Jean Marshall

  Jean Ellen Marshall passed away on Jan. 10, 2015, at the age of 69 surrounded by her family in Carson City, Nevada.   Jean was born in Victoria, B.C., on Nov. 6, 1945, to parents Eve and George ...

Henry Snider

  This is in special loving memory of our son, baby Henry James Snider.   Henry was born into Heaven on Jan. 9, 2015. He went from the safety of the womb straight to God’s arms and will be forever ...

Madrene Pettit

  Madrene B. Pettit, age 91, of Lynden, died on Jan. 15, 2015, surrounded by her family.   A daughter of Samuel and Cora (Swafford) Lambert, she was born on April 24, 1923, in Van Buren, Missouri. ...

May Bayes

  May Bayes was called home to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday morning, Jan. 16, 2015.   May was born to Henry and Gladys Roedell on May 29, 1920, in Emerson, Iowa. As May’s mother passed ...

Janice Vander Heiden

  In the early morning of Dec. 3, 2014, Janice Vander Heiden (Lankhaar) went peacefully to be with our Lord and Savior.   She was a daughter, sister, mother, aunt, grandma and friend. She loved ...

‘Andy’ Bash

  “Andy” Bash unexpectedly passed away on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, with his family by his side.   He was born on March 23, 1965, in Portland to Bruce and Ramona Bash. He graduated from Ferndale ...

Robert Fletcher

  Robert “Bob” Fletcher was born in Sebastopol, California, to Albert and Edna Fletcher on Oct. 1, 1934, and passed away on Jan. 15, 2015.   Bob was a proud Marine retiree.   Survivors ...

Ericksen touts his oil-rail safety bill

  OLYMPIA — Among some competing oil-train safety bills in the state Legislature, Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, believes his “keeps to the track.”   Oil-train safety will again be a major ...

Area customers recycle more than 6.2 million pounds

WHATCOM — Nooksack Valley Disposal & Recycling surpassed more than 6 million pounds of materials, yard waste and food waste recycled in 2014 by Whatcom County residents, the fourth consecutive year ...

Ballots for Feb. 10 election to be mailed out today

  WHATCOM — Ballots will be mailed out on Wednesday, Jan. 21, to registered voters in areas that have a special election on Feb. 10. Those include: the cities of Ferndale, Everson and Nooksack; the ...