Primary election ballots due Aug. 4; earlier better

WHATCOM — County Auditor Debbie Adelsten reminds voters that primary election ballots must be postmarked and returned no later than Tuesday, Aug. 4. The post office encourages mailing a ballot by Monday, ...

Contest invites original singer/songwriters

BELLINGHAM — Anyone talented enough to both write and sing their original compositions is invited to enter a singer/songwriter competition that offers prizes worth more than $2,000. Participants will ...

Bellingham inn appoints four

BELLINGHAM ­— Lisa Berg, a lifelong Lynden resident, has been appointed sales manager at the renovated Best Western PLUS Lakeway Inn and Conference Center. Also, Brian Smith will head up catering sales, ...

Calendar

ONGOING War photos The Lynden Pioneer Museum hosts the photography of Reece Lodder, USMC combat correspondent from Everson. The exhibit runs through Oct. 30 and provides a view into the lives of soldiers ...

Cora Crossman

Cora Alfrieda Crossman, 93, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of July 15, 2015, in Lynden. Born in Great Falls, Montana, on May 23, 1922, to Joseph and Mathilda Stordahl, she graduated ...

Sylvia Baldwin

Sylvia Carol Baldwin, age 61, passed away on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, in Everett after a lengthy and valiant fight with cancer. A graduate of Ferndale High School in 1972 and a 1977 graduate of Western ...

Bonnie Lawrence

Bonnie Lawrence, age 71, a lifelong resident of Whatcom County, passed away peacefully on July 21, 2015, surrounded by her loved ones. Bonnie was born on June 18, 1944, to Earl and Pearl Hickey. She graduated ...

Warren Dale

Warren Wisherd Dale of Sumas passed away on Wednesday, July 22, 2015, at the age of 74. He was born on April 25, 1941, to Frank and Vivian Dale in Hagerstown, Indiana. He was preceded in death by his parents; ...

Nicole Jennie Kooiman

Kristin and Samuel Kooiman of Lynden welcomed a daughter, Nicole Jennie, on July 22, 2015, in Bellingham. She weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces, and joins Christopher, 6, Jacob, 3, and Caleb, 22 months. Grandparents ...

Adriane Dodgson & Perry Hendricks

Adriane Marie Dodgson and Perry Cody Hendricks were united in marriage on June 6, 2015, at Good News Fellowship of Ferndale. Pastor Bill Koogler officiated the ceremony. The bride is a daughter of Linda ...