Althea Sherrill

Althea Sherrill, age 86, died on Saturday, July 13, 2013, in Bellingham at Shuksan Healthcare Center. Private family burial will be in Saxon Cemetery. Arrangements are by Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation ...

Gaynelle Olson

Gaynelle Echo Olson (Sibley) passed away on July 14, 2013, at the age of 82. She was born on May 13, 1931, to James and Nora Sibley (McIlroy). Gaynelle was preceded in death by her parents; her brother ...

Rodney ‘Keith’ Stuurmans

Rodney “Keith” Stuurmans, age 68, died on Saturday, July 13, 2013, at Whatcom Hospice House. Private family burial will be in Monumenta Cemetery of Lynden. Arrangements are entrusted to Gillies Funeral ...
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Ashley Rietman – Sean Shoemaker engagement

Ashley Nicole Rietman and Sean Alan Shoemaker, both of Seattle, will exchange wedding vows at 7:30 p.m. on July 20, 2013, at the Seattle Aquarium, where the wedding proposal took place last May and where ...
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Dennis and Betty De Boer – 65th anniversary

Dennis and Betty De Boer of Lynden are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary. They were married at Second Christian Reformed Church of Lynden on July 20, 1948. Their children are Donna and Dick Bajema, ...
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Everson Festival serves up the sunshine

The two-day Everson-Nooksack Festival on Friday and Saturday provided plenty of sunny reasons for visitors to come to town for food, a parade, 3-on-3 basketball tournament, kids’ games and activities ...
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Ed and Sue Mills – 45th anniversary

Ed and Sue Mills of Lynden are celebrating their 45th wedding anniversary on July 20, with a trip to the ocean planned for a later date. They were married in Bremerton, lived in Seattle for 30 years, and ...

House passes a Farm Bill without DelBene’s vote

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congresswoman Suzan DelBene of northwest Washington’s 1st District joined all House Democrats July 11 in voting against a partial version of a Farm Bill authored by Republicans. ...
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Piling up for water

IMCO General Construction workers drive steel shoring plates on Monday that will aid the excavating for the new Lynden water treatment plant…. This content is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? ...

Outdoor burning banned in county; city needs permit

WHATCOM — State and county fire officials have issued burn bans in response to dry weather conditions. A ban started Monday, July 15, in Whatcom County by order of deputy fire marshal Wain Harrison. ...