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Historic Downtown Ferndale (January 2019). Photo: Whatcom News

Ferndale Washington news feed

Ferndale Washington news feed

Below are the latest Whatcom News stories that affect people who live and/or work in and around Ferndale Washington.


Asian giant hornet bottle trap. Source: WSDA
Asian giant hornet bottle trap. Source: WSDA

Whatcom County Asian giant hornet trapping season begins, citizen trappers needed

Traps used are made from a 2-liter or 64-ounce plastic bottles and target Asian giant hornet workers in the summer and fall.

Photo by Milly Eaton on Pexels.com

What to know when a salesperson knocks on your door in Whatcom County

Door-to-door solicitors must be licensed before they can legally knock on your door. 

Whatcom County Public Works crew applies fresh striping to Slater Road (August 8, 2019). Photo: Whatcom News
Whatcom County Public Works crew applies fresh striping to Slater Road (August 8, 2019). Photo: Whatcom News

Traffic Alert: Slater Road striping work planned for next week

Drivers can expect long delays and are advised to use alternate routes when possible.

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What to know about setting off fireworks this 4th of July in your area of Whatcom County

Here are the city and county laws as they apply to buying and setting off consumer fireworks.

Scene of a 2-car crash on Northwest Drive (June 23, 2022). Photo: Whatcom News
Scene of a 2-car crash on Northwest Drive (June 23, 2022). Photo: Whatcom News

UPDATED: Injury rollover crash closes Northwest Drive during evening commute

4 people from a car that rolled were transported by ambulance to the hospital.

Cody Deeter receiving his Citizen Commendation award from Sheriff Bill Elfo (June 2022). Photo courtesy of WCSO
Cody Deeter receiving his Citizen Commendation award from Sheriff Bill Elfo (June 2022). Photo courtesy of WCSO

Citizen receives highest civilian award from Whatcom Sheriff’s Office

“Deeter disregarded his own safety and provided the cover fire from his own weapon.”

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Whatcom News file graphic.

Sandy Point neighborhoods hit by power outage

Deputies had been dispatched to a traffic hazard in the area that reportedly involved power lines

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Tips for keeping your house or apartment cool during warmer days

Given the cool weather this spring, there has not been an opportunity to acclimate to these higher temperatures.

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Remote Weather Station, Saltdean 5 by Les Chatfield, on Flickr

Much warmer weather remains in the Whatcom County weather forecast

“This level of heat will pose a moderate risk of heat-related illness to heat-sensitive people and pets.”

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