Announcements & Celebrations


Steve Chapman and Oralie Edwards announce their engagement and plans for a June 14 wedding at the Bellingham Cruise Terminal.

The bride is the daughter of Wade Edwards and Jim and Cheryl Kennedy of North Delta, BC, Canada. She graduated from North Delta Sr. Secondary and from Royal Roads University in Victoria, BC with a degree in Entrepreneurial Leadership. She is employed at The Bellingham Herald as a retail account executive. The groom is the son of Ray and Jan Chapman of Bellingham. He graduated from Sehome High School and is employed at Sound Beverage as a sales representative.

The couple met in Canada in 2003 and Steve proposed on the White Rock Pier on May 11, 2007. The couple will make their home in Bellingham.