‘Little Women’ premiering virtually at FHS

Filmed production soldiered on through COVID-19 restrictions By Brent Lindquist [email protected] FERNDALE — This fall, the Ferndale High School drama department wanted to put ...

Peter Weg Jr.

  Peter Weg, age 95, passed quietly into glory on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021.   Peter was born Sept. 21, 1925, in Sibley, Iowa, to parents Peter Sr. and Bertha (Leenstra) Weg. When ...

Briley Benner

  Briley Lucas Benner, age 28, passed away on Feb. 8, 2021, in Venice, California.   Briley was born on Jan. 22, 1993, in Bellingham to Jeff and Laurie Benner. He grew up in ...

Augustina Berendsen

  Augustina “Gussie” Berendsen, beloved mother and grandmother, passed away Monday, Feb. 22, 2021. Funeral arrangements are pending with Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

Claudia Hollod

  Claudia Jean McAulay Hollod, age 71, died peacefully at home on Feb. 11, 2021, with family by her side.   To read Claudia’s full obituary and to share your memories, please ...

Cases dropping … at least through Feb. 15

Testing also in decline, as vaccine takes precedence By Calvin Bratt [email protected]   WHATCOM ­— At least to Feb. 15 the county’s COVID numbers were in decline from ...

Rush Limbaugh audio of past will be used

  BELLINGHAM — Local radio station KGMI says its morning Rush Limbaugh Show will continue using “archival audio from his 30 years of broadcasting for the foreseeable future” ...

Bill would help small school districts

Having passed the Senate, it is with the House   OLYMPIA — The state Senate on Feb. 18 overwhelmingly approved a measure sponsored by Sen. Jim Honeyford to help provide school ...

Do adolescents keep full right on their health care decisions?

SB 5185 is the battle point bill By Frank Wiechers-Gregory Washington Policy Center   OLYMPIA — The 105-day 2021 legislative session is scheduled to end on April 25, 2021. The ...

Opportunity Council has $6 million for rent and utility aid

  WHATCOM ­— As part of the second federal economic relief package, nearly $6 million in grant money will be available to help Whatcom residents with rent and utility assistance. ...