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Viola Silves – 90th birthday

Thank you for celebrating with us the 90th birthday of Viola Silves, our Mother, Grandma, Great-Grandma, and Friend…. This content is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Login or Subscribe ...
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Evert Scholten – 90th birthday

Evert J. Scholten is celebrating his 90th birthday. This past June, he took a trip with his children to Branson, Mo., and a family dinner is planned on his birthday. On Sunday, Oct. 13, cake will be provided ...

Births – published Oct. 9

Caleb Henderick Kooiman Kristin and Sam Kooiman of Lynden welcomed their third son, Caleb Henderick, on Sept. 26, 2013, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. He weighed 9 pounds, 8 ounces, ...

Darigold: Expect loud blasts from plant on Oct. 10

LYNDEN — The Darigold plant will emit some loud blasts on Thursday afternoon, Oct. 10, during required boiler stack testing, said plant manager Ethan Buckmier. This has been done before and caught people ...

Whatcom Homefront sends packages to those still in action

WHATCOM — Whatcom Homefront is a non-political county organization that supports those serving in war zones. Packages of needed items are mailed to service members four or five times per year. Anyone ...

Special programs at State Archives in October

BELLINGHAM — For a seventh year, the State Archives is celebrating Archives Month in October, and the Northwest Branch Archive at Western Washington University in Bellingham is part of it, hosting two ...

Networking event can help business

WHATCOM ­— A free one-hour business education and networking event titled “Grow Your Business with New Resources and Local Partnerships” takes place on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at BelleWood Acres, 6140 ...

Hagedorn honored

LYNDEN ­— Bob Hagedorn of Snapper Shuler Kenner Insurance has been awarded a certificate of achievement for five years of active affiliation with the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors. The Texas-based ...

Minimum wage in Washington to rise to $9.32

OLYMPIA — The Washington State minimum wage will increase 13 cents an hour to $9.32 on Jan. 1, the Department of Labor and Industries has announced. The minimum wage will remain the highest state rate ...

Tribune wins general excellence award

OLYMPIA — The Lynden Tribune won a second-place award for general excellence at the 2013 Washington Newspaper Publishers Association convention held last week. An awards banquet was held Friday evening. ...