Latest Milestones

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Verna ‘Bernice’ Claassen – 90th birthday

Verna “Bernice” Lennart Claassen plans to celebrate her 90th birthday with a public coffee time from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 24, at Grace Baptist Fellowship, 338 N. Park St., Lynden. Family ...

Births – Published March 20

BRANT LEE GROEN Kelsey and Darren Groen of Lynden welcomed a son, Brant Lee, on Feb. 2, 2013, at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle. He weighed 2 pounds, 7 ounces, and is still in the ...
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George and Amy Van Eschen – 65th anniversary

George and Amy Van Eschen of Lynden will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on March 13. They were married in 1948 in Austin, Minn. Both were born and raised in Iowa. They moved to California in ...
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Nellie Sterk – 80th birthday

Nellie Sterk of Lynden will be celebrating her 80th birthday on March 14. She will be spending the day with family and friends followed by a family dinner on Friday evening at Syros in Lynden. “Happy ...
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Henry and Marie Tjoelker – 60th anniversary

Henry and Marie Tjoelker of Lynden are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on March 6, 1953, at First Christian Reformed Church of Lynden. Their children are Cora and Brian McMurry ...
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Paul and Frances Van Dyke – 60th anniversary

Paul and Frances Van Dyke of Lynden are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on March 13, 1953, at the First Congregational Church of Bellingham. Their family includes their children ...

Births – published March 6

DANIKA LAYNE MCKEE Julie and Alexander McKee of Vancouver, Wash., welcomed a daughter, Danika Layne, on Feb. 25, 2013, in Vancouver. She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces. Grandparents are Michael and Julie ...

Births – published Feb. 27

KAILEIGH RENEE BIRDSEY Jessi and Jesse Birdsey of Lynden welcomed a daughter, Kaileigh Renee, on Feb. 11, 2013, in Bellingham. She weighed 7 pounds. Grandparents are Delmar and Cindy Birdsey and John and ...
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Sarah Eaden and Kyle Elliott engagement

Sarah Arlene Eaden of Everett and Kyle James Elliott of Bellingham announce their engagement and plans for a July 6, 2013 wedding in Bellingham. Sarah is a daughter of David and Sharon Eaden of Lynden ...
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Kara VandenBos and Seth Swanson engagement

Kara VandenBos and Seth Swanson, both of Lincoln, Neb., announce their engagement and plans for a March 23, 2013 wedding at Faith Community Church of Lynden. Kara is a daughter of Steve and Sherry VandenBos ...