Getting a peek at cheese making at Appel Farms near Ferndale
Floor-to-ceiling shelves filled with wheels of aging cheese are an impressive sight for a person who loves cheese.
Whatcom County buys site for new jail at Ferndale
KGMI reports the vote was 6-1 with the only opponent concerned about possible soil contamination from illegal dumping on the site.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Ferndale mulling $125 million bond to rebuild high school
Ferndale School District's "woefully inadequate" high school could get a rebuild if voters pass a $125 million bond that is likely to be on ballots Feb. 11. The bond - if it's approved for the ballot by the school board at its Dec. 17 meeting - will focus on the district's high school needs, with the biggest project a complete rebuild of Ferndale ... (more)
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Maverick Ferndale councilman faces discipline again
With only one month left in office, City Council member Lloyd Zimmerman faces discipline for what other council members say was a "disrespectful and demeaning" comment Zimmerman made on The Bellingham Herald's website.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Grants in hand, Ferndale to rebuild Church Road in 2014
Plans to fix Church Road can proceed next year after city officials learned of an $800,000 grant from the state Transportation Improvement Board.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Skagit Valley Casino plans New Year's Eve Gala
Free. - Mowtown Cowboys play rock from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday, Nov. 29, and Saturday, Nov. 30, at Portage Bay Lounge at Silver Reef Hotel Casino Spa, 4876 Haxton Way, Ferndale.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Charges: Passengers implicate driver in Bellingham hit and run
Two passengers identified a 29-year-old Custer man as the hit-and-run driver who struck a mother of three in a downtown Bellingham crosswalk this week, according to charges filed Wednesday, Nov. 27. Four hours after the crash two men - James Corey Lorden and Courtney Bryce Prosser - called 911 to tell police their side of the story.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Woman still in ICU after being hit by car in Bellingham crosswalk
A mother of three young children remained in critical condition at a Seattle hospital Monday, Nov. 25, a full day after a driver ran a red light, hit her in a crosswalk and fled the scene in downtown Bellingham, according to police.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Victim in Bellingham hit-and-run in critical condition
A pedestrian was critically injured in a hit-and-run in Bellingham early Sunday.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Property taxes, jail property come before Whatcom council
The public will have a chance to speak at hearings before the Whatcom County Council on Tuesday, Nov. 26, about proposed property tax rates for 2014.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
BJ Thomas at Skagit Valley Casino on Dec. 6 and 7
Free. - The 34th annual Seattle International Comedy Competition Semifinals begin at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, at Skagit Valley Casino Resort's Pacific Showroom, 5984 N. Darrk Lane, Bow.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Ferndale council opts for smaller property tax hike, still adds new detective
The City Council rejected a proposal on Monday, Nov. 18, to raise property tax revenue by 2 percent in 2014 to help pay for a new police officer.
Allen Meyer, general manager of Dewey Griffin Buick-GMC-Subaru, right, gives Felix Anderson of Ferndale a free chum salmon Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at the car dealership on Iowa Street in Bellingham.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Discovery of possible dynamite shuts down Ferndale recycling center
A bomb squad cordoned off a Ferndale recycling center for hours Monday afternoon, Nov. 18, to examine what looked like dynamite dumped in a drop-off area, according to police.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Civic Agenda: New facilities needed to efficiently perform Whatcom County's business
Next year Whatcom County government will be 160 years old, and over those years it has grown in response to the needs of its citizens.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Roads to close in Ferndale for intersection fix
Legoe Avenue and part of Washington Street will be closed for roadwork for up to four weeks starting Monday, Nov. 18. Crews will resurface the Legoe-Washington intersection and add lighting and a path.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Ferndale proposes tax hike for new police officer
Better sales tax revenue signals the city is emerging from the Great Recession, but Ferndale still needs to raise taxes to make ends meet and accommodate growth, according to the proposed city budget for 2014.