Births – published July 23

Boston Andrew Libolt Lacey and Nathan Libolt of Lynden welcomed a son, Boston Andrew, on June 8, 2014, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. He weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces. Grandparents ...

Tea Party needs fair help

WHATCOM -— The local Tea Party is inviting public participation in several upcoming events using the motto “Just Show Up!” It’s possible to march in the Ferndale Old Settlers Grand Parade on Saturday, ...

Birch Bay-Lynden Rd. intersection only needs traffic signal turn-on

WHATCOM — Although the county has finished work on the intersection rebuild at Birch Bay-Lynden Road and Portal Way, the final turn-on of new traffic signals there is delayed. BNSF Railway has experienced ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, July 23 • WRIA (Watershed Resource Inventory Area) 1 Planning Unit, garden-level conference room of Civic Center Building, 322 N. Commercial St., Bellingham, 6 p.m. • Meridian School Board, ...

Letters to the editor – published July 23

Supports Fleetwood There are many reasons to vote for Seth Fleetwood for the state Senate. These include education, both K-12 and college; transportation infrastructure; environmental quality; and protection ...

Harold Kooy

Harold Kooy, 89, went home to his heavenly father on July 17, 2014. He was born to John and Katie (Geleynse) Kooy on July 2, 1925, in Coalhurst, Alberta, Canada. He grew up working on a wheat farm and ...

Albert Van Dalfsen

“He fought a good fight and finished well.” On July 19, 2014, Albert John Van Dalfsen was welcomed into Heaven. Albert was born on Nov. 25, 1933, to John and Minnie (Mulder) Van Dalfsen in Bellingham. ...

Maynard Gorze

Maynard Arthur Gorze passed away on July 11, 2014, surrounded by family. He was born on July 3, 1930. Dad was loved dearly and he was a man one will never forget. He touched everyone he met with kindness ...

Lewis Sturtz

Lewis Lloyd Sturtz was born on July 26, 1933, in Whatcom County to Donald and Florence Sturtz. He passed away on July 10, 2014, at home surrounded by family. While serving in the U.S. Army, Lewis met his ...
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Chelsea Van Dalen – Ryan Dykstra wedding

Chelsea Van Dalen and Ryan Dykstra were united in marriage on April 12, 2014, at Faith Reformed Church of Lynden. A reception followed at the fairgrounds Expo Building. The bride is a daughter of Scott ...