Tuesday, August 21 | 7:30am


skyline elementary school track under contruction 2018-08-17 photo Alyssa Pavitt Skyline PTO Vice President

Skyline Elementary new running track construction is underway

The 1/4-mile gravel path is being built on the lower field area

Smoke brings firefighters to Leader Block Building Sunday evening

Smoke was reported in an upstairs apartment.
red sunrise due to smoke from bc wildfires with no air movement 2017-08-02

Red flag warnings and air quality burn bans issued for at least Monday

Northwest Clean Air Agency (NWCAA) announced today that an air quality burn ban will go...
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Portal Way I-5 ramps reopened early

The Portal Way compact roundabout is now fully functional.
political signs on public right-of-way along Main Street east of Pioneer Bridge 2015-10-05

Sign posting rules within Ferndale could change

Signs won't be prohibited based on content, but some other reasons will be discussed.

Here’s Monday’s City Council meeting agenda

A 5pm study session about replacing the City Hall Annex Building will be followed by what signs can be posted in City right-of-ways, regulating tent cities and more on the regular meeting agenda.
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Forecasters: Air quality is expected worsen again early next week

Smoke is likely to return beginning Sunday.
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Business: Brandt achieves Certified Financial Planner certification

Brandt has been a financial advisor in Whatcom County for 13 years.

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One assailant sentenced in Ferndale motel shooting/stabbing incident

The altercation ended with one man shot in the chest and the other with a stab wound.
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Firefighters respond to house fire next door to fire station

Several engines and aid units were dispatched to a report of a residential fire on Northwest Drive.
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Business: Peoples Bank launches ‘Pay It Forward Pigs’ contest

Piggy banks hidden near Peoples Bank branches contain $30.
multifamily housing developments on the south side of 2300 block main street 2018-08-14

Downtown apartment developments tax exemption proposal delayed

A key item on the Planning and Land Use Committee meeting agenda this morning was the City's proposal to waive property taxes for qualifying...
custer - loomis trail rd air monitoring station report as of 2018-08-15 0700

Air quality improves overnight but still not “GOOD”

Relief is expected later than originally forecast.
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TRAFFIC ALERT: Striping on City roads and fog sealing on County roads scheduled

Drivers are advised to use caution when driving in the area of the work crews.

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custer - loomis trail rd air monitoring station report as of 2018-08-14 1000

Air quality update – it’s gotten worse before getting better

Nearby air quality measuring station shows air quality has become unhealthy for everyone.
custer - loomis trail rd air monitoring station report as of 2018-08-13 1600

Air quality suffers as smoke from wildfires moves into the area

Air quality at this point can effect more people than average.
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Graffiti vandal(s) hit north Ferndale neighborhood

Graffiti vandalism is punishable by a fine of up to $5,000 and/or imprisonment of up to 365 days.
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Some wake to find themselves without power in north Ferndale

Officials estimate it will be later this afternoon before power is restored.
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TRAFFIC ALERT: Striping on W & E Smith Road begins Monday

Reminder: Long delays can be expected.
I-5 northbound exit at Portal Way about 0430pm 2-16-16 Photo My Ferndale News

Traffic Alert: NB I-5 ramps will be closed at Portal Way starting Monday

The ramps could be closed through Saturday.