Douglas de Jong

Douglas James de Jong passed away peacefully on Jan. 15, 2014, with his brothers and sisters at his side after a long struggle with a rare liver and kidney disorder. Doug was born to Jim and Joyce de Jong ...

Bellingham has its own Oscars night party

BELLINGHAM — It’s time to dust off your fancy threads again! Bellingham’s Oscar Party event makes its fifth appearance at the Pickford Film Center, 1318 Bay St. The formal event begins when the doors ...

‘Positive’ explores stories of those affected by AIDS

BELLINGHAM ­— “Positive,” a dance/theatre piece that explores the lives of seven different local community members whose lives have been affected by AIDS, will be presented by Kuntz and Company ...

Reconstruction at Portal Way/Birch Bay-Lynden Rd. starts in April

WHATCOM — Rebuilding the intersection of Birch Bay-Lynden Road and Portal Way had been scheduled to start last fall. But, due to unfavorable weather conditions, all construction on the project is now ...

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 ...

Births – published Jan. 22

CHLOE ELIZABETH KLEYN Beatrix and Darryn Kleyn of Lynden welcomed a daughter, Chloe Elizabeth, on Dec. 10, 2013, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces, ...

More charges still possible in June accidental shooting death

FERNDALE — The extent of the charges against two Whatcom County men suspected of being involved in the accidental fatal shooting of a woman in June is still not known, according to the Whatcom County ...

EDITORIAL: Let your school vote be your voice

After months of meetings and forums, citizens can finally express their opinions on the Lynden School District bond through actual voting. Ballots will be mailed out this week, and Lynden residents will ...

Letters to the editor – Jan. 22

Obamacare is lousy prescription for Americans Cancelled policies, increased premiums, higher deductibles, penalties, limits on doctors and hospitals — Obamacare is turning out to be a lousy prescription ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Jan. 22 • Washington Red Raspberry Commission board of directors, offices at 1796 Front St., Lynden, 1 p.m. • Whatcom County Surface Mining Advisory Committee, Planning & Development ...