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Quinn retiring this summer

School board meeting Tuesday to discuss next steps FERNDALE — Ferndale School District Superintendent Linda Quinn is retiring this summer, and the Ferndale School Board is starting ...

Honoring Chief Knapp

Ferndale Downtown Association raised funds for dedicated bench in a week By Brent Lindquist [email protected] FERNDALE — The Ferndale Downtown Association raised funds and installed ...

Saturday’s Lummi Nation vaccinations included Ferndale School District staff

Most Lummi children attend school in the district FERNDALE — On Feb. 19 the Lummi Indian Business Council (LIBC) approved modifications to the Lummi Nation vaccine distribution plan. ...

Bill that bans private prisons wins bipartisan support

State’s only one is detention center used by ICE in Tacoma By Patric Haerle Washington State Journal   OLYMPIA — Washington’s only private detention center is proposed for ...

Debra Wilkinson

  Debra Wilkinson, age 67, of Blaine, passed away Saturday morning, Feb. 27, 2021.   Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation Services…. ...

Clean fuels bill clears state House

It was heavily opposed by Republicans, fuel producers By Joseph Claypoole Washington State Journal   OLYMPIA — A low-carbon fuel bill passed the state House of Representatives ...

Chokeholds, military gear banned in bill

House passes limits on some police tactics By Sydney Brown Washington State Journal   OLYMPIA — A ban on the use of chokeholds, military equipment and most types of car chases ...

PSE helps with solar grants

  BELLEVUE ­— Three organizations in Whatcom County are among 15 support-services recipients of solar installation grants from Puget Sound Energy.   The organizations must ...

Another WCD supervisor position open

  WHATCOM — Another supervisor position will be open soon for the Whatcom Conservation District.   Election is happening in March on one position on the supervisor board. ...

Back in the library

Ferndale Library reopened Monday with limited hours, capacity By Brent Lindquist [email protected] FERNDALE — The Ferndale Library reopened to in-person patrons Monday afternoon, ...