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Mutchler declines to renew city administrator’s contract

Greg Young started at city in 2004 Ferndale mayor Jon Mutchler has opted not to renew current city administrator Greg Young’s contract at the end of the year. Mutchler notified city ...

Van Werven emphasizes safe schools, neighborhoods

Seeking third term as state representative, she is ranking Republican on Higher Ed. Committee By Brent Lindquist [email protected] WHATCOM — Luanne Van Werven is up for reelection ...

Housing, healthcare, education areas all key for Boneau

A young father and worker, he usually feels unrepresented By Brent Lindquist [email protected]   WHATCOM — When Justin Boneau looks at the political landscape in Whatcom ...

Buys, Ericksen help restart MIA accounting in Cambodia

In latest trip, two legislators flew to NYC to meet with prime minister By Calvin Bratt [email protected]   WHATCOM ­— Two state 42nd District legislators are claiming ...

Election ballots in mail today

Ballots must be postmarked no later than Nov. 6   WHATCOM — General election ballots are being mailed Wednesday, Oct. 17, and the Voters’ Pamphlet is also arriving at people’s ...

Remains of both missing snowboarders recovered, identified

  WHATCOM — The remains of two snowboarders missing since Nov. 12, 2017, at the Mt. Baker Ski Area have been recovered and positively identified, the Whatcom County Sheriff’s ...

Gasoline prices rise here after B.C. pipeline explosion

  SEATTLE — Gasoline prices in Washington rose 9.1 cents per gallon in the week ended Oct. 14, averaging $3.48, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,666 stations in Washington. ...

Making fuel from fat

BP creates renewable diesel fuel using slaughterhouse tallow at Cherry Point By Brent Lindquist [email protected] CHERRY POINT — At the molecular level, fats and oils aren’t ...

Getting into the Halloween spirit

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Nuts and bolts of proposed projects, cost

High school improvements will cost $107 million This is the third piece in a multi-part series examining the Ferndale Schools’ bond up for vote in the Nov. 6 election. By Ashley Hiruko ...