Janet Nieuwendorp

Janet D. Nieuwendorp passed from this life into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior on Aug. 5, 2013. Janet was born on Jan. 29, 1922, in Westfield, N.D. She was the fourth of nine children born to Henry ...

Alta Rhodes

Alta “Mae” Rhodes, age 81, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at the Hospice House in Bellingham on Monday, Aug. 5, 2013. Mae was born on April 25, 1932, in Van Buren, Mo., to Samuel and ...

Douglas Ten Kley

Douglas J. Ten Kley, age 61, a husband, father, brother and friend, died peacefully on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, while asleep on the back patio of his home, after a long battle with Glioblastoma Multiforme ...

Mary Jane Radney

A celebration of life in remembrance of Mary Jane Radney will be held on Saturday, Aug. 17, at 3 p.m. in the Lynden Community Center. A light meal will follow. Radney passed away on May 26, 2013. She was ...

Joseph Hugill

Joseph “Joe” R. Hugill, age 64, of Lynden, died at home in the care of Hospice and his family on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2013. Joe was born in Coos Bay, Ore., on Oct. 25, 1948. He graduated from Amherst ...

Edythe Pugh

Edythe Pugh passed away peacefully in her sleep on Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, at 4:30 a.m. Edythe will be interred at Miller/Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bremerton. A memorial service in Mountain View Baptist ...

Shellfish harvest reopens on most local beaches

WHATCOM — The Washington State Department of Health has reopened recreational shellfish harvesting on all Whatcom County beaches except in Portage Bay off the Lummi peninsula. Portage Bay remains closed ...

Recreational fires also banned in dry conditions

WHATCOM — Due to dry weather conditions and increased fire danger, the Whatcom County Fire Marshal’s Office has enacted further restrictions on all open burning. All outdoor burning, including yard ...

EDITORIALS

In construction season, keep up safety alertness   The occasional drumbeat from Main Street pile driving and also the readjusting of our driving routes around town — yes, it is irksome sometimes. ...

Public meetings

Wednesday, Aug. 14 • Northwest Regional Council, Skagit County commissioners hearing room, 1800 Continental Place, Suite 100, Mount Vernon, 1:30 p.m. This is a special meeting of the council, which serves ...