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Knapp honored by Atlanta nonprofit’s gifts

ATLANTA — Point 27, a global nonprofit, has sent gifts of Thin Blue Line scripture-inscribed dog tags called Shields of Strength to the Lynden Police Department to honor fallen Interim ...

Learn what permaculture is this summer

WHATCOM — Learn the skills to work with nature to create integrated permaculture systems of abundance and productivity. Learn the interplay of food, soil, shelter, energy, water and ...

Ferndale gears up for Thornton

Construction pre-load set to take place this year; project completion expected in early 2023 By Brent Lindquist [email protected] FERNDALE — In 2020, a project decades in the ...

Supporters rally Sidhu into office

Hundreds come to Meridian High School swearing-in Saturday By Hailey Palmer [email protected]   LAUREL ­— Supporters of Satpal Sidhu filled the auditorium of Meridian ...

Cold weather closes schools for at least a day

Temperatures dropped into the teens, spurring school delays and cancellations early in the week   WHATCOM — School was canceled or two hours late throughout the county Monday ...

Cold a-coming — also snow?

  WHATCOM ­— A possibility of snow shows up in The Weather Channel forecast for the Ferndale area, starting this Sunday, Jan. 12, and then “snow showers” continue to be projected ...

Get ready for road usage charge idea

Groundwork has been laid in Washington for this method to replace gas tax, gradually   OLYMPIA — The Washington State Transportation Commission on Dec. 17 adopted recommendations ...

Home values rose 5% in 2019

Median price in Whatcom County is right at $400,000   WHATCOM — County home sale prices rose nearly 5% in 2019 to $400,000, completing an amazing decade of 60 percent growth in ...

Ferndale High School’s Kelsey Ottum recognized as 2019 Ken Gass Community Builders Award recipient

  FERNDALE ­— Kelsey Ottum, Ferndale High School prevention and intervention specialist, has been chosen as a 2019 Ken Gass Community Builders Award recipient by the Whatcom ...

‘Neighborly’ applications taken to Jan. 16

  WHATCOM — The Project Neighborly grant round of the Whatcom Community Foundation is now open, and applications will be taken to 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16.   The goal is to ...