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School Board selects architect firm for new Ferndale High School project  My Ferndale News

The firm recently designed the new Sehome High School building in Bellingham.

Ferndale High School students stage walkout after bid to rebuild school rejected  KIRO Seattle

Students at Ferndale High School staged a “walk out” Wednesday in response to the Ferndale School District's $112 million bond request's failure to pass on the ...

Ferndale High School Bond fails again | Community  Lynden Tribune

Measure falls 1.5 percent short of needed supermajority. FERNDALE — A $112 million Ferndale School District bond has failed, the latest results of the Nov.

Ferndale school assistant wrestling coach accused of rape, arrested  My Ferndale News

School District officials say they reported their concerns to the Police.

Reported threat directed at FHS deemed not credible  My Ferndale News

This morning, Wednesday, March 13th, a Ferndale High School student reported finding a note that included a threat according to the Ferndale School District.

UPDATED: 1 arrested after Ferndale High School students threatened  My Ferndale News

Last night at approximately 10:00 PM an arrest was made at the home of a Ferndale High School student for threats of violence made to other Ferndale High ...

School bond approved with 62% in final tally  My Ferndale News

The Whatcom County Auditor's Office Elections Division reported Friday the final count of votes had been certified in the February 12th Special election.

FHS Old Main could become new city hall building  My Ferndale News

Ferndale School District officials said this week they had been approached by City of Ferndale officials regarding the possibility of the city using the 'Old Main' ...

Ferndale School District bond succeeding after initial ballot count  My Ferndale News

A proposed $112 million school bond in the Ferndale School District is succeeding to garner the more than 60% supermajority approval votes needed to pass, ...

This Ferndale lineman has more college football offers than any player in school history – including Jake...  Tacoma News Tribune

Ferndale High School lineman Geirean Hatchett, who is projected as a Division I offensive guard, has scholarship offers from 26 FBS schools, which is more ...

Ex-Ferndale assistant wrestling coach allegedly raped girl while she slept, records show  Bellingham Herald

A former part-time assistant wrestling coach for the Ferndale School District who is accused of raping three girls assaulted one while she slept and also had a ...

FHS students walk out over high school bond failure  Lynden Tribune

A crowd of Ferndale High School students walked off campus on Nov. 14 to raise awareness of the school building's plights. (Ashley Hiruko/Lynden Tribune).

Mayor provides details regarding city's interest in Old Main building  My Ferndale News

City of Ferndale Mayor Jon Mutchler took to his personal Facebook profile Saturday evening to explain the city's interest in the possibility of acquiring the Old ...

FHS' "Addams Family" musical set to thrill audiences after last night's opening  My Ferndale News

The are several more performances scheduled over the next 2 weekends.

UPDATED: Ferndale School District employee killed in motorcycle crash Sunday  My Ferndale News

The Washington State Patrol said in a press memo that 20-year-old Penny R Jefferson of Bellingham had been killed in a single-vehicle crash on Mosquito Lake ...

Bail set for ex-Ferndale wrestling coach accused of raping student and two others  Bellingham Herald

Bail was set at $50,000 for a former part-time, assistant wrestling coach for the Ferndale School District who was arrested for allegedly raping two underage girls ...

School District: Walk-out may raise anxiety - counselors to be available Monday  My Ferndale News

"The student walkout on Friday afternoon may raise anxiety levels for some students"

Students march to protest lack of attention to complaints of sexual assault  My Ferndale News

The students wrote of their personal experiences with sexual harassment on the sidewalk outside the police station.

Firefighters dispatched to 2 extinguished fires at Ferndale school  My Ferndale News

First responders were dispatched to Vista Middle School in the 6000 block of Vista Drive about 8:30am this morning, April 24th, in response to a pulled fire alarm ...

Police support sent to Ferndale High after gun threat | 790 KGMI  KGMI

10-24-2018. FERNDALE, Wash. — Police will have an increased presence on the Ferndale High School campus Wednesday after a student was arrested for ...

