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John and Joan Wright – 65th anniversary

John and Joan Wright of Lynden celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Nov. 25 at a dinner with family and friends. They were married on Nov. 25, 1948, at the First Baptist Church of Tulsa, Okla. ...

Christ the King holding farewell event for pastor Kim Ryan

LYNDEN — A celebration of pastor Kim Ryan’s service at North County Christ the King church will be held on Sunday, Dec. 29. The program will begin at 6:30 p.m. on the Lynden campus, 1816 Liberty St., ...
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Donna Timmer – 75th birthday

Donna Timmer of Lynden will be celebrating her 75th birthday with a family dinner in January. She was born on Dec. 24, 1938, in Lynden, to John and Pearl Van Mersbergen. Donna is a member of Third Christian ...

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COMING SOON Explore adoption The “If I Were You” class will be offered again by HOPE 1:27, the orphan adoption ministry of Sonlight church, starting in late January. To sign up for this five-week video ...

Ralph Kooy

Ralph Kooy, 92, of Lynden, went home to his Lord and Savior on Dec. 18, 2013. He was the oldest of four children, born to John and Katie (Geleynse) Kooy on Jan. 18, 1921, in Kipp, Alberta, Canada. Growing ...

Sheila Gonzaga

Sheila H. Gonzaga, 48, of Lynden, died on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. She was born to the late Denzel M. Habana and Zenaida C. Del Val on Oct. 9, 1965, in Pasay City, Philippines. Sheila graduated from Juan ...

Caroline Huisingh

Caroline Huisingh, age 88, of Lynden, was taken to be with her Heavenly Father on Friday, Dec. 20, 2014. Services will be conducted on Thursday, Dec. 26, graveside at 1:15 p.m. in Monumenta Cemetery followed ...

Habitat starting another Birch Bay home

BIRCH BAY — Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County broke ground on its latest building project on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 7535 Leeside Dr. Local volunteers with Habitat’s Women Build program will construct ...

Bank of the Pacific names Portmann new president, CEO

ABERDEEN — Bank of the Pacific, which has a Lynden branch, named Denise Portmann its new president and chief executive officer effective Jan. 1. In the interim, Portmann will continue to oversee the ...

CBP ‘family’ definition now reflects same-sex couples status

WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Dec. 13 sent to the Federal Register a Final Rule to broaden the definition of “members of a family residing in one household” to more accurately ...