Willard Wilder

Willard Wilder, age 82, of Custer, went home to the Lord on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. A lifetime Whatcom County resident, Willard was born on Nov. 25, 1931, to LaVerne and Elvera Wilder in Bellingham. He ...

Health ranking puts Whatcom as state’s 5th best

WHATCOM — For the third year in a row, Whatcom County ranks as the fifth healthiest county in Washington state in the annual County Health Rankings study. Since a national debut in 2010, the County Health ...

Average gasoline price has risen 25 cents in a month

SEATTLE ­— Average retail gasoline prices in Washington had risen 5.3 cents per gallon in a week to $3.66 per gallon on Sunday, March 30, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,666 gas outlets ...

$23,500 raised for Rebound

BELLINGHAM ­— The Woods Coffee’s recent fundraiser for Rebound of Whatcom County raised more than $23,000 for underprivileged children locally. The sixth annual Cups of Hope fundraising event was ...

Youth Fair this week at Lynden fairgrounds

LYNDEN — The 2014 Whatcom County Youth Fair, involving hundreds of youths ages 6 to 18, takes place this Friday and Saturday at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds. The multi-faceted “experience that ...

Jeanne Oltman

  Jeanne Mildred Oltman passed away peacefully on March 28, 2014, in Bellingham. She was born to Beatrice Anderson Oltman and John F. Oltman on Nov. 5, 1924, and grew up on a farm near Lynden. Jeanne ...

Mary Johnson

Mary A. Johnson, age 75, of Everson, died on Sunday, March 30, 2014, in Bellingham’s PeaceHealth St. Joseph Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending with Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation Services ...
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Musical masters

Lynden-area piano and violin students performed to a capacity Martha Helder Honors Recital crowd at the Jansen Art Center on March 20. Piano students received awards from their state competition earlier ...

Calendar

ONGOING Book sale Friends of the Lynden Library host a spring book sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, April 4-5, at the Lynden Library, 216 Fourth St.   WEDNESDAY Garden meeting The ...

Windows XP about to end — you ready?

The April 8 deadline for Windows XP operating system is quickly approaching. There are many issues related to this deadline for computer users, the most prevalent being the security risks associated. So ...