Latest Milestones

Births — Aug. 5, 2015

Michaela Marie Penkoff Rachel and Brandon Penkoff of Lynden (on furlough from Africa) welcomed a daughter, Michaela Marie, on July 24, 2015, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She ...

Terry & Norma Bosman – 50th anniversary

Terry and Norma Bosman of Lynden are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Their children are planning an open house at the Bosman home, 387 Birch Bay-Lynden Road, for Sunday, Aug. 9, from 5 to 8 ...

Cora Crossman

Cora Alfrieda Crossman, 93, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of July 15, 2015, in Lynden. Born in Great Falls, Montana, on May 23, 1922, to Joseph and Mathilda Stordahl, she graduated ...

Nicole Jennie Kooiman

Kristin and Samuel Kooiman of Lynden welcomed a daughter, Nicole Jennie, on July 22, 2015, in Bellingham. She weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces, and joins Christopher, 6, Jacob, 3, and Caleb, 22 months. Grandparents ...

Adriane Dodgson & Perry Hendricks

Adriane Marie Dodgson and Perry Cody Hendricks were united in marriage on June 6, 2015, at Good News Fellowship of Ferndale. Pastor Bill Koogler officiated the ceremony. The bride is a daughter of Linda ...

Cailey Plagerman & Jesse Galbreath

Cailey Rae Plagerman and Jesse Martin Galbreath were united in marriage on June 27, 2015, at Cailey’s grandparents’ home on Ten Mile Road. A reception followed at the same location. The bride is a ...

Ashley Cronk & Cody Nolte

Ashley Marie Cronk and Cody Michael Nolte were united in marriage on June 27, 2015, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church of Deming. A reception was held at the Deming Logging Show grounds. The bride is a daughter ...
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Len & Barbara Vander Velden – 50th anniversary

Len and Barbara Vander Velden of Lynden celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with their children and grandchildren in Jackson, Wyoming, and Yellowstone. They will also celebrate with family on July ...
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Don & Greta Elsbree – 60th anniversary

Don and Greta Elsbree were married in Lynden on July 22, 1955. They will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on July 22, 2015, at an evening meal with their children Doug and Randi Elsbree, Duane ...
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Spencer & Elizabeth Ahrens – 50th anniversary

Spencer and Elizabeth Ahrens are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They are taking a three-day trip with Elizabeth’s siblings to visit Ganges on Salt Spring Island, and will also be celebrating ...