Robert and Nellie “Ione” Weatherby – 65th anniversary

Robert and Nellie “Ione” Weatherby of Lynden are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary. Their son and wife are planning an outdoor luncheon at their place with family and friends later ...

Jack and Evelyn Hoekstra – 40th anniversary

Jack and Evelyn Hoekstra of Bellingham are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary and planning a family party later when the whole family is together. They were married on June 8, 1973, at First Christian ...

Steve and Marilyn Lankhaar – 40th anniversary

Steve and Marilyn Lankhaar of Lynden are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary. They were married on June 8, 1973, at Second Christian Reformed Church of Lynden. Steve works in purchasing at School ...

Public Meetings

Wednesday, June 5 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m.   Thursday, June 6 • Lynden City Council Public Safety Committee, ...

Letters to the Editor: June 5, 2013

Hold ordinance for further study The ordinance to permit slaughterhouse rezoning needs to be put on hold until there is further study. I am not opposed to slaughter facilities, but hastily rezoning all ...

Our Voice: New life for Delft Square is very exciting news for Lynden

What encouraging news for Lynden we are able to announce on our page A1! Finally, some good news! A group of partners plans to rebuild Delft Square, or the old Lynden Department Store building, as many ...

Renata Kowalczyk announces for port commissioner

Renata Kowalczyk, a Bellingham resident and businesswoman, is running for the District 1 position on the Port of Bellingham Commission. Also in the race for the seat being vacated by longtime commissioner ...

Dan Robbins touts his background in business for port position

Dan Robbins, a lifelong resident of the Bellingham community, is running for the position of Port of Bellingham commissioner in the 1st District. He and his wife, Kathy, a retired school teacher, have ...

Barry Buchanan taking on Kershner

“Farmer Ben” Elenbaas, an advocate for local foods and local food sustainability, announced his candidacy May 15 for the Whatcom County Council seat in the 2nd Council District. The incumbent is Ken ...

‘Farmer Ben’ Elenbaas running for County Council in 2nd District

“Farmer Ben” Elenbaas, an advocate for local foods and local food sustainability, announced his candidacy May 15 for the Whatcom County Council seat in the 2nd Council District. The incumbent is Ken ...