Miranda Bowman of Wildrye Farm sets up flowers in her display space on opening day of the Lynden Farmers Market June 8. At least 16 vendors were present in the Centennial Park location at the corner of Fourth and Grover streets. The market now continues there each Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 …

Keith and Karen Boon are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on June 20, 1969, at Second Christian Reformed Church in Lynden. A dessert open house for family and friends will take place at their home in Lynden from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 15. Their daughters, Kim…

Lindsey Marie and Joel Daniel VanderHoek of Lynden welcomed twins, son Wyatt Daniel and daughter Willa Marie, on May 28, 2019, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. Wyatt weighed 5 pounds, 9 ounces, and Willa weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounces. Grandparents are Dave and Claudia Va…

Douglas Brown, age 68, of Nooksack, peacefully passed away Saturday, June 8, 2019, at home with his family by his side.   

  A Celebration of Life for Lon D. Morgan and Amy M. (Gandee) Morgan will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 23, 2019, at the home of Gary and Irene Morgan, 1258 E. Pole Rd., Everson. Lon passed away at Hospice on May 9, 2019, and Amy passed away Oct. 14, 2004, both after long illnesses.

  Fred (Al) Danielsen of Ferndale, age 73, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 5, 2019.

  George Larsen, a life-long Whatcom County resident, died Friday, May 24, 2019, in Bellingham. He was 91.

  Jeremy Lee Dodds, age 31, passed away at his home in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on May 28, 2019.

 Mireille Frieda Patrick went home to the Lord on her 89th birthday, March 2, 2019.

 Viola Mae (Groen) VanderYacht, age 94, departed this life on June 6, 2019, to assume her new life in heaven as promised by our Lord and Savior. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother.

  Rosa Lee TerWisscha, beloved wife and mother, went home to her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on June 3, 2019, after a brief illness.

Western Washington University announces the loss of a “beloved community member, friend, and supporter” in Noémi Ban.

WHATCOM — More than 200 classic and modified cars and trucks are expected Sunday, June 16, for the fifth annual Father’s Day Car Show at Bellewood Acres, halfway between Lynden and Bellingham at 6140 Guide Meridian Rd. 

Through November 2019, City of Lynden committee meetings of Community Development, Finance & Personnel, Parks, Public Safety and Public Works may have a quorum of City Council members attending. Final official council action will not be taken.

MOUNT BAKER — The wait is over for people planning to visit one of the Pacific Northwest’s most scenic viewpoints. At 8 a.m. Sunday, June 9, Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance crews will open the seasonal section of State Route 542, known as the road to Artist Point.

 George Larsen, a life-long Whatcom County resident, died Friday, May 24, 2019 in Bellingham. He was 91.

  Art Van Winkle, of Thousand Palms, California, passed away on May 3, 2019. Art was born in Everett, Washington, on Jan. 18, 1926.

 Pamela Jane (Swinburnson) Moena, age 60, passed away peacefully on May 26, 2019, after a courageous battle with cancer.

 David Lee Enertson, lifelong resident of Whatcom County, unexpectantly passed away of a heart attack on May 30, 2019.

  Norman Orlando Curtis, a longtime resident of Whatcom County and owner of Arctic Lockers in Sedro-Woolley, died May 22, 2019, at his home in Bellingham surrounded by family, at 96 years of age.

 Kinuyo (Kay) Kita, a caring mother, grandmother, sister and friend, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on May 26, 2019, at age 84.

Gaylen and Sylvia (Holleman) Visser are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. An open house is planned for family and friends from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, at Faith Community Church, 586 Birch Bay-Lynden Rd., Lynden. They were married in the Everson Christian Reformed Churc…

Albert Vinkes of Lynden is celebrating his 90th birthday. Friends and family are invited to a no-gift open house from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, in the second floor activity room of Lynden Manor, 905 Aaron Drive, Lynden. Albert was born on June 8, 1929, in Rock Rapids, Iowa, to Evert “…

Canoers who have received the timing chip from biking teammates run down toward the Nooksack River in Everson’s Riverside Park on Sunday, May 26, in the 2019 Ski to Sea Race. Enjoying good weather, about 400 teams participated in Whatcom County’s renowned annual 94-mile, seven-leg relay race…

     Janice Marie Sen, age 64, passed away at Whatcom Hospice House on Saturday, May 18, 2019. She had been suffering from ALS the last two years. Janice was known for her beautiful and caring spirit, yet she was so strong-willed.

     George Larson, age 91, of Bellingham, passed away Friday, May 24, 2019.

     Kenneth VanderVeen, age 66, of Lynden, passed away Saturday, May 25, 2019. Ken was the longest term resident in the new Christian Health Care Center.

     Egbert Maas passed away on May 12, 2019, at the age of 95, in the Christian Health Care Center of Lynden.

    Gurmeet Kaur Sangha, age 56, passed suddenly on May 23, 2019. Born in India on Jan. 31, 1963, she later immigrated to America with her two young sons to join her husband in Everson in 1993.

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