On October 21, 2017, covered in a veil, Chealsae López began her journey towards adulthood by celebrating in style. Her quinceañera dreams floated among abundant fabrics, created by her parents to guide her path with the delicacy, education and support necessary to cross a new bridge.

Celebrating a girl's 15th birthday (quinceañera) is wrapped in symbolism. For some it is a celebration surrounded by music, dance, lights and ephemeral colors. For others, it is an event with much deeper meaning, a celebration that allows them to share with society the beginning of a new sta…

The guy at the door stopped counting Luisa Villa’s quinceañera guests at 422. Despite the massive size of her party, her mother Isaura said everything about it was perfect, thanks to more than a year of preparation. They did most of the work themselves to put a little more sentimental value …

Dancing is a big part of the quinceañera celebration. There’s the surprise dance, performed by the guest of honor with her court of chambelanes (boys) and damas (girls). Then there’s the “vals,” another dance she performs with her court. And finally, the father-daughter dance. That’s the big…

Mrs. Cynthia Fiscus and the late Mr. Bradley Fiscus of Moxee, Washington announce the engagement of their daughter, Angela Brielle Fiscus to Joshua Allen Lundberg, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Lundberg of West Valley. The bride to-be is a graduate of LaSalle High School and Perry Technical Insti…

Dallin Scott Olander and Shayla Christine White were married April 27, 2019 in the Jordan River Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Receptions followed in Sandy, Utah and Wenatchee, Washington. The bride is the daughter of Greg and Cheryl White of Wenatchee, Washington…

Samuel and Janie Ramos of Bickleton, Washington are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter RoseMarie Valero, to Stiliyan R. Georgiev, son of Radoslav and Stefka Georgiev of San Diego, California.

Rich and Lori Olson of Florence, Oregon are delighted to announce the engagement of their son, Chase Olson, to Kelsey Kester, daughter of Patricia Kester of Moxee, Washington and the late Don Kester of Yakima, Washington.

Bessie Janine Wilson, weaver and shelter director for Yakama Nation Iniitnút Cold Weather Shelter is to be married to Bennie John Martinez, III, who is self-employed. Ms. Wilson is the daughter of Lucinda Talpocken Bill and the late Johnny Bill, Jr. of Wapato, Washington. Mr. Martinez, III i…

Keene and Christine Brewer celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 14, 2019. Keene is a retired apple orchardist. Chris is a retired West Valley teacher. They have four children: Kirk (Holly), Ryan, Kimberly (Pete), and Scott (Angie). Our ten grandchildren bring great joy to our lives.

Mark and Jackie (Pessein) Weise are celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary. They were married on June 23, 1969 at the Magnolia Presbyterian Church in Seattle, Washington. They are the proud parents of Matt (Kristen) Weise and grandparents of Logan Weise. Mark enjoyed a successful career …

On June 13, 1954 Leland Gipson and Janice Gregg were married in Orting. Leland retired from the Yakima Firing Center after 35 years as a heavy equipment operator. Janice was part owner of McCormick Fruit Tech.

Ollie and Ann Nelson of Yakima, Washington will be celebrating their 70th anniversary at a small family gathering. They met on a group outing at George Williams College in 1948. They shared a tandem bicycle that afternoon and for many years to come. Martha Ann Wood and Oliver F. Nelson were …

Carrell and Barbara Manka are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter Carolyn Janell Manka to Daniel James Brownlow. Daniel is the son of James and Sharon Brownlow of Kent, Washington. They were married April 28, 2018 at Cascade Gardens in Yakima, Washington.

Lexi Biondi, daughter of Joe and Carol Biondi of Houston, Texas and Matt Borton, son of John and Barbara Borton of Yakima, Washington, were married on September 1, 2018 at Hackett Ranch in Yakima.

Courtney Berger and Brandon Deppa were married on January 13th, 2018 at the Edmonds Yacht Club in Edmonds, WA. The Maid of Honor was Jess Webster. Bridesmaids were Delaney Robinson, Sara Kuthi, Makayla Deppa, and Nicole Nobbs. The Best man was Anthony Kuthi. Groomsmen were Lucas Wenzel, Kyle…

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The cover of the latest Yakima Valley Bride magazine, published July 27th, 2018


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