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Jennie DeGroot

Lifetime Lynden resident Jennie DeGroot, age 86, went to be with her Heavenly Father at her home on Wednesday, April 17, 2013. Born on July 18, 1926, Jennie was a daughter of Bert and Lena (VanWeerthuizen) ...
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Rebecca Spencer

Rebecca J. Spencer died on April 17, 2013, in Lynden Manor, where she had lived the last five years. She was well cared for and loved by all the caregivers in the special care unit. Her family is very ...
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Jake Tiemersma Jr.

Everson resident Jake Tiemersma Jr. went home to his Lord and Savior on Thursday, April 18, 2013, at the age of 79. Born on Aug. 2, 1933, in the Netherlands to Jacob and Pearl (Bajema) Tiemersma, he came ...

George Coglianese

George G. Coglianese, 72 years old, father, husband, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend of all, passed away on March 13, 2013. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 4, at 1 p.m. in the ...
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Rachel Tennant – Jordan Harmelink engagement

Rachel Ann Tennant of Sioux Falls, S.D., and Jordan Dean Harmelink of Sioux Center, Iowa, announce their engagement and plans for a July 27, 2013 wedding at Bethel Christian Reformed Church in Lynden. ...
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Les Molenaar – 70th birthday

Les Molenaar of Lynden was born on April 24, 1943, and will be celebrating his 70th birthday with his family. He is a retired barber and a member of Bethel Christian Reformed Church in Lynden. He enjoys ...

RSVP is recruiting new senior helpers

WHATCOM — RSVP, a program of the Whatcom Volunteer Center, is recruiting volunteers 55 and older to make a difference in the lives of seniors, veterans, and adults with disabilities. Volunteer opportunities ...

GUEST OPINION: State funding cuts threaten trial courts

Several years ago, judges statewide began urging the Legislature for more stable funding for the trial courts so that we could provide equal and accessible justice across our state. At that time, our great ...

GUEST OPINION: Our tax system is most regressive in U.S.

During this important time of year when the state Legislature is in session, I do what I can to understand what is happening in Olympia. I went to the town meeting in Ferndale, made two trips to Olympia ...

Letters to the editor – April 24

Let’s revive downtown instead of water plant I am incensed at the building of a new waterworks building at a cost of $36 million using a portion of the monies gleaned from our residents each month for ...