Metzger retiring as fire commissioner

Now 92, he has spent 35 years as commissioner with Fire District 7 By Brent Lindquist b[email protected] FERNDALE — Gerald Metzger will soon retire as a fire commissioner for ...

National parks group challenges BP Cherry Point ‘expansion’

Appeal claims refinery updates will degrade air quality By Ashley Hiruko [email protected] WHATCOM — The National Parks Conservation Association, represented by the nonprofit ...

Ferndale SD to seek bond in 2018

Members wanted for Bond Advisory Committee By Ashley Hiruko [email protected] FERNDALE — Members of the Ferndale School Board recently voted to develop a capital projects bond ...

Washington gasoline prices staying low

National average falls by 2.6 cents SEATTLE — Average retail gasoline prices in Washington fell 2.0 cents per gallon in the week ending Sunday, June 25, settling at $2.76 per gallon, ...

Workshop is on dealing with conflict

BELLINGHAM — An “Understanding Conflict” workshop is offered by the Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center at its 13 Prospect St. location on two Wednesdays, Aug. 23 and 30, from 5 ...

Bellingham HS 1940s classes’ reunion on Aug. 13

BELLINGHAM — The Bellingham High School class of 1947 invites all 1940s graduates of BHS to a luncheon on the theme “Sentimental Journey Down Memory Lane” on Sunday, Aug. 13, ...

Meeting the ‘Man of Steel’ in London

Donation lands Custer woman a London trip By Ashley Hiruko [email protected] CUSTER — One Custer woman had an experience most would never fathom could happen: She got to spend ...

Letters to the Editor — June 28, 2017

Changing the country Our new Supreme Court justice is on my same page being a great-grandson of first settlers. I want to change what this country is becoming. Bill Maher, a TV politically ...

Lighthouse Mission open house Aug. 3

BELLINGHAM — The Lighthouse Mission will have an open house at 910 W. Holly St. from 3 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 3. The mission has been serving the homeless of Whatcom County for ...

Langley learned the foothills area as a deputy

He is now a County Council candidate WHATCOM — Cliff Langley, for 35 years a sheriff’s deputy working in the foothills area, is now running for the new District 3 position of the ...