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Witnesses of fatal collision sought

EVERETT — The Washington State seeks witnesses to the hit-and-run fatal collision involving a pickup truck and a bicyclist at the intersection of State Route 543 and H Street in Blaine ...

Ferndale approves $14,550 to nonprofits

Senior center gets increase over past years FERNDALE — The Ferndale City Council approved a resolution to contribute $14,550 to four nonprofit organizations. The grants are designed ...

Crawford leaving County Council for work reasons

Council can fill nine-month vacancy until election time BELLINGHAM -— County Council member Sam Crawford announced Tuesday he is resigning his 2nd District seat effective March 1. ...

Ericksen: Stop Seattle tunnel drilling

Senators fear cost overruns will be in the billions OLYMPIA — It’s time to pull the plug on Bertha, the tunnel boring machine that has been stuck under downtown Seattle for more ...

Mike Chaplin sees retirement differently

Former educator puts deep talents to work for Ferndale Police Department FERNDALE — A Renaissance Man is an informal term used to describe someone with deep knowledge and expertise ...

Fire District annexation vote Feb. 10

Ferndale residents have opportunity to join district rolls with no net change to taxes FERNDALE — Voters in Ferndale can decide whether to officially join Whatcom County Fire District ...

Ericksen touts his oil-rail safety bill

It’s the only one that stays ‘on track,’ he says OLYMPIA — Among some competing oil-train safety bills in the state Legislature, Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, believes his ...

Signing up for youth

NFL quarterback and Ferndale High School alumnus Jake Locker signs his autograph for a young fan on Saturday during the grand opening of the Locker Room gym, which he owns along with ...

Watson first to declare for Ferndale Mayor

Council member values inclusive decision-making process FERNDALE — In the wake of Mayor Gary Jensen’s announcement that he will not seek a third term, Ferndale City Councilmember ...

City approves pair of Vista plats

Development designs both take advantage of new lot averaging code FERNDALE — The Ferndale City Council approved two residential plats at Monday’s regular council meeting. The two ...