Latest Milestones

In the Military

Air Force Airman Duane M. Alex has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive eight-week program that included training ...
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Rachel Tennant – Jordan Harmelink wedding

Rachel Tennant and Jordan Harmelink were united in marriage on July 27, 2013, at Bethel Christian Reformed Church in Lynden. A reception followed at Windows on the Bay in Bellingham. The bride is a daughter ...
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Dwayne and Carol Molendyk – 40th anniversary

Dwayne and Carol Molendyk of Lynden are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary with an open house/dinner celebration with family and friends. They were married on Nov. 23, 1973, at First Christian ...
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Albert Van Dalfsen – 80th birthday

With gratitude and thanksgiving, the family of Albert Van Dalfsen announces his 80th birthday on Nov. 25. He is deeply loved by his wife Jean; children Carol Bouma, Gary and Cristi Miles and Gary and Jill ...

Births – published Nov. 20

REX BENJAMIN DEYOUNG Janelle and Kevin DeYoung of Lynden welcomed a son, Rex Benjamin, on Oct. 22, 2013, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. He weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces, and joins ...
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Bruce and Karen Cowin – 50th anniversary

Bruce and Karen Cowin will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 17 with friends. They were married on Nov. 17, 1963, at the family home in Lynden. Bruce is retired from Bellingham Surgery ...

Births – published Oct. 30

COLTON GRANT KOOIENGA Janice and Jared Kooienga of Lynden welcomed a son, Colton Grant, on Oct. 13, 2013, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. He weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces, and joins ...

Births – published Oct. 23

Ashley Catherine Crabtree Christy and Clint Crabtree of Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter, S.C., welcomed a daughter, Ashley Catherine, on Sept. 17, 2013, at Tuomey Hospital in Sumter, S.C. She weighed 7 pounds, ...
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Kenneth Kornelis – 95th birthday

Kenneth S. Kornelis of Lynden is celebrating his 95th birthday with an open house from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 20, at the Lynden Manor. No gifts, please. Ken was born in Columbus, Mont., on Oct. 17, ...
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Alma Kramer – 90th birthday

Alma Kramer is celebrating her 90th birthday. Please join her family for an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, at Third Christian Reformed Church, 514 Liberty St., Lynden. Alma and her husband ...