Margaret Lewis

Margaret Alexander Lewis died Aug. 10, 2014, at home in Palm Desert, Calif., of natural causes. She was 91. She was born in Seattle on Feb. 3, 1923, to Helen and Mauré Alexander. She had a younger sister, ...

Christy Johnson

Christy Lynn (Himes) Johnson was born in Grand Coulee, Washington, on April 23, 1986, to Sherry Lynn Honeycutt. Christy spent her formative years in Coulee City, and later moved to Grand Coulee when her ...

Danita Gansler

Danita R. Gansler, age 30, of Custer, passed away on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. A graveside service will be held in Ten Mile Cemetery on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at 1 p.m. Contributions for the benefit of Danita’s ...

James Nace

James L Nace, age 78, of Bellingham, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014. Visitation is in Gillies Funeral Home on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, from 6 to 9 p.m. His graveside service will be in Saxon ...

Sara Drain

Sara A. Drain, of Maple Falls, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014. She was 90 years old. Arrangements are pending with Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation Service…. This content is for subscribers ...

Dalen Bayes

Dalen Bayes of Sumas passed away on Aug. 18, 2014. A memorial service will be held in Rome Grange, 2821 Mt. Baker Highway, on Sunday, Aug. 24, from 1 to 3 p.m…. This content is for subscribers ...

Jansen Art Center hosting free “Kids! Do art!” event

LYNDEN — The Jansen Art Center is hosting a free two-day open house event for kids on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 22-23. From 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, kids can enjoy dance, ...

Letters to the editor – Aug. 20

Union work is ugly On reports that federal agencies spend millions on employees’ full-time union work: It may be common knowledge, to a degree, but it’s still ugly. — Warren Pugh, Hyrum, Utah, formerly ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Aug. 20 • Lynden City Council Community Development Committee, second floor meeting room, Lynden City Hall, 300 Fourth St. 4 p.m. • Lynden Board of Adjustments, southeast conference room, ...
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Shyla Holleman – Travis Eshuis wedding

Shyla Rae Holleman and Travis James Eshuis were united in marriage on June 13, 2014, in Everson. The bride is a daughter of Arlan and Delores Holleman of Lynden. Al and Darlene Eshuis of Lynden and Mary ...