Latest Milestones

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George and Maria Van Achte – 60th anniversary

George and Maria Van Achte of Lynden are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on Dec. 28, 1953, in McGregor, Manitoba, Canada. George retired from Puget Sound Energy in 1993 and ...

Births – published Dec. 31

HARPER HARRIET WAGTER Taryn and Grant Wagter of Lynden welcomed a daughter, Harper Harriet, on Nov. 27, 2013, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces. Grandparents ...
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Jay and Marlene (Bajema) DeGroot and Dennis and Marcia (Bajema) Broersma 50th anniversaries

Jay and Marlene (Bajema) DeGroot of Lynden and Dennis and Marcia (Bajema) Broersma of Byron Center, Mich., recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversaries in Branson, Mo., as well as summer getaways ...
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John and Joan Wright – 65th anniversary

John and Joan Wright of Lynden celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Nov. 25 at a dinner with family and friends. They were married on Nov. 25, 1948, at the First Baptist Church of Tulsa, Okla. ...
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Donna Timmer – 75th birthday

Donna Timmer of Lynden will be celebrating her 75th birthday with a family dinner in January. She was born on Dec. 24, 1938, in Lynden, to John and Pearl Van Mersbergen. Donna is a member of Third Christian ...

Births – published Dec. 18

BROOKE KAELYNN PARKER Haley and Anthony Parker of Lynden welcomed a daughter, Brooke Kaelynn, on Nov. 3, 2013, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She weighed 5 pounds. Grandparents ...
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Lisa Fisher and Matt Korthuis wedding

Lisa Fisher and Matt Korthuis were united in marriage on Sept. 21, 2013, at the Cruise Terminal in Bellingham, and a dinner reception followed the ceremony. The bride is a daughter of Scott and Nancy Fisher ...
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Dale and Jackie Rick – 60th anniversary

Dale and Jackie Rick celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at Hope Lutheran Church in Lynden on Nov. 17 with their own family and their church family. They were married on Nov. 14, 1953, in Central ...

Births – published Dec. 11

WESTON JAMES VANCORBACH Jeannie and Loren VanCorbach of Lynden welcomed a son, Weston James, on Nov. 21, 2013, at the Bellingham Birth Center. He weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce, and joins Owen, 8, Macy, 4, ...
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Shelbie Miller – Nathan Mark engagement

Shelbie Miller and Nathan Mark, both of Lynden, announce their engagement and plans for a March 15, 2014 wedding in Lynden. Shelbie is a daughter of Bruce and Kathy Miller of Lynden and graduated from ...