Whatcom Live Aid to raise money for flood victims

Whatcom Live Aid, Dec. 10-11, promises to be an extravagant holiday fundraising event. Your contributions will help with relief efforts for people devastated by the recent flooding. ...

More than 129,000 kids ages 5 – 11 receive first dose of COVID-19 vaccine in less than a month

Pediatric vaccine will help protect children and slow disease spread this holiday season Across the state, more than 129,000 children ages 5 through 11 have received their first dose ...

Dec. 6 deadline for municipalities, public entities to report flood damage

Businesses, individuals have no deadline to report, Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office states Whatcom County, its tribes, cities, towns, port districts, water-sewer districts, school ...

GUEST OPINION: Misleading information negates pandemic’s ‘impact on society’

Hello, readers of the Ferndale Record newspaper. As a local advocate for truth and justice, I feel it is my responsibility to speak up when I see potentially harmful misinformation ...

Letters to the Editor — Dec. 1, 2021

• Vaccinated or not Editor, Thank you Vicki Strand for writing your Letter to the Lynden Tribune. It was principally well done. However, your statistics are poor and not accurate. ...

Community Calendar for Dec. 1, 2021

Ebenezer Christian’s Annual Wreath Sale Wreath sale, bazaar and fundraiser from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4 in the Ebenezer Christian School gym. Beautiful, handmade wreaths, ...

Check coverage, document damage, keep receipts for insurance claims

Flooding victims know: It’s not over when the water recedes. Andrew Jewell, a Farmers Insurance agent at the Andrew Jewell Insurance Agency in Lynden since 2005, has helped clients ...

Briefly: Ferndale and the surrounding areas in the news, Dec. 1, 2021

SSK Insurance drive gives 213 turkeys to food banks Snapper Shuler Kenner Insurance’s 10th-annual Turkey Drive provided 213 turkeys to Whatcom County families in need in November.  ...

Redistricting headed to Supreme Court

Maps drawn by commission put Whatcom into 2nd Congressional District, keep state 42nd intact By Cal Bratt for the Record WHATCOM — The Washington State Redistricting Commission failed ...

Buffy, Sissy and Colleen: Traveling author writes children’s adventure stories

By Bill Helm [email protected] WHATCOM — Colleen Chapman has always been fond of animals. Especially cats. However, the author of children’s books fondly recalls her first ...