Wrestlers on way to state Mat Classic

From regionals, Mount Baker sends 10 in all, Nooksack Valley 5, Ferndale 4, Lynden and Meridian 3 By Hailey Palmer [email protected]   WHATCOM — After strong showings at ...

County Assessor weighs in on tax bills

Property value is up, but so are education levies By Calvin Bratt [email protected]   WHATCOM ­— County property tax statements for 2020 are arriving in mailboxes, and ...

School levies pass, except for Ferndale’s

Appreciation voiced by the superintendent By Elizabeth Kayser [email protected]   WHATCOM ­— Most of the county public school district levies on the Feb. 11 ballot ...

WSDOT seeking input on Slater interchange

FERNDALE — An engineer with the Washington State Department of Transportation will be at the Ferndale Library from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 21, to answer questions about ...

You can submit questions for featured author

  WHATCOM — Author Eowyn Ivey visits Bellingham and the county March 5-7 for five free public presentations regarding her novel and this year’s Whatcom READS’ pick, “To ...

Michael Warren

  Michael Warren, age 79, passed away Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020.   Funeral arrangements are pending with Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

Daniel Smiley

  Daniel Smiley was born July 13, 1927, in Chicago and graduated from Tilden High School there. He served in the U.S. Army in World War II 1945-46.   Daniel graduated from Woodrow ...

John Pen, age 100

  John was born on Jan. 20, 1920, to Herman and Maggie (Kortlever) Pen in the hills of Okanogan, Washington. When he was 4 years old, the family moved to Whatcom County.   On ...

Anne Martin

  Anne Martin passed away suddenly from health complications in Seattle on Jan. 30, 2020, at age 63.   Anne was born March 14, 1956, in New Jersey to parents John and Anna ...

Lynn Megard

  It is with a heavy heart we say goodbye to Lynn Michael Megard, born May 19, 1943, who passed away suddenly on Feb. 7, 2020.   He is survived by the love of his life, Janet ...