Gaynelle Olson

Gaynelle Echo Olson (Sibley) passed away on July 14, 2013, at the age of 82. She was born on May 13, 1931, to James and Nora Sibley (McIlroy). Gaynelle was preceded in death by her parents; her brother ...

Rodney ‘Keith’ Stuurmans

Rodney “Keith” Stuurmans, age 68, died on Saturday, July 13, 2013, at Whatcom Hospice House. Private family burial will be in Monumenta Cemetery of Lynden. Arrangements are entrusted to Gillies Funeral ...
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Ashley Rietman – Sean Shoemaker engagement

Ashley Nicole Rietman and Sean Alan Shoemaker, both of Seattle, will exchange wedding vows at 7:30 p.m. on July 20, 2013, at the Seattle Aquarium, where the wedding proposal took place last May and where ...
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Dennis and Betty De Boer – 65th anniversary

Dennis and Betty De Boer of Lynden are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary. They were married at Second Christian Reformed Church of Lynden on July 20, 1948. Their children are Donna and Dick Bajema, ...
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Ed and Sue Mills – 45th anniversary

Ed and Sue Mills of Lynden are celebrating their 45th wedding anniversary on July 20, with a trip to the ocean planned for a later date. They were married in Bremerton, lived in Seattle for 30 years, and ...

Births – published July 17

Jacob Ryan Hubbard Tara and John Hubbard of Fort Collins, Colo., welcomed a son, Jacob Ryan, on June 6, 2013, at Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins. He weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces, and joins Eli, 2. ...

Jack Carver: Seeing life through a lens

by Michael Lewis, Tribune publisher One of my favorite journalism classes I took in college — many years ago — was my photography class. Learning about aperture, depth of field, film speed, gray scale ...

Letters to the editor – July 17

Read the Obama health care act, if you dare Have you read the new proposed Obama healthcare act? Don’t feel bad, because 99 percent of your U.S. representatives and senators haven’t either. Most of ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, July 17 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. • Lynden Board of Adjustments, southeast conference room, City Hall ...

Tall ships come to Blaine Aug. 4

BLAINE — The tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain, now at Squalicum Harbor in Bellingham through Friday, plan a brief visit to Blaine Aug. 3-4. Both vessels are scheduled to arrive at Drayton ...