Letters to the Editor — Nov. 6, 2019

‘The Realities of Advanced Medical Intervention’   Some of life’s most simple pleasures — the first blooms of spring, summer days at the beach, crunchy leaves of fall, or ...

Council mulls major property tax hike

Increase would fund police needs, parks, a flawed court facility By Brent Lindquist [email protected] FERNDALE — Massive and terrible. Those were two words used by Ferndale ...

Close gaps widen in some Ferndale election races, narrow in others (Friday night update)

UPDATE: Paul Bulanov now trails Ali Hawkinson by 26 votes after leading by just one in last night’s updated vote count. Paul Shuey leads incumbent Teresa N. Taylor by 35 votes. Greg ...

FSD replacement levy heads to February ballot

Rate is below 2016 approved amount By Hailey Palmer [email protected] FERNDALE — The Ferndale School District has announced plans for a replacement levy to be put on the February ...

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

By Calvin Bratt [email protected]   LYNDEN ­— Lynden Interim Police Chief Michael Knapp was struck unconscious by a vehicle as he crossed Fourth Street about 5:20 p.m. ...

Ferndale mayor race close as Hansen leads

Next ballot count is at 5 p.m. Wednesday Incumbent Ferndale mayoral candidate Jon Mutchler trails challenger Greg Hansen by 72 votes as of the initial ballot counts posted by the Whatcom ...

Sturdevant placed ninth, PR’d despite illness

Uppermost now is for Lynden to qualify for state as a team; top team is Sehome By Eric Trent [email protected]   BELLINGHAM — Lynden senior Isaiah Ellis woke up with a ...

Denham finishes 15th at NWC meet

Sehome top team, Bellingham has top individual By Eric Trent [email protected]   BELLINGHAM — Meridian sophomore Kayla Aalpoel scorched her season PR by more than a minute ...

Libraries celebrating WCLS 75 years

Nov. 7 is big day of festivities at all Whatcom branches   WHATCOM — On Nov. 7, 1944, the citizens of Whatcom County said yes to the power of stories by voting to form what is ...

County Council candidates meet in forums

Candidates for Districts 4, 5 spoke at forums By Calvin Bratt and Brent Lindquist [email protected] [email protected] WHATCOM — A pair of candidate forums took place ...