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Laura Criss – Matthew Earl engagement

Laura Michelle Criss of Wasco, Ore., and formerly of Lynden, and Matthew James Earl announce their engagement and plans for an Oct. 26, 2013 wedding at Grass Valley First Baptist Church of Grass Valley, ...
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Taylor Lootens – Jordan Kooi engagement

Taylor Leyan Lootens and Jordan Robert Kooi, both of Lynden, announce their engagement and plans for a Sept. 14, 2013 wedding at Berthusen Park outside of Lynden. Taylor is a daughter of Lance and Connie ...
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Bob and Bunny Hudson – 50th birthday

Bob and Bunny Hudson of Bellingham are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married at Central Lutheran Church in Bellingham on Aug. 17, 1963. Bob spent many years in route sales and is ...
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Alice Sauvageau – 86th birthday

Alice Mildred Sauvageau of Lynden is turning 86 years young. She was born on Aug. 15, 1927, in Westby, Mont. She is retired as a master gardener for the city of Anchorage, where she was responsible for ...
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Harold Stremler – 80th birthday

Harold Stremler of Mesa, Ariz., is celebrating his 80th birthday. His children invite relatives, friends and former co-workers to an open house from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 18, in the second kitchen ...
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Ethel Boertien – 100th birthday

Ethel Boertien will celebrate her 100th birthday on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013. Born to Herman and Alice (Schut) Terpstra in Buhl, Idaho, she grew up in Yakima, Wash. There she met and married Seine Boertien, ...

Births – published Aug. 14

William Calvin Likkel Colleen and Todd Likkel of Lynden welcomed a son, William Calvin, on July 14, 2013, in Bellingham. William weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces, and joins sister Emily, 3. Grandparents are ...

Max Burton

Max L. Burton, age 90, of Ferndale, passed away peacefully on Aug. 7, 2013. Max was born on Dec. 10, 1922, to John H. and Edith (Remington) Burton in Sumas. Max was a decorated World War II veteran, serving ...

Janet Nieuwendorp

Janet D. Nieuwendorp passed from this life into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior on Aug. 5, 2013. Janet was born on Jan. 29, 1922, in Westfield, N.D. She was the fourth of nine children born to Henry ...

Alta Rhodes

Alta “Mae” Rhodes, age 81, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at the Hospice House in Bellingham on Monday, Aug. 5, 2013. Mae was born on April 25, 1932, in Van Buren, Mo., to Samuel and ...