City adopts program aimed at revitalization

Qualifying developers will be exempt from initial city fees By Brent Lindquist [email protected] FERNDALE — The City of Ferndale is moving forward with a revitalization program ...

Council approves mayor salary bump

Suggested per-meeting increase in council salaries voted down By Brent Lindquist [email protected] FERNDALE — In a split vote, the Ferndale City Council voted to raise the salary ...

Sen. Ericksen now also an agent for Cambodia

He and partner have formed company, will receive $250,000 to boost relations with U.S. By Calvin Bratt [email protected]   WHATCOM ­— State Sen. Doug Ericksen has formed ...

More changes coming to First and Main

Eastern crosswalk to be removed By Brent Lindquist [email protected] FERNDALE — The City of Ferndale is further tweaking the intersection at First Avenue and Main Street. The ...

Ferndale School District announces new Skyline principal

Obadiah DeWeber set to join Skyline staff on July 1   FERNDALE — The Ferndale School District has announced that Obadiah DeWeber has been selected as the new principal for Skyline ...

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Kennedy steps down from city council

Five city council seats will be up for election in November; mayor too By Brent Lindquist [email protected] FERNDALE — Ferndale City Council member Fred Kennedy announced at ...

Sidhu running for county executive

County Council member since 2015, he has lived here more than 30 years   WHATCOM — County Council member Satpal Sidhu will run for the Whatcom County Executive position that Jack ...

Old Main could become new City Hall

City exploring possibility of moving staff operations to historic FHS building By Brent Lindquist [email protected] FERNDALE — Ferndale High School’s Old Main building was ...

Fire District 7 seeking $3.5 million bond in August

Much is gained through extensive equipment refurbishment By Brent Lindquist [email protected] FERNDALE — Whatcom County Fire District 7 will put a bond measure before voters ...