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Clear Air Agency unable to pinpoint school odor source

Incident of 2017 sent students home early By Ashley Hiruko [email protected] FERNDALE — The Northwest Clean Air Agency announced Monday that it had ended an investigation to ...

Whooping cough reported at Ferndale HS

FERNDALE — Another case of Pertussis, or whooping cough, was reported in the Ferndale School District on Tuesday. This is the fifth case to hit the school district in 2018. This instance ...

Traffic change coming to Main-Labounty intersection

Left-turn movement to be eliminated between Main Street, North Sound Center parking lot By Brent Lindquist [email protected] FERNDALE — Drivers will no longer be able to turn ...

Be the One plans expansion to Ferndale, Bellingham

Mentoring program started in Lynden in 2012 By Brent Lindquist [email protected] WHATCOM — Lynden-based mentorship program Be the One is planning to expand into Ferndale and ...

Peetoom vying for County Council seat

Blaine man started his construction company at age 23   WHATCOM — Local businessman and community volunteer Mike Peetoom, of Blaine, has announced his candidacy for the County ...

News briefs — May 23, 2018

Ferndale roads getting asphalt treatment   WHATCOM ­— County Public Works has scheduled seven roads in the Ferndale area for contracted asphalt paving the week of May 21-25: ...

Ferndale School District runs Operation Yellow Rhino

Emergency event exercise had transportation mishap focus FERNDALE — The Ferndale School District held another of its annual emergency preparedness events on Tuesday. This year, the ...

Ericksen, Buys take trip to Asia

Journey used to build relations, increase trade, legislators say By Ashley Hiruko [email protected] WHATCOM — Sen. Doug Ericksen and Rep. Vincent Buys are back in the country ...

City council passes overnight housing ordinance

On 5-2 vote, council also declared June 2 Gun Safety Awareness Day By Brent Lindquist [email protected] FERNDALE — The Ferndale City Council voted to approve a revised ordinance ...

Bond task force kicks off promotional efforts

Measure slated for November 2018 general ballot By Brent Lindquist [email protected] FERNDALE — When the Ferndale Bond Task Force first started meeting, the group asked that ...