Ice storm hits; 11,000 out of power

Storm warning in effect to midnight Friday By Calvin Bratt [email protected] WHATCOM — About 11,000 customers across the north county were out of power Friday evening, as rain, ...

Christmas tree pickup on Jan. 6

The Ferndale Cub Scout Pack 4026 will again be picking up unwanted Christmas trees within Ferndale city limits. Those wishing to have their tree hauled must have it out on the curb ...

Winter storm warning in effect tonight

The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning Wednesday morning effective from 6 p.m. Wednesday to noon on Thursday. According to the NWS, one to three inches of snow is ...

A look back at the good, bad and ugly of 2017

Winter weather dominated the early part of the year; Sen. Doug Ericksen selected for national EPA role; new police chief takes over; ‘Summer of Fun’ starts early; county berry grower ...

Film is Truth looks to finish nonprofit transition

Bellingham video store seeks community help with lingering expenses, transition to 501(c)3 status BELLINGHAM — Video rental stores are not nearly as ubiquitous as they once were, ...

Potential county councilors named

Almost 30 in running for At-Large position By Ashley Hiruko [email protected] WHATCOM — Twenty-nine county residents put in their names to fill an open short term on the County ...

Boundary Bay to host Western-themed New Year’s Eve dance

BELLINGHAM — On New Year’s Eve, Boundary Bay’s Tap Room and Bistro will transform into a Western-themed dance hall, complete with line dancing and barbecued food. Doors open at ...

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

Cast shines in big departure from franchise norm By Brent Lindquist br[email protected] In 2015, the J.J. Abrams-directed “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” did what many thought ...

Calendar – Week of Dec. 27

Ongoing January Series The award-winning January Series from Calvin College is simulcast Jan. 3-23 to Lynden’s Third Christian Reformed Church basement (off Sixth at Liberty). Free ...

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, ...