Lynden, Ferndale school districts in amicable, historic dispute

From left at the Monday hearing are Jim Frey of the Lynden School District and Mark Deebach and Linda Quinn of the Ferndale School District. (Brent Lindquist/Ferndale Record) WHATCOM — The Lynden and ...

A look at the Port of Bellingham District 3 race

WHATCOM — The Port of Bellingham Commission influences a variety of entities, including the Bellingham airport, the harbors in Bellingham and Blaine and the Bellingham waterfront. Current Ferndale ...

‘The Martian’ a positive survival story

I did something strange (for me) this year: I actually finished a book. I’m a slow reader, one of the slowest, in fact. But Andy Weir’s “The Martian” simply refused to be conquered by my sluggish ...

The fall movie season approaches

September has come to a close, and that also means that the 2015 summer movie season is at its end. This summer saw some huge winners both in terms of box office take and pure artistry, and the fall and ...
This photo from “The Grand Lady of Mt. Baker” shows the Mt. Baker Lodge as it once looked.

Telling Baker Lodge story

This photo from “The Grand Lady of Mt. Baker” shows the Mt. Baker Lodge as it once looked. WHATCOM — Mike Impero is a man of detail, and he showcases that in the upper-Nooksack River history books ...

Wednesday car chase hits 100 mph

FERNDALE — A car chase through downtown Ferndale and beyond isn’t exactly a typical occurrence for local police officers, but Sgt. Kevin Davis with the Ferndale Police Department said that last Wednesday ...

‘Ex Machina’: The best 2015 flick you probably haven’t seen

Mankind’s fascination with artificial intelligence dates back to antiquity, and that curiosity and wonderment has remained, and will remain, pervasive in both fiction and science in perpetuity. In the ...
WeSNiP specializes in trap-and-return services, which involve trapping animals, spaying or neutering them, and returning them. (Courtesy photo)

WeSNiP aims to save healthy critters across county

WeSNiP specializes in trap-and-return services, which involve trapping animals, spaying or neutering them, and returning them. (Courtesy photo) WHATCOM — There are lots of good homes for pets in Whatcom ...

Marvel’s ‘Ant-Man’ delights

My favorite comic book movie is a dark, bleak affair. Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight” is a masterpiece, but the broody, harrowing approach doesn’t fit every comic book movie.   Luckily, ...

Class reunions are strange, in the best ways

Class reunions are weird. Like, really weird.   Allow me to paint a little picture. Imagine knowing a group of people from about age 5 all the way to the beginning of adulthood (or what passes for ...