Hans Vander Veen III

Hans Vander Veen III went home to be with his loving Savior on Feb. 1, 2024 at the age of 78 years. Hans was born in 1945 to Hans Jr. and Wilma (Sybesma) Vander Veen in Artesia, CA. ...

Alexander Wyatt

Alexander Wyatt passed away on Jan. 22, 2024. He was born on Sept. 5, 1997 in Bellingham. He grew up in Lynden and attended Lynden schools. He graduated high school in 2016. Studied ...

Dale R. Rockey

Dale R. Rockey, age 94, of Bellingham, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2024 in Bellingham. A memorial reception will be held Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2024, 1 p.m., at the Chuckanut Fire Station, ...

Ferndale hiring deputy treasurer, public works utility worker

Staff Reports FERNDALE — The City of Ferndale is now hiring a deputy treasurer to work in its finance department. Under the direction of the finance director, the deputy treasurer ...

Demand for affordable homes near transit hubs faces hurdles, critics say

By Mary Murphy Washington State Journal  OLYMPIA — Washington cities could soon be required to block off zones near public transit for multifamily housing, if new regulations are ...

Ferndale commits to victim advocate support

Since 2014 Ferndale has led process By Cal Bratt For the Record LYNDEN — Whatcom County’s small cities are cooperating in a more formal way to provide advocate services for domestic ...

City of Ferndale is trying for utility rate relief

Ferndale will study pluses, minuses of Grandview area sewer extension By Cal Bratt For the Record FERNDALE — The City Council on Monday, Feb. 5, voted down yet another refinement ...

Committee meetings ease council workload

Ferndale council members meet Wednesday mornings before Monday regular sessions to decide what goes to council, what goes to consent agenda By Bill Helm Editor FERNDALE — Ferndale’s ...

EDITORIAL: Strong schools equal strong communities

Tuesday is a very important day for our local school districts as operational levies and school bonds are on the ballot. The Tribune has dedicated much time and space explaining the ...

AT THE HELM: You can love the job you’ve got

By Bill Helm In the song Love The One You’re With, Stephen Stills essentially tells his listener that although you may not love the person you’re with, you can be thankful that ...