George Richardson

George A. Richardson, age 98, of Bellingham’s Laurel area, passed away on Oct. 2, 2013. George was born on July 5, 1915, in Startup, Wash., and graduated from Meridian High School. George lived most ...

Doris Crabtree

Heaven welcomed Doris L. Crabtree, age 92, of Lynden, on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013. A daughter of L.B. and Emma Dickinson, Doris was born in Buffalo, Okla., on Dec. 28, 1920, and moved with her family to Washington ...

Bruce Galloway

Bruce Willson Galloway, age 80, went to the Lord on Oct. 3, 2013, in Lynden. Bruce was born on May 26, 1933, in St. Paul, Minn., to William Jr. and Elizabeth Galloway. He attended Salem High School and ...

Stan Haveman

Stan Haveman, age 98, went peacefully to be with his Lord on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013. He was born on Jan. 1, 1915, the oldest of six children to Henry and Maggie (Dyk) Haveman in Lynden. After finishing ...

Three in Lynden finance honored

LYNDEN ­— Three workers in the City of Lynden finance department have received the Professional Finance Officer award from the Washington Finance Officers Association for 2013. The three are: finance ...

Bellingham YWCA takes in WomenCare Shelter

BELLINGHAM — Womencare Shelter, locally serving survivors of domestic violence since 1979, became part of YWCA Bellingham on Oct. 1. Leaders of both organizations said the strategic partnership is the ...

Your community, your newspaper

As newspaper executives struggle over whether the news should be digital first, tablet first, SMS first or print first, readers know exactly what they want their local newspaper to be — community first. ...

Letters to the editor – Oct. 9

Port picks In November, we will be voting for two Port Commissioners who will be making decisions that will affect us all for years to come — the waterfront, airport, living-wage jobs, the kind of economic ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Oct. 9 • Whatcom Community College Board of Trustees, Laidlaw Center board room, 237 W. Kellogg Rd., Bellingham, 2 p.m. • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference ...

Calendar of events

WEDNESDAY Music Festival The Lynden Music Festival has five events on Wednesday, Oct. 9, including piano and jazz concerts. For times and locations, visit www.lyndenmusicfestival.com.   THURSDAY Music ...