Peter Poortinga

Peter J. Poortinga went home to the Lord on March 20, 2014. Pete was born on July 18, 1923, in Milaca, Minn., at home to Peter and Ida Poortinga. He had four older sisters: Betty, Alice, Grace and Margaret. ...

Leonard Van Dyken

Leonard Van Dyken, age 93, of Lynden, went home to his Lord and Savior on Monday, March 17, 2014, in the Christian Health Care Center. A lifetime Lynden resident, Leonard was born on Jan. 18, 1921, to ...

Gebran Gholam

Gebran Yanni Gholam, affectionately known as “Mr. G.,” peacefully passed away on March 21, 2014, at the age of 87, surrounded by his loving family. Gebran was born on June 13, 1926, in Beirut, Lebanon, ...
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Culturally diverse Rehoboth school choir here

LYNDEN ­— The choir of one of the most ethnically diverse Christian schools in North America performs here on Thursday, March 27. The 50-voice Rehoboth Christian High School Choir, from Rehoboth, New ...

Federal money to landslide area

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Federal emergency money is being made available to deal with the deadly landslide that occurred in Snohomish County Saturday. The death toll stood at 14 on Monday, with some still ...

LMS starting LEGO club

LYNDEN — LEGO maniacs at Lynden Middle School will soon have the chance to build to their hearts’ content as the school kicks off its LEGO club on April 9. The group will meet every Wednesday from ...
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Jerry and Connie Roosendaal – 50th anniversary

Jerry and Connie Roosendaal of Lynden are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary and planning a family trip to Eastern Washington. They were married on March 21, 1964, in Bellingham. Jerry is retired ...
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Ron and Maureen Danielsen 50th anniversary

Ron and Maureen Danielsen of Lynden are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Their four daughters planned a large family gathering for Saturday, March 22, in Bellingham. Ron and Maureen were married ...

Births – published March 26

Kai Traysen Lanksbury Kamdyn Tobias Lanksbury Brandi and Dillon Lanksbury of Lynden welcomed twin sons, Kai Traysen and Kamdyn Tobias, on Jan. 27, 2014, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. ...

Mt. Baker School District gets clean audit

OLYMPIA — An audit of Mount Baker School District financial operations in the 2012-13 school year has turned up no significant deficiencies. The Washington State Auditor’s Office on Monday released ...