COUNTRY LIFE: A nut by any other name

Holmquist Hazelnuts in Lynden area nearly 100 years Bill Helm [email protected] LYNDEN — The story of Holmquist Hazelnut Orchards goes back more than a century when John Victor ...

Sefzik offers more ‘age-diverse senate’

22-year-old Ferndale resident replaces Doug Ericksen as state senator By Bill Helm [email protected] FERNDALE — Washington state’s newest senator is still learning how to disagree ...

One man injured in head-on collision near Custer

By Bill Helm [email protected] WHATCOM — At 8:52 p.m. Sunday, Washington State Patrol and North Whatcom Fire & Rescue responded to a two-vehicle head-on collision on Birch ...

School support on Feb. 8 ballot

Ferndale School District is asking for a two-year replacement operations levy By Cal Bratt For the Record FERNDALE — The Ferndale School District is asking the community for a ...

Inslee wants law to ban lying about elections

Washington governor supports legislation criminalizing lying about election results by elected officials or candidates for office Brooklynn Hillemann Washington State Journal On the ...

Doug Ericksen replacement on County Council’s Jan. 11 agenda

By Leora Watson [email protected] WHATCOM — Tuesday, the Whatcom County Council postponed its decision to appoint a representative for the 42nd legislative district in the Washington ...

Ferndale Council rebuffs clerical workers’ package

Bargaining remains in 2022 with four other units By Cal Bratt For the Record FERNDALE — Without much discussion, the Ferndale City Council on Monday turned down a bargained agreement ...

Doug Ericksen laid to rest

By Elisa Claassen For the Record BELLINGHAM — On Dec. 29, Washington Sen. Doug Ericksen was laid to rest following a funeral at Christ the King Church in Bellingham. The church’s ...

Ferndale 2021: Images and words

By Bill Helm [email protected] FERNDALE — Once in 1941, and then again in 1958, Ferndale residents experienced record-breaking high temperatures of 102 degrees. This year, thrice, ...

Court accepts redistricting as complete 

Upcoming state legislative session begins Jan. 10 By Cal Bratt For the Record OLYMPIA — The Washington Supreme Court will not get involved in adopting a new redistricting plan for ...