Erin Van Brocklin

  On Feb. 14, 1973, Erin Lee Van Brocklin was born in Bellingham to Lance and Judith Van Brocklin.   Out of all his many adventures in life, one of his proudest accomplishments is his daughter ...

Richard Rathjen

  Richard “Dick” Rathjen passed away on Jan. 15, 2015, in Virginia at the age of 77. He was laid to rest in Virginia on Jan. 19.   Dick is survived by his wife, Trudy; son Greg; daughter Kara; ...

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ONGOING School tours The Lynden School District is hosting community information nights at Lynden Middle and Fisher Elementary schools in February and March. LMS tour and Q&A sessions from 6:30 to ...

Grange baking contest Tuesday

  LYNDEN ­—  The local Grange is hosting its annual Baking Contest and Auction on Tuesday, Feb. 17, and anyone can be a part of the fun by submitting an entry that morning or bidding on a treat ...

Bellingham show is ‘Leading Ladies’

  BELLINGHAM — The Bellingham Theatre Guild presents “Leading Ladies” from Feb. 13 to March 1. Written by Ken Ludwig, the show is directed by Judith Owens-Lancaster.   Two English Shakespearean ...

Insect talk Feb. 12

  BELLINGHAM — A Whatcom County Master Gardeners meeting on “Insects: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 12, is free and open to the public. Dr. Merrill Peterson leads ...

Farm Bureau first aid/CPR class meets state requirements

  LYNDEN — A first aid/adult CPR class geared to farm operations will be held in the fairgrounds’ Peoples Place building on both Monday, Feb. 23, and Saturday, Feb. 28, from 8 to 11 a.m.   To ...

‘Housing Options As We Age’ free forum Feb. 25 in Bellingham

  BELLINGHAM — Learn about “Housing Options As We Age” at a free forum on Wednesday, Feb. 25, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Bellingham Senior Activity Center, 315 Halleck St.   Charlie Hudson ...
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Shari Faber & David Kruyswijk engagement

Shari Beth Faber of Grand Rapids, Michigan, and David Alexander Kruyswijk of Lynden announce their engagement and plans for a July 11, 2015 wedding at American Reformed Church of Lynden. Shari is a daughter ...
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Jim & Jean Calman – 50th anniversary

Jim and Jean Calman are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on Feb. 13, 1965, in Vancouver, Washington, and Jean’s four sisters (Patty, Debbie, Susie and Cindy) served as her ...