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nooksack river level forecast 2017-12-17 0844

Water over some roads expected next week

A recent National Weather Service hydrology forecast for the Nooksack River at Ferndale warns of the potential for river levels known to flood some...

A year ago: Snow on the ground and more in the forecast

This year has been more 'normal' than the bitter weather that hit the area this time last year.
curry house bar right side 2017-12-16

Main Street restaurant expands into new bar space

A dart room is in the works.
car vs pole at harksell and delta line roads 2017-12-16

Updated: Car vs pole crash causes power outage

Puget Sound Energy reported 43 60 of their customers lost power after a car crashed into a pole at the corner of Harksell Road...
scene of car crash at barrett and w smith roads 2017-04-17 cropped

Why do fire trucks respond to medical emergency calls?

And why are so many emergency vehicles dispatched when there is just one patient?
Firefighters continued to knock back the fire that destroyed the building that housed Friberg Construction (June 17, 2017). Photo: Discover Ferndale

Fire District 7 activity – November 2017

WCFD7 averaged 12.0 calls per day during November.
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Retiring WCFD7 Commissioner Gerald Metzger tours 2 new pumpers before Metzger's last meeting 2017-12-14

Metzger’s last WCFD7 Commissioners Meeting included touring new fire trucks

Metzger's last Commissioners Meeting today was a busy one.
windward high school 2017-05

Windward High School to close at end of this school year

Administrators cited low enrollment for the decision.
new stop signs at kickerville on grandview road 2017-05-02

Temporary 4-way stop at Kickerville & Grandview Roads to stay until …

Current plans are for construction to begin in the spring of 2018.
permanent bathroom installed at star park 2017-12-14

Permanent bathrooms delivered to Star Park today

Access to the bathroom facilities will not be available for a few days.
Bob's Burgers & Brew Ferndale location 2017-12-12

Ferndale Bob’s Burgers & Brew building sold – restaurant closed

"I finally listened to that Kenny Rogers song ... 'You got to know when to fold them.' "

Santa is making the rounds through Ferndale (pics and video)

Neighbors with their bags of donations could be seen lining the sidewalks awaiting Santa.
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hazy view toward s ferndale from church rd due to smoke from bc wildfires 2017-08-02

Air Stagnation Advisory in effect into Monday

Temperatures at Mt Baker are about 20 degrees warmer than in Ferndale as a result of the conditions.
fcsc giving store tree

Deadline approaches for donations to the Ferndale Holiday Giving Store

Donations from businesses, churches, service organizations and individuals are needed to meet the need this year.
noah barnes poses by a Ferndale city limit sign on the last day of his cross country trek photo via fb

11-month trek comes to an end after passing through Ferndale today

Noah's trek started January 29th and stretched across 4,200 miles from Key West, Florida.
icy roads stock photo

Warning repeated – icy roads remain a concern overnight and into Friday

This morning some drivers found themselves sliding off slick roads.

Ferndale Police activity – November 2017

Ferndale Police officers were dispatched 746 times during the month of November.
view of sb i5 crash scene between nooksack river and main street 2017-12-6 0640

Warning issued about icy roads – Concern over worsening air quality

The Puget Sound region has been socked in by a strong ridge of high pressure which has resulted in clear skies but also two...
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Flags at half staff in Ferndale

Flags to be lowered December 7th

2,335 Americans were killed and 1,143 wounded on this day in 1941.
whatcom county fire district 7 aparatus fire engine equipment wcfd7 emergency stock photo 2017-06

Hearing sirens in your neighborhood? It may be Santa

Firefighters will be doing a very unique food drive this year.
view of sb i5 crash scene between nooksack river and main street 2017-12-6 0640

I-5 southbound through Ferndale closed due to crash

Reports of black ice in many places around the area
A southbound car waits on 1st Avenue to turn onto Main Street after the traffic signals had been removed 2017-12-5

Businesses say 1st Avenue and Main Street signal change has hurt business

City Council heard from one owner last night and others echoed the same concerns when asked today.
Business owner Steve Martinson speaks to City Council during opening comment period 2017-12-4

City Council votes in library air-conditioning and new planning commissioner

The City's 2018 budget was approved, but not before making one last change.
volunteers work to build temporary art - The Orange Tunnels - in Griffintown Park

Latest Griffintown temporary art piece announced

Funded in part by a Lodging Tax Advisory Committee grant and constructed by volunteers.