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Inslee proposes capital gains tax

It would be 9 percent after $25,000, with homes, farms, IRAs exempt By Sean Hardin WNPA Olympia News Bureau  The Olympia News Bureau is operated during legislative session by the ...

County jail deputy arrested on two charges

Potential charges: Second degree custodial sexual misconduct, intimidating a witness   WHATCOM — A county corrections deputy was arrested Jan. 14 on investigation of sexual misconduct ...

Logan gets 100 hugs, and then some

Rescued Hearts Northwest has a following helping German Shepherd puppy with terminal heart condition By Brent Lindquist [email protected] FERNDALE — Going to the beach, choosing ...

Adelstein retiring, deputy Bradrick bids to take her place

Mayor, four council positions up for election this year in Ferndale By Calvin Bratt [email protected]   WHATCOM ­— County Auditor Debbie Adelstein is retiring at the end ...

First game night showcases Ferndale Boys & Girls Club

Held Friday, game night drew in almost 50 people By Brent Lindquist [email protected] FERNDALE — The Ferndale Boys & Girls Club held its first-ever game night on Friday, ...

From baking to MMA and back

Ferndale’s Alissa Blume, author of new cookbook, has worn many hats By Brent Lindquist [email protected] FERNDALE — Multiple times throughout her life, people told Alissa ...

Farm-to-Table event Feb. 19

  BELLINGHAM — Sustainable Connections invites all food businesses, artisans and growers to the NW Washington Farm-to-Table Trade Meeting on Feb. 19. Early bird ticket registration ...

Gas prices may be heading up

  SEATTLE — Gasoline prices in Washington fell 4.3 cents per gallon in the week ended Sunday, Jan. 13, averaging $2.89, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,666 stations ...

Speaker on U.S. in Afghanistan at MHS Jan. 23

Jim McKinney is retired Army veteran   WHATCOM — Lt. Col. (Ret.) Jim McKinney, a U.S. Army veteran and local resident, will talk Wednesday, Jan. 23, about his recent contract ...

Same bond, lower rate

Ferndale School District facilities bond will appear on February ballot, but rate per thousand is lower due to property assessments By Brent Lindquist [email protected] FERNDALE ...