Georgia Smith

  Georgia A. Smith, age 101, died peacefully at the Christian Health Care Center on Saturday morning, March 7, 2015.   Georgia was born on Feb. 9, 1914, to George and Ethel (Umbrell) Loomis in ...

Elton Eilert

  Elton Lee Eilert was born on March 18, 1928, in Orange, California, to Lee Ira and Bessie Eilert.   Elton graduated from Santa Ana High School and then from the University of Santa Barbara. He ...

Barbara Leuckel

  Barbara Joyce Leuckel, 77, longtime resident of Mercer Island, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at Hospice House in Bellingham, following a brief battle with lymphoma.   She ...

Jerry Bruneau

  Jerry E. Bruneau, of Everson, passed away on Thursday, March 12, 2015, at the age of 55.   Arrangements are pending with Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation Services…. This content is ...

Evelyn Massey

  Evelyn E. Massey, of Everson, passed away at Stafholt Good Samaritan Center in Blaine on Saturday, March 14, 2015, at the age of 93.   Arrangements are pending with Gilles Funeral Home and Cremation ...

Opinion: ‘If not now, when?’ on Lynden bond

by Scott Korthuis, mayor   As Lynden’s mayor and a lifelong resident who, like many of you, raised children in this community, I feel compelled to weigh in on the important matter of the April 28 ...

CF benefit horse event this Sunday at fairgrounds

  LYNDEN — Joining with the goals of the ended Cystic Fibrosis Bike-a-Thon, the Melanie Ann Plagerman Memorial CF Benefit Show will take place Sunday, March 22, in the Washington Tractor Arena of ...

Bond-support rally planned for 9 a.m. March 25

  LYNDEN — The Citizens for Lynden Schools group is planning a Saturday, March 28 rally to drum up support for the upcoming school bond election.   Festivities will be based at the Northwest ...

Choral concerts on March 27, 28

  LYNDEN ­— The Lynden Choral Society, with The King’s Men of Song as special guests, will present “Songs of Faith” concerts with spirituals, hymns, Mendelssohn, Vivaldi, and more on Friday, ...

Vaulting on horseback is free show

  LYNDEN — Equestrian vaulting, a sport of dance and gymnastics on horseback, returns to the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds as a free competition open to the public March 27-29.   “Vault ...