Guest Opinion: Small businesses deserve more from health care

by Janet Trautwein President Obama marked the recent conclusion of open enrollment in the federal healthcare law’s insurance exchanges with a celebration at the White House. The administration exceeded ...

Letters to the editor – published Aug. 13

Shouldn’t happen in Lynden We held my daughter’s sixth birthday party at the amazing Lynden City Park. After the kids had eaten and opened presents, the adults took the kids to the park to play. We ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Aug. 13 • Lynden City Council Community Development Committee, second floor meeting room, Lynden City Hall, 300 Fourth St. 4 p.m. • Meridian School Board, Professional Development Center, ...

Bike & Build raises funds, awareness for affordable homes

LYNDEN -— Thirty bicyclists near the end of a 3,837-mile cross-country trip in support of affordable housing will give a presentation Tuesday, Aug. 19, in Lynden. The free event will start with a potluck ...
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Bethany Struiksma – Zachary Higman

Bethany Michelle Struiksma and Zachary Joseph Higman, both of Bellingham, announce their engagement and plans for an Aug. 26, 2014 wedding at Evergreen Gardens of Ferndale. Bethany is a daughter of Jerry ...
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Annie Boschma – Derek Tiemersma engagement

Annie Grace Boschma and Derek Gary Tiemersma announce their engagement and plans for an Oct. 4, 2014 wedding. Annie is a daughter of Symon and Nancy Boschma of Everson. She is a high school graduate, has ...
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Summer Macy – Justin Rasmussen engagement

Summer Dahl Macy and Justin James Rasmussen, both of Lynden, announce their engagement and plans for a Nov. 7, 2014 wedding at the Mount Baker Rotary Building. Summer is a daughter of Tony and June Macy ...
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Elmer and Florence Nymeyer – 60th anniversary

Elmer and Florence Nymeyer of Lynden celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 10, with family. They were married in Lynden on Aug. 10, 1954. Their children are Brent and Paula Nymeyer ...
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Terry and Lin Johnson – 50th anniversary

Terry and Lin Johnson of Everson are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with a vow renewal ceremony and open house at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 23, at their home, 3304 South Pass Rd., Everson. They ...
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Shirley Nielsen – 80th birthday

Shirley Fuller Nielsen celebrated her 80th birthday on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, at a luncheon with family and friends at Hopewell Grange. She was born in Great Bend, Kansas, on Aug. 12, 1934, to Joseph and ...