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Letters to the Editor — Feb. 7, 2018

Commenting on an article   I am writing to you in regard to the article about the donating of books from our sister city of Minamiboso, Japan. Unfortunately, in the article Yoshiko ...

Letters to the Editor — Jan. 24, 2018

On Byrd’s questioning   Watching council member Tyler Byrd question Timothy Ballew II at the Whatcom County Council meeting on Jan. 16 made my stomach churn.   At the meeting, ...

Letters to the Editor — 1/17/2018

Reflecting on Windward   I am a Windward High School alumna from the class of 2010 and am writing to express my concern about its closing at the end of the school year. Many in ...

Ferndale: Growing in 2017, learning for 2018

This is a guest column submitted to the Ferndale Record by Ferndale Mayor Jon Mutchler. As I’m finishing my second year as mayor of Ferndale, one thing has become crystal clear to ...

New ‘Star Wars’ is funny, weird and full of heart

Cast shines in big departure from franchise norm By Brent Lindquist brent@lyndentribune.com In 2015, the J.J. Abrams-directed “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” did what many thought ...

From the archives

100 years ago Stockholders to meet, and Red Cross gains new members — Friday, December 28, 1917 The annual meeting of the stockholders of Ferndale State Bank will be held on Tuesday, ...

Join the fight for net neutrality

By Brent Lindquist Record reporter Net neutrality is an objectively good thing for the people of the United States, and it’s about to be voted out of existence. Net neutrality is ...

From the archives — Dec. 6, 2017

100 years ago People’s Party Candidates Win Elections — Friday, December 7, 1917 The People’s (Party) ticket won four of the five Ferndale city offices up for election Tuesday. ...

Letters to the Editor — Dec. 6, 2017

On a recent article Your recent article titled “Farmers tout water quality improvements” was based on misleading information provided by Whatcom Family Farmers regarding a reputed ...

Mayor weighs in on news coverage of misconduct

by Jon Mutchler Ferndale Mayor I’m weighing in late on the news of sexual misconduct by politicians, candidates, corporate heads and celebrities.    But I figure that while I’m ...