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Cliff and Barb Ellyson – 50th anniversary

Cliff and Barb Ellyson of Blaine are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house planned by their five adult children. Friends and family are invited to help celebrate this milestone ...
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Wes and Shirley Assink — 60th anniversary

Wes and Shirley Assink of Whatcom County and also Sun City, Ariz., are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. A family gathering is planned for this summer. They were married on April 4, 1953, at ...
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Weimer going for a third term

WHATCOM — Carl Weimer on Monday announced his intention to run again for the Whatcom County Council 3rd District seat. “My first two terms have been a wonderful combination of learning, listening, ...
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Ryzex founder Browne wants at-large seat

WHATCOM — Rud Browne, an entrepreneur who built a local high-tech business creating employment for 360 people, including 140 here in Whatcom County, on Monday announced he will seek the County Council ...
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Kershner aims to return to County Council

WHATCOM ­— Kathy Kershner announced Monday that she is seeking re-election to the Whatcom County District 1 seat she won in 2009. She believes voters elected her to bring common sense leadership to ...

Births – published April 10

LONDYN JEAN ESHUIS Tessa and Tim Eshuis of Lynden welcomed a daughter, Londyn Jean, on March 14, 2013, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She weighed 3 pounds, 12 ounces, and joins ...

Sustainable Connections hosts annual Business Conference

BELLINGHAM — Sustainable Connections will hold its ninth annual Future of Business Conference, Inspiration & Innovation on April 25 and 26 in Bellingham. The conference features an opening reception, ...

Realtors plan open houses at over 200 sites April 20-21

WHATCOM — The public is invited to attend over 200 Whatcom County open houses April 20-21 during Realtor Nationwide Open House Weekend. The Whatcom County Association of Realtors will feature houses ...

Keeping it in the golf family

LYNDEN — The game of golf has been in Bo Stephan’s life since the day he was born. It’s a sport his family has loved and cherished for several generations. So, when the opportunity came for Stephan ...
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Keeping the tiger in its cage

LYNDEN — Whenever the Lynden Lions and Burlington-Edison Tigers meet, you can expect it to be a tussle of fur and claws. It doesn’t matter if it’s on the hardwood, baseball diamond or soccer field. ...