Letters to the editor – May 8

Erasing the fire dept. confusion questions Two weeks ago, the Tribune ran a front page story that created confusion. It announced that the fire station on 19th Street in Lynden would be closed and crews ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, May 8 • CANCELLED: Whatcom Community College Board of Trustees. • Whatcom County Agricultural Advisory Committee, Northwest Annex conference room, Planning and Development Services, 5280 ...

CALENDAR

ONGOING Local play The Lynden Performing Arts Guild presents “Little Shop of Horrors” at the Claire vg Thomas Theatre through May 19. Directed by Julie and Ed Marantette, this is a musical comedy. ...
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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 ...