Arneson takes fifth at state

Lynden golfer Ezra Arneson went to the Chambers Bay Golf Course this week with the goal of capturing the state title and although he didn’t come out on top, the sophomore had a two-day tourney to ...
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Making it a meaningful Memorial Day Monday

The wreaths for the Memorial Day service at Lynden Cemetery arrived in a new way on Monday — by an old-style horse-drawn hearse behind an honor guard. The hearse has been reacquired by Gillies Funeral ...

Beatrice ‘Betty’ Whittaker

Beatrice “Betty” Edwards Whittaker, born on Aug. 20, 1917, in Madison, Wisconsin, to Frank and Beatrice Edwards, gently passed away after a brief illness on May 3, 2014, in Lynden. When she was 18 ...

Brénna Bruns

Brénna Kaye Bruns, 46, of Brownfield, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, May 21, 2014. A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 24, 2014, in Brownfield Church of Christ with Bo Shero officiating. ...

Willard Wilder

Willard L. Wilder, age 82, went home to the Lord on March 25, 2014. His family has planned a celebration of life for him on Sunday, June 1, at the family home, 7931 Valley View Rd., Custer, starting at ...

Deloris Wood

Deloris Maxine Estie Wood passed away peacefully on May 18, 2014. She will be greatly missed by family and friends. Deloris was born on Sept. 5, 1931, in Bellingham and lived many years in Whatcom County. ...

Frank Starkenburg

Frank D. Starkenburg, age 67, died on Thursday, May 22, 2014, in Keller Ferry, Washington. Visitation will be held on Friday, May 30, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Gillies Funeral Home, followed by a 1:15 ...

Charles Manner

Charles Dale Manner, 87, died in Bellingham on May 7, 2014. He was born Dec. 10, 1926. Memorial services will be held on May 31 at 2 p.m. in Bayview Chapel Moles Farewell Tributes-Bellingham. To see a ...
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Celebrating student art

Last Thursday was the opening reception for the Lynden Middle School students’ art show that continues at the Lynden Pioneer Museum through June 2. Pictured, seventh grader Eden Wadhams is joined by ...
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Ski to Sea includes a watery twist through mid-county

River canoe teams in the Ski to Sea Race pass by so-called Shumway’s gravel bar on the Nooksack River at Noon and Abbott roads south of Lynden Sunday. In the high water and natural turbulence, plenty ...