Pierce Molendyk

Lynden resident Pierce Molendyk went home to his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at the age of 90. He was born on March 25, 1922, in Sibley, Iowa, to Adrian and Jennie (Poortinga) Molendyk. ...

Dolores Benner

Dolores Benner, age 83, passed away on Feb. 14, 2013, in the Christian Health Care Center in Lynden. She was born in McLaughlin, S.D., to Dick and Hannah (Vander Vorste) Nieuwendorp on Sept. 4, 1929. The ...

Loretta Jones

Loretta V. Jones, 83, of Lynden, passed away on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, in Bellingham. She is survived by her two brothers, four children, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Loretta will be ...

Opal Palmer

Opal D. Palmer, age 90, of Lynden, passed away on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013. There will be no services. The family would like to thank the Christian Health Care Center for the loving care given to Opal. Arrangements ...
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A Valentine’s Day to ‘Die Hard’

On Wednesday, Feb. 13, my girlfriend and I began our Valentine’s Day festivities a little early with a 12-hour marathon of all four already-released “Die Hard” movies, followed by the premiere of ...
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Can a Port Townsend model work here?

LYNDEN — Folks in Port Townsend knew what they wanted for their downtown. They were well aware of what they didn’t have and figured out a way to get it. The town banded together, started a grassroots ...
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Cronk realizes his dreams

TACOMA — Mount Baker senior wrestler Tyrel Cronk had a goal in his mind before this weekend’s 2013 Mat Classic at the Tacoma Dome. He wanted to get to the finals. The 182-pounder was focused on making ...

A jury trial in Lynden? Yes, today

LYNDEN — As far as typical small towns go, there are things that just don’t make regular appearances, such as jury trials. But Lynden will have one — likely running two days — starting at 9 a.m. ...
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Where’s the snow? It may not be coming after all

WHATCOM — It isn’t so much that the winter of 2012-13 has been exceptionally dry or oddly warm. It has just been devoid of snow. To date, north Whatcom County — as measured by a National Weather ...
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Small-cities forum explores unique issues

FERNDALE — Common interests dominated the talk of Whatcom’s small-city mayors at a forum organized by the League of Women Voters on Saturday. The event, hosted in the Ferndale City Hall Annex, was ...