Anna DePoppe

  Anna DePoppe passed away peacefully on Monday, June 8, 2015. She was born on Dec. 4, 1925, to Anna and Jens Petersen on the family farm in Ferndale.   In 1945 Anna married Raymond DePoppe, who ...

William Overdorf III

  William Lee Overdorf III passed away on June 29, 2015.   He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Patricia; sons Robert, Billy and wife Kelly and Christopher and wife Melissa; daughters Elizabeth ...

Noma Winchester

  Noma E. Winchester passed away on July 4, 2015. She was born on April 26, 1947.   A celebration of life will be held on July 16 at 3 p.m. in Cornwall Church, Bellingham, followed by a reception ...
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Spencer & Elizabeth Ahrens – 50th anniversary

Spencer and Elizabeth Ahrens are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They are taking a three-day trip with Elizabeth’s siblings to visit Ganges on Salt Spring Island, and will also be celebrating ...
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Five Generations

Pictured from left are great-grandmother Norma Jo (Sterk) Vermeer-Bovenkamp, great-great-grandmother Bev (Koetje) Sterk, mother Malia (Dykes) Reynolds with baby Beckett Thomas Reynolds, great-great-grandfather ...
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Grace Straka – 90th birthday

You are invited to help our “Amazing Grace Straka” celebrate her 90th birthday. Join us on Saturday, July 18, at 1 p.m. in the Sumas Senior Center, 451 2nd St., Sumas. Hosting the party are her children ...

Primary election does not pertain to Lynden, Everson, Sumas areas

  WHATCOM — Ballots for the Aug. 4 primary election will be mailed on Wednesday, July 15. But County Auditor Debbie Adelstein notes that not all Whatcom County voters will have a primary because ...

Legislators really delivered for Lynden

By Scott Korthuis   It is easy to become overwhelmed with news about government, especially because so much of it is discouraging. But we in Lynden are recipients of some very good news as a result ...

Letters to the editor – published July 15

There’s more than just a flag to blame   How sad that something as complex as how we feel about each other’s behaviors, race and culture can be reduced to a flag. Are we really sure that the stars ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, July 15 • Lynden City Council Community Development Committee, second floor meeting room, Lynden City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4 p.m. • Lynden Board of Adjustment, second-floor conference room, ...