Latest Milestones

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Alice Sauvageau – 86th birthday

Alice Mildred Sauvageau of Lynden is turning 86 years young. She was born on Aug. 15, 1927, in Westby, Mont. She is retired as a master gardener for the city of Anchorage, where she was responsible for ...
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Harold Stremler – 80th birthday

Harold Stremler of Mesa, Ariz., is celebrating his 80th birthday. His children invite relatives, friends and former co-workers to an open house from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 18, in the second kitchen ...
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Ethel Boertien – 100th birthday

Ethel Boertien will celebrate her 100th birthday on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013. Born to Herman and Alice (Schut) Terpstra in Buhl, Idaho, she grew up in Yakima, Wash. There she met and married Seine Boertien, ...

Births – published Aug. 14

William Calvin Likkel Colleen and Todd Likkel of Lynden welcomed a son, William Calvin, on July 14, 2013, in Bellingham. William weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces, and joins sister Emily, 3. Grandparents are ...
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Amanda TeVelde – Brian Owens engagement

Amanda Jane TeVelde and Brian Lee Owens, both of Ephrata, announce their engagement and plans for a Sept. 7, 2013 wedding at the Mt. Baker Rotary Building in Lynden. Amanda is a daughter of Joe and Janna ...
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Lindsey Bergsma – Mark Kortus engagement

Lindsey Joy Bergsma and Mark Randal Kortus announce their engagement and plans for a Sept. 27, 2013 wedding at Faith Reformed Church in Lynden. Lindsey is a daughter of Glenn and Denise Bergsma of Lynden ...
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Bert and Lola Holtrop – 65th anniversary

Married on Aug. 6, 1948, Bert and Lola Holtrop are celebrating 65 years of love and laughter, triumphs and trials, joys and sorrows, through God’s leadership, care and faithfulness, on Aug. 10, 2013. ...
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Jerry and Ruth Weidenaar – 60th anniversary

Jerry and Ruth Weidenaar of Lynden are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary with family members at First Christian Reformed Church in Lynden, the same church the couple was married in on Aug. 14, ...
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Stan and Kathy Vander Pol – 25th anniversary

Stan and Kathy Vander Pol are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary. They were married on Aug. 4, 1988, at Word of Life Church in Lynden. Their children and grandchildren are Melissa and Charlie Spratt ...
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Bill and Jane Case – 40th anniversary

Bill and Jane Case of Lynden are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary. They were married on Aug. 11, 1973. Bill works at LTI in Lynden and Jane is a crafter and works at the bazaars during the holidays. ...