City Council approves EMS deal on 4-3 vote
City Council voted 4-3 late Monday evening, Dec. 16 to approve a new deal with Whatcom County on a joint emergency medical services system.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Vision of Steelhead dancing in some heads
Steelhead fishing season has begun in earnest here with the first of the hatchery winter-runs arriving at a number of Northwest Washington hatcheries.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
School bond needed to serve Ferndale High students of today
I am writing in support of Ferndale School District's bond issue to build a desperately needed "new" Ferndale High School.
Detectives taking a fresh look at cold case killing of Lummi woman
The Whatcom County Sheriff's Office and the FBI are reinvigorating efforts to solve the killing of Carol Greene, a high school counselor, in Dec. 1983.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
New Medic One, with one fewer ambulance, gets Whatcom council approval
Life-saving emergency response likely will make do with one fewer ambulance for up to three years, as the Whatcom County Council voted 6-1 on Tuesday, Dec. 10, to restructure Whatcom Medic One and keep it intact as a unified, countywide ambulance service.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Questions Ferndale school bond needs
It is amazing what can be done to older buildings to make them new again. From The Herald's "homes for sale" page we get "1906 Victorian updated 1980," "1924 home tastefully restored with modern amenities," "amazing 1930s cottage well remodeled," and so on.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Midlife Crisis and the Alimony Horns play at Lummi casino this weekend
Midlife Crisis and the Alimony Horns play rock 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday, Dec. 13, and Saturday, Dec. 14, at Portage Bay Lounge at Silver Reef Hotel Casino Spa, 4876 Haxton Way, Ferndale.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
United Way works year round to create a stronger community
It's been three months since we kicked off this year's United Way campaign and we have seen tremendous generosity of time, energy and spirit.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Ferndale woman still fighting for her life after hit and run
An investigation into a hit and run that left a Ferndale mother fighting for her life continued Thursday, Dec. 5, with police mapping out a crash scene that spans a city block.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Ferndale VS Squalicum wrestling
Ferndale's Adeus Wilson-Premo battles Squalicum's Luke Jordan for a takedown, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, at Ferndale High.
American Academy of Family Physicians
Free Webinar Focuses on Chronic Care Group Visits
Group visits can be an effective practice tool for busy physicians caring for patients with chronic diseases, such as diabetes, that call for close management.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
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.