Elaine Gustafson

Elaine L. Gustafson was born on May 18, 1925, in Chicago, Illinois, and passed away on Aug. 7, 2014, surrounded by her family. A Lynden resident since 1965,  Elaine resided in the family home on Loomis ...

Harold Heutink

Harold Lee Heutink, at the age of 82, had his prayers answered when he went home to be with Jesus on Aug. 2, 2014. Harold is survived by his wife of 62 years, Joyce; as well as his sons Rocky Heutink (Sue ...

Melvin Larsen

Melvin C. Larsen, age 90, passed away on July 27, 2014. Melvin was born in Ferndale in 1924 to Elen and Peter M. Larsen. A graveside service in Bayview Cemetery in Bellingham will take place at 11 a.m. ...

Guest Opinion: Small businesses deserve more from health care

by Janet Trautwein President Obama marked the recent conclusion of open enrollment in the federal healthcare law’s insurance exchanges with a celebration at the White House. The administration exceeded ...

Letters to the editor – published Aug. 13

Shouldn’t happen in Lynden We held my daughter’s sixth birthday party at the amazing Lynden City Park. After the kids had eaten and opened presents, the adults took the kids to the park to play. We ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Aug. 13 • Lynden City Council Community Development Committee, second floor meeting room, Lynden City Hall, 300 Fourth St. 4 p.m. • Meridian School Board, Professional Development Center, ...

Bike & Build raises funds, awareness for affordable homes

LYNDEN -— Thirty bicyclists near the end of a 3,837-mile cross-country trip in support of affordable housing will give a presentation Tuesday, Aug. 19, in Lynden. The free event will start with a potluck ...
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Bethany Struiksma – Zachary Higman

Bethany Michelle Struiksma and Zachary Joseph Higman, both of Bellingham, announce their engagement and plans for an Aug. 26, 2014 wedding at Evergreen Gardens of Ferndale. Bethany is a daughter of Jerry ...
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Annie Boschma – Derek Tiemersma engagement

Annie Grace Boschma and Derek Gary Tiemersma announce their engagement and plans for an Oct. 4, 2014 wedding. Annie is a daughter of Symon and Nancy Boschma of Everson. She is a high school graduate, has ...
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Summer Macy – Justin Rasmussen engagement

Summer Dahl Macy and Justin James Rasmussen, both of Lynden, announce their engagement and plans for a Nov. 7, 2014 wedding at the Mount Baker Rotary Building. Summer is a daughter of Tony and June Macy ...