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Whatcom County News Briefs: June 5, 2024

Drop off old flags on June 14 LYNDEN — Lynden VFW Post 9301 will collect old flags at noon on Flag Day Friday, June 14 at Veterans Memorial Park, the corner of 4th and Grover streets. ...

Ferndale celebrates new projects, community engagement

Public Works Week a time for children, adults alike to appreciate city’s behind-the-scenes staff By Ava Ronning For the Record FERNDALE — On May 23, the City of Ferndale held a ...

Kwabena Ledbetter wins student leadership award

Award given to students who exhibit exceptional leadership efforts, involvement in their community By Luke Seymour Staff Reporter  FERNDALE — On May 24, the Washington Association ...

School districts celebrate community, student leadership

By Racquel Muncy For the Record WHATCOM — School districts in region 8 of the Washington Association of School Administrators recently celebrated student and community leaders who ...

Ferndale’s high school band, middle school bands win big at Farmers Day Parade

Ferndale School District’s band, made up of students from Ferndale High School, as well as Vista and Horizon middle school, won best school band at the June 1 Farmers Day Parade in ...

Children’s Initiative Levy could be repealed

County Auditor’s Office must sift through 9,620 petition signatures By Cal Bratt For the Record WHATCOM — A box full of tax repeal petitions was turned in to the County Auditor’s ...

Whatcom County News Briefs: May 29, 2024

Ferndale police arrest juvenile suspect in Star Park shelter arson  FERNDALE — On May 21, a juvenile suspect was arrested in connection with the Dec. 27, 2023 structure fire at Star ...

County’s Healthy Children’s Fund repeal could be on ballot

Petition drive challenges measure that passed in 2022 by just 20 votes By Cal Bratt For the Record WHATCOM — In 2022 by just 20 votes across the county, a Children’s Initiative ...

Remembering all who gave their lives for their country

FERNDALE — Approximately 2,000 veterans’ flags lined the Avenue of Flags at Greenacres Memorial Park just outside of Ferndale as the city held a Memorial Day remembrance. With ...

Ferndale council talks population projections, water

By Racquel Muncy For the Record FERNDALE — Ferndale City Council discussed a variety of topics during its May 20 meeting, and ultimately approved 20-year population projections for ...