Babysitter clinic set for April, May

LYNDEN — The Lynden Fire Department hosts a babysitter clinic for those wanting to gain certification in CPR and first aid, learn how to use a fire extinguisher and learn home safety and kid-friendly ...

See if you’re cut out for rodeo — camp coming here April 6

LYNDEN ­— For all ages, those who have thought about trying rodeo get their chance on Saturday, April 6, at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds. An official PRCA Championship Rodeo Camp, one of only ...

Ecology and port looking at Blaine Harbor cleanup

BELLINGHAM — Plans to investigate the extent of contamination in Blaine Harbor from past industrial work are moving forward with a legal agreement between the Washington Department of Ecology and the ...

Extra officers out over this weekend

WHATCOM ­— Washington law enforcement agencies will take part in a special impaired-driving crackdown March 14-18 over the St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Extra officers from the Bellingham, Ferndale, ...

CharterFest April 27-28 on waterfront

BELLINGHAM — At the eighth CharterFest at Squalicum Harbor April 27-28, more than 50 sailboats and powerboats will be on display to climb aboard and explore, with vessels available for sale, charter ...

Martin Van Buren

Martin Van Buren went to be with his Lord and Savior on March 10, 2013. He was born on July 12, 1924 in Toledo, Ohio, to Martin C. and Norma (Speers) Van Buren. He attended the University of Toledo until ...

Doug Bos

Doug Wayne Bos passed away peacefully on March 4, 2013, in his home surrounded by his family, at the age of 58. Doug was born on May 12, 1954, in Bellingham, to George and Leona (Dykstra) Bos. He was raised ...

Elizabeth Meenk

Elizabeth (Van Andel) Meenk, age 98, was called home to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, March 8, 2013, in Bellevue. A daughter of Chris and Mina Van Andel, Elizabeth was born on March 31, 1914, ...

Carl Ronhaar

Carl Ronhaar, a man of quiet strength, passed away on Feb. 19, 2013. A celebration of Carl’s life — of family, faith and country — will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2013, at 11 a.m. in First Reformed ...

William Scholten Jr.

William (Bill) Scholten Jr., age 94, passed away on Feb. 23, 2013. Bill was born in 1918 in Holland, Minn., to William and Johanna Scholten. He grew up in Lynden and worked for Elenbaas Creamery. He married ...