EDITORIAL: Community event a success for all

Thank you, Lynden Pioneer Museum. Sure, the Lynde 500 isn’t the largest event in downtown Lynden each year, but having a family-friendly and free spectator opportunity (with free food, mind you) adds ...

Letters to the editor – Sept. 4

We don’t even know what is in Obama’s plan Have you read the new proposed Obama healthcare act? Today, I called Congresswoman Suzan DelBene for a copy. They don’t have any and can’t get any, I ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Sept. 4 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5 • Lynden City Council Public Safety Committee, ...
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Ben and Betty Boxum – 70th anniversary

Ben and Betty Boxum of Lynden plan to celebrate 70 years of God’s goodness with members of their immediate family, which will include children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The Boxums plan ...
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Tony and Joyce Honcoop – 60th anniversary

Tony and Joyce Honcoop give thanks to God for 60 years of marriage. They were married on Sept. 4, 1953, in Second Christian Reformed Church of Lynden. Their children are Doug and Dawn Honcoop and Karen ...

Births published Sept. 4

Laken Grace Mobley Abby and Matt Mobley of Lynden welcomed a daughter, Laken Grace, on Aug. 11, 2013, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces, and joins ...

Building industry candidate debate events Sept. 18, 25

BELLINGHAM — The Building Industry Association of Whatcom County will host a candidate debate on Wednesday, Sept. 18, for the four 2013 contested County Council races. At Baker Creek Place headquarters, ...

Patricia Smith

Patricia Kay “Tricia” Smith, 58, passed away peacefully at her home in Ferndale on Aug. 28, 2013, surrounded by her loving family following a courageous battle with brain cancer. Born and raised in ...

Myron Lancaster

A celebration of life for Myron W. Lancaster will be held on Thursday, Sept. 12, at 2 p.m. in the Mt. Baker Rotary Building, 1775 Front St., Lynden. Arrangements are by Moles Farewell Tributes Main St. ...

State regulators penalize Frontier for overcharging on returned checks

OLYMPIA — State regulators have issued a penalty assessment against Frontier Communications Northwest Inc. for overcharging customers for returned checks. The Washington Utilities and Transportation ...