Births – published July 10

ROMAN DEAN STAUDENRAUS Amy and Matthew Staudenraus of Mount Vernon welcomed a son, Roman Dean, on July 2, 2013, at Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon. He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces, and joins his sister ...

Edna Schreur

Edna Elsie Schreur was called home on Tuesday, July 2, 2013, to live with her Lord Jesus. A daughter of Ben and Grace (Nieman) Blank, she was born on Feb. 19, 1929, in Kanawha, Iowa, where she attended ...

Emma Lagerwey

Emma Louise Lagerwey, age 87, of Lynden, went to be with her Heavenly Father surrounded by her family on Friday, July 5, 2013. A daughter of Johnathan and Nellie (Cotton) Snowden, she was born in Mount ...

Alice Poster

Alice L. Poster, age 95, a lifetime resident of Ferndale, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, July 6, 2013. Alice is survived by her children, Kim (Shannon) Poster, Lynea Sande and Greg (Marla) ...

Wilma Jones

Wilma June Jones, age 82, of Everson, passed away on July 3, 2013. She was born on Jan. 22, 1931. June was preceded in death by her husband, Albert E. Jones, and brother Jay Edward Harrison. She is survived ...

Gertrude ‘Jane’ Flack

Gertrude “Jane” Flack, age 95, went home to her Lord and Savior on Sunday, July 7, 2013. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 20. A full obituary will be published next week. Arrangements ...

Bellingham waterfront tours run into August

BELLINGHAM — With summer just around the corner, the Port of Bellingham and City of Bellingham are offering special tours to show people the Bellingham Waterfront District redevelopment project. Walking ...

Sugar Shack music to kids’ ears

By Annika Wolters LYNDEN — When the faint jingle from an old favorite ice cream truck tune hits your ear, stop to reminisce. Then get out of the way and watch the neighborhood’s children rush to the ...

Lynden border drug tunnel plays backdrop to new children’s novel

by Annika Wolters LYNDEN — While driving down Boundary Road, retired clinical social worker Jim Vander May remembered the U.S.-Canadian drug smuggling tunnel underneath the border that was busted in ...

Court docket

Lynden Municipal Court was held on June 12, 2013, and the following people were found guilty: Barry Bruington, 50, of Lynden, third-degree driving with a suspended license. Fined $300. Stephanie Ballesteros, ...