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A successful stroll

By Linda Harkleroad Ferndale Heritage Society V.P. and Publicity The Pioneer Village at Pioneer Park is now dark and quiet. The thousands of Christmas lights have been unplugged and ...

Levy: It’s a matter of pride   I am writing to ask all of my Ferndale neighbors to join me in voting “Yes” for the Ferndale School District’s Replacement Operations Levy. ...

Nov. 3 Ferndale Schools levy more important than ever

By Linda Quinn, Ferndale School District Superintendent   One constant has remained during these difficult and uncertain times in Ferndale: our public schools are serving and supporting ...

America Needs Journalists – and America’s Journalists Need Our Support

By David Chavern President & CEO, News Media Alliance In a year of fighting a global pandemic, historic protests for racial equality, and the rapidly approaching presidential election, ...

Letters to the Editor — Oct. 7, 2020

Support Sefzik, VanWerven   There are no personal freedoms when we are unsafe. So-called “liberties” mean nothing if we live in fear.   We covet the freedom to worship, ...

Christopher Rodenberger

  Christopher M. “Cowboy” Rodenberger passed away on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, at the age of 33.   Funeral arrangements are pending with Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation ...

Diane Sterk

  Diane A. Sterk, age 66, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020. Funeral arrangements are pending with Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation Services…. This content is for ...

Letters to the Editor — Sept. 22, 2020

Criticizing a story   Your story (Sept. 9)about the Mount Baker Highway accident where the gentleman riding a Harley-Davidson rearended a Honda SUV was very poorly written. If you ...

Letters to the Editor — July 29, 2020

Help needed   As the COVID-19 crisis deepened, the City of Ferndale approached the Ferndale Community Service Cooperative about the possibility of a program that would help households ...

News briefs — July 22, 2020

Money available to create broadband infrastructure   OLYMPIA — The Washington State Public Works Board is accepting applications for broadband infrastructure construction grants ...