Gary Lehman

  Gary Edward Lehman, 63, passed away suddenly at his home in Rainier, Washington, on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. He was recovering from a successful carotid artery surgery on Dec. ...

Nadene Pasinski

  Nadene Pasinski, 89, died peacefully holding her daughter’s hand at St. Joseph Hospital in Bellingham on Jan. 20, 2018, following a severe stroke. She left this world on her ...

Transpo Group gives report on Main Street traffic

City Council hears travel time is greater due to increased traffic, not First Avenue signal change By Brent Lindquist [email protected] FERNDALE — The Ferndale City Council ...

Flooding closes Slater, Barrett roads

River overflow caused by frequent rain, warm mountain temperatures FERNDALE — The Nooksack River didn’t quite hit the predicted 18.4 feet over the weekend, but drivers around Ferndale ...

Moratorium repealed

County will begin taking applications for rural building permits again By Ashley Hiruko [email protected]   WHATCOM — The County Council took action Tuesday, Jan. 30, to ...

Connecting family with school

Starting April 10, Ferndale Family Connections will link school district with homeschooling families By Brent Lindquist [email protected] FERNDALE — Christine Altona’s son ...

Mutchler visits Japan on sister-city trip

Ferndale mayor ran marathon, visited Ferndale and Bellingham sister cities By Brent Lindquist [email protected] FERNDALE — Ferndale Mayor Jon Mutchler is no stranger to running ...

Former Ferndale public defender arrested

Fifteen year city lawyer accused of harassment, death threats By Ashley Hiruko [email protected]   BELLINGHAM — Daniel Thomas Parsons, former City of Ferndale public defender, ...

Sort through flu symptoms before heading to hospital ER

Four flu deaths in county, 86 across Washington state   WHATCOM — Local health care facilities, including PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham, are experiencing ...

Local storyline on Super Bowl Sunday

Ferndale alumnus Doug Pederson leads Philadelphia Eagles into the big game   MINNEAPOLIS — Doug Pederson continues to make a name for himself.   In his second season as head ...