Lummi Nation reopening Silver Reef Casino

Safety measures will be in place, opening will be at 50% capacity FERNDALE — The Silver Reef Casino Resort will have a soft reopening May 21 at 50-percent capacity, the Lummi Nation ...

The way forward for newspapers

By Calvin Bratt Tribune editor   This is an unsettling time for everyone. We wonder what lies ahead for our local schools, small businesses and farms. Can the situation return to ...

Health Dept. urges wearing face masks in public

It’s a ‘should,’ but not a ‘shall’ By Brent Lindquist [email protected]   WHATCOM — The Whatcom County Health Department issued a directive Monday recommending ...

Letters to the Editor — May 20, 2020

Pertinent lessons   While perusing letters to the editor in the May 6 edition, I concurred with the valid points expressed “On Leadership” by Dr. Bill and Peggy Warner. And ...

Van Werven, running again

Economic recovery from pandemic is her top priority   WHATCOM — Luanne Van Werven officially filed to run for reelection May 11 as state representative, saying more needs to be ...

Shewmake kicks off 2020 reelection bid

She’s a mom and economics prof   WHATCOM ­— Sharon Shewmake, incumbent 42nd Legislative District state representative, held a reelection campaign kick-off via Zoom on May 19. ...

Superior Court appointee will run for office

David Freeman is in Whatcom County Judge Position 4   WHATCOM — David Freeman seeks to retain his position as a Whatcom County Superior Court judge.   Freeman was appointed ...

Jennifer Sefzik running as Republican for 42nd District representative

  WHATCOM — Jennifer Sefzik officially filed on May 11 as a Republican to run for the 42nd District state representative Position 2 seat now held by Democrat Sharon Shewmake. ...

Documenting in black and white

Ferndale photographer’s new series captures COVID-19 pandemic in analog photos By Brent Lindquist [email protected] FERNDALE — Ferndale photographer Michael Connolly loves ...

Fish passage project majorly affects I-5

First job is creating a median bypass, then replacing freeway culvert   FERNDALE — Starting this week, travelers on Interstate 5 both north and south should plan for lane closures ...