Latest Milestones

Birth – published March 19

Vera Lea Van Andel Briana and Kyle Van Andel of Denver, Colo., welcomed a daughter, Vera Lea, on Feb. 12, 2014, at Swedish Hospital in Englewood, Colo. She weighed 7 pounds 16 ounces, and joins sister ...
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Chelsey Baldwin – Deryk Cowden wedding

Chelsey Marie Baldwin and Deryk Steven Cowden were united in marriage on Oct. 26, 2013, at Bellingham Covenant Church. A reception followed at BIAWC Baker Creek Place. The bride is a daughter of Joe and ...
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Erin Van Weerdhuizen – Ty Tjoelker engagement

Erin Van Weerdhuizen of Everson and Ty Tjoelker of Custer announce their engagement and plans for a May 30, 2014 wedding. Erin is a daughter of Alvin and Lori Van Weerdhuizen of Everson. Ty is a son of ...
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Bob and Vivian Small – 40th anniversary

Bob and Vivian Small of Ferndale are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary with an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 22, 2014, at the American Legion hall, 5537 Second Ave., Ferndale. ...
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Anna Heutink – 90th birthday

Anna Heutink will be celebrating her 90th birthday with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 15, at Meadow Greens, 301 W. Homestead Blvd. in Lynden. She was born in Iowa on March 16, 1924, ...

Birth – published March 12

Gerrit Dirk Vander Meulen Fransisca and Mark Vander Meulen of Mabton, Wash., welcomed a son, Gerrit Dirk, on Jan. 3, 2014, at Sunnyside Community Hospital in Sunnyside. He weighed 9 pounds, 15 ounces, ...

Frank and Joanne Vogel — 60th; Joanne Vogel — 80th Birthday

Frank and Joanne Vogel will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary and Joanne’s 80th birthday with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 16, at Meadow Greens, 301 W. Homestead Blvd. in Lynden. ...
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Mary Swinburnson – 80th birthday

Mary Ellen (Hicks) Swinburnson of Lynden plans to celebrate her 80th birthday with family and friends at a gathering in Lynden planned by her children. She was born on March 3, 1934, in Lynden to Alvin ...
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Kenzie Van Beek – Troy Stap wedding

Kenzie Lee Van Beek and Troy Lucas Stap were united in marriage on Sept. 28, 2013, at North County Christ the King Church in Lynden. A reception followed at the Mt. Baker Rotary Building. The bride is ...
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Gerb and Shirley DeBoer – 65th anniversary

Gerb and Shirley DeBoer of Lynden celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with a family dinner planned by their children. They were married on Feb. 18, 1949, in Lynden. Gerb is a retired dairyman and ...