Latest Milestones

Ella Gabrielse – 90th birthday

A celebration for Ella Gabrielse’s 90th birthday, organized by Jim and Phyllis Kramer, will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 11, in the Christian Health Care Center’s conference room, 855 ...

Freda Visser – 90th birthday

An open house celebration for Freda Visser’s 90th birthday, organized by her children, will be held from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17, in the library at Meadow Greens. Fred was born on Oct. ...

Clarence and Gloria Baldwin – 50th anniversary

Clarence and Gloria Baldwin, of Lynden, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with their children and grandchildren with a family dinner and then a trip to Maui in November. The couple was married ...

Gerard and Marion De KoekKoek – 55th anniversary

Gerard and Marion DeKoekkoek will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary with a family dinner organized by Gerard and his daughters. The couple was married on Oct. 8, 1960 at the bride’s parents’ ...

Birth – Brecklyn Renee Tolsma

Kelsey and Aaron Tolsma of Everson welcomed a daughter, Brecklyn Renee, on June 11, 2015, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces, and joins sister Kinley. ...

Birth – Axton Wesley Shaun Wiebe

Brittney and Kevin Wiebe of Ferndale welcomed a boy, Axton Wesley Shaun, on Sept. 7, 2015, at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle. He weighed 5 pounds, 13 ounces, and joins brother Tatum ...

Bob Sorenson – 100th birthday

A celebration for Bob Sorenson’s 100th birthday, organized by Brian Dykstra, was held on Saturday, Sept. 26, at Berthusen Park. The “Sorenson Saw Mill” was running from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., putting ...

Wedding – Briana Gerbrandt & Keaton Vanderwerff

Briana Gerbrandt and Keaton Vanderwerff were united in marriage on May 30, 2015, at Fountain Community Church in Bellingham. The bride is a daughter of Brian and Julie Gerbrandt of Lynden. Brad and Jania ...

Wedding – Trisha Heusinkveld & Travis Kendon

Trisha Lee Heusinkveld and Travis Dirk Kendon were united in marriage on May 15, 2015, inside the bride’s grandparents’ barn at the Heusinkveld farm in Lynden. A reception followed at the same location. The ...

Carl and Della Johnson – 66th anniversary

Carl and Della Johnson were married on Sept. 16, 1949, and are celebrating their 66th wedding anniversary. Carl bought a 100-acre farm on April 30, 1946, and they have lived on the same property since ...