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Courtney Oostra & Kohlson Van Dyk engagement

Courtney Oostra and Kohlson Van Dyk, both of Lynden, announce their engagement and plans for a June 27, 2015 wedding in First Reformed Church of Lynden. Courtney is a daughter of Kent and Karen Oostra ...
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Jim and Carol Van Den Berg – 50th anniversary

Jim and Carol Van Den Berg of Lynden were married on Jan. 13, 1965. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 13 of this year with their children Robin Van Den Berg, Renee and Rick Nichols ...
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Five generations

Five generations gathered in Eugene, Oregon, at Christmas for this special photo. Grace Gortsema of Lynden (center) is shown with her youngest great-great-granddaughters Claire Dompierre (right) and ...

Births – published Jan. 21

Ryden James Bogaard Jamie and Ryan Bogaard of Moses Lake, Washington, welcomed a son, Ryden James, on Jan. 3, 2015, at Samaritan Hospital in Moses Lake. He weighed 10 pounds, 9 ounces, and joins his brother, ...

Students to vie in Constitution Knowledge Bowl on Saturday

  WHATCOM — The Whatcom Tea Party will host its second annual 2015 Constitutional Knowledge Bowl on Saturday, Jan. 24, at the Rome Grange, 2821 Mt. Baker Highway. The program starts at 2 p.m., with ...

School boards call for revision of education law

  WHATCOM ­— The Meridian, Ferndale and Bellingham school boards are among at least 154 school boards statewide that have passed a resolution urging Congress to amend and reauthorize the Elementary ...

Lighthouse’s Drop-In Center extends hours

BELLINGHAM — As a service, Lighthouse Mission Ministries has extended the Drop-In Center hours to include weekends, accommodating men and women experiencing homelessness during winter weather.   Formerly ...

Calendar

ONGOING January Series The award-winning January Series of Calvin College is videostreamed to 510 Liberty St., Lynden, at 9:30 a.m. each weekday Jan. 7-27. Viewing the 21 lecture and cultural arts presentations ...

Film-making competition open to high schoolers

  BELLINGHAM — The Pickford Film Center is now accepting registrations for the 2015 Guerilla Film Project film-making competition for high schoolers.   Students form teams of three to five students ...

State of Washington Department of Ecology NOA

STATE OF WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY NOTICE OF APPLICATION TO APPROPRIATE PUBLIC WATERS TAKE NOTICE: That Countryside Dairy LLC of Ferndale, Washington on May 6, 2014, under application No. S1-28779 ...