Latest Milestones

Birth – published Feb. 4

Eleanor Louise Remy Allison and Travis Remy of Everson welcomed a daughter, Eleanor Louise, on Oct. 4, 2014, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She weighed 5 pounds, 13 ounces. Grandparents ...
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Kailey Olson & Ryan Bovenkamp engagement

Kailey Marie Olson and Ryan Michael Bovenkamp, both of Lynden, announce their engagement and plans for an Aug. 28, 2015 wedding at Evergreen Gardens of Ferndale. Kailey is a daughter of Charles and Kim ...
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Jack & Jean Gardner – 60th anniversary

Jack and Jean Gardner of Ferndale celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Jan. 7, 2015. They have been blessed with three sons: Michael (Kim) of Bellingham, Patrick (Katherin) of Vermont, and Brian ...

Birth – published Jan. 28

Drake Stanton Helm Kerri and James Helm of Bellingham welcomed a son, Drake Stanton, on Dec. 2, 2014, in Bellingham. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces, and joins Melia, 3. Grandparents are Scott and Bev Weidkamp ...
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Courtney Oostra & Kohlson Van Dyk engagement

Courtney Oostra and Kohlson Van Dyk, both of Lynden, announce their engagement and plans for a June 27, 2015 wedding in First Reformed Church of Lynden. Courtney is a daughter of Kent and Karen Oostra ...
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Jim and Carol Van Den Berg – 50th anniversary

Jim and Carol Van Den Berg of Lynden were married on Jan. 13, 1965. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Jan. 13 of this year with their children Robin Van Den Berg, Renee and Rick Nichols ...
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Five generations

Five generations gathered in Eugene, Oregon, at Christmas for this special photo. Grace Gortsema of Lynden (center) is shown with her youngest great-great-granddaughters Claire Dompierre (right) and Erin ...

Births – published Jan. 21

Ryden James Bogaard Jamie and Ryan Bogaard of Moses Lake, Washington, welcomed a son, Ryden James, on Jan. 3, 2015, at Samaritan Hospital in Moses Lake. He weighed 10 pounds, 9 ounces, and joins his brother, ...
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Geraldine Kooy – 90th birthday

Geraldine Kooy will be celebrating her 90th birthday with a family dinner. She was born on Jan. 19, 1925, to Wm. and Anna Likkel near Corsica, South Dakota. The Likkel family moved to Lynden during her ...
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Magdalene Scholten – 85th birthday

Magdalene Scholten of Everson will be celebrating her 85th birthday on Jan. 17, 2015, with a family dinner, planned by her children, at her son Jerry and daughter-in-law Karen’s home near Everson. She ...