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

WHATCOM — There are lots of good homes for pets in Whatcom County, but Patricia Maass learned very quickly as a Whatcom Humane Society volunteer that there simply aren’t enough.   Maass saw many ...

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 ...
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Tractor club key for Berthusen Park

LYNDEN — The Puget Sound Antique Tractor and Machinery Association is always looking to take in pieces of history, big and small.   Those pieces will be on display next weekend at the club’s annual ...

Old Settlers Picnic this weekend in Ferndale

FERNDALE — The Whatcom Old Settlers’ annual Picnic at Pioneer Park kicks off Thursday, with parades, live music, class reunions, a car show and a 5K run/two-mile walk all scheduled as part of the festivities. ...

Summer just can’t beat first ‘Jurassic Park’

LYNDEN — Colin Trevorrow’s “Jurassic World,” the fourth movie in the “Jurassic Park” film series, is now the highest-grossing movie of 2015, beating out “Avengers: Age of Ultron” and becoming ...
All summer the Whatcom County Library System wants elementary-age students involved in a reading program. The local county branches have signed on for the event. (Courtesy photo)

Every hero has a story to be read

WHATCOM — Summer is well underway, and that means the Whatcom County Library System’s Summer Reading program is, too. “Every Hero Has a Story” is this summer’s theme at all county libraries, ...

Klein arraigned in court

BELLINGHAM — The man whose vehicle struck and killed two Windward High School students and injured two others will face trial proceedings on multiple charges beginning Aug. 26.   William J. Klein, ...