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Paul and barbara Bloomquist – 50th anniversary

  Paul and Barbara Bloomquist of Lynden are planning to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends and by taking a trip at a later date. They were married on June 15, 1963, in ...
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Rich and Alvina Korthuis – 50th anniversary

Rich and Alvina Korthuis of Lynden are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary by spending a week on the Oregon coast with their children and grandchildren. They were married in Lynden on June 14, 1963. ...
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So close and yet so far apart on water solutions

As I headed home along with everyone else from a day at the Water Supply Symposium at Fox Hall on May 30, this thought kept going through my head: How can we be so close and yet so far apart? What if we ...
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Art and Kathy Horgen – 50th anniversary

Art and Kathy Horgen are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Please come and celebrate with them from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, at Laurel Baptist Community Church, 162 W. Laurel Rd. No ...

Letters to the editor – June 12

Remember the nature of abortion In regard to Mary Risener’s May 29 letter, I was impressed on how she “churched up” Planned Parenthood and had them looking benevolent and kind. May I remind Mary ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, June 12 • Whatcom Community College Board of Trustees, Laidlaw Center board room, 237 W. Kellogg Rd., Bellingham, 2 p.m. The board will tour the HEPC building, receive a budget update and ...
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Dan Chitwood – 85th birthday

Dan Chitwood is celebrating his 85th birthday. Come and celebrate with him at a cake reception from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, in the Connection Corner at North County Christ the King Church, 1816 ...

Births – published June 12

RUBY MAE LIBOLT Kathy and Joel Libolt of Seattle welcomed a daughter, Ruby Mae, on June 6, 2013, at the Center for Birth in Seattle. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces. Grandparents are Dennis and Darlene ...

Calendar

ONGOING Friday music BelleWood Acres hosts music and lawn games every Friday until July 5. Music starts at 6 p.m. and the distillery will be open with tastings until 9 p.m. Peter Pan musical Northwest ...

Renda Hemple

Renda Hemple passed away peacefully on May 30, 2013, after a long and courageous battle waiting for a liver transplant. She was surrounded by her family and close friends. Renda was born on Aug. 23, 1955, ...