Robert Hanowell

  Robert James Hanowell, our loving husband, father and grandpa, left us on Jan. 13, 2018. He is joining his parents, Charles and Rosalie Hanowell, and his much-loved granddaughter, ...

Letters to the Editor — 1/17/2018

Reflecting on Windward   I am a Windward High School alumna from the class of 2010 and am writing to express my concern about its closing at the end of the school year. Many in ...

Barbara Hoff — 90th Birthday

Barbara Hoff was born on Jan. 9, 1928, in Marmarth, North Dakota. Having no brothers or sisters, she was lonely growing up. But she made up for the loneliness when she married and had ...

Frances Neff

  Frances Evelyn Neff, 98, passed into the presence of her loving Savior on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018 at her home in Lynden, surrounded by family.   Frances was born on Aug. 4, ...

Bill reactivates WRIAs at local level

Ericksen has questions about property rights By Calvin Bratt [email protected]   OLYMPIA ­— Senate Bill 6091 got revised by the third day of the legislative session.   The ...

A new Hirst ‘fix’ before lawmakers

Former local Van De Wege sponsors bill giving Ecology five years to draft new rules By Alex Visser WNPA Olympia News Bureau   OLYMPIA — The 2018 Washington State Legislature kicked ...

Buys bill would streamline food truck operation

House Bill 2639 aims to eliminate need for extra commissary kitchens if mobile units are up to code By Brent Lindquist [email protected] OLYMPIA — Food trucks are increasing ...

Starbucks ribbon-cutting set for Saturday

Store is expected to open at 4 a.m. By Brent Lindquist [email protected] FERNDALE — Ferndale’s new Starbucks will open at 4 a.m. on Saturday, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony ...

Tim Ballew selected by County Council

Seventh-member term to run until November election By Ashley Hiruko [email protected]   BELLINGHAM ­— County Council members ended a month-long process of finding someone ...

Winter storm warning in effect tonight

The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning Wednesday morning effective from 6 p.m. Wednesday to noon on Thursday. According to the NWS, one to three inches of snow is ...