Karen Nibbelink

Karen (Scheffer) Nibbelink, 57, of Rock Valley, Iowa, died suddenly due to lung cancer surgery complications on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at Hegg Memorial Health Center in Rock Valley. ...

Rollin Staats

Pastor Rollin S. “Bud” Staats, age 84, of Bellingham, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016, at Whatcom Hospice House in Bellingham. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, ...

Kyran Kane

Kyran P. “Phil” Kane, age 82, of Everson, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, in Bellingham with his wife at his side. Phil was born on Aug. 22, 1933, to Kyran Francis and Rose ...

Geraldine Heutink

Geraldine “Jerry” Marie Heutink of Everson went to be with her Lord on Jan. 21, 2016, at the Christian Health Care Center. A memorial service in honor of Geraldine was held on Tuesday, ...

Irene Gonzales

Irene Gonzales, age 78, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016. Arrangements are pending with Gillies Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

Boys basketball keeps on winning

Led by Austin Honeycutt and Carson Genger, the Golden Eagles won their fourth straight with a 61-38 victory against Bellingham By Kevin Doucette [email protected] BELLINGHAM — ...

Avalanche death adds to high tally across the West

Man was from Bellingham By Calvin Bratt [email protected]   MOUNT BAKER ­— One man died and another man was injured in an avalanche Sunday afternoon near the Mt. Baker ...

City council votes on three issues

FERNDALE — The Ferndale City Council met a day late on Tuesday, Jan. 19, due to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.   The council made a few unanimous decision at the meeting, ...

PeaceHealth starting 20-year planning process

Meetings involve north county stakeholders By Tim Newcomb [email protected] WHATCOM — This week, PeaceHealth starts meeting with leaders throughout Whatcom County to develop a ...

Girls basketball beginning to find rhythm

The Golden Eagles have won seven straight conference games By Kevin Doucette [email protected] FERNDALE — Ferndale’s girls basketball team began the season with a not-so-impressive ...