Death at Lummi Island ferry dock determined to be a suicide

LUMMI ­— The Whatcom County Sheriff’s Department reports a death investigation at the Lummi Island ferry dock on Gooseberry Point. According to Undersheriff Jeff Parks, the department was notified ...

Buying fireworks online illegal in Washington state

OLYMPIA — Purchasing fireworks online is illegal here, state Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy reminds Washingtonians before the Fourth of July. In Washington State, fireworks must be purchased from a licensed ...

Permaculture is concept of Laurel Road farm tour

BELLINGHAM — A free tour will be given at Inspiration Farm, 619 E. Laurel Rd., at 5:30 p.m. Friday, June 26. Learn about how nurturing natural systems provides humans and animals with food and medicine. ...

Big pink salmon run forecast for Nooksack River

WHATCOM — For those fishing in the Nooksack River this summer, pink figures to be the hot color. Pink salmon, also known as “humpies,” make their run in odd-numbered years. And this summer, the Washington ...

North County swimmers shine at state

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD — All nine North Whatcom AquaSharks swimmers who competed in the state Special Olympics Summer Games May 29-31 earned at least one top-three finish at the competition, held at ...
Former NFL quarterback Jake Locker (above) and Tampa Bay Buccaneers punter Michael Koenen, each a former Ferndale High School standout, hosted their annual youth football camp Saturday at Ferndale High School.  (Brent Lindquist/Ferndale Record)

Playing with the pros

Former NFL quarterback Jake Locker (above) and Tampa Bay Buccaneers punter Michael Koenen, each a former Ferndale High School standout, hosted their annual youth football camp Saturday at Ferndale High ...

Spieth, Greller team for U.S. Open win

U.S. Open champion Jordan Spieth (above) wasn’t the only one from his camp fielding questions after winning at Chambers Bay. His caddie, Michael Greller, who is a former University Place school teacher, ...

Local football stars cap careers with all-state game

MOXEE — Three local football stars capped their high school careers by helping the West team to a 20-14 victory in Saturday’s 21st annual East-West Earl Barden All-Star Football Classic, held at East ...

Weinheimer has strong camp at linebacker

CHENEY — Every summer during Lynden’s annual trip to Eastern Washington University football camp, certain players stand out and launch themselves as strong candidates to be major impact makers for ...

San Joseph team wins league title

The San Joseph soccer team recently won the Super League Lynden championship. From left are: front row, Carlos Touar, Ramiro Herrera, Gertain Herrera, Eduardo Mendoza, Abdias Miranda, Francisco Torres, ...