Ferndale Schools to dismiss students early tomorrow due to expected weather  My Ferndale News

Officials at the Ferndale School District announced this evening that classes would be dismissed early tomorrow, Friday, February 8th, to enable students to get ...

Ferndale students lead healthy relationships, consent assembly after ex-coach’s arrest  Bellingham Herald

Ferndale students attended assemblies on healthy relationships and consent June 11, 2019, with representatives from Ferndale Police, Domestic Violence and ...

Public invited to FHS building project town hall meeting  My Ferndale News

FERNDALE, Wash. — Ferndale School District officials invite the public to be part of planning the new Ferndale High School project at a town hall meeting ...

FHS Theatre presents Disney's Aladdin JR.  My Ferndale News

Disney's Aladdin JR. is based on the 1992 Academy-Award®-winning film and the 2014 hit Broadway show about the “diamond in the rough” street rat who ...

School Board meeting moved to tonight (Tuesday) - will follow meeting with Oversight Committee  My Ferndale News

Ferndale School Board directors typically hold their regular meetings at 7pm on the last Tuesday of each month. This month it has been moved it up a week and ...

Northwest's (WA) Crawford Adds Four New Recruits to the Nest  Victory Sports Network

KIRKLAND, Wash. – Ken Crawford, head women's basketball coach at Northwest University, announces the signing of four student-athletes to join the 2019-20 ...

FSD staffer dies in Sunday motorcycle crash | Community  Lynden Tribune

Speed cited as cause in collision. WHATCOM — Penny Jefferson, 20, died Sunday in a motorcycle crash on Mosquito Lake Road. According to a Washington ...

Support Ferndale Schools Town Hall Meeting  My Ferndale News

Support Ferndale Schools is hosting a Town Hall Meeting! Come down with all your questions, comments, ideas, enthusiasm, and concerns. Everyone is ...

Ferndale Chess Jam event invites local youth to play  My Ferndale News

A local chess tournament delayed by this year's winter weather has been rescheduled for April 13th and will be held at the Ferndale High School cafeteria and ...

Ferndale is back as ‘powerhouse’  Lynden Tribune

Jake Locker moves up to be team's offensive coordinator.

What Ferndale meant for Doug Pederson's future  Lynden Tribune

Philadelphia Eagles coach carries great memories, hopes for a trip back to his roots.

Golden Eagles headed to state  Lynden Tribune

FHS volleyball team remains undefeated heading into state matches.

High School theater presents first-ever fall musical  My Ferndale News

Shows will be at 7pm Thursday through Saturday plus 2pm on Saturday.

Girl arrested in threat against Ferndale school  The Bellingham Herald

Ferndale authorities have arrested a girl in connection with a threat made against the school district, officials said early Friday.

UPDATE: Woman killed in MC crash was a member of Lummi Nation and Ferndale schools advisor | 790 KGMI  KGMI

5-20-2019. FERNDALE, Wash. — A young woman killed in a motorcycle crash in Whatcom County is being mourned by the Lummi Nation and the Ferndale ...

Remembering: The month Ferndale & Custer went without phone service  My Ferndale News

According to those in the area at the time, phone *service* was lost early in the morning of September 17, 1978 and it was not until October 18th before it was ...

Winds keep first responders busy - Ferndale spared the worst  My Ferndale News

While trees and power lines were falling all around Whatcom County and other parts of Puget Sound, the Ferndale area appeared to have been mostly spared ...

Old Main at FHS could be saved from demolition | 790 KGMI  KGMI

3-25-2019. FERNDALE, Wash. — Although the school bond passed and some of Ferndale High School will be torn down, the historic Old Main building may be ...

Be the One up and running in Ferndale  Lynden Tribune

FSD has funded program's first semester; Scott and Anita Locker heading up community backing.

Restaurant prepares to open on Main Street  My Ferndale News

The new cook-to-order hamburger and fish and chips restaurant is expected to open in a little over a week.

Power outages impact thousands around Ferndale including retailers  My Ferndale News

Tens of thousands are reported to be without power throughout the Puget Sound area as of noon today.

