Latest Milestones

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Five generations

Five generations of women  gathered for this family photo. From left to right are Deanna Fritz holding daughter Lily, grandmother Renee Nix, great-grandmother Lois Velthuizen, and great-great-grandmother ...

Births – published June 11

Lily Marie Fritz Deanna and Jonathan Fritz of Yelm, Washington, welcomed a daughter, Lily Marie, on May 29, 2014, at Tacoma General Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces. Grandparents are Renee Nix ...

Birth – published June 4

Londyn Eden Johnston Monica and Peter Johnston of Custer welcomed a daughter, Londyn Eden, on May 13, 2014, in PeaceHealth Medical Center St. Joseph Hospital in Bellingham. She weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces ...
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Amanda Bosscher – Leonel Cano-Lima engagement

Amanda Bosscher of Lynden and Leonel Cano-Lima of Abbotsford, B.C., announce their engagement and plans for a July 11, 2014, wedding in Everson. Amanda is a daughter of Ed and Dena Bosscher of Everson. ...
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Tempest Duke – Daniel Hinderlie engagement

Tempest Duke and Daniel Hinderlie, both of Lynden, announce their engagement and plans for an Aug. 24, 2014 wedding at Lairmont Manor in Fairhaven. Tempest is a daughter of Bruce Duke of Maple Falls and ...
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Laura Perea – Benjamin Mouché engagement

Laura Nichole Perea of Charleston, South Carolina, and Benjamin Brian Mouché of Lynden announce their engagement and plans for a Sept. 4, 2014 wedding at the Magnolia Plantation in Charleston. Laura is ...
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Erika Ramstead – Alex Van Dyken engagement

Erika Ramstead of Everson and Alex Van Dyken of Nooksack announce their engagement and plans for a July 19, 2014 wedding at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Lynden. Amy is a daughter of Amy Ramstead and the ...
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Shirley Simonson – 90th birthday

Shirley Simonson of Bellingham is celebrating her 90th birthday. She was born in Iowa on May 22, 1924, Shirley is a retired beautician who worked for several years at Moderne Beauty Shop in Lynden before ...
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Ashley Cronk – Cody Nolte engagement

Ashley Cronk and Cody Nolte announce their engagement and plans for a June 2015 wedding in Deming. Ashley grew up in Deming, while Cody grew up in Ferndale. The couple met through mutual friends and the ...
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Sarah Kroon – Jake Burns engagement

Sarah Kroon and Jake (David) Burns, both of Lynden, announce their engagement and plans for a July 13, 2014, wedding in Lynden. Sarah is a daughter of Pieter and Linda Kroon of Lynden. She graduated from ...