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Sherman and Phyllis Polinder – 50th anniversary

Sherman and Phyllis Polinder of Lynden are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Throughout their married life they have been involved in dairy farming. They have been blessed with four children, ...
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Pete and Tillie Bruinsma – 55th anniversary

Pete and Tillie Bruinsma of Custer are celebrating their 55th wedding anniversary with a family picnic to be held on July 14 at their son Don’s home. They were married on July 10, 1958, in Bellflower, ...
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Eilo ‘Frank’ Mariotto – 95th birthday

Eilo (Frank) Mariotto is celebrating 95 great years of life. He was born on July 10, 1918, in Clatskanie, Ore., and is presently living at Parkway Chateau in Bellingham. His children are Cheri Mariotto ...

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 ...