Click It or Ticket emphasis runs through holiday

Whatcom County records 89.9 percent of drivers using seatbelts   WHATCOM — Ninety-five percent of Washington drivers and passengers use their seat belts, according to a new report ...

Kenner seeking another PUD term

Since 1980 he has served as a commissioner   WHATCOM — Paul Kenner, a Public Utility District No. 1 commissioner since 1980, will seek re-election this fall.   Kenner, longtime ...

Van Werven files for reelection

She pledges to fight for local interests   WHATCOM — Luanne Van Werven filed Monday to run for reelection to her state representative position, saying she wants to continue as ...

Shewmake a challenger to Buys for legislature

Filing for elective office continues this week By Calvin Bratt [email protected]   WHATCOM ­— An associate professor in economics at Western Washington University will ...

Sheriff sees worsening mental health crisis

Deputies were on two situations Friday, Saturday By Calvin Bratt [email protected]   WHATCOM ­— County Sheriff Bill Elfo is calling attention to two responses of his department ...

News briefs — May 16, 2018

Homeless youth gathering place to be created   BELLINGHAM — Northwest Youth Services and First Congregational Church announce The Ground Floor project, a safe space for at-risk ...

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Whatcom seeks community opinions on incarceration

Listening tour in Ferndale May 29, Kendall June 26 By Ashley Hiruko [email protected] WHATCOM — If you have opinions on the future direction of county incarceration, now is ...

FHS student arrested for allegedly bringing gun to school

Incident happened after school last Wednesday By Brent Lindquist [email protected]   FERNDALE — Ferndale police arrested a Ferndale High School student for waving a handgun ...

FHS student arrested for allegedly bringing gun to school

Incident happened after school on Wednesday Ferndale police arrested a Ferndale High School student for waving a handgun at another student earlier this week. According to a news release ...