Derek Vinkes graduated from NVHS in 2002
Virginia Call is celebrating her 90th birthday. She was born on Jan. 22, 1930, in Williston, North Dakota, to Frank and Chris (Alexander) Prim. The family moved to Lynden when Virginia was 12; she went to Northwood and Lynden schools and graduated from Bellingham High. She has been a church …
Paul Van Zanten passed away at home surrounded by family on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. He loved the Lord, his family, babies and flowers. A man who loved to be around people, he never met a stranger and was a great storyteller.
Ed and Judy (Heeringa) Marr of Lynden are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on Jan. 24, 1970, in the United Methodist Church of Lynden. Judy was a homemaker. Ed is retired from being a dentist in the U.S. Air Force. Their children are Kathy Marr of Lynden and Jim …
Gregory Vincent Broersma, age 34, of Moses Lake (formerly of Lynden), went to be with Jesus on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. He is now running and talking to his friends and family that were there to welcome him home.
Wilma (Nieuwsma) Terpsma went to be with her Lord and Saviour on Jan. 19, 2020. Her faith in Jesus was strong and unwavering and helped her through many hard times. She was diagnosed with melanoma sarcoma a month ago.
WHATCOM — School was canceled or two hours late throughout the county Monday and Tuesday, as everyone battled the cold weather that rolled in Sunday night.
ATLANTA — Point 27, a global nonprofit, has sent gifts of Thin Blue Line scripture-inscribed dog tags called Shields of Strength to the Lynden Police Department to honor fallen Interim Police Chief Michael Knapp, who died Nov. 6, 2019, after being hit by a vehicle.
A member of the “Greatest Generation” has finished this earthly race and now rests in the arms of his Lord’s eternal embrace. Rogers Davis Littlejohn died Jan. 11, 2020, at the age of 97. That’s 35,700 days of a full life!
Lyle V. Isert, age 92, passed away quietly on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, at his home in Burlington. Lyle was known for his very strong faith and unending love for his wife Elvena. He loved to be on the go, from getting together with friends for coffee to family potlucks and reunions.
Sharon Eva Downey passed away on Monday, Dec. 16, 2019, after a lifelong fight against lupus and several years battling breast cancer. Her husband Ben and service dog “Jiggs” were at her side.
LYNDEN — Find out about the Nooksack River Floodplain Integrated Planning (FLIP) process at a meeting Wednesday, Jan. 15, in the BP Place building (use Gate 2) on the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds.