Myra Creasey

  Myra Darlene Creasey, age 80, went to be with the Lord on July 11, 2015. She was born on July 14, 1934, in Bellingham to Earl and Mina Morsman.   Survivors include her children, Walter Jr., ...

Ralph Leonard

  Ralph Joseph Leonard went to be with his Lord on July 19, 2015, in Lynden.   Ralph was born in Hermon, New York, on May 30, 1931. He graduated from Roberts Wesleyan College in Rochester, New ...

Phyllis Bannon

  Phyllis Edythe Dorr Bannon passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 14, 2015, with her family beside her.   She is survived by her husband, Holland; daughter Teresa; and son Michael and his wife, ...

Sonja Voigt

  Sonja Voigt of Bellingham passed away on Saturday, July 18, 2015. She was 68 years old.   Arrangements are pending with Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

Locals among WWU spring quarter grads

  BELLINGHAM — Western Washington has announced its spring 2015 graduates, and these are on the list from Whatcom County:   Deming — Eloise Davis, education.   Everson — Connor Jackson, ...

County Council still considering super-majority rule for charter amendments

  WHATCOM ­— At its July 21 meeting, the County Council was scheduled to consider a super-majority rule on all proposed amendments to the Home Rule Charter.   The requirement already exists ...

Western campus named among most beautiful

  BELLINGHAM — Western Washington University has been named to a list of “30 Most Beautiful Coastal College Campuses” by Best Value Schools, an independent web-based school-choice website designed ...

Thursday session is on local cities’ growth planning

  WHATCOM — The county is reviewing and revising its Comprehensive Plan as required under Growth Management Act. This task must be done by June 30, 2016.   Also, state law requires a review of ...

Letters to the editor – July 22

Supports Graham   Our generals tell us we are losing the war against ISIS. There is genocide against Christians and minorities, beheadings, people burned alive, children crucified, females enslaved ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, July 22 • Lynden City Council Community Development Committee, second floor meeting room, Lynden City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4 p.m. • Water Resource Inventory Area (WRIA) 1 planning unit, ...