Sheriff’s Office wants help identifying stash of guns

Collection of 50 found at north Bellingham home BELLINGHAM -— The Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating the owner of a gun collection believed to be stolen. ...

Anna Van Diest

  Anna Henrietta Van Diest, 96, of Lynden, passed away peacefully on Feb. 26, 2014, in the Christian Health Care Center. Anna was born in Lynden to Frederick and Cornelia (Spaan) Polinder on March ...

Janet Askov

  Janet L. Askov, of Ferndale, passed away on Feb. 22, 2014. She leaves behind her daughters, Lorinda Donahue, Kelly Feenstra and Kristina Askov; her son, Donovan Stoa; her brother, Richard Foss; grandchildren ...

Verna Koehn

Verna M. Koehn, age 91, of Lynden, died on Saturday, March 1, 2014, in her Lynden Manor residence. Funeral arrangements are pending with Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Lynden…. This ...

Frank and Joanne Vogel — 60th; Joanne Vogel — 80th Birthday

Frank and Joanne Vogel will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary and Joanne’s 80th birthday with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 16, at Meadow Greens, 301 W. Homestead Blvd. in Lynden. ...

Marvin Gansler

  Everson resident Marvin H. Gansler, age 74, died on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, in Lynden. A son of Elver and Alma (Miller) Gansler, he was born on March 10, 1939, in Bellingham and was a lifetime ...

Ben Boxum

Ben Boxum, well known as a former superintendent of Lynden Christian Schools, passed away on Monday, March 3, 2014, at age 91. A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 8, at Bethel ...

Don Smith

Don Smith, age 67, of Lynden, owner of Gillies Funeral Home, passed away on Monday, March 3, 2014. Services are pending with Gillies Funeral Home of Lynden…. This content is for subscribers only. ...

Eric Ranum

The Reverend Eric Paul Ranum’s 10-year battle with brain cancer ended at home on Nov. 10, 2012. Eric was born in September 1957 in Newport, Wash., the oldest child of Rev. Paul Ranum and his wife, Sylvia. ...