Vera Warren

In the early morning of New Year’s Day, Jan. 1, 2013, our very loved mother, nana, and GG was called home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Vera Marie Warren was born in Riverside, Calif., ...

Virginia Bouma

Virginia M. Bouma, age 90, of Lynden, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012. She was born on June 25, 1922, to Bernard and Winnie (Gidley) Koellhoffer in Union, N.J. Virginia married ...

Joelle Berg

Joelle Kristene Berg, age 40, died unexpectedly on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, in Buckley, Wash. She was born on April 26, 1972, in Bellingham to Mike and Penny Hamstra. Joelle was a 1990 Lynden Christian High ...

Susie Maas

Susie G. Maas, age 90, of Lynden, was taken home to her Heavenly Father at the Christian Health Care Center in Lynden on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. A daughter of Cornelius and Minnie (Plooster) Westra, Susie ...

William Prink

William E. “Bill” Prink, age 78, of Lynden, went to be with his Lord on Jan. 1, 2013, after many years of dealing with health issues. He was preceded in death by his parents, Elvin and Edith Prink; ...

Karen Dodson

Karen Dodson, age 79, returned to her Lord on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. Karen was born to Albert and Florence Booman in Lynden, graduated from Lynden High School in 1951 and resided in Whatcom County her ...
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For peat’s sake

LYNDEN ­— Somewhere very near this spot in 1870, Lynden’s first white family settled into their cabin just a short walk up from the Nooksack River. The Judsons didn’t worry about the peat soil then. ...

Top 10 local news stories of 2012

The news that makes us take notice every year varies for each person, but some items have a seemingly universal draw. The Tribune staff compiled our list of the most head-turning local news of 2012 and ...
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State of the Arts: 2-4-6-0-Awesome describes ‘Les Miz’

Hollywood loves adaptations, so much so that there’s an entire separate Oscar category for adapted screenplays. The habit stinks of laziness, as though Tinseltown doesn’t have enough original ideas ...

Lynden police able to add first new officer since 2004

LYNDEN — For the first time since 2004, the Lynden Police Department will add a position to its force. The 2013 budget approved by the City Council includes funding for a 15th officer. This person will ...