Plants still for sale by Master Gardeners at Hovander park

  FERNDALE — The Whatcom Master Gardeners still have many varieties of plants available for sale at Hovander Homestead Park in Ferndale from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.   Find ...

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Letters to the Editor — July 1, 2020

Supports Shewmake   Sharon Shewmake, our 42nd Legislative District representative, supports local jobs. After Intalco announced the closure of its Ferndale operation, Sharon met ...

Redistricting process starts soon after U.S. Census ends

Group wants more diverse representation on line-drawing commission   TACOMA — As the 2020 Census concludes this fall, Washington state will begin setting up its 2021 redistricting ...

COVID is the final emergency to many families

United Way has updated its ALICE analysis of those close to poverty   OLYMPIA — When COVID-19 hit, just over 670,000 Washington households were already one emergency away from ...

A dress made of flowers

Creativity of local Triple Wren Farms in June issue of Florists’ Review By Elisa Claassen for the Lynden Tribune   CUSTER — Triple Wren Farms gets into national media in a rather ...

Mask mandate

Amid rising virus cases, state orders wearing masks in indoor public places, outside if within 6 feet By Calvin Bratt [email protected]   WHATCOM ­— Facemasks became mandatory ...

Tribune, Record offering matching grant funds

  Local businesses struggling to recover from the pandemic will have another tool in hand to help them.   The Lynden Tribune and Ferndale Record are offering a dollar-for-dollar ...

State facing $8.8 billion revenue drop

‘Everything is on the table right now,’ says top Democrat budget writer   SEATTLE — The other shoe dropped on June 17, as the state’s Economic and Revenue Forecast Council ...

Republicans bidding for guv face off here

Forum of Culp, Eyman, Freed and Fortunato on TVW By Calvin Bratt [email protected]   BELLINGHAM ­— An upstairs training room of Bellingham Cold Storage became the venue ...