Announcements & Celebrations


Leticia Valenzuela and Jacob Hunter were married October 26, 2007, in Bellingham with Serene Stevenson officiating.

The bride is the daughter of Zulema Escobar of Talcahuano, Chile, and Carlos Valenzuela of Concepcion, Chile. She graduated from the University of Concepcion.

The bridegroom is the son of Nancy and Michael Hilgert of Bellingham and Robert Hunter and Janet Goodfellow of Ferndale. He graduated from Ferndale High School and the United States Military Academy in West Point, NY.

The couple met in Chile during a winter holiday. They plan to take a wedding trip to South America in the near future.