Latest Milestones

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Mandi Vanderhage – Eric Wilt engagement

Mandi Faye Vanderhage and Eric Franklin Wilt, both of Salem, Ore., announce their engagement and plans for a Sept. 14, 2013 wedding in Everson. Mandi is a daughter of Cheryl and Jim Lankhaar and Rick and ...
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Joe and Alice Hoekema – 72nd anniversary

Joe and Alice (Vander Ploeg) Hoekema of Lynden recently celebrated their 72nd wedding anniversary with their children and grandchildren. They were married on April 10, 1941, at the bride’s parents’ ...
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Gerrit Terpsma – 95th birthday

Gerrit Terpsma of Lynden will be celebrating his 95th birthday on May 6, He was born to Henry and Augusta Terpsma in 1918, the sixth of nine children. All of his siblings have since passed away. Gerrit ...
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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. ...