Michael Kohl

  Michael L. Kohl passed away on Saturday, April 11, 2015, in Bellingham. He was born on May 17, 1946.   Mike had spent the morning working at his office on Saturday. When he realized that something ...

Henrietta ‘Etta’ Thaete-Fransen

  Henrietta “Etta” Marie Thaete-Fransen went home to be with her Lord and Savior on April 18, 2015. She was 93 years old. Henrietta was born to Marinus and Annie (Rosendale) Wichers on Oct. 10, ...

Shirley Polinder

  Shirley A. Polinder, age 79, went home to her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Shirley was born on March 18, 1936, to Ray and Henrietta (Zwaanstra) Tjoelker in Lynden. She graduated from ...

Frank Murdzia

  Frank Charles Murdzia, age 70, passed away on April 16, 2015, in Mount Vernon. Frank was born to John and Helen Murdzia on March 7, 1945, in Olean, New York.   Frank worked at the Cherry Point ...

Lorna Wieldraayer

  Lorna Mae Wieldraayer, age 84, formerly of Lynden and a longtime Oak Harbor resident, went to be with our Lord on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, due to injuries sustained in a single-car accident near ...

Duane Beltman

  Duane A. Beltman, of Lynden, passed away on Monday, April 20, 2015. He was 59 years old.   Arrangements are pending with Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation Service…. This content is for ...

Westbound Front Street traffic to be shifted to Grover at Fifth

  LYNDEN ­— Front Street westbound traffic will be rerouted onto Grover, possibly starting next week, for doing the Fifth Street revitalization project at the Waples Building construction site. ...

Helping Hand grants now available for county park, trail improvements

  WHATCOM — The Whatcom County Parks and Recreation Foundation announces its 2015 Helping Hand grant program for groups and organizations working on projects to improve their parks and trails.   Grants ...

Kendall trail design charette planned

KENDALL — On April 25, 2015, the Kendall-Columbia Valley Connectivity Plan Association invites all interested parties to attend a public open house at 6 p.m. at the East Whatcom Regional Resource Center, ...

$300,000 grant helps supply low-income with fruits, vegetables

  WHATCOM — Over the next three years, the Opportunity Council and several partners will provide more low-income families with access to fresh fruits and vegetables, thanks to a U.S. Department of ...