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Jessica Schroeder – Brady DenBleyker engagement

Jessica Schroeder of Ferndale and Brady DenBleyker of Lynden announce their engagement and plans for a Sept. 26, 2014 wedding. Jessica is a daughter of Kurt and Linda Schroeder of Poulsbo, Washington. ...
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Gary and Lynn HarDaway – 50th anniversary

Thanking God for 50 years of faithful blessings, Gary and Lynn Hardaway of Lynden are celebrating their golden wedding anniversary with a family retreat at Cedar Springs and also a no-gift reception from ...
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Courtney and Sharon Salmonson – 50th anniversary

Courtney and Sharon Salmonson of Lynden are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Family and friends are invited to a no-gift open house from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 9, at the home of their ...
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Shirley Speelman – 85th birthday

Shirley Speelman of Lynden is celebrating her 85th birthday. “Sjoukje” was born in the town of Broek, in Friesland in the Netherlands, on Aug. 1, 1929, to Martin and Frances Vander Vies, the third ...
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Frances Hulford – 94th birthday

Frances Hulford, it’s your birthday #94, and we all hope you have many more! Frances will be celebrating her big day at a luncheon in Bellingham on Friday, Aug. 1.  … This content is for ...

Birth – published July 30

Lewis Charles Deming Megan and Matt Deming of Lynden welcomed a son, Lewis Charles, on July 16, 2014, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. He weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces, and joins brother ...

2014-15 Whatcom orchestra tickets now on sale

BELLINGHAM -— Tickets are now on sale for the 2014-15 Whatcom Symphony Orchestra, directed by Yaniv Attar. Last year, every concert of the year sold out. “This was simply wonderful, and we hope that ...

Calendar

ONGOING Tractor show The annual Puget Sound Antique Tractor and Machinery Association show runs from July 30 through Aug. 2 in Berthusen Park west of Lynden. Details: www.psatma.com. Theater shows The ...

Jobs are part of quality of life here

by John Huntley and Brad Owens We don’t make anything in America anymore! The middle class is shrinking! We need more environmental regulation! We won’t live as well as our parents did! Hardly a day ...

Letters to the editor – July 30

Quality jobs should be a local priority Quality jobs are a major priority in Whatcom County. Lynden resident Satpal Sidhu, as dean of engineering and trades at Bellingham Technical College (2002-2008), ...