Teacher Mrs. Shari Kruyswijk talks to her first graders about the classroom book corner at Lynden’s Cornerstone Christian School, which started the 2015-16 year on Tuesday. Most north Whatcom County schools begin classes next week. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

‘Start of school’ coming for all

By Brooke Hanson intern@lyndentribune.com WHATCOM ­— “Start of school” is not just around the corner. It’s alreadly happened ...

John ‘Rich’ Stipe

John Richard Stipe, “Rich,” passed away peacefully on Aug. 8, 2015, while surrounded by family. Rich was born at the General Hospital in Sequim on Nov. 3, 1942, to Mary Loretta (Miller) and William ...

Mabel ‘Marian’ VanLant

Mabel “Marian” VanLant went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015. She was 82 years old. Marian was born in Columbus, Montana, on Nov. 8, 1932, to John and Katie (Oostema) ...

Jenny Jansen

Jenny M. Jansen of Deming passed away on Aug. 17, 2015. She was born on Sept. 14, 1926. Services were held in Bellingham. View complete obituary and share memories with the family at www.westfordfuneral ...

Shirley Moldenhauer

Shirley M. Moldenhauer, age 91, passed away peacefully on Friday, Aug. 14, 2015. Services were held in Bellingham. You may view the full obituary and share memories at www.westfordfuneralhome.com…. ...

John Sauer

John F. Sauer, age 92, of Lynden, passed away on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. Arrangements are pending and entrusted to Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation Services…. This content is for subscribers only. ...
James Ehnes performs with the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra on Oct. 11.

Whatcom Symphony Orchestra soars into 40th season this fall

WHATCOM — Welcome to the 40th anniversary season of the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra, says Yaniv Attar, entering his third year as music director of the orchestra. “It is a pleasure to conduct such a ...

Natalie Silva wins Steps On Broadway opportunity

LYNDEN ­— Natalie Silva, a recent graduate of Lynden Academy, has been accepted into a conservatory program at Steps On Broadway in New York City. This past summer after auditions, Natalie was invited ...

Calendar

ONGOING Skillshare Faire The fourth annual Whatcom Skillshare Faire of short classes, workshops and hands-on demonstration of skills takes place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 29-30, ...

Locker to speak at LC Athletic Information Night

LYNDEN — Retired NFL quarterback and Ferndale High School standout Jake Locker will be the guest speaker at the Lynden Christian Athletic Information Night, set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, in the Worship ...