Latest Milestones

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Emily Johnston and Ryne De Groot engagement

Emily Ann Johnston and Ryne Corstian De Groot, both of Lynden, announce their engagement and plans for a Jan. 2, 2015 wedding at First Reformed Church in Lynden. Emily is a daughter of Brian and Nancy ...

Birth – published Nov. 12

Dempsey Hudson Kooi Stephanie and Nathan Kooi of Manhattan, New York, welcomed a son, Dempsey Hudson, on Oct. 29, 2014, at New York Presbyterian Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces, and joins Lynden ...
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Alice Hoekema – 95th birthday

Alice Hoekema of Lynden is celebrating her 95th birthday. She was born on Nov. 8, 1919, to Bert and Lena Vander Ploeg at the Beard Road family farm near Lynden. She has been married to Joe Hoekema, who ...

Births — Published Oct. 29

Riley Anne Maberry Bree and Jon Maberry of Lynden welcomed a daughter, Riley Anne, on Sept. 30, 2014, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces, and joins sister ...

Bertha Dotinga — 95th birthday

Bertha (Leenstra) Dotinga turned 95 years old on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. She had a birthday celebration on Sunday with her immediate family at Dutch Mother’s Restaurant. Bertha was born in Terzool, ...

Ellen Henken — 80th birthday

Ellen Henken of Lynden is celebrating her 80th birthday with an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 2, in the Family Room of North County Christ the King Church in Lynden’s Fairway Center. ...

Earl and Phyllis Quinn — 65th anniversary

Earl and Phyllis Quinn of Everson are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary. They were married on Oct. 29, 1949, at Phyllis’ parents’ home on South Pass Road, Everson. Their family includes ...
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Kelsey Edwards – Isaac Ungersma engagement

Kelsey Lynn Edwards of Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Isaac James Ungersma of Lynden announce their engagement and plans for a Nov. 22, 2014 wedding at Second Christian Reformed Church in Lynden. Kelsey ...
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Rich Bouwman – 80th birthday

On Oct. 19, 2014, Rich Bouwman had his 80th birthday. His family invites you to help them celebrate Rich’s birthday at an open house on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 1 to 4 p.m. at his home, 1852 Van Dyk Rd., ...
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Laura Hannula – Jeffrey Korthuis wedding

Laura Kathryn Hannula and Jeffrey Andrew Korthuis were united in marriage on July 12, 2014, at Henry’s Pond in Lynden. A reception followed. The bride is a daughter of David and Kathryn Hannula of Olalla, ...