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William and Sharon Schneider – 50th anniversary

William and Sharon Schneider of Everson are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They plan to celebrate with their many family and friends on an individual basis, and on the actual anniversary date ...
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Anton and Esther Neyens – 65th anniversary

On Sunday, June 16, 2013, Anton and Esther Neyens of Everson celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. Their celebration included a garden anniversary luncheon hosted by their family in Nooksack at their ...

Births – published June 26

AXXEL WEBB JONES Julie and Travis Jones of Lynden welcomed a son, Axxel Webb, on June 2, 2013, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. He weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces. Grandparents are Mike ...

Fallen Soldiers banner carriers needed in parades

WHATCOM ­— Fallen Soldiers banners, 60 in all, will be carried in the upcoming Sumas and Everson-Nooksack parades if enough people help out, said local VFW Auxiliary member Peggy Deem. The Sumas parade ...

Campfire talks, river walks start this weekend in National Forest

WHATCOM — The Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest is offering various speakers, hikes and activities this summer, including two opportunities in Whatcom County. • Campfire Talks: The talks will be ...

PeaceHealth and Regence reach insurance pact

BELLINGHAM — PeaceHealth and Regence reached a new two-year agreement June 13 that ensures Regence members can continue to receive their care at PeaceHealth at in-network rates. The new contract, beginning ...

Calendar

ONGOING Friday music BelleWood Acres hosts music and lawn games every Friday until July 5. Music starts at 6 p.m.   THURSDAY Farmers market The Lynden Farmers Market runs from 1 to 6 p.m. every Thursday ...

EDITORIAL: Lynden schools right to keep Jernberg on

As the longest-serving principal in the history of Fisher Elementary School, Brad Jernberg is what you might call a mainstay in the Lynden School District. That’s why it’ll be so strange next year ...

Letters to the editor – June 26

Dirty politics when budgets in play The dirtiest politics take place when budgets are in order. The last budget for which Murray, Cantwell and Smith should be ashamed is no exception. This letter merely ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, June 26 • Meridian School Board, Meridian Middle School library, 861 Ten Mile Rd., 7 p.m.   Thursday, June 27 • Northwest Regional Council, Skagit County commissioners hearing room, ...