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Len & Barbara Vander Velden – 50th anniversary

Len and Barbara Vander Velden of Lynden celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with their children and grandchildren in Jackson, Wyoming, and Yellowstone. They will also celebrate with family on July ...
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Don & Greta Elsbree – 60th anniversary

Don and Greta Elsbree were married in Lynden on July 22, 1955. They will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on July 22, 2015, at an evening meal with their children Doug and Randi Elsbree, Duane ...
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Spencer & Elizabeth Ahrens – 50th anniversary

Spencer and Elizabeth Ahrens are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They are taking a three-day trip with Elizabeth’s siblings to visit Ganges on Salt Spring Island, and will also be celebrating ...
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Five Generations

Pictured from left are great-grandmother Norma Jo (Sterk) Vermeer-Bovenkamp, great-great-grandmother Bev (Koetje) Sterk, mother Malia (Dykes) Reynolds with baby Beckett Thomas Reynolds, great-great-grandfather ...
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Grace Straka – 90th birthday

You are invited to help our “Amazing Grace Straka” celebrate her 90th birthday. Join us on Saturday, July 18, at 1 p.m. in the Sumas Senior Center, 451 2nd St., Sumas. Hosting the party are her children ...
Among the wellwishers as Ted Zawicki celebrated his 103rd birthday at the Lynden Community Center July 1 were his great-granddaughter Danielle Dow and her four children, Elianna, Eden, Evory and Zion, ages 2 to 7. Ted blew out birthday candles and also recited the 23rd Psalm at the party of mostly seniors. He comes every Wednesday, like clockwork, to play pool at the center, said director Cathi LeCocq, and he also goes out fishing each week with his friend Roger Granger at Lake Whatcom. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

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Engagement: Aunaleisa Salinas & Brennan Roosma

Aunaleisa Gailene Salinas of Lynden and Brennan Allen Roosma of Everson announce their engagement and upcoming wedding on July 17, 2015, at Third Christian Reformed Church of Lynden. Aunaleisa is a daughter ...

Anniversary: Dave & Connie Burns – 50th

Dave and Connie Burns were married on July 14, 1965, at Third Christian Reformed Church in Lynden. They will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary during the summer months with family and friends. ...

Birth: Ridley James Chatterton

Denise and Jim Chatterton of Lynden welcomed a son, Ridley James, on June 22, 2015, in Bellingham. He weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces, and joins brothers Caedmon, 12, Keagan, 8, and Reece, 6. Grandparents are ...
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Brittany Schulz & Zachary DeBoer wedding

  Brittany Schulz and Zachary DeBoer were united in marriage on March 28, 2015, at Bellingham Covenant Church. A reception followed at the Hotel Bellwether.   The bride is a daughter of Norm and ...