Dorothy Zylstra

Dorothy Margaret (May) Zylstra, born to Arthur and Margaret May on May 2, 1920, in Madison, Lake County, S.D., passed into Jesus’ care on Jan. 19, 2014, at the age of 93. Dorothy moved with her family ...

Larry Bovenkamp

Larry Michael Bovenkamp, age 59, of Lynden, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. Referred to as “Mike” by his family, he was known to many as Bov or Bovie. A son of Anthony “Shorty” ...

Martin Vande Hoef

Our beloved husband, father and grandfather Martin (Marty) Vande Hoef passed away on Jan. 15, 2014, at the age of 68 in Scottsdale, Ariz. He was born in Sioux Center, Iowa, on July 29, 1945, to Arthur ...

Douglas de Jong

Douglas James de Jong passed away peacefully on Jan. 15, 2014, with his brothers and sisters at his side after a long struggle with a rare liver and kidney disorder. Doug was born to Jim and Joyce de Jong ...

Bellingham has its own Oscars night party

BELLINGHAM — It’s time to dust off your fancy threads again! Bellingham’s Oscar Party event makes its fifth appearance at the Pickford Film Center, 1318 Bay St. The formal event begins when the doors ...

‘Positive’ explores stories of those affected by AIDS

BELLINGHAM ­— “Positive,” a dance/theatre piece that explores the lives of seven different local community members whose lives have been affected by AIDS, will be presented by Kuntz and Company ...

Reconstruction at Portal Way/Birch Bay-Lynden Rd. starts in April

WHATCOM — Rebuilding the intersection of Birch Bay-Lynden Road and Portal Way had been scheduled to start last fall. But, due to unfavorable weather conditions, all construction on the project is now ...

Border Patrol activity report

BLAINE — The information listed below is from arrests and seizures related to the U.S. Border Patrol in the Blaine Sector area of operations. For security reasons, this may not be a complete list of ...

Births – published Jan. 22

CHLOE ELIZABETH KLEYN Beatrix and Darryn Kleyn of Lynden welcomed a daughter, Chloe Elizabeth, on Dec. 10, 2013, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces, ...

More charges still possible in June accidental shooting death

FERNDALE — The extent of the charges against two Whatcom County men suspected of being involved in the accidental fatal shooting of a woman in June is still not known, according to the Whatcom County ...