Terry Oakes

  On March 4, 2015, Terry F. Oakes quietly slipped away from his family and friends to join his sweetheart of 34 years, Myrtha Wilson. He passed as he had lived in quiet, humble and honest dignity ...

Donald Gansler

  On Sunday, March 1, 2015, Donald Gansler of Everson went home to be with his heavenly father. He was 78 years old.   Donald was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Anita; son Randy; and ...

Russell Miller

  Russell Jerome Miller, age 48, of Custer, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, after an eight-year battle with cancer. Russell always maintained a positive ...

Harold Maas

  Harold W. Maas passed away on March 4, 2015.   He is survived by his daughter, Linda (Ken) Buist, of Lynden; son David (Maddie) Maas of Singapore; sisters Jeanette Bergakker of Grand Rapids, ...

Steven Jensen

  Steven Harry Jensen, age 69, passed away on March 4, 2015. He was born on April 14, 1945.   A memorial service was held in United Church of Ferndale on March 9, 2015.   Share memories at ...

Blaine-Birch Bay birding festival this weekend

  BLAINE — The opening celebration and artists’ reception for the 13th annual Wings Over Water Northwest Birding Festival is on Friday, March 13, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Semiahmoo Resort.   Guests ...

Return grizzlies to No. Cascades? Meeting tonight in Bellingham

  BELLINGHAM ­— Two federal agencies have begun a planning process for restoring grizzly bears in the North Cascades region.   Six open houses on the topic have been set, including one at 5 ...

Honor rolls

Local students named to SPU dean’s list SEATTLE — Seattle Pacific University has released its 2014 autumn quarter dean’s list, and the following Lynden students are named:   Ryan Bovenkamp, Kaitlyn ...

Level 3 sex offender moves into south Everson area

WHATCOM — A Level 3 sex offender has registered a new address south of Everson, the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office reported Monday.   Ronald L. Haskins is now living in the 6400 block of Lawrence ...

New name is Cascade Connections

  WHATCOM — What was Cascade Christian Services is now named Cascade Connections.   The county not-for-profit agency, begun locally in 1980, sees the name change as better reflecting its commitment ...