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Ethel Boertien – 101st birthday

Ethel Boertien will be celebrating her 101st birthday with family at her home at Meadow Greens Retirement Community in Lynden on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. Cards sent to her at Room 235 will be welcomed and ...
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Gayle Landreth – 80th birthday

The children of Gayle Landreth and their families wish to invite her friends, extended family, schoolmates and fans to celebrate her 80th birthday on Saturday, Aug. 30. It will be held in the main gazebo ...

Birth – published Aug. 20

Weston James Stremler Stephanie and Brandon Stremler of Lynden welcomed a son, Weston James, on Aug. 4, 2014, at the Birthroot Birth Center in Bellingham. He weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces, and joins sister ...

Calendar

ONGOING Clock exhibit The Lynden Pioneer Museum hosts an exhibit of historic clockworks from the West Coast Clock and Watch Museum through Sept. 15. Several dozen timepieces from the 1700s through the ...

Ecology fines local firm $3,000

OLYMPIA — Fourteen businesses statewide, including one local, have been fined $3,000 each for failing to submit stormwater monitoring reports for three or more consecutive quarters. On the list is Elenbaas ...

Lynden native graduates from Washington University

ST. LOUIS — Kevin Butler, son of Mark and Sharon Butler of Lynden, earned a graduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis. He graduated with a master of science degree in biostatistics. Butler ...

Bells win first league championship

BELLINGHAM — The Bellingham Bells made team history Monday evening in front of a crowd of almost 3,000 at Joe Martin Field. The Bells took home their first-ever West Coast League championship trophy, ...

Fred Boonstra

Mr. Fred Boonstra, 79, a longtime resident of the Skagit Valley, passed away at home in Mount Vernon on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. He was born in Beets, Friesland, the Netherlands, on May 5, 1935, a son of ...

Julia Van Halm

Julia Clare Douma Van Halm passed away on July 24, 2014, in Lynden. She was 80 years old. Julia was born in Overschie, outside of Rotterdam in the Netherlands, on March 8, 1934, to Sybren and Elisabet ...

William Davis

William “Bill” Davis of Sumas passed away in Bellingham on Aug. 5, 2014, surrounded by his family. He was born in Junction City, Kansas, on Jan. 24, 1945. Bill is survived by his loving wife of 39 ...