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ONGOING Local play The Claire vg Thomas Theatre in Lynden’s Dutch Village Mall runs 15 performances of “The Sound of Music” from Sept. 24 through Oct. 12. For detailed times and days, call 354-4425 ...

Gertrude Williams

Gertrude Helen Williams was born on Nov. 3, 1922, to her parents, Jim Carson and Helen Wobar Carson. She had one full brother, Ed Carson, with whom she was close until his death three years ago. They were ...

Jason Kivlighn

Jason Shane Kivlighn was born on Dec. 30, 1986, in Fort Rucker, Alabama. He grew up in south Texas and later, with his family, moved to Lynden. He graduated from Lynden High School in 2005 and attended ...

George Boeringa

George Bernard Boeringa of Kimberling City, Missouri, died on Aug. 30, 2014, at the age of 79. George was born on Oct. 18, 1934, in Sunnyside, Washington, grew up in Lynden and graduated from Washington ...

Ruth Schouten

Our beautiful grandmother Ruth Schouten peacefully graduated to Heaven on Sept. 13, 2014, at the age of 90. Ruth was born in North Dakota and moved to Washington at the age of 12 where she resided for ...

Mark Langstraat

Mark Langstraat passed away quietly early on Tuesday morning, Sept. 23, 2014. A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 27, at 10 a.m. in North County Christ the King Church. Lunch ...

County group invites comment on growth planning issues

WHATCOM -— The county Planning Commission will host a town hall meeting on Thursday, Oct. 9, regarding updating the county’s Comprehensive Plan and reviewing the Urban Growth Area, both required by ...

Granges present charter review Oct. 8

WHATCOM -— At three different sites, county Granges are presenting a Charter Review Information Night at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 8. The locations are: District 1, Rome Grange, 2821 Mt. Baker Highway; ...

State targets under-30 age for voter registration

OLYMPIA — Are you a Washington resident who is eligible to vote but hasn’t registered yet? Expect a postcard in the mail soon that encourages you to register in time for this fall’s general election. ...

Guest Opinion: When, how will this cycle ever stop?

By Irene Morgan I received a call recently from a member of our Restorative Community Coalition (formerly ReEntry Coalition of Whatcom County) seeking help. He and his family of four are in the process ...