Fire Dist. 1 funding looks to future

Chief Mel Blankers, firefighter Gary DeBeeld and commissioner Gary Almy back a proposal to raise the property tax levy for Whatcom County Fire District 1, with stations at Everson and Nugents Corner. Two ...

Maurice & Irene Beld – 60th

Maurice and Irene Beld of Lynden celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a small family dinner. They were married in Third Christian Reformed Church of Lynden on Aug. 12, 1955. Over the years they ...

Brooks Paul Ellingboe

Alyssa and Peter Ellingboe of Lynden welcomed a son, Brooks Paul, on May 12, 2015, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. He weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces, and joins sister Audrey, 8, and ...

Herbert Killam

Herbert H. Killam was born to Roy and Nellie Belle (Gonser) Killam on Dec. 26, 1918, in Pickering, Missouri. Herbert along with his parents and sisters Pauline and Evelyn, moved to Sumas in the spring ...

Marlys Soltman

Marlys Jobe Soltman was born on Aug. 29, 1917, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. At the age of 12, her family moved to Seattle. She went to school in Seattle and met her husband, Charles Jobe, from Lynden, at ...

Harold Visser

Harold G. Visser went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, Aug. 14, 2015. He was 86 years old. Harold was born in Cawker City, Kansas, on Nov. 13, 1928, to parents Peter and Martha (Wickers) Visser. ...

Roy ‘Dean’ Seeman

Dr. Roy “Dean” Seeman was born on July 9, 1931, to Ted and Hattie Seeman in Woodward, Oklahoma, one of nine children. He passed away peacefully in his home at the age of 83 on May 30, 2015. He was ...

Virginia Seeman

Virginia Mae Seeman was born on Oct. 19, 1939, to Cleo and Mary Sornberger in Sumas and passed away peacefully at the age of 73 on April 28, 2013. Virginia was married to her best friend and love of her ...

Howard Garcia

Howard Garcia, age 77, passed away on Sunday Aug. 9, 2015, surrounded by his family. Howard retired from the U.S. Marine Corps following 23 years of service, which included three tours in Vietnam. While ...

Bill Sturdivant

Lynden resident Bill Sturdivant was called home to his Heavenly Father on Friday, Aug. 7, 2015. Bill was born on Oct. 26, 1934, in Calumet, Oklahoma. Soon after, the family moved to Fowler, California, ...