James Easter

James William Easter, age 79, of Bremerton, formerly of Lynden, passed away in Bremerton on Thursday, May 16, 2013. Jim was born on Jan. 19, 1934, in Hoquiam to Edgar Eugene and Irene Ida (Johnston) Easter. ...

Helen Jansen

Helen J. Jansen, age 86, of Bellingham, passed away on Sunday, July 21, 2013. She was born on Oct. 5, 1926, in Chelsea, Mass., to Manoog and Ligian (Ashargne) Kayian. Helen married Gerrit “Gary” Jansen ...

Donald Olney

Donald R. Olney, of Bellingham, passed away on July 23, 2013. He was born on March 12, 1934, in Eyebrow, Saskatchewan, Canada. Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Joseph Catholic Church in Lynden ...

Millie Wilson

Millie T. Wilson, age 95, passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2013. Graveside services are scheduled for 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 3, in Saxon Cemetery, followed by a 12:30 p.m. memorial service in Nooksack ...
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Larry and Helen Tremaine – 50th anniversary

Larry and Helen Tremaine of Birch Bay Village, Blaine, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with a gathering in the clubhouse at Birch Bay Village. They were married in Lynden on July 2, 1963, ...
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Gerrit and Marie Ten Kley – 65th anniversary \ Marie Ten Kley – 85th birthday

Gerrit and Marie Ten Kley of Nooksack are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary and Marie’s 85th birthday. Marie was born in Lynden on July 13, 1928, to Jake and Minnie Kalsbeek. She married Gerrit ...
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Frances Neff – 94th birthday

Frances Neff of Lynden is celebrating her 94th birthday. She was born on Aug. 4, 1919, in Grants Pass, Ore., to Harold and Ethel Barton. She is a member of Covenant Grace Reformed Church and was married ...

County Parks/Rec Foundation sets Aug. 14 Pints for Parks event

BELLINGHAM — The Whatcom Parks and Recreation Foundation invites everyone to walk, run, bike or drive down to Kulshan Brewing Co., 2238 James St., Bellingham, on Wednesday, Aug. 14, from 4 to 8 p.m. ...

Familiar surroundings, sort of, to a new reporter in this small town

By Annika Wolters Big, open spaces. A mid-June cloudless day, my first drive down Hannegan Road — that 15-mile stretch of patchwork fields — to the picturesque city of Lynden was accompanied by a staticky ...

Mayor proclaims Saturday to be Gathering of the Orange Day Mayor’s Proclamation

WHEREAS, the agriculture industry of the Lynden area has for generations created a positive economic impact for Lynden and the surrounding communities in Whatcom County; and WHEREAS, the Puget Sound Antique ...