Headed to the Hall of Fame

Adrian Jorrisen  LYNDEN —A 1944 graduate of Lynden High School, Adrian Jorissen excelled on a variety of playing fields at different levels. In basketball, Jorissen was an important component of Coach ...

Letters to the editor – Jan. 23

We don’t need a gun show here on Sunday In the month since the Newtown tragedy and the several weeks since the excellent guest opinion (Heather Brown, Dec. 26, 2012) on what we must do for the safety ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Jan. 23 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. • Meridian School Board, Meridian Middle School library, 861 Ten ...
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Michelle Van Beek – Jonathan Moe wedding

Michelle Lynn Van Beek and Jonathan Lloyd Moe were united in marriage on Sept. 22, 2012, at Nooksack Valley Reformed Church in Nooksack, with Pastor Charles Kleinhesselink officiating. The bride is a daughter ...
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Bernice Vanderpol – 80th birthday

Bernice Vanderpol of Lynden is celebrating her 80th birthday with her family. She was born near Hospers, Iowa, on Jan. 28, 1933, to Henry and Bertha Dykstra and moved to Lynden at the age of 5. She is ...

Births – published Jan. 23

DOMINIC JAMES WELFING Cami and Tim Welfing of Blaine welcomed a son, Dominic James, on Oct. 16, 2012, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. He weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces, and joins his ...

Alta Reilly

Alta A. Reilly, age 89, of Blaine, passed away on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013. Alta was born on Sept. 19, 1923, to Alton and Ida (Myers) Fenton in Haynie Township, Wash. She married Maurice Reilly on Dec. 24, ...

William Jansen

William Carl (Bill) Jansen passed away on Jan. 10, 2013. He was the eighth of 12 children, born on Sept. 27, 1925, to Gerrit and Johanna Jansen in Holland, Minn. The family moved in 1927 to Lynden where ...

John Lautenbach

John Ray Lautenbach went to be with his Heavenly Father on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. A son of Clarence and Anne (Jansma) Lautenbach, he was born on April 22, 1934, in Artesia, Calif., where he grew up and ...

Robert Carpenter

Robert Carpenter, 43, formerly of Lynden, passed away in Glendale, Ariz., on July 16, 2012, after a short battle with colon cancer. Robert was born on April 28, 1969. He is survived by his four children: ...