Opinion: Two schools at end of useful lives

by Tammy Yoder and C.J. Costanti   Friends and neighbors, on a farm just west of town is an old Chevy pickup that would be familiar to many of you and would fit right in driving around any local field ...

Opinion: Full City Council supports Lynden bond

The Lynden City Council’s resolution in support of the Lynden School bond:   WHEREAS, by April 28, 2015 Lynden School District patrons will vote on a bond that would pay for replacement of Lynden ...

Letters to the editor – April 8

Find a way to vote ‘yes’   It is my sincere belief that we are a caring, frugal and supportive community. It is with this in mind that I am encouraging all of the wonderful people I’ve had the ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, April 8 • Washington Red Raspberry Commission board of directors, administration building, WSU Research Center, 2606 W. Pioneer Way, Puyallup, 11 a.m. On the agenda are: block grant applications ...

Don Hansey, Republican stalwart, passes away

  WHATCOM — On Good Friday, April 3, Don Hansey, a lifelong local Republican mentor and lawmaker, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, at Hospice House in Bellingham, where he was moved ...

Women’s league helps Comp. Plan update

  WHATCOM — The League of Women Voters of Bellingham/Whatcom County is scheduling presentations of its Comp Plan Road Show, a 30-minute interactive presentation helping the community understand and ...
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Jennifer Nyland & Esau Clauson engagement

Jennifer Marie Nyland of Spokane and Esau Craig Clauson of Rathdrum, Idaho, announce their engagement and plans for a June 13, 2015 wedding in Lynden. Jennifer is a daughter of Gale and Nancy Nyland of ...
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William & Shirley Scholten – 65th anniversary

William and Shirley (Gorzeman) Scholten of Lynden are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary with a family dinner. On Sunday, April 12, the couple will also celebrate with cake and coffee after the ...
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Mickey Couch – 95th birthday

Mickey Couch of Bellingham will be 95 years old this month. She will be celebrating her special day with four generations of family. Happy Birthday, Mickey!… This content is for subscribers only. ...

BP refinery gives $15,000 for NSEA to help kids restore salmon habitat

  WHATCOM — The BP Cherry Point Refinery has donated $15,000 to the Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association to support the Students for Salmon school education program.   With the money, NSEA ...