City street chip-sealing this week

WHATCOM -— Chip-sealing on three streets within Lynden city limits by Whatcom County crews was rescheduled to start on Tuesday, July 29, city Public Works reported. The work may start as early as 6:30 ...

CBP hiring 2,000 more officers nationwide

SEATTLE — U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the agency responsible for securing U.S. borders from all threats, is accepting applications nationwide to increase CBP officer positions at air, land and ...

GPT: Poll finds more support for coal terminals

BELLINGHAM — Support of Northwest coal exports has grown in the last year by six percentage points to 47 percent, claim backers of Gateway Pacific Terminal. Opposition to the exports has also fallen, ...

Michael Wiles

Michael E. Wiles, 53, peacefully went home to Jesus on July 22, 2014, after valiantly battling GBM brain cancer for 18 months. He was born to Wendell and Patricia Wiles on Aug. 19, 1960, in Mount Vernon. ...

Gertrude Kingma

Gertrude Kingma of Lynden went to her heavenly home on Thursday, July 24, 2014. Gert was 92 years young and was born on Oct. 18, 1921, to Thomas and Jennie (Van Dyken) Veltkamp in Amsterdam, Montana. Gert ...

Jeanne Ravenhorst

Jeanne Ravenhorst, age 85, of Zeeland, Michigan, passed away on Tuesday, July 15, 2014. She was born on Dec. 12, 1928, in Lynden. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Ravenhorst; her daughter ...

Waldo Anderson

Waldo Morten Anderson, age 101, a local restaurant owner and native of Whatcom County passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by family on July 26, 2014. There will be a graveside service in Greenacres ...

Lummi Nation endorses Knutzen for state office

WHATCOM -— In a letter dated July 18, Tim Ballew II, chairman of the Lummi Indian Business Council, declares the Lummi Nation’s endorsement of Bill Knutzen for State Representative Position 1 of the ...
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Jessica Schroeder – Brady DenBleyker engagement

Jessica Schroeder of Ferndale and Brady DenBleyker of Lynden announce their engagement and plans for a Sept. 26, 2014 wedding. Jessica is a daughter of Kurt and Linda Schroeder of Poulsbo, Washington. ...
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Gary and Lynn HarDaway – 50th anniversary

Thanking God for 50 years of faithful blessings, Gary and Lynn Hardaway of Lynden are celebrating their golden wedding anniversary with a family retreat at Cedar Springs and also a no-gift reception from ...