Andy Kendo Jr.

Andy Jackson Kendo Jr. passed away on March 6, 2014. He was born on Aug. 21, 1930. He was preceded in death by wife Sheila Alleyn in 1984. He was the beloved father of Catherine and Rick; grandfather of ...

Edwin Swanson

Edwin Swanson, age 87, passed away on March 16, 2014, in Christian Health Care Center. He was a resident of Lynden Manor for the past six years. Arrangements are pending under the care of Gillies Funeral ...

Leonard Van Dyken

Leonard Van Dyken, age 93, passed away on Monday, March 17, 2014. Services are pending under the care of Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation Services…. This content is for subscribers only. Already ...

School board extends Frey’s contract to 2017

LYNDEN ­— The Lynden School Board on Feb. 27 voted to extend Superintendent Jim Frey’s contract to June 2017. This is a standard action taken each year to either continue the contract for three years ...

North Cascades snow clearing to start March 31

TWISP — The effort to reopen the North Cascades Highway will begin Monday, March 31, the state Department of Transportation reports. Despite the heavy late-season snowfall, those responsible for the ...

Scholten’s Equipment nominated for award

WHATCOM — Scholten’s Equipment Inc. of Lynden is among a dozen finalists across many sectors for the 28th annual business awards event set for Wednesday, March 26, at 6 p.m. in the Silver Reef Casino ...

Campaign kickoff is 1 p.m. Saturday at Jansen center

LYNDEN — Two-term Republican state Rep. Vincent Buys kicks off his 2014 reelection bid with an event at the Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St., from 1 to 3 p.m. this Saturday, March 22. “I want to take ...

Female inmate dies apparently of suicide in jail

BELLINGHAM ­— A female inmate died Monday, March 10, of an apparent suicide hanging in the Whatcom County Jail. At approximately 1:15 p.m., corrections staff responded to a call for emergency assistance ...

W. Smith/Aldrich roads corner to be rebuilt

WHATCOM ­— Traffic restrictions started at the intersection of West Smith and Aldrich roads this week for a project that is expected to last through late May. Left-turn lanes will be created on Smith ...

Evergreen Boys State coming up

WHATCOM — The American Legion of the State of Washington is sponsoring Evergreen Boys State, running June 15-21 at the Warm Beach Conference Center near Stanwood. Evergreen Boys State is a leadership ...