Births – published Aug. 7

LYNDEN MALLORY KOOI Stephanie and Nathan Kooi of Atlanta, Ga., welcomed a daughter, Lynden Mallory, on Aug. 3, 2013, in Atlanta. She weighed 3 pounds, 11 ounces. Grandparents are Veryl and Connie Kooi ...

William Barclay

William Lawrence Barclay, age 85, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on July 30, 2013. Bill was a true blessing to Charles and Minnie Barclay as he was their eighth and final child born on Veterans ...

Barbara Vinkes

Barbara Ringnalda Vinkes died peacefully on July 31, 2013, in Lynden’s Christian Health Care Center surrounded by her family. Barbara was born on May 19, 1931, in Los Angeles to parents Reinder Theunis ...

Mary Snapper

Mary Snapper passed away peacefully on Saturday evening, Aug. 3, 2013. She was born on Dec. 4, 1924, to Fred and Mae Oliver in Rochester, N.Y., the oldest of seven children. Mary met John Snapper and they ...

Linda Lee

Lynden resident Linda Lou Lee, age 62, died unexpectedly on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013. She was born in Bellingham on Jan. 8, 1951, to Lewis and Dortena (Berkenpas) Van Mersbergen. Linda was a lifetime Lynden ...

Letters to the editor

New ride at the fair shouldn’t be extra charge I just wanted to voice my opinion about the new ride at the fair. I am excited that there is a great new roller coaster being added to the numerous other ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Aug. 7 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m.   Thursday, Aug. 8 • Lynden City Council Public Safety Committee, ...

Natural history to be explained at Heather Meadows through Sept. 21

MOUNT BAKER — At Heather Meadows over the next seven weekends, guest speakers and local experts will entertain and teach natural and cultural history in programs that are free and open to the public. ...

DelBene wants Congress to make sales tax deduction permanent

WASHINGTON, D.C. – 1st District Congresswoman Suzan DelBene joined Congressman Doc Hastings (R-WA) and 18 other members of Congress on July 31 to introduce a bill making permanent sales tax deductions. ...

Calendar

ONGOING Prayer, worship Come to the “Upper Room” at 517 Front St., Lynden, for prayer and worship on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Details: Don Toler, 392-8657 or wa.prayeralliance@yahoo.com. ...