Amy Kepferle

Amy Kepferle

Staff Reporter

amykepferle@cascadiadaily.com

(360) 922-3090 ext. 108

Twitter: amy_kepferle


GARDENING

Tips for getting your yard and garden ready for fall and winter

Think foliage, not flowers. Gardening’s second season is in full swing.

THE A-LIST

Amy's picks: Storytelling, murder, art and comedy

A curated selection of happenings in Whatcom and Skagit counties

VISUAL ART

In Bow, a new labyrinth provides pathway to meditation

Artist said the design combines elements of self-care, nature and connection

WTD?

What's the Deal With: Taxidermied raccoons at The Cabin Tavern?

'Trash pandas' were purchased from Habitat for Humanity

LIFESTYLE

Ferndale quintuplets are 1 in 55 million

The ‘Freels five’ return to Whatcom County after Arizona birth

FACES IN THE CROWD

Honorio Marquez: Fish filleter, line leader at Home Port Seafoods

CDN's weekly community profile

FILM

Filmmaker Clyde Peterson unlocks Olympia band's past

‘Even Hell Has Its Heroes’ will screen during Doctober

THE A-LIST

Amy's picks: Glass art, Buddy Fest, Dudestock and more

A curated list of happenings in Whatcom and Skagit counties

MUSIC

Loretta Lynn’s ‘singing sister’ in Whatcom County has her own backstory

'Peachy' Little's talent was almost forgotten. Her newly discovered music is out in an album.

THE A-LIST

Amy's picks: Comedy, concerts, pumpkins and peace

A curated list of happenings in Whatcom and Skagit counties

GARDENING

Cloud Mountain proves fruit belongs west of the Cascades

Whatcom County Farm Tour stop focuses on fruit

FILM

Sweet 16: Doctober returns to Pickford Film Center

Documentary lineup released Sept. 5 is eclectic, electric

GARDENING

Dahlia popularity driven by climate, variety and easy care

From tuber sales to an annual show, this perennial is in big demand

COMMUNITY

Bellingham teen creates food-based card game

Cookdown start of entrepreneurial journey for Squalicum senior

THE A-LIST

Amy's picks: Greekfest, fake jams, jazz and Water Week

A curated selection of happenings in Whatcom and Skagit counties

PROFILES

At Hovander Homestead Park, longtime volunteers reach a benchmark

In their 80s, Bill and Janice Ellingson have volunteered year-round for 13 years

VISUAL ART

Women Painters of Washington are making history

Bellingham artists part of 46 represented in ’Fresh Perspectives’ exhibit

THE A-LIST

Amy's picks: Birds, Betty, bluegrass and beauty

A curated list of happenings in Whatcom and Skagit counties

THEATER

With ‘Cabaret,’ BAAY’s artistic director takes a bow

Musical acts as a fond farewell

THE A-LIST

Amy's picks: Musical pioneers, theater, waffles and beach time

A curated selection of happenings in Whatcom and Skagit counties

THEATER

Meet the popular pink Cartoon Poodles at the fair

Las Vegas family brings their special dogs to Lynden

COMMUNITY

How to best enjoy the region's fairs

Skagit County Fair, Northwest Washington Fair began this week

COMMUNITY

Saving money and materials fuels robust reuse-it culture

Creative projects grow from diverting Bellingham’s waste

THE A-LIST

Amy's picks: Murals, parades, festivals and fundraisers

A curated selection of happenings in Whatcom and Skagit counties

BOOKS

Review: ‘Campfire Stories Volume II’ edited by Dave and Ilyssa Kyu

Collection inspires insights from 6 of America’s national parks

THE A-LIST

Amy’s picks: Fair affairs, comedy, ‘Chicago’ and doomsday

A curated selection of happenings in Whatcom and Skagit counties

MUSIC

Timely tips for enjoying the Subdued Stringband Jamboree

Outdoor music festival returns to Deming

FACES IN THE CROWD

Michelle Schutte: Owner of HOSA hot sauce

CDN's weekly community profile

THE A-LIST

Amy’s picks: Boats, Bigfoot, festivals and films

A curated selection of happenings in Whatcom and Skagit counties

COMMUNITY

Brigadoon Service Dogs connects canines with clients

Bellingham-based nonprofit aims to offer ‘a helping paw’

THEATER

The Robin Christopher Show comes to New Prospect Theatre

Bellingham performers turned talk show hosts

THE A-LIST

Amy’s Picks: Global tunes, Sunnyland Stomp and far beyond

A curated selection of happenings in Whatcom and Skagit counties

COMMUNITY

Sehome neighbors celebrate historical sign’s return

Neighborhood celebrates historical sign’s return

WTD?

What’s the deal with: The mystery shots at the Ranch Room?

Roll the dice, get a drink

FOOD

Rating Bellingham’s homegrown ice cream

CDN staffers dish out winners from 4 local shops

THE A-LIST

Amy’s Picks: Blondes, berries, grooves and art

A curated selection of happenings in Whatcom and Skagit counties

FILM

‘Smoke Signals’ screens at Mount Baker Theatre

Indie film celebrates 25 years

THE A-LIST

Amy's picks: Pride, guitar gurus, a musical and a car show

A curated selection of happenings in Whatcom and Skagit counties

FOOD

Dinner with a view on Bellingham Bay

Crab, cocktails and coastlines make for a stellar staycation aboard the Salish Express

THEATER

Fairhaven Summer Rep: ‘What the Constitution Means to Me’

From the personal to the political and back again


MUSEUM

Landscapes of the mind at Whatcom Museum

Visions both real, imagined leave room for interpretation at Whatcom Museum's Lightcatcher gallery

THE A-LIST

A&E calendar: Gospel, Pride, summer rep and revues

A curated selection of happenings in Whatcom and Skagit counties

MUSIC

Bellingham Festival of Music celebrates its 30th season

Guest conductors bring classical music to the forefront for Bellingham Festival of Music's 30th season

COMMUNITY

What you need to know about Bellingham yard sales this Saturday

A yard sale primer for both hosts and hunters

VISUAL ART

Bellingham Old Town Art Stroll aims to connect community to artists

Inaugural event kicks off the first Saturday of summer

THE A-LIST

A&E calendar: Underground music, tractor pulls, art fairs and outdoor movies

A curated selection of happenings in Whatcom and Skagit counties

THE A-LIST

A&E calendar: Poultry parties, circus acts, car shows and markets

A curated selection of happenings in Whatcom and Skagit counties

COMMUNITY

What's at our local libraries? (Besides books)

CDs, audiobooks, tickets, plus opportunities for exploration

FACES IN THE CROWD

Steve Meyers: Longtime projectionist at Pickford Film Center

CDN's weekly community profile