Farm Bureau first aid/CPR class meets state requirements

LYNDEN — A first aid/adult CPR class geared to farm operations will be held in the fairgrounds’ Peoples Place building on both Monday, Feb. 17, and Saturday, Feb. 22, from 9 a.m. to noon. Class participants ...
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Peggy Vellema – 90th birthday

Peggy Vellema of Lynden is celebrating her 90th birthday. Everyone is invited to a coffee time after the Feb. 9 morning service at Bethel Christian Reformed Church in Lynden at about 11:30 a.m. She was ...

Tracy De Boom – 80th birthday

Tracy De Boom of Custer is celebrating her 80th birthday on Feb. 15 with a family dinner at the Rusty Wagon. She was born on Feb. 15, 1934, in Newkirk, Iowa, to Arthur and Nancy Pluim. She married Clifford ...

Births – published Feb. 5

LOGAN JOHN ENGELS Angela and Johnathan Engels of Everett welcomed a son, Logan John, on Dec. 14, 2013, at Swedish Hospital in Edmonds. He weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces, and joins sister Hallie, 2 1/2. Grandparents ...

Calendar – published Feb. 5

ONGOING ‘Phantom’ at LCHS “The Phantom of the Opera” continues at 7 p.m. Thursday to Saturday, Feb. 6-8, in the Lynden Christian High School auditorium. Enter into the story of mystery and music. ...

Posing the questions that must be asked

LYNDEN — Harkening back to January 2013, we printed a list of 13 things we’d like to see locally in 2013. Some were far-fetched. Some were attainable. But how did it go? Every list starts somewhere ...

Letters to the editor published Feb. 5

Let’s commend, not critique, windmill effort I appreciated Tim Broersma’s response to the criticism about not using local contractors to do some of the repair work on Dutch Village Mall. When you do ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Feb. 5 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6 • Commissioners of Lynden Regional Parks and Recreation ...
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Hoop dreams for LC’s DeHaan

LYNDEN — It was just about a week ago that Lynden Christian girls basketball coach and athletic director Curt DeHaan got home from LC and took a seat on his couch. The 34-year varsity head coach was ...
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Lynden’s own Air Jordan

BLAINE — Heading into last Friday’s tilt against Blaine, Lynden coach Brian Roper was presented with an interesting situation. Star forward Scooter Hastings was on the bench in street clothes due to ...