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Nooksack Loop Trail dream continues

FERNDALE — Local dignitaries from Ferndale and Whatcom County were on hand Saturday for the official ribbon cutting on Whatcom County’s newest trail. The Hovander Trail, running from Slater Road north ...

Memorial Day offers up array of services

Services Monday at two cemeteries of Lynden district LYNDEN -— Memorial Day services will be conducted on Monday, May 26, at the Lynden and Greenwood cemeteries at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., respectively. ...

Dennis Strong

Dennis Lee Strong lost his battle with cancer, but he won the battle of life. Dennis, a longtime resident of Lynden, went home to be with his Lord on Thursday, May 15, 2014, at his Bellingham home, surrounded ...

Calendar

WEDNESDAY Prayer vigil A sixth annual Prayer Vigil for Foster and Adoptive Children will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, in Sonlight church of Lynden. Contact: hope127@sonlightchurch.com. ...

EDITORIAL: Respect the day — visit a cemetery

Memorial Day is more than just a convenient way to count down the remaining days of school or mark the start of summer vacation. It’s a national holiday of deep meaning. This day is set aside to celebrate ...

Letters to the editor – published May 21

In favor of Fleetwood As a Whatcom County voter and as someone who cares passionately about the environment and also as a teacher in the area, I am jumping for joy. Why, you may ask? Because Seth Fleetwood ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, May 21 • Lynden Board of Adjustments, southeast conference room, City Hall Annex, 205 Fourth St., 7 p.m. Thursday, May 22 • The Opportunity Council board of directors, Squalicum Boathouse, ...
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Laura Perea – Benjamin Mouché engagement

Laura Nichole Perea of Charleston, South Carolina, and Benjamin Brian Mouché of Lynden announce their engagement and plans for a Sept. 4, 2014 wedding at the Magnolia Plantation in Charleston. Laura is ...
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Erika Ramstead – Alex Van Dyken engagement

Erika Ramstead of Everson and Alex Van Dyken of Nooksack announce their engagement and plans for a July 19, 2014 wedding at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Lynden. Amy is a daughter of Amy Ramstead and the ...
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Shirley Simonson – 90th birthday

Shirley Simonson of Bellingham is celebrating her 90th birthday. She was born in Iowa on May 22, 1924, Shirley is a retired beautician who worked for several years at Moderne Beauty Shop in Lynden before ...