Latest Milestones

Births – Published May 15

Kinley Grace Lenssen Jamie and Troy Lenssen of Lynden welcomed a daughter, Kinley Grace, on April 18, 2013, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces, and joins ...
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Carmen Bousema – Timothy Zylstra wedding

Carmen Rochelle Bousema and Timothy Wells Zylstra were united in marriage on Dec. 31, 2012, at Covenant Reformed Church in Kansas City, Mo., and a reception followed. A reception will also be held locally ...
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Shannon Brandsma – Thomas Zylstra engagement

Shannon Marie Brandsma and Thomas Allan Zylstra, both of Lynden, announce their engagement and plans for a July 13, 2013 wedding at the Shagren farm, home of the bride’s grandparents. Shannon is a daughter ...
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Keith and Sharylann Zylstra – 30th anniversary

Keith and Sharylann Zylstra of Lynden are celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary by taking their children and grandchildren on a cruise to Alaska. They were married on May 14, 1983, at New Life Fellowship ...
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Alice van Egdom – 90th birthday

Alice Van Egdom of Lynden is celebrating her 90th birthday with her large family on Mother’s Day at her home. In addition, she will be joined by her children and friends for lunch and cake on Monday ...

Birth – published May 8

AUTUMN BRIELLE CAMPING Michelle and Brett Camping of Lynden welcomed a daughter, Autumn Brielle, on March 13, 2013, in Bellingham. She weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces, and joins her sister, Maryn. Grandparents ...
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Deanna Rouse – Jonathan Fritz engagement

Deanna Marlene Rouse of Lynden and Jonathan Michael Fritz of Federal Way, Wash., announce their engagement and plans for a June 23, 2013 wedding at Evergreen Gardens of Ferndale. Deanna is a daughter of ...
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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 ...