Public meetings

Wednesday, Aug. 27 • Lynden City Council Public Works Committee, second floor conference room, City Hall, 300 Fourth St., 4:30 p.m. This is a special meeting of the committee specifically on the streetscape ...

Letters to the editor – Aug. 27

Cole is sugar-coating On Aug. 15, an op-ed by Craig Cole was published in the Bellingham Herald, giving a “Mary Poppins” version of the intentions and actions of SSA Marine/Pacific International Terminals ...

Hanko of Lynden a winner in WWU furniture design

BELLINGHAM -— Edward Hanko of Lynden, a Western Washington University student in industrial design, was among those awarded in a furniture design contest. Hanko took third place and a $1,000 scholarship ...

Barbara Abrahamson

Barbara E. Abrahamson passed away from heart failure at Whatcom Hospice House on Aug. 16, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on Dec. 3, 1922, in Buckeye, Arizona, to Herman and Gladys ...

Raymond De Poppe

Raymond E. De Poppe passed away on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, at the age of 94, in his Ferndale home. Ray was a farmboy from Preston, Minnesota, serving in World War II with the Navy’s Asiatic-Pacific Area ...

Betty Cronk

Betty Cronk of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, passed away on July 27, 2014. Betty attended the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse where she graduated with a degree in ...

Two to be honored by Peoples Bank

MOUNT VERNON — On Thursday, Sept. 11, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Mount Vernon Financial Center, 1801 Riverside Dr., Peoples Bank celebrates Jim VanderMey’s retirement and appointment to the bank’s board ...

Kickoff for Bible quizzing year will be Sept. 12-13 at Laurel Church

WHATCOM — A kickoff retreat for students ages 11-19 who want to do Bible quizzing is Sept. 12-13 at Laurel Baptist Community Church. The season for students throughout the county will run through almost ...

Stuurmans hits a hole-in-one at Raspberry Ridge

LYNDEN -— Seymour (Stu) Stuurmans shot a hole-in-one on the par-3 third hole at Raspberry Ridge Golf Course a few weeks ago. “I’ve come close a lot of times, six or eight inches,” he said. “The ...

Notice of Trustee’s Sale – Wallace E. Glenn and Danielle Y. Glenn

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE I NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Dennis Jordan, the undersigned Trustee, will on September 26, 2014, at the hour of 10:15 a.m., at the Whatcom County Courthouse Rotunda, 311 Grand ...