James Elliott

James “Jim” Elliott passed away on June 14, 2013, with his wife, Patti, by his side. He was born on Feb. 28, 1945, in Glendale, Calif. Jim served in the U.S. Navy before settling in Ferndale to raise ...

Cheryl Bakker

After a year-long courageous battle with ovarian cancer, Cheryl Faye Bakker passed away on June 12, 2013, in Hospice House of Spokane. She fought this battle hard with a strong faith in Christ and a positive ...

Mildred Hersman

Mildred Hersman was born on Sept. 22, 1908, and was a lifelong resident of Whatcom County. She passed away on June 8, 2013. Mildred grew up on the Northwood corner, attended Northwood School, Lynden High ...

Jane Jobe

Jane Jansen Jobe was born on Sept. 15, 1941, in Bellingham and died on June 9, 2013, in Seattle. A funeral service will be held Friday, June 21, at 11 a.m. in University Presbyterian Church, 4540 15th ...

Kendall man critically injured in homemade fuel explosion

LYNDEN — A 44-year-old Kendall man was critically injured just after midnight on Wednesday, June 12, when a homemade hydrogen generator in a shed near his home in the 8300 block of Golden Valley Boulevard ...

Deming man dies in ATV crash

DEMING — A Deming man was found dead on Monday, June 10, after apparently crashing his ATV, according to a report from the Washington State Patrol. The state patrol said Scott Allen Monaghan, 45, was ...
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Megan Groeneweg – Averil Sprague wedding

Megan Groeneweg and Averil Sprague were united in marriage on May 17, 2013, at the Bellingham Cruise Terminal. The bride is a daughter of Mark and Lisa Groeneweg of Lynden. Frank and Brenda Sprague of ...
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Stacey DeJong – Adam Hoogerhyde engagement

Stacey DeJong and Adam Hoogerhyde, both of Lynden, announce their engagement and plans for a July 13, 2013 wedding at Third Christian Reformed Church. Stacey is a daughter of Jeanne DeJong of Lynden and ...
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Five generations

Five generations gathered on Mother’s Day 2013 for this family photo. From left are: great-grandpa Duane Dykstra, Andria Martin holding daughter Liv Martin (born August 2012), great-great-grandma Ann ...

Births – published June 19

CALEB DANIEL ORTIZ Amy and Darrell Ortiz of Lynden welcomed a son, Caleb Daniel, on June 4, 2013, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Childbirth Center in Bellingham. He weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces. Grandparents ...