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Tony and Joyce Honcoop – 60th anniversary

Tony and Joyce Honcoop give thanks to God for 60 years of marriage. They were married on Sept. 4, 1953, in Second Christian Reformed Church of Lynden. Their children are Doug and Dawn Honcoop and Karen ...

Births published Sept. 4

Laken Grace Mobley Abby and Matt Mobley of Lynden welcomed a daughter, Laken Grace, on Aug. 11, 2013, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces, and joins ...

Building industry candidate debate events Sept. 18, 25

BELLINGHAM — The Building Industry Association of Whatcom County will host a candidate debate on Wednesday, Sept. 18, for the four 2013 contested County Council races. At Baker Creek Place headquarters, ...

Patricia Smith

Patricia Kay “Tricia” Smith, 58, passed away peacefully at her home in Ferndale on Aug. 28, 2013, surrounded by her loving family following a courageous battle with brain cancer. Born and raised in ...

Myron Lancaster

A celebration of life for Myron W. Lancaster will be held on Thursday, Sept. 12, at 2 p.m. in the Mt. Baker Rotary Building, 1775 Front St., Lynden. Arrangements are by Moles Farewell Tributes Main St. ...

State regulators penalize Frontier for overcharging on returned checks

OLYMPIA — State regulators have issued a penalty assessment against Frontier Communications Northwest Inc. for overcharging customers for returned checks. The Washington Utilities and Transportation ...

Border Patrol activity report

BLAINE — The information listed below is from arrests and seizures related to the U.S. Border Patrol in the Blaine Sector area of operations. For security reasons, this may not be a complete list of ...
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Wiersma Construction dominates Lynde 500

LYNDEN — The 2013 Lynde 500 left little doubt, both about who the crowd favorite was and who the top team turned out to be in the 11th annual push-kart derby. As hundreds of spectators streamed through ...
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Balancing a little bocce

Seniors from around Whatcom County came to Lynden’s Bender Fields bocce ball courts Monday to participate in their annual bocce tournament. One of the players was Pete Peterson, of Everson, at age 97, ...

Beatrice VanZonneveld

Beatrice F. VanZonneveld (Hemple), 80, went peacefully to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Aug. 26, 2013, in her home in Lynden. Bea was a radiant Christian and a loving example to her family, ...