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Tony and Joyce Lankhaar – 50th anniversary

Tony and Joyce Lankhaar of Lynden are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Their children invite friends and family to a no-gift open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 5, at Faith Reformed ...
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Brenton Smith – 90th birthday

Brenton Smith of Bellingham is celebrating his 90th birthday. Friends and family are invited to an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Friday, July 4, at Covenant Grace Reformed Church, 1227 Loomis Trail Rd. ...

Birth – published June 25

Nova Isabelle Riggins Bronwyn and Ellis Riggins of Fort Hood, Texas, welcomed a daughter, Nova Isabelle, on April 9, 2014, at Darnall Army Medical Center in Fort Hood. She weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces, ...

Robotic dairy open for public viewing on July 1

LYNDEN -— The first robotic milking operation in Whatcom County is open for public viewing on Tuesday, July 1. Manufacturer DeLaval hosts the open house from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Bouma dairy ...

Mailbox pickup time changing

LYNDEN -— The collection time for the U.S. Post Office alley mailbox between Sixth and Seventh streets is changing. Effective June 30, the daily deadline for getting mail in that day’s round of processing ...

Editorial: No repeats allowed

The matter of three Lynden High School students submitting Adolph Hitler quotes for the 2013-14 school yearbook drew its flare of widespread media attention and comment — and not the kind of attention ...

Letters to the editor – published June 25

Support Ericksen’s cleanup efforts I support Sen. Doug Ericksen because of his dedication to cleaning up Bellingham Bay, specifically the old Georgia-Pacific site. Under Sen. Ericksen’s strong leadership ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, June 25 • WRIA (Watershed Resource Inventory Area) 1 Planning Unit, garden-level conference room of Civic Center Building, 322 N. Commercial St., Bellingham, 6 p.m. A 2014 work plan will be ...

Rachel Van Aalsburg

Rachel Van Aalsburg went home to her Lord and Savior on June 22, 2014, in the Christian Health Care Center of Lynden. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard; son Fred; sister Elizabeth Rozeboom; ...

Rhoda Brumbaugh

Rhoda Brumbaugh, 86, of Lynden, passed away on Monday, June 24, 2014, in St. Joseph PeaceHealth Medical Center of Bellingham. A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 28, in Hope ...