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Hannah Sotebeer – Carston Groen engagement

Hannah Sotebeer of Everson and Carston Groen of Nooksack announce their engagement and plans for a Nov. 9, 2013 wedding in Lynden. Hannah is a daughter of Christy Waldron of Blaine and a granddaughter ...
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Homer and Betty WiGboldy – 60th birthday

Homer J. and Betty L. (De Vries) Wigboldy of Lynden are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on Aug. 21, 1953, in First Christian Reformed Church of Lansing, Ill. Homer is a retired ...
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Francis Peterson – 97th birthday

Francis Orlo “Pete” Peterson is celebrating his 97th birthday. He was born on Aug. 23, 1916. He is a member of Nooksack Advent Christian Church and retired from the Laborers’ Union. He enjoys going ...

Birth – published Aug. 21

Tytus Scott Heutink Shannon and Dave Heutink of Everson welcomed a son, Tytus Scott, on July 8, 2013, in Bellingham. He weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces, and joins sister Joie Faye, 2. Grandparents are Scott ...

Cemetery district seeks volunteer researchers

LYNDEN — The Lynden Pioneer Museum and Whatcom Cemetery District 10 are looking for some help creating a list of Whatcom County pioneers. “We would like to identify those buried at the Lynden and Greenwood ...

Recreational fires allowed again

WHATCOM — Due to the recent rain and an increase in fuel moisture levels, the Whatcom County Fire Marshal’s Office has lifted its restriction on recreational fires in unincorporated Whatcom County. ...

Literacy Council office now at BTC

BELLINGHAM — The Whatcom Literacy Council has moved its main office from Elm Street to 3028 Lindbergh Ave., Building A, on the Bellingham Technical College campus. The recently remodeled building now ...

Course teaches sustainable small acreage farming

BELLINGHAM — A “Sustainable Small Acreage Farming” course will be offered by WSU Whatcom County Extension this fall. The course provides an overview of potential small acreage farming and ranching ...

Vintage trailers at fairgrounds Sept. 7

LYNDEN — Vintage trailers coming to the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds Sept. 6-8 may be a curiosity item, and Brian Morrow is happy to oblige. Some vehicles in the Mount Baker Vintage Trailer Rally ...

Ferndale Street Festival a draw for all ages this weekend

FERNDALE — For the tenth time in as many years, visitors to the Ferndale Street Festival will get a chance to sample all that the city has to offer in the best place possible this weekend: the streets ...