Latest Milestones

Bernard Holtrop – 85th birthday

Bernard (Barney) Holtrop of Custer is celebrating his 85th birthday with a family dinner at his daughter and son-in-law’s home. He was born on Aug. 27, 1930, in Bellingham to Garret and Mary (Fassett) ...

Ivy Marie Smit

Lauri and Brian Smit of Everson welcomed another daughter, Ivy Marie, on Aug. 10, 2015, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces, and joins sister Eva, 3. ...

In the military

Miranda Munsell, an Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadet at Eastern Washington University in Cheney, has graduated from the Cadet Leader Course at Fort Knox, Kentucky. CLC is a 30-day summer training ...

Maurice & Irene Beld – 60th

Maurice and Irene Beld of Lynden celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a small family dinner. They were married in Third Christian Reformed Church of Lynden on Aug. 12, 1955. Over the years they ...

Brooks Paul Ellingboe

Alyssa and Peter Ellingboe of Lynden welcomed a son, Brooks Paul, on May 12, 2015, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. He weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces, and joins sister Audrey, 8, and ...

Axton Richard Waldemar

Abigail and Shane Waldemar of Lynnwood, Washington, welcomed a son, Axton Richard, on July 8, 2015, at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle. He weighed 8 pounds, 11.5 ounces. Grandparents ...

John & Jeannie Rozeboom – 50th anniversary

John and Jeannie Rozeboom celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary earlier this summer with their children and grandchildren in Palm Springs, California. John and Jeannie were married in Bellflower, California. ...

Births — Aug. 5, 2015

Michaela Marie Penkoff Rachel and Brandon Penkoff of Lynden (on furlough from Africa) welcomed a daughter, Michaela Marie, on July 24, 2015, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She ...

Terry & Norma Bosman – 50th anniversary

Terry and Norma Bosman of Lynden are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Their children are planning an open house at the Bosman home, 387 Birch Bay-Lynden Road, for Sunday, Aug. 9, from 5 to 8 ...

Cora Crossman

Cora Alfrieda Crossman, 93, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of July 15, 2015, in Lynden. Born in Great Falls, Montana, on May 23, 1922, to Joseph and Mathilda Stordahl, she graduated ...