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City seeking grant applications for 2022 tourism activities

Funding can be used for special events, festivals   FERNDALE — Do you have a good idea for some tourism-related activities? The City of Ferndale is now accepting applications ...

Arts Commission requests Coast Salish mural artist

Site is Pioneer Pavilion; ideas due by June 25   FERNDALE — The Ferndale Arts Commission is calling for a Coast Salish artist to install a mural in downtown Ferndale. Artists ...

Mandatory water conservation in effect through Sept. 15

Different fines imposed for second, third offenses   FERNDALE — The City of Ferndale’s outdoor watering and irrigation water conservation schedule went into effect as of June ...

Highway 9 crash sends one to the hospital

  WHATCOM ­— A passenger was injured and transported to the hospital from a one-vehicle crash on State Route 9 just south of Strand Road on Saturday, June 12.   Qwinsee-Lah ...

Windermere spruces up Camp Horizon

  WHATCOM ­— Windermere Real Estate locally donated a day of service to the Lions clubs’ Camp Horizon at Birch Bay on Friday, June 11.   Camp Horizon is for special-needs ...

Two receive $5,000 Barron scholarships

  WHATCOM ­— Barron Heating AC Electrical & Plumbing recently awarded $5,000 scholarships to Bellingham residents Chris Cano and Dina Moore. The grants will help these students ...

Larson Gross opening a Yakima office

  WHATCOM — Larson Gross CPAs & Consultants will open an office in Yakima, in addition to the three existing locations in Bellingham, Burlington and Lynden.   The new ...

Chamber sets summer events

Street Festival canceled, but multiple concert events are planned By Brent Lindquist [email protected] FERNDALE — The Ferndale Chamber of Commerce announced in early May that ...

WCLS kicks off Summer Reading program

New emphasis: Less regimented, more open-ended joy By Brent Lindquist [email protected] ry WHATCOM — The Whatcom County Library System hosts its Summer Reading program every ...

Barbie’s Berries u-pick season starts

Later varieties of berries won’t be in stands until mid-June By Brent Lindquist [email protected] WHATCOM — The u-pick operation out at Barbie’s Berries on Melody Lane between ...