John Christie

John Lyle Christie of Everson passed away on Feb. 7, 2014, in Peace Health St. Joseph Hospital after a brief illness. He was 82 years of age and was born in Kalamazoo, Mich. He graduated from Western Michigan ...

Birth – published Feb. 12

Emerie Estelle Bonsen Mariisa and Grant Bonsen of Lynden welcomed a daughter, Emerie Estelle, on Jan. 23, 2014, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces, and ...
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Georgia Smith – 100th birthday

Georgia Smith of Lynden celebrated her 100th birthday on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014. An open house will be held in her honor from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 15, in the lobby of Meadow Greens, 301 W. Homestead ...
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Anton Neyens – 90th birthday

Anton Neyens of Everson is celebrating his 90th birthday. Friends and family are invited to an open house reception from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 16, at Christ Fellowship Church, where Anton and Esther ...
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Walt DeKraai – 92nd birthday

On Feb. 15, 1922, a very special man was born. This special man shared 72 wonderful years of married life with the love of his life, Jean. His accomplishments are many, including his service with the Seabees ...
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Louis Kok – 85th birthday

Louis Kok of Lynden is celebrating his 85th birthday with his family. He was born on Feb. 18, 1929, to Edward Kok and Grace Van Dalfsen Kok in Lynden. He is a member of Bethel Christian Reformed Church ...

Delta Nine marijuana application raising emotions

WHATCOM — As local residents fight against a marijuana production and processing application in Clearbrook, located between Lynden and Sumas, the Whatcom County Council is figuring out how to deal with ...

Sister of WWU’s first African-American student speaks to school

BELLINGHAM — Sandra Campbell, the sister of Willis Ball, who graduated as the first African-American graduate of Western Washington University in 1956, spoke to WWU students on Saturday, Feb. 8. Campbell, ...

Family helped after Everson fire

WHATCOM — The Mt. Baker Chapter of the American Red Cross Volunteers responded to a house fire in Everson on Saturday, Feb. 8. The fire did only minor damage to the home, but fire investigators have ...

BelleWood Acres hosting Women in Ag

PULLMAN — Women in Washington, Oregon and Idaho can gain practical advice for improving farm management skills and networking with other women producers at the 2014 Women in Agriculture Conference to ...