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. ...

Super Bowl gatherings need super snack food

 It’s almost Super Bowl Sunday! That means gatherings of good friends, cheering on teams, and eating lots of yummy football watchin’ food. Whether you’re a dedicated 12 cheering ...

Realtor pairs friendly service with bilingual skills

Fabian Saul moved from B.C. to Bellingham FERNDALE — Moving to Whatcom County wasn’t a business decision for Fabian Saul. It was strictly personal. But it may be hard to tell, because ...

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 ...

A passion for sugar — and volunteering

No one niche: Carol Bersch has found a baker’s dozen ways to plug into Ferndale FERNDALE — Carol Bersch has only lived in Ferndale for the past few years. Glance at her résumé, ...

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 ...

NFL pros highlight Locker Room grand opening

Locker: ‘I just want to give back’ FERNDALE — Ferndale High School alumni and current NFL players Jake Locker and Michael Koenen were on site signing autographs and meeting new ...

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 ...