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Rachel Tennant – Jordan Harmelink engagement

Rachel Ann Tennant of Sioux Falls, S.D., and Jordan Dean Harmelink of Sioux Center, Iowa, announce their engagement and plans for a July 27, 2013 wedding at Bethel Christian Reformed Church in Lynden. ...
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Les Molenaar – 70th birthday

Les Molenaar of Lynden was born on April 24, 1943, and will be celebrating his 70th birthday with his family. He is a retired barber and a member of Bethel Christian Reformed Church in Lynden. He enjoys ...

RSVP is recruiting new senior helpers

WHATCOM — RSVP, a program of the Whatcom Volunteer Center, is recruiting volunteers 55 and older to make a difference in the lives of seniors, veterans, and adults with disabilities. Volunteer opportunities ...

GUEST OPINION: State funding cuts threaten trial courts

Several years ago, judges statewide began urging the Legislature for more stable funding for the trial courts so that we could provide equal and accessible justice across our state. At that time, our great ...

GUEST OPINION: Our tax system is most regressive in U.S.

During this important time of year when the state Legislature is in session, I do what I can to understand what is happening in Olympia. I went to the town meeting in Ferndale, made two trips to Olympia ...

Letters to the editor – April 24

Let’s revive downtown instead of water plant I am incensed at the building of a new waterworks building at a cost of $36 million using a portion of the monies gleaned from our residents each month for ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, April 24 • Meridian School Board, Meridian Middle School library, 861 Ten Mile Rd., 7 p.m. Thursday, April 25 • The Opportunity Council board of directors, main office, 1111 Cornwall Ave., ...

Births – published April 24

BEAU LEWIS BOSMAN Stephanie and Ryan Bosman of Lynden welcomed a son, Beau Lewis, on April 11, 2013, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. He weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces. Grandparents ...

Seniors’ tour goes to B.C. sites in June

WHATCOM ­— The Whatcom County Tour Program offers a Scenic Loop Tour up Route 97 including Barkerville, B.C., a historic gold rush town well north of Kamloops, on June 22-26. Travel points include the ...

CALENDAR

WEDNESDAY Community Meal Third Christian Reformed Church invites the community to a meal from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24, at the church, 514 Liberty St., Lynden. Free.   THURSDAY Jansen concert ...