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Balancing a little bocce

Seniors from around Whatcom County came to Lynden’s Bender Fields bocce ball courts Monday to participate in their annual bocce tournament. One of the players was Pete Peterson, of Everson, at age 97, ...

Beatrice VanZonneveld

Beatrice F. VanZonneveld (Hemple), 80, went peacefully to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Aug. 26, 2013, in her home in Lynden. Bea was a radiant Christian and a loving example to her family, ...

Elsie ‘Fern’ Patterson

Elsie “Fern” Patterson, born on May 15, 1924, in Pringle, S.D., slipped away peacefully in her sleep on Monday morning, Aug. 19, 2013. She is survived by her three sons: Merle Patterson and wife Sharon ...

Elizabeth Handy

Elizabeth Handy, age 95, passed away on Aug. 24, 2013, at home in Everson, where she lived with family. She was born in Lynden to Clarence and Lillian Handy. Elizabeth became fluent in Spanish and served ...
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Kenzie Van Beek – Troy Stap engagement

Kenzie Lee Van Beek and Troy Lucas Stap announce their engagement and plans for a Sept. 28, 2013 wedding in Lynden. Kenzie is a daughter of Jeff L. and Shannon Van Beek of Everson and a graduate of Lynden ...
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Herm and Margaret Heusinkveld – 60th anniversary

Herm and Margaret Heusinkveld of Lynden are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. A family dinner is planned for Sept. 3 at Third Christian Reformed Church in Lynden and a family vacation will take ...

Births – published Aug. 28

Hannah Marie Stap Lynzi and Trent Stap of Lynden welcomed a daughter, Hannah Marie, on Aug. 6, 2013, in Bellingham. She weighed 5 pounds, 8 ounces, and joins Wade, 4, and Sawyer, 2. Grandparents are Phil ...

County orchestra names director

WHATCOM — Thom Mayes has joined the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra as its new executive director, replacing Scott Henderson, who retired after holding the position for the past 2 1/2 years. Mayes has a past ...

Hospice needs volunteers

WHATCOM — Hospice seeks top-quality, caring volunteers to provide assistance to those facing a life-threatening illness. Caregivers provide respite sitting, light chores, transportation, comfort and ...

Calendar

ONGOING Orchard Days BelleWood Acres hosts Orchard Days at 6140 Guide Meridian Rd. from Aug. 31 through Sept. 6. It starts with free apple cider donuts and live music from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday ...