Latest Milestones

Wedding — Georgia Clark & Brook Heckman

Georgia Michelle Clark and Brook Frederic Heckman were united in marriage on Jan. 30, 2016, at Maplehurst Farm in Mount Vernon. The bride is a daughter of Doug and Tracy Clark of Lynden. Dani LaBlond ...

Engagement — Jessica Lopez & Steven Webb

Jessica Lopez and Steve Webb are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding in July 2016. Jessica is a daughter of Ruben and Maria Lopez of Lynden. She graduated from Lynden High School ...

Bethany Catherine Gundersen

Charlie Ann and Daniel Gundersen of Burlington, Washington, welcomed a daughter, Bethany Catherine, on April 1, 2016, at the Mount Vernon Birthing Center. She weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces, and joins her ...

Nettie Pottratz — 100th birthday

Nettie Pottratz of Lynden will be celebrating her 100th birthday with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 23, 2016, at Meadow Greens, 301 W. Homestead Blvd., Lynden. Nettie and her family ...

Gerrit Terpsma — 98th birthday

Gerrit Terpsma of Lynden was born on May 6, 1918, in a home on West Main Street and has lived in the Lynden area ever since. He was born to Henry and Augusta Terpsma, immigrants from the Netherlands, ...

Birth — Samuel Lambert Blok

Wendy and Dave Blok of Lynden welcomed a son, Samuel Lambert, on March 31, 2016, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. He weighed 9 pounds, 8 ounces. Grandparents are Richard and Sue ...

Birth — Paisley Jo Groen

Kelsey and Darren Groen of Lynden welcomed a daughter, Paisley Jo, on Jan. 26, 2016, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She weighed 5 pounds, 10 ounces, and joins Brant, 3. Grandparents ...

Paul & Cheryl Roorda — 50th anniversary

Paul and Cheryl Roorda of Everson are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Family and friends are invited to an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 17, in the Mt. Baker Rotary Building ...

Ellen Courtney — 80th birthday

Ellen Courtney of Lynden was born on April 15, 1936, in Arlington, Washington, to Pete and Bertha Strotz. Please join her in celebrating her 80th birthday on Sunday, April 17, from noon to 3 p.m. in the ...

Birth — Cohen Matthew Vlas

Madelyn Hougan and Simon Vlas of Olympia welcomed a son, Cohen Matthew Vlas, on March 24, 2016, at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia. He weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces. Grandparents are Matt and Mary ...