Girls Scouts to be introduced at Thursday event

LYNDEN — Local families may attend a free Discover Girl Scouts event set for 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, in Hope Lutheran Church, 900 E. Grover St. Girl Scouts is open to school-age girls from ...

LCHS singers do carol-o-grams

LYNDEN — The Lynden Christian High School Concert Choir will again bring the true message of Christmas through voice by travelling around Lynden and singing classic Christmas carols. Four or five songs ...

County Auditor names Bradrick chief deputy

WHATCOM — County Auditor Debbie Adelstein has appointed Diana Bradrick as the office’s chief deputy auditor. Bradrick comes most recently from Island County where she served as department administrator, ...

Maybelle Garrison

Maybelle E. Garrison, 101, died at home on Nov. 19, 2012. She was very active until her final day, enjoying the embroidery work she was so adept at, reading and taking care of her cat, Baxter. She was ...

Grace DeRooy-Spillman-VerHoeven

Grace DeRooy-Spillman-VerHoeven passed away quietly on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, at the age of 86. She often expressed her desire to be with her Lord and Savior and now rests with him. She will be greatly ...

Robert DeBruin

Robert “Bob” Wayne DeBruin passed away at the age of 64 in Anchorage, Alaska, on Nov. 19, 2012. He was born in Hull, Iowa, on Nov. 28, 1947, to John P. and Mina (Kooiman) DeBruin. Bob was a graduate ...

Carol Fahrney

Carol Fahrney was born on Dec. 28, 1940, and passed away on Nov. 14, 2012. A memorial service will be held on Dec. 15 at 3 p.m. in Lynden. If you would like to attend, please email Thehumantouchwellness@gmail.com ...

LeRoy Witman

LeRoy J. Witman, age 80, died on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, at his home in Everson. He was born on Aug. 4, 1932, in Garden City, Kan., to Joseph and Apploney (Schafer) Witman and moved to Whatcom County with ...

EDITORIAL: Speak out on GPT

Rural Whatcom County residents preoccupied with plenty of important things like family and general livelihood might shy away from the politically charged Gateway Pacific Terminal debate. They shouldn’t. ...

Letters to the Editor – Nov. 28

A doctor’s view on the Gateway Terminal “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics.” I’ve recalled this quote while reviewing the concerns of my “Whatcom Docs” colleagues ...