Latest Milestones

In the military

Army Reserve Pvt. Hans W. Mantor has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, physical fitness, ...
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Elizabeth Gavette – Kyle Haugen engagement

Elizabeth Carol Gavette of Anacortes and Kyle Joseph Haugen of Othello announce their engagement and plans for a Sept. 28, 2013 wedding at Stoney Ridge Farm, the bride-to-be’s family home where she grew ...
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Truman and Eileen Sterk – 50th anniversary

Truman and Eileen Sterk of Bellingham celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with an Alaskan cruise and also a weekend away with their children and grandchildren. They were married in Everson on Sept. ...
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Henry and Anne Heusinkveld – 60th anniversary

On Wednesday, Sept. 18, Henry and Anne Heusinkveld will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with their daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Phil Winters, in Arizona. They were married on Sept. 18, ...
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Henry W. Kuiper – 80th birthday

With thankfulness to God, Henry W. Kuiper will be celebrating his 80th birthday this weekend with family and friends. Henry was born on Sept. 20, 1933, and is a member of Lynden Protestant Reformed Church. ...
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Alice Spoelstra-Dirksen – 80th birthday

Alice Spoelstra-Dirksen of Lynden is celebrating her 80th birthday. Relatives and friends are invited to an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 22, in the Second Christian Reformed Church educational ...

Births – published Sept. 18

Brynn Lee Gebbers Brielle Denae Gebbers Rebecca and Daniel Gebbers of Brewster, Wash., welcomed twin daughters on Sept. 4, 2013, at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane. Brynn Lee weighed 3 pounds, 12 ...
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Ben and Betty Boxum – 70th anniversary

Ben and Betty Boxum of Lynden plan to celebrate 70 years of God’s goodness with members of their immediate family, which will include children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The Boxums plan ...
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Tony and Joyce Honcoop – 60th anniversary

Tony and Joyce Honcoop give thanks to God for 60 years of marriage. They were married on Sept. 4, 1953, in Second Christian Reformed Church of Lynden. Their children are Doug and Dawn Honcoop and Karen ...

Births published Sept. 4

Laken Grace Mobley Abby and Matt Mobley of Lynden welcomed a daughter, Laken Grace, on Aug. 11, 2013, at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham. She weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces, and joins ...