Cornelius Rientjes

Cornelius “Cornie” Rientjes, age 101, of Lynden, went home to his Lord and Savior on Jan. 28, 2014. Visitation hours are scheduled for Friday, Feb. 21, from 4 to 7 p.m. in Gillies Funeral Home. Graveside ...

Lynden officer to speak on human trafficking topic

BELLINGHAM — Whatcom Community College will host a Human Trafficking Awareness event at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, in Heiner Theater. The free event is presented by WCC’s Programming & Diversity ...

Day on fruit tree growing March 1 at Mount Vernon

MOUNT VERNON — The Western Washington Fruit Research Foundation presents its Winter Field Day on Saturday, March 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Washington State University Northwest Washington ...

Fair scholarships are ag-related

LYNDEN ­— The Northwest Washington Fair Foundation will award scholarships of up to $5,000 to three to five qualified Whatcom County students studying in an agriculture-related field at a college, university ...

Habitat needs show volunteers

WHATCOM — Habitat for Humanity of Whatcom County is looking for at least 20 volunteers willing to enthusiastically staff two Habitat booths at the Whatcom Home and Garden Show. Volunteers are needed ...

Letters to the editor – Feb. 19

Disappointed voters not looking to future The front page of the Feb. 12 Lynden Tribune made quite a statement about the support the public schools in our county receive. The top story was the Lynden School ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Feb. 19 • Bellingham Technical College Board of Trustees, College Services board room on campus, 3028 Lindbergh Ave., 8:15 a.m. • Lynden Board of Adjustments, southeast conference room, ...
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Kenzie Van Beek – Troy Stap wedding

Kenzie Lee Van Beek and Troy Lucas Stap were united in marriage on Sept. 28, 2013, at North County Christ the King Church in Lynden. A reception followed at the Mt. Baker Rotary Building. The bride is ...
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Gerb and Shirley DeBoer – 65th anniversary

Gerb and Shirley DeBoer of Lynden celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with a family dinner planned by their children. They were married on Feb. 18, 1949, in Lynden. Gerb is a retired dairyman and ...
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Jennifer Mullins – John Robertson III engagement

Jennifer N. Mullins and John M. Robertson III, both of Harlingen, Texas, announce their engagement and plans for an Aug. 9, 2014 wedding in Bellingham. Jennifer is a daughter of Maggie Mullins of Lynden ...