Latest Milestones

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Ruth Verbrugge – 90th birthday

Ruth Verbrugge will be celebrating her 90th birthday with friends, family and the community from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Woodcreek Condominium clubhouse, 1843 Main St., Lynden. She was ...
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Danae Tiemersma and Landon Pietroski engagement

Danae Joy Tiemersma and Landon Taylor Pietroski, both of Sumas, announce their engagement and plans for a June 7, 2014 wedding at Evergreen Gardens of Ferndale. Danae is a daughter of Ronda and Mark Van ...
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Lauretta Odman – 85th birthday

Happy Birthday to Lauretta B. Odman of Lynden, who is celebrating her 85th birthday this month. A four-generation family luncheon is planned at a favorite restaurant to celebrate…. This content ...

Births – published Jan. 8

JANUARY CHARLOTTE DEWAARD Tracy and Dan DeWaard of Lynden welcomed a daughter, January Charlotte, on Dec. 19, 2013, at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle. She weighed 5 pounds, 3 ounces. ...
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George and Maria Van Achte – 60th anniversary

George and Maria Van Achte of Lynden are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on Dec. 28, 1953, in McGregor, Manitoba, Canada. George retired from Puget Sound Energy in 1993 and ...

Births – published Dec. 31

HARPER HARRIET WAGTER Taryn and Grant Wagter of Lynden welcomed a daughter, Harper Harriet, on Nov. 27, 2013, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces. Grandparents ...
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Jay and Marlene (Bajema) DeGroot and Dennis and Marcia (Bajema) Broersma 50th anniversaries

Jay and Marlene (Bajema) DeGroot of Lynden and Dennis and Marcia (Bajema) Broersma of Byron Center, Mich., recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversaries in Branson, Mo., as well as summer getaways ...
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John and Joan Wright – 65th anniversary

John and Joan Wright of Lynden celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on Nov. 25 at a dinner with family and friends. They were married on Nov. 25, 1948, at the First Baptist Church of Tulsa, Okla. ...
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Donna Timmer – 75th birthday

Donna Timmer of Lynden will be celebrating her 75th birthday with a family dinner in January. She was born on Dec. 24, 1938, in Lynden, to John and Pearl Van Mersbergen. Donna is a member of Third Christian ...

Births – published Dec. 18

BROOKE KAELYNN PARKER Haley and Anthony Parker of Lynden welcomed a daughter, Brooke Kaelynn, on Nov. 3, 2013, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She weighed 5 pounds. Grandparents ...