Letters to the editor – Jan. 30

Government the issue I appreciate the good intentions of folks concerned about the gun violence in our society. I too am distraught over the tragedy at Newtown, as all of our good citizens are. I am very ...

Doris “Tex” Maneval

Doris (Tex) Evelyn Maneval, 88, beloved wife of Percy (Shorty) Maneval, passed away on Jan. 24, 2013, in Lynden. She has gone home to the loving arms of her Lord and Savior. She was born on Nov. 23, 1924, ...

Jule Crabtree

Jule Oliver Crabtree, 98, a longtime resident of Royal City, Wash., a man devoted to God, a hard-working farmer, faithful husband, loving father, excellent teacher, lifelong learner, talented athlete and ...

Laura Clow

Laura Clow, age 97, of Lynden, passed away at home into the loving arms of her Savior in the early morning hours of Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013. Laura was born on May 25, 1915, in Los Angeles. She grew up ...

Margaret “Peggy” Kok

Our mom, Margaret “Peggy” Kok, passed away on Jan. 20, 2013, in her home at Meadow Greens in Lynden at the age of 73. She was an only child, born on April 3, 1939, to Hank and Grace DeGroot of Everett. ...

Marinus Lagerwey

Marinus (Rene) Lagerwey, age 86, passed away peacefully on Jan. 26, 2013, in Bellingham. He was born on Feb. 24, 1926, in Shepherd, Mont., to John and Adriana Lagerwey. He is survived by his wife, Joyce; ...

Dorothy Schreckengast

Dorothy A. (Dodie) Schreckengast passed away on Jan. 18, 2013, in San Jose, Calif. Dorothy was a resident of the Bay Area since 1953. She was born in Yakima on April 7, 1934, to George and Regina Herrin. ...

Diane Fruin

Diane Judy Fruin passed away suddenly on Jan. 23, 2013. She was born on April 1, 1944, to Irving and Violet (Guckert) Carlson. Diane grew up on the family farm on Halverstick Road and graduated from Nooksack ...

Births – published Jan. 30

Malachi Blaine Yun Krista and Hwang Yun of Lynden welcomed a son, Malachi Blaine, on Oct. 18, 2012, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. He weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces, and joins Kayla, ...
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Smoking allowed: Tom’s car comes alive in west county

FERNDALE — Tom Elbrecht’s restored hot rod got broken in on Thursday with the help of local law enforcement. Portal Way between Brown and Grandview roads briefly morphed into a drag strip for the occasion, ...