School District leases part of former Mountain View Elementary School  My Ferndale News

Officials at the Ferndale School District announced today they have a 3-year agreement with Educational *Service* District (ESD) 189 to house the Whatcom ...

Ferndale Police and School District investigating threatening online posts  The Bellingham Herald

The Ferndale School District in a Facebook post Thursday said it and the Ferndale Police Department are investigating two online communications that have ...

City to explain their interest in Old Main at Bond Oversight Committee meeting  My Ferndale News

City of Ferndale Mayor Jon Mutchler and City Administrator Jori Burnett are expected to make a presentation about the city's interest in potentially using the Old ...

Ferndale's Tallen Williams leaps into state record books  Lynden Tribune

FHS senior Tallen Williams breaks 3A boys triple jump record.

Patrick Imhof  Lynden Tribune

Patrick Alexander Imhof, age 25, died on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, at his family home in Ferndale. He is survived by his parents, Donald and Robin Imhof; his ...

City scrambles to get mayor's 49% raise finalized & Old Main contract approved  My Ferndale News

A canceled committee meeting is rescheduled and a postponed council retreat could now include conducting council business.

Comcast honors King County high school students  Auburn Reporter

Comcast is proud to honor High School Seniors Abigail Currah, Alireza Ayaba, Angel Corpuz, Annie Seo, Hafsa Khan, Hana Bezabeh, Kobey Sage Chew, ...

Winning Super Bowl coach is from Ferndale, Washington

The Philadelphia Eagles won their first Super Bowl on Sunday, defeating the Patriots 41-33. Before the historic win, KING 5's Alex Rozier visited the hometown ...

Ferndale girls drop close game at home to Burlington  Lynden Tribune

Late inbounds mishap erases Golden Eagles' comeback bid.

Lynden steamrolls Ferndale in home opener  Lynden Tribune

Lions win 30-6 against the Golden Eagles Friday. LYNDEN — Everyone knew it was the game of the week in Whatcom County. Not many would have guessed a ...

School shooting threat prompts police response, arrest at Nooksack Valley High School  The Bellingham Herald

A school shooting threat prompted a police response and a student was arrested Wednesday at Nooksack Valley High School. It's the second threat in three ...

Auditions for 2018 Ferndale's Got Talent Showcase  My Ferndale News

Calling all jugglers, magicians, dancers, singers, acrobats and human pretzels, accordion players and other performers in the Ferndale community. You could ...

Outdoor Murals Beautify Downtown Ferndale

If you visit downtown Ferndale, be sure to check out the City Annex on 5694 Second Avenue. Just off the main street entrance, a mural explodes out into a ...

Health officials: Flu season is back  My Ferndale News

296 people in Washington died from influenza-related conditions last season.

Grand Parade and Old Settlers Picnic entertain thousands (photos and video)  My Ferndale News

Photos from today's Grand Parade and Whatcom Old Settlers Picnic that followed.

Former Ferndale High School QB Doug Pederson leads Eagles to Super Bowl LII win  KIRO Seattle

In just his second season as the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, Doug Pederson is a Super Bowl Champion.

Ferndale auto service business celebrates 50 years  My Ferndale News

It was January 1st, 1969, in the middle of a snowstorm when Pete Harksell, Sr. took over an Enco *service* station on the northeast corner of the I-5 and Portal ...

Ferndale students, staff feeling sick after smelling odor near schools, district says  The Bellingham Herald

Students and staff at several Ferndale schools said they felt sick after smelling an odor in the area, schools Superintendent Linda Quinn said.

WWU alum appointed Assistant Principal at FHS | 790 KGMI  KGMI

4-18-2019. FERNDALE, Wash. — The Assistant Principal Intern at Bellingham High School will soon be Assistant Principal at Ferndale High School.

Famous Ferndale pup dies after surgery | 790 KGMI  KGMI

4-18-2019. FERNDALE, Wash. — Despite an outpouring of international support and multiple surgeries, Logan, the dog that went viral for his bucket list ...

