Letters to the editor

Why we should defund Planned Parenthood    This is why Planned Parenthood should be defunded. According to the organization’s own annual report for 2013: • Planned Parenthood facilities performed ...

Meetings

Wednesday, Aug. 26 • Meridian School Board, Meridian High School library, 194 W. Laurel Rd., 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27 • Bellingham Technical College Board of Trustees, College Services board room on ...

Bernard Holtrop – 85th birthday

Bernard (Barney) Holtrop of Custer is celebrating his 85th birthday with a family dinner at his daughter and son-in-law’s home. He was born on Aug. 27, 1930, in Bellingham to Garret and Mary (Fassett) ...

Ivy Marie Smit

Lauri and Brian Smit of Everson welcomed another daughter, Ivy Marie, on Aug. 10, 2015, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces, and joins sister Eva, 3. ...

In the military

Miranda Munsell, an Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadet at Eastern Washington University in Cheney, has graduated from the Cadet Leader Course at Fort Knox, Kentucky. CLC is a 30-day summer training ...

Correction

The proper identification is Roxxie’s Salon & Nails at 107 E. Main St. in Rosie’s Professional Building in Everson. The names were incorrect in a story in the Aug. 19 Tribune.
Teacher Mrs. Shari Kruyswijk talks to her first graders about the classroom book corner at Lynden’s Cornerstone Christian School, which started the 2015-16 year on Tuesday. Most north Whatcom County schools begin classes next week. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

‘Start of school’ coming for all

Teacher Mrs. Shari Kruyswijk talks to her first graders about the classroom book corner at Lynden’s Cornerstone Christian School, which started the 2015-16 year on Tuesday. Most north Whatcom County ...

John ‘Rich’ Stipe

John Richard Stipe, “Rich,” passed away peacefully on Aug. 8, 2015, while surrounded by family. Rich was born at the General Hospital in Sequim on Nov. 3, 1942, to Mary Loretta (Miller) and William ...

Mabel ‘Marian’ VanLant

Mabel “Marian” VanLant went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015. She was 82 years old. Marian was born in Columbus, Montana, on Nov. 8, 1932, to John and Katie (Oostema) ...

Jenny Jansen

Jenny M. Jansen of Deming passed away on Aug. 17, 2015. She was born on Sept. 14, 1926. Services were held in Bellingham. View complete obituary and share memories with the family at www.westfordfuneral ...