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  • LEGALS- MAY 27, 2020
    by JSeverson on May 27, 2020 at 5:14 PM

    PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS LEGAL IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON FOR WHATCOM COUNTY IN RE: THE ESTATE OF: No. 20-4-00191-37 DONALD F. CLOUGH, PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS (RCW 11.40.030) Deceased. Judge: Robert E. Olson The Personal Representative (PR) named below has been […]

  • Trump pushes for churches to reopen
    by Brent Lindquist on May 27, 2020 at 4:14 PM

    But Inslee says he’s not ready for that yet By Calvin Bratt editor@lyndentribune.com   WHATCOM — Calling houses of worship “essential services” in the pandemic, President Trump on Friday urged governors to let them reopen “right now.” […]

  • Peoples helps 1,600 businesses get PPP loans
    by Brent Lindquist on May 27, 2020 at 4:13 PM

    Local bank is a SBA Preferred Lender   BELLINGHAM — Responding to the urgent demand for emergency funding to support small businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, Peoples Bank has helped over 1,600 businesses obtain $219 million in Small Business Administration-authorized […]

  • Federal help available for Feb. 1-2 flood
    by Brent Lindquist on May 27, 2020 at 4:12 PM

    There is an SBA separate track for this from COVID relief   WHATCOM — While another problem called the coronavirus immediately became a much bigger issue, there is still public aid follow-up from the winter storms of 2020.   In Whatcom County, what was dubbed the Super […]

  • April statistics tell COVID’s awful toll on state economy
    by Brent Lindquist on May 27, 2020 at 4:12 PM

    Jobless rate triples; 527,000 jobs are lost   OLYMPIA — Washington’s economy lost 527,000 jobs in April and the state’s preliminary seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate for April increased from 5.1 percent to 15.4 percent, according to the Employment Security […]

  • Silver Reef reopens, with many changes
    by Brent Lindquist on May 27, 2020 at 4:11 PM

    Gaming space is cut in half, temperature is checked at door   WHATCOM — Silver Reef Casino Resort partially reopened last week with measures exceeding public health guidelines, management said.   The health and safety of employees, staff, team members, guests and community […]

  • Virginia Smith
    by Brent Lindquist on May 27, 2020 at 4:09 PM

      Virginia (Wiederspohn) Smith, age 95, passed away of natural causes and went home to Heaven to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on May 12, 2020. Share your memories of Virginia at www.molesfarewelltributes.com. The post Virginia Smith appeared first on Ferndale Record.

  • Ruth Statema
    by Brent Lindquist on May 27, 2020 at 4:07 PM

      Ruth Statema, age 89, passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2020. Funeral arrangements are pending with Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation Services. The post Ruth Statema appeared first on Ferndale Record.

  • Linda Lou York
    by Brent Lindquist on May 27, 2020 at 4:07 PM

      Linda Lou York passed away at her home in Ferndale on May 18, 2020. Born in Bellingham, she was the youngest of John and Freda Wynne’s 14 children.   Linda was an incredibly loving mother, wife, grandmother, sister and friend to all who met her. She had an amazing […]

  • Judy Foster
    by Brent Lindquist on May 27, 2020 at 4:06 PM

      Judy Foster joined Jesus on Nov. 28, 2019.   She was preceded in death by her husband, Sydney Foster, and her son, Kenneth Wimberly.   She leaves behind three children, Michael Wimberly of Alabama, Saunya Gordon of Florida and Shauna (Tony) Torretta of Washington […]