Lois Robinson

Lois Laura Robinson went to be with Jesus on June 15, 2013, after being cared for by her family at home in Lynden. Lois was born in 1920 in Montana. She married her high school sweetheart, Leslie Robinson, ...

Gerald Van Roekel

Gerald “Jerry” Van Roekel passed away unexpectedly at his home in Lynden on Monday, June 10, 2013, at the age of 73. Jerry was born on April 12, 1940, to Earnest and Theresa Van Roekel in Sheldon, ...

Alma Noteboom

Alma Viola Nelson Noteboom passed away on June 13, 2013, in the Christian Health Care Center. Alma was born on May 14, 1920, in Princeton, Ore., to Ira and Carrie (Cowin) Nelson. The family moved to Whatcom ...

Norma Greenleve

Norma Isadean Greenleve, born in Manson, Wash., on June 21, 1922, was a resident of Sumas since 1968. She passed away on Dec. 5, 2012. Norma was preceded in death by her first husband, Wayne Abercrombie, ...

James Elliott

James “Jim” Elliott passed away on June 14, 2013, with his wife, Patti, by his side. He was born on Feb. 28, 1945, in Glendale, Calif. Jim served in the U.S. Navy before settling in Ferndale to raise ...

Cheryl Bakker

After a year-long courageous battle with ovarian cancer, Cheryl Faye Bakker passed away on June 12, 2013, in Hospice House of Spokane. She fought this battle hard with a strong faith in Christ and a positive ...

Mildred Hersman

Mildred Hersman was born on Sept. 22, 1908, and was a lifelong resident of Whatcom County. She passed away on June 8, 2013. Mildred grew up on the Northwood corner, attended Northwood School, Lynden High ...

Jane Jobe

Jane Jansen Jobe was born on Sept. 15, 1941, in Bellingham and died on June 9, 2013, in Seattle. A funeral service will be held Friday, June 21, at 11 a.m. in University Presbyterian Church, 4540 15th ...
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Temporary Skagit bridge set to open Wednesday

SKAGIT — Those 30-minute-plus detours around the felled Skagit River bridge should come to an end today. Washington State Department of Transportation crews plan to open a temporary bridge across the ...

Target shooting half-mile away allegedly kills local woman, 23

FERNDALE ­— A 23-year-old Bellingham woman attending a family barbecue Sunday afternoon along Gadwa Road died from a stray bullet fired apparently by target shooters on the opposite bank of the Nooksack ...