Ida Buechler

Ida Mae Buechler, age 73, of Bellingham, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015. Arrangements are pending with Gillies Funeral Home…. This content is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? ...

Bob Sorenson – 100th birthday

A celebration for Bob Sorenson’s 100th birthday, organized by Brian Dykstra, was held on Saturday, Sept. 26, at Berthusen Park. The “Sorenson Saw Mill” was running from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., putting ...

Wedding – Briana Gerbrandt & Keaton Vanderwerff

Briana Gerbrandt and Keaton Vanderwerff were united in marriage on May 30, 2015, at Fountain Community Church in Bellingham. The bride is a daughter of Brian and Julie Gerbrandt of Lynden. Brad and Jania ...

Wedding – Trisha Heusinkveld & Travis Kendon

Trisha Lee Heusinkveld and Travis Dirk Kendon were united in marriage on May 15, 2015, inside the bride’s grandparents’ barn at the Heusinkveld farm in Lynden. A reception followed at the same location. ...

Calendar

ONGOING War photos The Lynden Pioneer Museum, 217 Front St., hosts the photography of Reece Lodder, Marine combat correspondent from Everson. The exhibit runs through Oct. 30 and provides a view into the ...

Hollander breaks two Lynden girls’ swim school records

LYNDEN — Sarah Hollander broke a pair of school records on Thursday, leading the Lynden girls’ swim team to a 133-38 victory over Ferndale at the Lynden YMCA. Hollander won the 200-yard freestyle ...

LHS alum Feenstra wins third Pacific Northwest PGA Professional Championship

MISSOULA, Montana — Lynden High School alum Tim Feenstra rallied from a five-stroke final-round deficit to win his third Pacific Northwest PGA Professional Championship on Sept. 22-24 at Canyon River ...
Dairy cattle in the fields is a common sight in summer in Whatcom County. (File photo)

Local reply to Ecology dairy permit: ‘shocked’

WHATCOM — On Aug. 11, the Washington State Department of Ecology issued its first draft of a new CAFO (Concentrated Animal Feeding Area) discharge permit. This new permit would be required of all farmers ...
Construction at both the Blaine and Sumas ports of entry will cause delays.

Construction coming to Sumas port of entry

  SUMAS — Construction work comes to the Sumas port of entry in mid-October, meaning travelers should expect delays in traffic. “CBP is committed to maintaining the highest service standards possible. ...

Drainage, diking districts’ annual meetings set

WHATCOM ­— The drainage and diking districts of the county will hold their annual public meetings over the next few weeks, in cooperation with the River and Flood Division of county Public Works. Supervisors ...