Phyllis Roder

Phyllis Roder, age 69, is at rest after a courageous battle with cancer. Phyllis was born on Aug. 22, 1944, to John and Alice Marie Webb in Klamath Falls, Ore. She will be dearly missed. Phyllis was an ...

Calendar

TUESDAY Live local music The Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St., hosts The Silver City Band at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 31, New Year’s Eve. No cover. Legion gala American Legion Albert J. Hamilton Post ...

Letters to the editor – Dec. 31

Christmas carol’s double meaning There is one Christmas carol that has always baffled me. What in the world do leaping lords, French hens, swimming swans, and especially the partridge who won’t come ...
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George and Maria Van Achte – 60th anniversary

George and Maria Van Achte of Lynden are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on Dec. 28, 1953, in McGregor, Manitoba, Canada. George retired from Puget Sound Energy in 1993 and ...

Charles ‘Jerry’ Flora

Charles J. “Jerry” Flora, age 85, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his family, on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013. He was born on Nov. 16, 1928. He was president of Western Washington University ...

Henry Zylstra

Henry J. Zylstra, age 70, of Everson, died on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, in St. Joseph Hospital. Visitation hours will be on Thursday, Jan. 2, from 5 to 7 p.m. in Gillies Funeral Home. Graveside services ...

Births – published Dec. 31

HARPER HARRIET WAGTER Taryn and Grant Wagter of Lynden welcomed a daughter, Harper Harriet, on Nov. 27, 2013, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces. Grandparents ...

Public meetings

Thursday, Jan. 2 • Lynden City Council Public Safety Committee, Lynden Police Station, 203 19th St., 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 6 • Lynden City Council Finance Committee, first floor meeting room, City Hall, ...

Katherine Miedema

Lynden resident Katherine Miedema died on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, at the age of 71. Arrangements are pending with Gillies Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Lynden…. This content is for subscribers ...

Western graduate students will do free counseling

BELLINGHAM — Beginning Jan. 21, graduate students in Western Washington University’s Psychology Department will provide free individual counseling services under faculty supervision. Western’s Counseling ...