Robert ‘Bobby’ Burrous

Robert “Bobby” S. Burrous, age 88, of Bellingham, passed away peacefully on Oct. 12, 2013, in Whatcom Hospice House. He was born in Ferndale on April 9, 1925, the 10th child of Charles and Bertha Burrous. ...

Jerry Van Beek

Jerry Jan Van Beek, age 63, of Lynden, passed away on Oct. 3, 2013. Jerry was born to Gerrit and Dorothy (Jansma) Van Beek on Jan. 25, 1950. Jerry grew up in the Sumas area and attended Nooksack schools. ...

Willliam ‘Bill’ Lee

William (Bill) Lee passed away peacefully in the Christian Health Care Center of Lynden on Oct. 5, 2013, at the great age of 90. He will be greatly missed by his sister, his many nieces and nephews and ...
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Kenneth Kornelis – 95th birthday

Kenneth S. Kornelis of Lynden is celebrating his 95th birthday with an open house from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 20, at the Lynden Manor. No gifts, please. Ken was born in Columbus, Mont., on Oct. 17, ...
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Alma Kramer – 90th birthday

Alma Kramer is celebrating her 90th birthday. Please join her family for an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, at Third Christian Reformed Church, 514 Liberty St., Lynden. Alma and her husband ...
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Michelle Luke brings planning issues needing solution

WHATCOM — For candidate Michelle Luke, her second shot at a Whatcom County Council seat isn’t like the first. That’s because the Lummi Island resident didn’t just walk away from local issues when ...
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Election: Carl Weimer seeks third term, citing ‘huge’ issues coming up

WHATCOM — Carl Weimer had to stop and think about it before eventually deciding to seek a third term representing Whatcom County District 3. “I like mixing it up and getting fresh blood in there,” ...

Births – published Oct. 16

Reece LeAnne Keck Joell and Ken Keck of Lynden welcomed a daughter, Reece LeAnne, on Sept. 1, 2013, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces, and joins her ...

Beware of road delays

WHATCOM — On Thursday, Oct. 17, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Whatcom County Public Works will do road maintenance at the intersection of Northwest and Axton roads. The work will include a single lane asphalt ...

Search for man missing at Baker Lake suspended

BAKER LAKE — As of Tuesday night, Oct. 8, at 6:30 p.m. there were no more developments in the search for Jason Lee Lovelady, the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office reported. Search operations had covered ...