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Bill and Lois Shagren – 50th anniversary

Bill and Lois Shagren of Custer are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner. They were married at Bethel Christian Reformed Church in Lynden on Aug. 28, 1964. Their children are ...
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Jerry and Ellen Matter – 50th anniversary

Jerry and Ellen Matter of Bellingham celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner. Their children invite family and friends to an open house planned for 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 31, ...
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Vera Todahl – 80th birthday

My, Oh My! On Aug. 24, the Mariners’ #1 fan turned 80! The family of Vera Todahl invites you to join them at an open house dessert social in her honor from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 6. It will be ...

Birth – published Aug. 27

Casyn Rain Mulder Brandon and Kari Mulder of Sumas have welcomed a daughter, Casyn Rain, into their family through adoption. Casyn was born in Olympia on July 21, 2013, and weighed 9 pounds, 7 ounces. ...

Semiahmoo names GM

BLAINE — Mark Andrew has been named the general manager responsible for daily operations of the Semiahmoo Resort, Golf & Spa for management firm Coastal Hotels. Andrew joins Semiahmoo with more than ...

Some local road projects still active

WHATCOM — One lane of State Route 9 between Doran Road and the Mount Baker Highway continues to be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays this week for road work. Flaggers will direct traffic in the ...

Shellfish from some beaches again safe to eat

BELLINGHAM — The biotoxin closure for recreational harvest of molluscan shellfish has been lifted on beaches from Point Whitehorn north to the Canadian border. However, Point Roberts and all beaches ...

Calendar

ONGOING ‘Back in Time’ “A Walk Back in Time” history tour of the Lynden Cemetery is presented every Saturday at 1 p.m. courtesy of the Lynden Pioneer Museum. Cemetery is on south corner of Guide ...

Opinion: Sunday business opening should be a free choice

By Gary Vis Whose Sunday is it? Lynden, more than any other community in the county, and possibly the state, is known for our imaginary Sunday “rules.” I use the term imaginary because there really ...

Opinion: GPT would enhance environment, jobs

By Craig Cole The Bellingham Herald recently published a guest commentary in which an opponent of the Gateway Pacific Terminal project at Cherry Point made a number of statements that are provably untrue. ...