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Ferndale hangs locally grown, donated flower baskets

City volunteers, chamber members hang locally grown, donated flower baskets By Luke Seymour Staff Reporter FERNDALE — On May 16, members of the Ferndale Chamber of Commerce, city ...

Whatcom County News Briefs: May 22, 2024

Lynden Hop service to end on June 16 LYNDEN — Whatcom Transportation Authority (WTA) will discontinue service on the Lynden Hop, effective June 16. Lynden Hop began in June 2021 as ...

Ferndale, other Whatcom cities plan Memorial Day remembrances

Avenue of Flags 11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Monday, May 27 at Greenacres Memorial Park By Bill Helm Editor WHATCOM — Each year, cities all across Whatcom County recognize Memorial Day ...

Ferndale mayor shares city expansion plans during monthly Chamber luncheon

State of the city, but with a twist By Luke Seymour Staff Reporter FERNDALE — Population growth and major projects. Essentially, that boils down Mayor Greg Hansen’s state of the ...

Ferndale police arrest juvenile suspect in Star Park shelter arson

FERNDALE — On May 21, a juvenile suspect was arrested in connection with the Dec. 27, 2023 structure fire at Star Park in Ferndale. At approximately 2 a.m. Dec. 27, 2023, Ferndale ...

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Hansen looks at positive impacts Way Station to have on the area

By Luke Seymour Staff Reporter FERNDALE — On Aug. 18, 2023, construction began on the medical and social services way station facility meant to provide resources for Whatcom County ...

6 Whatcom teachers named finalists for $5,000 excellence in education award

WHATCOM — Six Whatcom County public school teachers have been named finalists for a new award that honors excellence in education. The Brown & Brown Excellence in Education Award ...

COUNTRY LIFE: Summer plants that bring wow-factor

IN BLOOM By David Vos We gardeners are always on the lookout for plants that have that special characteristic: unique foliage, multi-colored flowers, unusual growth habit, or some other ...

COUNTRY LIFE: Benchmark drops 84 cents from March, is $3.02 below April 2023

MIELKE MARKET By Lee Mielke The Agriculture Department announced the April Federal order Class III benchmark milk price at $15.50 per hundredweight (cwt.), down 84 cents from March ...