Whooping cough case confirmed at Ferndale High School. Here’s how to avoid getting it  The Bellingham Herald

The Ferndale School District is warning families to keep an eye out for whooping cough symptoms after a Ferndale High School student was diagnosed with the ...

Windstorm arrives on schedule - power outages reported  My Ferndale News

Winds are forecast to become stronger this evening.

Five young women seek Dairy Ambassador role | Community  Lynden Tribune

April 13 event is at Lynden's Homestead. WHATCOM — Five young women are vying for the county Dairy Ambassador title this year. Selection and crowning will ...

Overnight winds and river flooding could make morning commute interesting  My Ferndale News

The Ferndale area was mostly spared any reported impacts from an overnight wind event. Puget Sound Energy is reporting two small localized outages in the ...

Ferndale mounts comeback to knock off Lynden in rivalry thriller  Lynden Tribune

A Golden Eagles' late scoring drive in the fourth quarter pinned Lynden with a stunning 19-16 defeat Friday night.

For three years Jake Locker kept the reasons for his retirement private — until now  The Bellingham Herald

For the better part of the past three years, former Ferndale High and University of Washington quarterback Jake Locker has politely declined to speak about his ...

Teens growing veggies for Ferndale Food Bank  The Bellingham Herald

Ryan England was one of those kids who willingly ate his veggies. Now he's making sure a lot more Ferndale-area folks can enjoy *fresh* produce.

New principal named for Ferndale High | 790 KGMI  KGMI

KGMI News by Tracy Ellis. FERNDALE, Wash. – Ferndale High School has a new principal. The district didn't go very far to find him. Current Assistant Principal ...

Maddie Martin chosen Dairy Ambassador  Lynden Tribune

Alternates to NVHS student: Ferndale's Ashley Archer, Lynden's Alyssa Boersma.

Ferndale's Windward High School plans closure after graduation | 790 KGMI  KGMI

KGMI News. Come graduation time, Ferndale's Windward High School will shut its doors and no longer be an option for students. The Ferndale School District ...

He’s had Super Bowl dreams since he was a young boy in Ferndale. Here’s how he got there  The Bellingham Herald

Born in Bellingham and raised in Ferndale, Doug Pederson leads the Philadelphis Eagles into Super Bowl LII Sunday against the New England Patriots.

Makyla Carpenter  Lynden Tribune

The beautiful soul of Makyla Mae Carpenter of Ferndale, age 18, born July 16, 1999, was taken from us on June 30, 2018. She was the daughter of Julianna ...

More whooping cough confirmed at Ferndale High School. How can you protect yourself?  The Bellingham Herald

Another student at Ferndale High School in Washington state has been diagnosed with whooping cough, the Whatcom County Health Department said Monday.

Election View: Renewing levy keeps Ferndale schools strong  The Bellingham Herald

First, I want to thank the Ferndale community for supporting its public schools. The Ferndale School District formed in 1941 when people realized that a strong ...

Animal advocates: Donkey basketball Saturday in Ferndale is cruel  The Bellingham Herald

The Whatcom Humane Society and other animal advocates are trying to stop a weekend fundraiser at Ferndale High School in which people play basketball ...

Local News, State high school competition at GC Fairgrounds  Columbia Basin Herald

Washington High School Equestrian competition draws students from throughout state.

Philadelphia Eagles coach Doug Pederson is the pride of Ferndale  Seattle Times

The coach won Super Bowl 52 by taking chances, which didn't surprise anyone who knew him from his hometown of Ferndale. “He was always a guy who ...

Ferndale family grieves for their 18-year-old who crashed, died on first motorcycle ride  Q13 FOX

FERNDALE, Wash. -- A Ferndale family hopes their tragic loss can also be an important life-saving lesson, after their 18-year-old son and brother lost his life in a ...

New murals beautify former water association pump house and reservoir  My Ferndale News

The Ferndale Arts Commission (FAC) recently completed another new mural in Ferndale. This one is located on the former Central City Water Association pump ...

Mystery of smell that sickened Ferndale students still unsolved  The Bellingham Herald

A foul odor that sickened children in Ferndale remains a mystery, days after students and staff at local schools were evacuated due to the smell.

