GUEST OPINION: Respect one another, regardless of politics

By Sandy Phillips As a citizen, a voter and a political candidate I feel that I have to comment on the shooting of presidential candidate Donald J. Trump in Butler, Pennsylvania on ...

WHATCOM COUNTY NEWS BRIEFS: July 24, 2024

Woman dies in car accident near Nugents Corner Staff Reports WHATCOM— An 87-year-old Burlington woman was killed in a two-vehicle accident north of Nugents Corner near Lawrence. Judith ...

Sandra Jean (Matheis) Sinclair

Sandra Jean (Matheis) Sinclair, our cherished mom, grandma, sister, aunt, and friend, was carried home by the Heavenly Angels on the morning of Thursday, June 27, 2024, to meet her ...

Henry ‘Hank’ Hoekstra

Henry “Hank” Hoekstra, 86 years old, went into the loving arms of Jesus on July 16, 2024, at Christian Health Care Center after a battle with Parkinson’s Plus (and PSP). Hank ...

Elinor Louise Montgomery

Elinor Louise Montgomery passed away peacefully on July 5, 2024 at Whatcom Hospice House with her family at her side. She was born on Dec. 28, 1939 in Bellingham and was raised on ...

Ron ‘Butch’ Digerness

Ron “Butch” Digerness, 81, passed away peacefully in his Birch Bay home on July 10, 2024. Born on Nov. 15, 1942, in Whatcom County to Gay and Bernice Digerness, Ron graduated from ...

Jewell Nelson-Pearson

A gathering to celebrate Jewell’s life will be held Saturday, Aug. 3 at 2 p.m. in the Pavilion at Pioneer Park in Ferndale. Friends and family are welcome.

Gary VanderYacht

Screenshot A celebration of life for Dr. Gary VanderYacht will be held on Sunday, July 28 from 12:30-2:30 p.m. at Wood Creek Manor, 1843 Main St, Lynden. We invite anyone who would ...

Gordon W. ‘Gordy’ Hamilton

Gordon W. “Gordy” Hamilton, age 72, of Lynden, passed away at his home Friday, July 12, 2024. He was born on Feb. 24, 1952 in Great Falls, MT to parents Edwin and Frances (Kisselburg) ...

Karen Jean Urban

Karen Jean (Curry) Urban, formerly of Everson, passed away unexpectedly on July 1, 2024, in Mesa, AZ.  Karen, the daughter of Carl and Pauline (Petersen) Curry, was born on July 7, ...