Latest Milestones

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Rachel Tennant – Jordan Harmelink engagement

Rachel Ann Tennant of Sioux Falls, S.D., and Jordan Dean Harmelink of Sioux Center, Iowa, announce their engagement and plans for a July 27, 2013 wedding at Bethel Christian Reformed Church in Lynden. ...
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Les Molenaar – 70th birthday

Les Molenaar of Lynden was born on April 24, 1943, and will be celebrating his 70th birthday with his family. He is a retired barber and a member of Bethel Christian Reformed Church in Lynden. He enjoys ...

Births – published April 24

BEAU LEWIS BOSMAN Stephanie and Ryan Bosman of Lynden welcomed a son, Beau Lewis, on April 11, 2013, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. He weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces. Grandparents ...
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Robert and Jayleen Tjoelker – 50th anniversary

Robert (Bud) and Jayleen Tjoelker of Blaine are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with a weekend away with their children and grandchildren in Eastern Washington. Robert and Jayleen were married ...
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Pete and Joanne Dykstra – 60th anniversary

Pete and Joanne Dykstra of Lynden are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary with a private family dinner. Pete and Joanne were married on April 14, 1953, in Lynden. Pete is retired from Mobil and ...
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John and Vonda VandeHoef – 25th anniversary

John and Vonda VandeHoef, of Lynden, are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary with a family dinner and future vacation to a warm destination. John and Vonda were married on April 15, 1988, in Lynden’s ...

Births – published April 17

BRIELLE RYAN VISSER Kylee and Darrell Visser of Bellingham welcomed a daughter, Brielle Ryan, on March 16, 2013, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces. ...

In the military

Marine Cpl. Reece Lodder of Everson, currently stationed at Marine Corps Base in Hawaii, has been named a winner of the 2013 Sergeant Major Dan Daly Award. The award was established in memory of the legendary ...
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Cliff and Barb Ellyson – 50th anniversary

Cliff and Barb Ellyson of Blaine are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house planned by their five adult children. Friends and family are invited to help celebrate this milestone ...
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Wes and Shirley Assink — 60th anniversary

Wes and Shirley Assink of Whatcom County and also Sun City, Ariz., are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. A family gathering is planned for this summer. They were married on April 4, 1953, at ...