birch Bay Square and Ferndale begins on ...

Whatcom election 2017: Port Commissioner

Port Commissioner is a four-year term. Those selected will oversee Port of Bellingham operations. District 1 – Michael Shepard Background and qualifications This is my first time ...

Larsen to host a veterans forum in Bellingham

EVERETT — 2nd District Rep. Rick Larsen will host six veterans forums in northwest Washington, including one at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Bellingham American Legion Post ...

Photography, video and live music at Jansen Art Center Saturday, Oct. 7

LYNDEN — Sublime landscape photography and video of the Pacific Northwest, along with live music, comes to the Jansen Art Center as a one-time exhibit at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. ...