From the Margin: A rich Catholic legacy still blesses us

We were strolling the corridors of the Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane over the holiday weekend. We were not lost. Daughter Rebecca will remain tethered to the general whereabouts of the hospital ...

EDITORIAL: Community event a success for all

Thank you, Lynden Pioneer Museum. Sure, the Lynde 500 isn’t the largest event in downtown Lynden each year, but having a family-friendly and free spectator opportunity (with free food, mind you) adds ...

Letters to the editor – Sept. 4

We don’t even know what is in Obama’s plan Have you read the new proposed Obama healthcare act? Today, I called Congresswoman Suzan DelBene for a copy. They don’t have any and can’t get any, I ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Sept. 4 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5 • Lynden City Council Public Safety Committee, ...
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Ben and Betty Boxum – 70th anniversary

Ben and Betty Boxum of Lynden plan to celebrate 70 years of God’s goodness with members of their immediate family, which will include children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The Boxums plan ...
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Tony and Joyce Honcoop – 60th anniversary

Tony and Joyce Honcoop give thanks to God for 60 years of marriage. They were married on Sept. 4, 1953, in Second Christian Reformed Church of Lynden. Their children are Doug and Dawn Honcoop and Karen ...

Engedi Refuge Ministries hosting run/walk at Lake Padden

WHATCOM — The first-ever Run4Refuge is set for Saturday, Sept. 28, at Lake Padden. The family event, which includes a 2.6-mile walk/run, will benefit Engedi Refuge Ministries, a local ministry, and help ...

Cornerstone Christian hosting Soccer Carnival Day

LYNDEN — Cornerstone Christian School will host a Soccer Carnival Day from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7, at Bender Fields to help kick off the new Lynden Youth Sports soccer league season. ...

Births published Sept. 4

Laken Grace Mobley Abby and Matt Mobley of Lynden welcomed a daughter, Laken Grace, on Aug. 11, 2013, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces, and joins ...

Louws seeks transportation advisors

WHATCOM — Whatcom County Executive Jack Louws is seeking citizen volunteers to serve on the county Citizens’ Transportation Advisory Group. CTAG facilitates ongoing citizen participation in support ...