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Jay and Marlene (Bajema) DeGroot and Dennis and Marcia (Bajema) Broersma 50th anniversaries

Jay and Marlene (Bajema) DeGroot of Lynden and Dennis and Marcia (Bajema) Broersma of Byron Center, Mich., recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversaries in Branson, Mo., as well as summer getaways ...
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John and Joan Wright – 65th anniversary

John and Joan Wright of Lynden celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Nov. 25 at a dinner with family and friends. They were married on Nov. 25, 1948, at the First Baptist Church of Tulsa, Okla. ...

Christ the King holding farewell event for pastor Kim Ryan

LYNDEN — A celebration of pastor Kim Ryan’s service at North County Christ the King church will be held on Sunday, Dec. 29. The program will begin at 6:30 p.m. on the Lynden campus, 1816 Liberty St., ...
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Donna Timmer – 75th birthday

Donna Timmer of Lynden will be celebrating her 75th birthday with a family dinner in January. She was born on Dec. 24, 1938, in Lynden, to John and Pearl Van Mersbergen. Donna is a member of Third Christian ...

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COMING SOON Explore adoption The “If I Were You” class will be offered again by HOPE 1:27, the orphan adoption ministry of Sonlight church, starting in late January. To sign up for this five-week video ...
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Don’t tick these guys off

BELLINGHAM — As the bodies flew all over the mat and Mount Baker coach Ron Lepper continued to yell out instructions to his wrestlers, things were made clear in the Mounties victories over both Lynden ...
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What to watch: 10 movies to get excited for in 2014

In the world of film, 2013 wasn’t exactly a banner year. As in every year, some very exemplary movies wowed us, including “Gravity,” “Frozen,” Monsters University” and “Rush,” but a number ...

Ralph Kooy

Ralph Kooy, 92, of Lynden, went home to his Lord and Savior on Dec. 18, 2013. He was the oldest of four children, born to John and Katie (Geleynse) Kooy on Jan. 18, 1921, in Kipp, Alberta, Canada. Growing ...
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Girls Hoops: Perfect Pioneers

LAUREL — Holding an undefeated record of 6-0 means a lot to Nooksack Valley coach Shane Wichers. His girls have put in the hard work, including a 47-36 victory over Meridian Thursday night, and they ...

Rebuild continues to look promising for Meridian’s wrestling program

LAUREL — When Meridian assistant coach Jack Hallmark walked into the Trojan wrestling room on the first day of fall practice, he recognized all four of the guys that were standing on the mats. A 2013 ...