Whatcom celebrates its pioneers, 128 years of history

Parade, car show, vendors, live music highlight annual picnic July 26-27; retired WCFD No. 7 Fire Chief Larry Hoffman named parade grand marshal By Bill Helm Editor FERNDALE — For ...

Jam on the River plays Riverside Park

By Luke Seymour Staff Reporter FERNDALE — On July 13, the City of Ferndale held its annual Jam on the River festival. The event, which the Ferndale Chamber of Commerce website refers ...

PIONEERING FAMILIES: Aamot family reflects on ties with Behme family

By Luke Seymour Staff Reporter FERNDALE — In J.R.R. Tolkien’s iconic fantasy novel, “The Fellowship of the Ring,” there is a poem written by one of the characters that contains ...

Summer meal program feeds children for free

By Luke Seymour Staff Reporter FERNDALE — Since June 24, the Ferndale School District has offered a free meal service that provides breakfast and lunch to students across Whatcom ...

Fire District No. 7 searches for new fire chief

By Luke Seymour Staff Reporter FERNDALE — Whatcom County Fire District No. 7 is looking for a new fire chief. On June 28, Larry Hoffman retired after seven years as chief and 38 years ...

Prioritizing funds: Ferndale City Council continues discussion on ARPA money

Also heard presentations from Puget Sound Energy, Ferndale Food Bank By Racquel Muncy For the Tribune FERNDALE — On July 1, Ferndale City Council continued discussions on where to ...

Whatcom Fire Chief Larry Hoffman retires

By Luke Seymour Staff Reporter FERNDALE — When Larry Hoffman first began his career as a firefighter, Ferndale was a very different place.  “When I first started out, Ferndale ...

Ferndale School Board passes 2024-25 budget

By Luke Seymour Staff Reporter FERNDALE — On June 26, the Ferndale School Board adopted the district’s 2024-25 budget. With three members present at this special meeting, the board ...

New summer tour season at Pioneer Park

By Luke Seymour Staff Reporter FERNDALE — On May 20, Ferndale history was brought back to life as the Ferndale Heritage Society began its 2024 summer cabin touring season at Pioneer ...

Future funding for organizational grants

Ferndale City Council approves putting ARPA funds toward program  By Racquel Muncy For the Record FERNDALE — The Ferndale City Council had a healthy discussion during its meeting ...