Farmers’ group sees harbor seals as Salish Sea problem

Predation on salmon should be addressed as well as habitat restoration   SEATTLE — More than just habitat improvements are needed to save killer whales and bring Chinook salmon ...

Meridian girl in rodeo nationals in barrel racing

  WHATCOM ­— Elisabeth Deming, who will be a senior at Meridian High School, has qualified to compete in the 70th annual National High School Finals Rodeo July 15-21 in barrel ...

Home prices still up, while fewer units sold

Lynden median sale price topped $400,000 in second quarter   WHATCOM ­— Home prices keep rising in the long-running hot market, although the number of units sold may have peaked ...

$770,000 to Whatcom CC helps programs in aerospace and nursing

College ties in heavily to WWU   WHATCOM — The Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges has approved grants for healthcare and aerospace training totaling more ...

Francisco Valencia

  Francisco “Pancho” Valencia was born April 13, 1948 and passed away on June 30, 2018.   A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 12, at Pancho’s daughter’s ...

Dean Cress

  Dean D. Cress passed away on July 5, 2018.   His memorial will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 19, in Spring Creek Bible Church, 567 E. Kellogg Rd.   For more information, ...

Donald Farrer

  Donald G. Farrer passed away on July 2, 2018.   A graveside service will be held in Mountain View Cemetery of Ferndale at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 17.   See full obit and ...

Shon Geer

  Shon Paul Geer, age 60, died June 9, 2018 doing one of the things he loved most, riding his motorcycle. Shon was born May 7, 1958 in Bellingham to Llewellyn Ferris Geer and Margueritte ...

A classic Old Settlers tradition returns

Friday-night dance will feature the Rocky Vasalino Show By Brent Lindquist [email protected] FERNDALE — Laurie Irwin has served as organizer for the Whatcom Old Settlers Picnic ...

‘Love Thy Neighborhood’

New city program encourages groups to pick up in neighborhoods around Ferndale By Brent Lindquist [email protected] FERNDALE — The city of Ferndale has begun another new partnership ...