Latest Milestones

Tom and Jackie DeGroot – 50th anniversary

Tom and Jackie DeGroot of Lynden are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Tom and Jackie were married on May 27, 1966, in Artesia, California. They had one child, Ed DeGroot with wife Alicia, of ...

Aunaleisa Salinas – Brennan Roosma

Aunaleisa Gailene Salinas and Brennan Allen Roosma were united in marriage on July 17, 2015, in Third Christian Reformed Church of Lynden with a reception at Westerfield Farms. Aunaleisa is a daughter ...

Helen Rudy – 90th birthday

An open house to celebrate Helen Rudy’s 90th birthday will be on Saturday, June 4, 2016, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Ferndale Senior Center, 1999 Cherry St,, Ferndale. Helen was born in Adams County, North ...

Abigail Ungersma – Jonathan Gross

Abigail Ungersma and Jonathan Gross announce their engagement and plans for a June 17, 2016 wedding. Abigail is a daughter of Jim and Laura Ungersma of Lynden. A homeschool graduate, she earned an office ...

Natasha Ungersma – James Hieter

Natasha Lee Ungersma and James Michael Hieter announce their engagement and plans for a June 17, 2016 wedding. Natasha is a daughter of Jim and Laura Ungersma of Lynden. A homeschool graduate, she earned ...

Kelsey Vander Veen – Jordan Bolkema

Kelsey Vander Veen of Lynden and Jordan Bolkema of Bradenton, Florida, announce their engagement and plans for an Aug. 6, 2016 wedding in Sioux Center, Iowa. The prospective bride is a daughter of Ken ...

Jake and Jeannette Stap – 65th anniversary

Jake and Jeannette Stap are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary. On May 18, 1951, Jake Stap and Jeannette Visser were united in marriage. They have since been blessed with five children: Karen ...

Maxine Stremler – 75th birthday

Maxine Stremler of Laurel celebrated her 75th birthday on May 10 with a family dinner. Born in Bellingham on May 10, 1941, Maxine attributes her life to the ability to smile each day, the grace God has ...

Charlie Kay Stap

Kenzie and Troy Stap of Everson welcomed a daughter, Charlie Kay, on March 18, 2016, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces, and joins Axl, 4, and Coleson, ...

Gillian Raye Hanson

Jenine and Chris Hanson of Sumas welcomed a daughter, Gillian Raye, on April 20, 2016, at the Bellingham Birth Center. She weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces, and joins Grant, 3, and Ginaya, 1. Grandparents are ...