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Carmen Bousema – Timothy Zylstra wedding

Carmen Rochelle Bousema and Timothy Wells Zylstra were united in marriage on Dec. 31, 2012, at Covenant Reformed Church in Kansas City, Mo., and a reception followed. A reception will also be held locally ...
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Shannon Brandsma – Thomas Zylstra engagement

Shannon Marie Brandsma and Thomas Allan Zylstra, both of Lynden, announce their engagement and plans for a July 13, 2013 wedding at the Shagren farm, home of the bride’s grandparents. Shannon is a daughter ...
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Keith and Sharylann Zylstra – 30th anniversary

Keith and Sharylann Zylstra of Lynden are celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary by taking their children and grandchildren on a cruise to Alaska. They were married on May 14, 1983, at New Life Fellowship ...
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Alice van Egdom – 90th birthday

Alice Van Egdom of Lynden is celebrating her 90th birthday with her large family on Mother’s Day at her home. In addition, she will be joined by her children and friends for lunch and cake on Monday ...

Birth – published May 8

AUTUMN BRIELLE CAMPING Michelle and Brett Camping of Lynden welcomed a daughter, Autumn Brielle, on March 13, 2013, in Bellingham. She weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces, and joins her sister, Maryn. Grandparents ...

Francis Russell

The Lord opened the gates of Heaven for Francis Earl Russell, 87, of Ferndale, on Friday, May 3, 2013. Francis was born in Custer on April 8, 1926, to Floyd and Alice (LaFond) Russell. He grew up during ...

Wilma Schouten

Wilma C. Schouten, age 85, of Lynden, went home to her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, May 1, 2013. Born on Sept. 30, 1927, in Mount Vernon to Isaac and Bessie (Connor) Morgan, she moved to Whatcom County ...

Lynden’s Hope Lutheran Church celebrating 50th anniversary

LYNDEN — Hope Lutheran Church is celebrating its 50th anniversary with special activities Saturday and Sunday, May 4-5. The anniversary weekend will start Saturday, May 4, with an open house from 11 ...
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Firehall Cafe, ‘J’ hosting weekend events

LYNDEN — The Firehall Café in Lynden’s Jansen Art Center is celebrating its grand opening with food and drink specials, family activities and live music from Thursday through Saturday. Located inside ...

Lynden museum sets two Saturday talks on native food and culture

LYNDEN — The Lynden Pioneer Museum, 217 Front St., has set two upcoming Saturday programs as part of the ongoing Salish Bounty exhibit on traditional native foods. Admission to both is free. • Native ...