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Guilty verdict for man who once led Whatcom County deputy on deadly pursuit
A jury found a Bellingham man guilty this week of leading police on a high-speed chase that ended in an armed standoff near the Whatcom County line.
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Mon Mar 10, 2014
Oil-by-rail bill still alive but caught in partisan fight
A train passes The Chrysalis Inn & Spa on the Bellingham waterfront, Friday, Jan. 10. Because the trains pass so close to many homes and businesses, Bellingham Mayor Kelli Linville is pushing for increased safety measures after a spate of freight train crashes that have resulted in huge fireballs from crude oil carried in rail cars.
Lynden, Ferndale gathering information after failed school bonds
In this Sept. 1, 2010 file photo, parents walk their kids to the first day of school at Fisher Elementary in Lynden.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Fire destroys mobile home north of Ferndale
A large fire engulfed a single wide mobile home north of Ferndale just after 5 p.m. Sunday, March 9, according to fire officials.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Whatcom executive to ask council for new hire
Louws will ask the County Council on Tuesday, March 11, for $95,000 to hire a full-time special projects manager.
Best Bets: B.C. poet talks about personal loss at WWU
British Columbia poet Renée Sarojini Saklikar explores the nature of personal loss in the midst of public trauma, in a free talk at 4 p.m. Monday, March 10, 2014 at Western Washington University Library's Presentation Room.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Ferndale Police station vandalism
Three months of jail time and a $52,000 repair bill await a vandal who shattered windows and glass doors at the Ferndale police station in December.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Tickets on sale for Collin Raye show at Silver Reef casino
Collin Raye plays at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the Silver Reef Event Center at Silver Reef Hotel Casino Spa, 4876 Haxton Way, Ferndale.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Ferndale proposal: Raise stormwater rates 40 percent
City Council will decide in the next month whether to raise stormwater rates by 40 percent to meet unanticipated costs.
Help for veterans offered Saturday in Ferndale
Veterans wanting help with learning about benefits they are eligible for, signing up for Veterans Administration health care or getting copies of their military discharge papers can attend a free event Saturday, March 8. The Whatcom County Veteran Navigator Program will help veterans and their families from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Ferndale ... (more)
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Ferndale City Council OKs emergency ban on pot businesses
City leaders were concerned about a 30-day period that the state Liquor Control Board gave businesses to finalize their location.
Millions in tax dollars at stake as Whatcom oil refineries dispute property taxes
Millions of dollars in local tax revenue are at stake as Whatcom County's two oil refineries challenge their property tax assessments through a lengthy state appeals process.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Wants city funds for park district
A separate and distinct authority outside the City of Ferndale to administer, operate and maintain the parks system I believe is clearly the only choice.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Beating in rural Whatcom County leaves brother needing 11 staples in head
A man needed 11 staples in his head this week after his brother beat him over the head with a blunt object, possibly a Maglite flashlight, according to the Whatcom County Sheriff's Office.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Buckaroo Blues Band plays at Skagit Valley casino
Buckaroo Blues Band plays contemporary, classic and country rock from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, March 1, 2014 at Skagit Valley Casino Resort's Winners Lounge, 5984 N. Darrk Lane, Bow.
Slater Road section to close Sunday for sign installation
Slater Road between LaBounty and Ferndale roads will be closed from 6 to 11 a.m. Sunday, March 2, for sign installation.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Ballot counts final for defeated Lynden, Ferndale school bonds
Vote counts were finalized Tuesday, Feb. 25, for school bonds in Lynden and Ferndale that were defeated in a special election earlier this month.
Sunshine brings snow melt for Whatcom County
Kerstin Nash gets out of the water and walks through the melting snow after a paddleboard session, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2013 at Marine Park in Bellingham.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Bus info, road conditions: Getting around Whatcom County in the snow
Road conditions are improving Monday morning, Feb. 24 in Bellingham as temperatures warm up, but many streets and roads in Lynden and other areas of northern Whatcom County are covered in compact snow and ice, as cold northern winds are creating snow drifts up to four feet deep in some places.
Bellingham gets second wave of snow
After a Sunday that brought anywhere from 6 to 13 inches of snow around Whatcom County, more was on the way Monday as cold air stubbornly hung on to that region as yet another "warm" front moved ashore.