Latest Milestones

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Leah VanderGriend – Daniel Kooistra engagement

Leah Noel VanderGriend and Daniel Pieter Kooistra, both of Lynden, announce their engagement and plans for a July 19, 2013 country wedding. Leah is a daughter of Duane and Jill VanderGriend of Lynden and ...

Births – published March 27

KROY DAVIS STUIT Lindy and Ben Stuit of Lynden welcomed a son, Kroy Davis, on Feb. 20, 2013, in Bellingham. He weighed 5 pounds, 6 ounces, and joins brothers Ryker, 8, and Slade, 2. Grandparents are Verly ...
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Malorie Nonhoff – Jason Hurlbert wedding

Malorie Nonhoff and Jason Hurlbert were united in marriage on July 14, 2012, in Bellingham. The bride is a daughter of Mark and Catherine Nonhoff of Everson. Jeff and Kathi Hurlbert of Bellingham are the ...
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Verna ‘Bernice’ Claassen – 90th birthday

Verna “Bernice” Lennart Claassen plans to celebrate her 90th birthday with a public coffee time from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 24, at Grace Baptist Fellowship, 338 N. Park St., Lynden. Family ...

Births – Published March 20

BRANT LEE GROEN Kelsey and Darren Groen of Lynden welcomed a son, Brant Lee, on Feb. 2, 2013, at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle. He weighed 2 pounds, 7 ounces, and is still in the ...
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George and Amy Van Eschen – 65th anniversary

George and Amy Van Eschen of Lynden will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on March 13. They were married in 1948 in Austin, Minn. Both were born and raised in Iowa. They moved to California in ...
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Nellie Sterk – 80th birthday

Nellie Sterk of Lynden will be celebrating her 80th birthday on March 14. She will be spending the day with family and friends followed by a family dinner on Friday evening at Syros in Lynden. “Happy ...
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Henry and Marie Tjoelker – 60th anniversary

Henry and Marie Tjoelker of Lynden are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on March 6, 1953, at First Christian Reformed Church of Lynden. Their children are Cora and Brian McMurry ...
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Paul and Frances Van Dyke – 60th anniversary

Paul and Frances Van Dyke of Lynden are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on March 13, 1953, at the First Congregational Church of Bellingham. Their family includes their children ...

Births – published March 6

DANIKA LAYNE MCKEE Julie and Alexander McKee of Vancouver, Wash., welcomed a daughter, Danika Layne, on Feb. 25, 2013, in Vancouver. She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces. Grandparents are Michael and Julie ...