Volleyball roundup: Pioneers, Lyncs pick up wins

WHATCOM — Nooksack Valley (4-5, 4-7 Northwest Conference) clinched the NWC 1A’s No. 2 seed with a pair of victories last week. On Oct. 13, the Pioneers earned a 25-21, 25-16, 25-8 sweep of Mount Baker. Nooksack ...

Gerrit & Donna Van Weerdhuizen – 50th anniversary

Gerrit and Donna Van Weerdhuizen of Lynden are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with family dinners. They were married in Everson on Oct. 15, 1965. Gerrit is retired from the Washington State ...

Wedding – Kelsey Edwards & Isaac Ungersma

Kelsey Lynn Edwards and Isaac James Ungersma were united in marriage on Nov. 22, 2014, at Second Christian Reformed Church of Lynden. A reception took place at Baker Creek Place in Bellingham. The bride ...

Freda Groen – 85th birthday

Freda Groen was born on Nov. 2, 1930, in Ruthton, Minnesota, to Leo and Gertrude VanBeek. She was married to her husband Bill for 57 years until his passing in 2007. Freda is celebrating her 85th birthday ...

Birth – Willa Kate Bogaard

Lara and Aaron Bogaard of Lynden welcomed a daughter, Willa Kate, on Oct. 6, 2015, at the Bellingham Birth Center. She weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces, and joins her brother Ira, who will be 3 years old on ...

Birth – Blakely Jae Bormuth

Naomi and Cody Bormuth of Bellingham welcomed a daughter, Blakely Jae, on Sept. 25, 2015, at the Bellingham Birth Center. She weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces, and joins Silas, 3, and Lucas, 15 months. Grandparents ...

Birth – Evie Anne Draayer

Janelle and Brad Draayer of Lynden welcomed a daughter, Evie Anne, on Oct. 2, 2015, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce. Grandparents are Don and Jeany ...

Mary Nelson

  Mary Lee Nelson passed away at home on Sept. 30, 2015, with her loving husband Grant and son David by her side.   Mary was born on Dec. 7, 1926, in Brockton, Illinois, to parents Lloyd and Velma ...

Jack Heller

  Jack H. Heller was born on June 27, 1916, and passed away on Oct. 15, 2015.   A vigil service will be held at Westford Funeral Home at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015. A mass of Christian burial ...

Scarecrow winners chosen

LYNDEN — It was a photo finish in the citywide Lynden Scarecrow Contest, resulting in the Lynden Library being declared the winner and the Northwest Washington Fair a close second. In third place was ...