Latest Milestones

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Brenton Smith – 90th birthday

Brenton Smith of Bellingham is celebrating his 90th birthday. Friends and family are invited to an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Friday, July 4, at Covenant Grace Reformed Church, 1227 Loomis Trail Rd. ...

Birth – published June 25

Nova Isabelle Riggins Bronwyn and Ellis Riggins of Fort Hood, Texas, welcomed a daughter, Nova Isabelle, on April 9, 2014, at Darnall Army Medical Center in Fort Hood. She weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces, ...
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Becky Isenhart – Kristian Peterson engagement

Becky Isenhart and Kristian Peterson, both of Seattle, announce their engagement and plans for a Nov. 1, 2014 wedding in Seattle and a reception at the Lake Union Cafe in Seattle. Becky is a daughter of ...
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Noel Marquard – Scott Hardaway engagement

Noel Marquard and Scott Hardaway announce their engagement and plans for an Aug. 30, 2014 wedding. Noel is a daughter of Rev. Don Marquard, chaplain bereavement coordinator of Harmony Hospice Center in ...
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Katie Carlson – John Graep Jr. engagement

Katie Nicole Carlson of Bellingham and John Kenneth Graep Jr. of Nooksack announce their engagement and plans for an August 2015 wedding. Katie is a daughter of Laurie Carlson of Bellingham and the late ...
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Shelbie Miller – Nate Mark wedding

Shelbie Nicole Miller and Nate Paul Mark were united in marriage on March 15, 2014, at Bethel Christian Reformed Church of Lynden. A reception followed in the Ferndale Events Center. The bride is a daughter ...
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Chelsea Richmond – Joshua Struiksma engagement

Chelsea Ann Richmond of Bellingham and Joshua David Struiksma of Everson announce their engagement and upcoming wedding on June 14, 2014, at Christ Fellowship in Everson. Chelsea is a daughter of Karen ...
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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 ...