Elected without a fight

Many will step in unopposed   WHATCOM ­— Many, even some who will be new in their offices, came through the election without any opposition.   For one, Diana Bradrick, for ...

Cut a National Forest tree for your Christmas

It’s possible to buy the permit online now   EVERETT — Christmas tree permits for the 2019 season are now available for purchase online. The Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National ...

A sock-hoppin’ Saturday night

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Hansen wins mayor race

Some council races remain very close By Brent Lindquist [email protected] FERNDALE — The deadlocked 1997 Ferndale mayor race was decided by a coin flip, and 2019 mayoral candidate ...

Sidhu elected County Executive

Lynden keeping all council incumbents, Ferndale might see an entirely new city slate By Calvin Bratt [email protected]   WHATCOM ­— Satpal Sidhu overtook Tony Larson in ...

Flags lowered to half staff for Knapp’s line-of-duty death

Police agencies, organizations send their condolences By Calvin Bratt [email protected]   WHATCOM ­— The Nov. 6 death of Lynden interim police chief Michael Knapp, a day ...

Former Ferndale police chief Knapp critically injured by vehicle Tuesday, taken to Harborview

By Calvin Bratt [email protected]   LYNDEN ­— Former Ferndale Police Chief Michael Knapp was struck unconscious by a vehicle as he crossed Fourth Street in Lynden at about ...

Six teams, 42 runners qualify for state

They all head to Pasco now for Saturday races By Eric Trent [email protected]   WHATCOM — Six Whatcom County teams and 42 runners qualified Saturday at the district meet ...

Election Results

CITY Ferndale Mayor Jon Mutchler 1,251 48.41% Greg Hansen 1,323 51.2% Ferndale City Council Position 2 Paul Bulanov 1,259 50.95% Ali Hawkinson 1,202 48.64% Ferndale City Council Position ...

Ferndale author reading new book Saturday at Village Books

  BELLINGHAM — Ferndale songwriter and musician Bob Storms, known for his annual Jazz Celebrations, has written a book called “School Stories: The Funny Thing About Music.” ...