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Horizon MS student threat triggers investigation

By Ashley Hiruko [email protected]   FERNDALE — On May 25, the Friday of Memorial Day weekend, administrators at Horizon Middle School were alerted to a verbal threat that ...

Fatality when car overturns in Lummi slough

Everson man dies in Sunday Goodwin Road Hummer crash   WHATCOM — A passenger died when a car went off Lummi Shore Drive at 5:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 6, and into a slough where ...

Variation of old Chautauqua here June 28-30

Stops are at Lummi, Birch Bay, Blaine   OLYMPIA — Final stops of the New Old Time Chautauqua-Washington State Parks Tour come to Whatcom County in late June. Events will be held ...

Student readers winning Bikes for Books

Masonic Lodge of Lynden/Ferndale also honoring educators   WHATCOM ­— The 2018 Bikes for Books giveaway of Lynden/Ferndale Masonic Lodge #56 has been in full swing as schools ...

High court to state: Fix all culverts impeding salmon

Price tag expected to be in billions of dollars By Calvin Bratt [email protected]   WHATCOM ­— The U.S. Supreme Court, by a 4-4 split decision, has let stand a lower court ...

‘Small school, big family’

Twenty-six graduated Tuesday in final senior class of Windward High By Brent Lindquist [email protected] FERNDALE — The sound of bagpipe music washed over the Windward High ...

Golden Eagles commence

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Firefighter’s death first in line of duty for North Whatcom

  WHATCOM ­— North Whatcom Fire & Rescue reports that the June 4 cancer death of firefighter John O. Swobody is the first line-of-duty death in the fire district’s history. ...

PHOTOS: 2018 Bellingham Scottish Gathering

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Baking for a good cause

Bake sale raised more than $1,000 for Voice for Vylit By Brent Lindquist [email protected] FERNDALE — Naomi Lafeen has a passion for anti-bullying efforts, and that passion ...