Letters to the editor – Dec. 31

Christmas carol’s double meaning There is one Christmas carol that has always baffled me. What in the world do leaping lords, French hens, swimming swans, and especially the partridge who won’t come ...
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George and Maria Van Achte – 60th anniversary

George and Maria Van Achte of Lynden are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on Dec. 28, 1953, in McGregor, Manitoba, Canada. George retired from Puget Sound Energy in 1993 and ...

Charles ‘Jerry’ Flora

Charles J. “Jerry” Flora, age 85, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his family, on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013. He was born on Nov. 16, 1928. He was president of Western Washington University ...

Henry Zylstra

Henry J. Zylstra, age 70, of Everson, died on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, in St. Joseph Hospital. Visitation hours will be on Thursday, Jan. 2, from 5 to 7 p.m. in Gillies Funeral Home. Graveside services ...

Births – published Dec. 31

HARPER HARRIET WAGTER Taryn and Grant Wagter of Lynden welcomed a daughter, Harper Harriet, on Nov. 27, 2013, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces. Grandparents ...

Public meetings

Thursday, Jan. 2 • Lynden City Council Public Safety Committee, Lynden Police Station, 203 19th St., 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 6 • Lynden City Council Finance Committee, first floor meeting room, City Hall, ...

Katherine Miedema

Lynden resident Katherine Miedema died on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, at the age of 71. Arrangements are pending with Gillies Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Lynden…. This content is for subscribers ...

Western graduate students will do free counseling

BELLINGHAM — Beginning Jan. 21, graduate students in Western Washington University’s Psychology Department will provide free individual counseling services under faculty supervision. Western’s Counseling ...

WCC’s Turning Point program taking applicants

BELLINGHAM — Registration is open for career and life success courses offered by Whatcom Community College’s Turning Point program. Turning Point offers two programs geared for those who are in transition ...

Notice of Trustee’s Sale – Woodlake Estates, L.L.C.

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE PURSUANT TO THE REVISED CODE OF WASHINGTON CHAPTER 61.24, ET. SEQ. I. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned Trustee will on the 31st day of January, 2014, at the hour of ...