Letters to the editor – Feb. 27

Big cuts loom! Where are our taxes going?  In the big picture of the march of time, the economics of our society is but a blip on the screen, but for those of us who live or die by what happens to America, ...

Carl Ronhaar

Carl Henry Ronhaar, age 88, died on Feb. 19, 2013, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. He was a man of quiet faith, with a deep love of family and country, a romantic with a generous ...

Mary Smith

Mary D. Smith, age 91, went peacefully to be with her Lord and Savior, surrounded by her children, on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at the Christian Health Care Center in Lynden. Born on Jan. 5, 1922, in Eagle ...

Everett ‘Bud’ Belden

Everett “Bud” Belden kept his appointment with his Maker on Feb. 8, 2013. Born in Pueblo, Colo., on Aug. 21, 1924, Bud spent much of his life working in Colorado, Oregon and Washington. He also served ...

Peter Van Dyk

Peter Arend Van Dyk went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. Pete was the only child of Peter and Edith Van Dyk. He was born at home on Jan. 31, 1929, and died at his home on the ...

Walter Wynne

Walter L. “Walt” Wynne, age 72, of Ferndale, passed away in an accident at his home on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. There will be a celebration of Walt’s life on Saturday, March 2, 2013, starting at ...

David Boyd

David John Boyd, age 71, passed away on Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at his home in Laurel surrounded by friends and family. Arrangements, online obituary and guestbook by Whatcom Cremation & Funeral are ...

Births – published Feb. 27

KAILEIGH RENEE BIRDSEY Jessi and Jesse Birdsey of Lynden welcomed a daughter, Kaileigh Renee, on Feb. 11, 2013, in Bellingham. She weighed 7 pounds. Grandparents are Delmar and Cindy Birdsey and John and ...

Notice to Creditors – Gustaf M. Lootens

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF WHATCOM In re the Estate of: GUSTAF M. LOOTENS, Deceased. Probate No. 13-4-00075-3 NOTICE TO CREDITORS Assigned Judge: Deborra ...

State of Washington Department of Ecology

STATE OF WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO APPROPRIATE PUBLIC WATERS TAKE NOTICE: That Dick Bedlington Farms LLC of Lynden, WASHINGTON on June 8, 2012, under Application No. S1-28730 ...