Plan for Old Settlers parades and road closures this Friday & Saturday  My Ferndale News

The 123rd Old Settlers Picnic will be held this weekend. This annual event is filled with parades, food, music and fun things to do for all ages. Whether you are ...

They helped Ferndale football to success in 2016; now they hope to do the same for SFU  The Bellingham Herald

A pair of Ferndale football players will continue to be teammates at the next level, as seniors Patrick Hegarty and Justice Powell have both signed their letters of ...

Get to Know: Chris Spencer

Chris Spencer. Birthplace: Ferndale. Occupation: Basketball coach, academic dean at Sedro-Woolley High School. Residence: Sedro-Woolley. Family: Sarah ...

Here’s what Bellingham police did to double their DUI arrest rate so far this year  Bellingham Herald

Through the first 109 days of 2019, the Bellingham Police Department averaged nearly one DUI arrest per day — nearly double the 2018 rate — but say it's not ...

Green Hornet drill helps police, firefighters practice new tactics at Ferndale school  The Bellingham Herald

Students and staff at Ferndale's Horizon Middle School and local emergency responders put their skills to the test during an active shooter drill: Operation Green ...

Student one of two drivers injured in Thursday morning crash near Ferndale  The Bellingham Herald

Two people were hurt Thursday morning when a car and a pickup truck collided west of Ferndale and near Lake Terrell in Washington state. The crash on ...

Man lying in road hit and killed in Swinomish Village | 790 KGMI  KGMI

3-25-2019. LA CONNER, Wash. — A La Conner man is dead after he was hit while lying on Indian Road in Skagit County's Swinomish Village early Sunday.

Ferndale teen’s hand amputated after fireworks explosion  The Bellingham Herald

A Ferndale High School student lost his hand in a fireworks accident this weekend.

Comcast honors Spokane student  The Spokesman-Review

Comcast is proud to honor Mead Senior High School Senior Logan Hamilton for being among 37 high school seniors throughout Washington.

Police: Ferndale woman admits shooting husband, toddler  The Bellingham Herald

A Ferndale man shot to death along with his toddler son had recently “found his calling” as a teacher of at-risk youth on the Lummi Reservation, friends said ...

Ferndale teen killed in pickup crash  The Bellingham Herald

A recent graduate of Ferndale High School died in a crash Thursday afternoon, July 30, on West Laurel Road. Michael John Waltari, 19, crashed his red '89 ...

Whatcom schools examine dress codes after students seek change  The Bellingham Herald

Keauna Blakely was a freshman in high school the first time she was told her outfit was a distraction.

Friday basketball roundup  Lynden Tribune

Several local teams were in action at various holiday tournaments and other games on Friday, Dec. 30.

Break out the caps and gowns — here's when Whatcom County graduations are scheduled  The Bellingham Herald

Whatcom County high schools and colleges will all hold their graduations for the Class of 2018 during the month of June.

DUI driver hits and kills woman south of Skagit River | 790 KGMI  KGMI

11-5-2018. SEDRO-WOOLLEY, Wash. — A Mount Vernon woman is dead after a crash south of Sedro-Woolley Saturday night. The State Patrol says ...

"Yellow Rhino" multi-agency emergency preparedness exercise held today (photos)  My Ferndale News

The scenario involved several emergency response agencies and a rolled-over school bus.

Does green beer make you drunker? If not, why are St. Patrick’s Day DUI rates so high?  Bellingham Herald

No, green beer does not get you drunker, but driving impaired is a big problem for drivers on St. Patrick's Day. DUI deaths on the holiday both from alcohol and ...

Bells win with grand slam by MLB No. 25 pick  Lynden Tribune

Ferndale's Matt James was on base for Matt McLain's home run blast.

June 20: Coast Salish Speaker: William John on Coast Salish Concepts of Time and Space on Lopez Island

Lummi Elder William John will talk about Coast Salish Concepts of Time and Space at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 20 at Lopez Center. Lopez Island Library...

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