Latest Milestones

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Cornelius Rientjes – 100th birthday

Cornelius Rientjes of Lynden is celebrating his 100th birthday. An open house in his honor will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 20, at Meadow Greens, 301 Homestead Blvd., Lynden. God has blessed ...
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Five generations

Five generations gathered on Thanksgiving 2012 at the home of Kathy Weeks: (left to right) Paul Heath Jr. holding his daughter Tylee Chevelle Heath, born on July 31, 2012; Gerrit Terpsma, great-great-grandfather; ...

Births – Published Jan. 16

TATUM LEE WIEBE BROOKLYNn ANNE WIEBE Brittney and Kevin Wiebe of Ferndale welcomed twins, a son Tatum Lee and a daughter Brooklynn Anne, on Nov. 20, 2012, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. ...
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Tori Roosma – Isaac Salinas engagement

Tori Lynn Roosma and Isaac McKinley Salinas announce their engagement and plans for a Jan. 26, 2013 wedding at Bethel Christian Reformed Church in Lynden. Tori is a daughter of Tim and Brenda Roosma and ...
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Nellie Heeringa – 90th birthday

Nellie Heeringa of Lynden will celebrate her 90th birthday with a no-gift open house. Family and friends are invited to join her on Saturday, Jan. 19, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the educational building of First ...
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Edith Ward – 80th birthday

Edith Ward of Bellingham is celebrating her 80th birthday. Family and friends are invited to celebrate with her at an open house luncheon from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Laurel Grange, ...
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Karina De Lange – Bryan Vance engagement

Karina De Lange and Bryan Vance of Bellingham announce their engagement and plans for a May 11, 2013 wedding at Baker Creek Place in Bellingham. Karina is a daughter of William and Pam De Lange of Fresno, ...
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Richard and Lucy De Vries – 45th anniversary

Richard and Lucy (Amarando) De Vries will celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary on Dec. 29. The couple’s two children are Tony De Vries of Custer and Brett and wife Leah De Vries of Lynden. Their ...
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Carmen Bousema – Timothy Zylstra engagement

Carmen Rochelle Bousema and Timothy Wells Zylstra, both currently of Kansas City, Mo., announce their engagement and plans for a Dec. 31, 2012 wedding at Covenant Reformed Church in Kansas City. A reception ...
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Jake Bovenkamp – 92nd birthday

Jake Bovenkamp of Lynden will celebrate his 92nd birthday on Saturday with his family. He was born on Dec. 22, 1920, in Lynden. Jake was married to Toots Bovenkamp for 61 years. He has 8 children, 26 grandchildren ...