On Saturday, 34 members, family and friends of Ferndale Cub Scout Pack 4026 picked up and recycled about 428 Christmas trees in just over three hours. The pack offers thanks to Heston ...

Jake Locker and Michael Koenen will be on hand to sign autographs

FERNDALE — The Locker Room will cut the ribbon on its revamped facility at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 17. The event will include Jake Locker, NFL quarterback, and Michael Koenen, punter ...

Gary Jensen to seek Port of Bellingham seat

Two terms enough as Ferndale mayor FERNDALE — Ferndale Mayor Gary Jensen said on Monday that he is not planning to seek a third term with the city. Instead, he is looking beyond city ...

Siblings look skyward

Ella, Jonathan and Benjamin Robbins have gone from RC planes to the real thing FERNDALE — The Robbins siblings like to see the world from a different perspective, and to them there’s ...

FSD offering school bus driver course in January

FERNDALE — The Ferndale School District will host a school bus driver course in January. This course will last approximately three weeks. The first week will focus on classroom instruction. ...

Strong 2014 finish helped real estate market

Weak middle of the year was overcome WHATCOM — After a strong beginning in the first quarter relative to 2013, Whatcom County’s real estate market softened mid-year, but it made ...

Local fluorescent lights collection sites include Ferndale Ace Hardware

OLYMPIA — Washington residents can now recycle fluorescent lights and other mercury-containing lights for free at 130 sites throughout the state, with more being added in the months ...

Charter review group meets for first time Monday

On the agenda, after swearing-in: election of officers, setting a meeting schedule WHATCOM -— The 15 individuals who were elected in November to be 2015 Whatcom County Charter Review ...

Local parks champion retires after 38 years

Dennis Conner, long-time ranger at Hovander, helped foster volunteer efforts FERNDALE — Dennis Conner went home from Hovander Homestead Park on Dec. 31 for the last time in a Whatcom ...

Flooding hampers traffic

  Rain and melting ice wreaked havoc on Whatcom County roads starting Monday. Above, vehicles brave a flooded section of Slater Road between Labounty Drive and Ferndale Road. By ...