James Stanley Christen

James Stanley on July 7, 2016 to Kim (Berberick) 08 and Sean Christen

Connor Steven Galloway

Connor Steven on December 11, 2016 to Meghan (Miller) 06 and Tristan Galloway 06

Ava Mae Knutson

Ava Mae on April 6, 2018 to Jenna (Cypert) 08 and Kevin Knutson 07

Leeland Kekoa Nelson

Leeland Kekoa on May 3, 2018 to Jordan (Hazen) 16 and Lani Nelson 14

Taiya Marie Alexandria Lubiens

Taiya Marie Alexandria on May 5, 2018 to Jamie (Campbell) Lubiens 05 and Trevor Lubiens , joining Kellom

Canyon Mae Ballard

Canyon Mae on May 30, 2018 to Stacie (Martin) 11 and Brad Ballard

Reese Olivia Reimers

Reese Olivia on June 8, 2018 to Libby (Wensel) and Aaron Reimers 07

William Xander Costello

William Xander on August 3, 2018 to Amy Parsons 00 and Alex Costello 00, joining Jameson

Melia Marie Merizema

Melia Marie on October 31, 2018 to Christina (Smith) 09 and Schadrac Merizema

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Jenna and Cole Logemann

Jenna (Smith) 18 and Cole Logemann 18 on June 2, 2018 in Ashland, Oregon

Lindsey and Cody Pyell

Lindsey (Mason) 17 and Cody Pyell on June 16, 2018 in Nampa, ID

Esther and William Mills

Esther (Heath) 02 and William Mills on July 28, 2018 in Hoonah, AK

Calli and Greg Smith

Calli (Knight) 18 and Greg Smith 18 on July 2, 2018 in Nampa, Idaho

Jordan and Lani Nelson

Jordan (Hazen) 16 and Lani Nelson 14 on August 1, 2015 in Star, Idaho

Ashley Little and Jonathan Little

Ashley Little (Egger) 11 and Jonathan Little on July 30, 2017 in Puyallup, WA

Angela and Scott Pence

Angela (Babbitt) and Scott Pence 13 on August 5, 2017 in Shoreline, Washington

Christina and Jordan Dyk

Christina (Ciampi) 15 and Jordan Dyk 15 on July 28, 2018 in Salem, OR

Mandi and Herb Partsch

Mandi Dick 10 and Herb Partsch on June 30, 2018 in Tacoma, WA

In Memory

Wendell Bartlow -46-
on September 16, 2018 in Nampa, ID

Ida (Beeman) Westland -50-
on May 30, 2018 in Colorado Springs

Peter Burkhart -50-
on August 1, 2018 in Nampa, ID

Rev Volney Johnson -51-
on October 18, 2018 in Meridian, Idaho

Pearl (Wilcox) Bellamy -57-
on May 20, 2018 in Goldendale, Washington

Roxie Hull Miller -58-
on September 26, 2017 in Nampa, ID

Cecil Wilson -68-
on December 5, 2018 in Caldwell, ID

Denton Jakobitz -68-
on May 16, 2018 in Bellevue, WA

Brian Fitch -79-
on October 12, 2018 in Eugene, Oregon

Megan (Renton) Wiedmeier -89-
on January 20, 2018 in Meridian


Richard Etulain -59- Dick Etulain's recent book "Ernest Haycox and the Western" has just been named the book of the year 2017-18) by the Western Literature Association. Etulain is the author or editor of more than 50 books, with two volumes on Billy the Kid forthcoming and another book on Abraham Lincoln and Mount Rushmore in the works.

David Christofferson -78- David recently retired from AXA Life Insurance in NY City, and moved full time to Cairo, NY at the base of the Catskil mountains. He's working on a new drone photography business, and continuing video editing projects for real estate, construction markets. He's also writing some comedy and just started my first screenplay. He's never married, however he has been with a domestic partner, Ava, for 19 years. He spent 32 years at AXA, and now he enjoys golf, driving his truck and tractor on their 17 acres on Catskill creek in the town of Cairo, NY.

Kim (Corbett) Andersen -82- Kim (Corbett) Andersen -82- was presented Boise School District's Red Apple Award, April 2018, for outstanding service to education. Kim currently teaches third grade and recently completed her 36th year of teaching. During her career, she has taught kindergarten through third grade. In addition to her B.A., Kim holds a master's degree in curriculum and instruction.

S. Michael Nishimura -82- S. Michael completed 20 years of Active Duty service as an Army Chaplain this year. Currently serving at Ft. Bliss, TX with the largest maneuver area in the US Army as the Senior Community Chaplain charged with oversight responsibility for all religious support activities to include 27 weekly worship services, religious education and auxiliary groups activities. This Installation Chaplain's Office serves over 178,000 Service Members, Dept. of Defense Civilians, their Family members and retirees.

Jubilee Bales Carr -00- After joining Wycliffe Bible Translators in 2016, Jason and Jubilee Carr (Bales) along with their six children are serving in support roles to Bible translation in Ukarumpa, Papua New Guinea. Jubilee is currently teaching grade one students of five different nationalities at the Ukarumpa International School.

Matthew Chitwood -04- Matt Chitwood ‘04 began a two-year fellowship with the Institute of Current World Affairs in December 2017. He lives in a remote village (350 people!) in the tea mountains of Yunnan, China and is writing about the transformation of Yunnan Province.

Jedediah Kuhn -05- Completed his Ph.D. in American Studies at Indiana University, Bloomington in June 2018. He will join the Department of Historical Studies at the University of Toronto Mississauga as an Assistant Professor in Fall 2018.

Scott Nelson Foster -05- Scott Nelson Foster, M.F.A., has been elected Chair of the Department of Creative Arts at Siena College. Professor Foster previously earned tenure in 2016. He recently completed a portrait of abolitionist and publisher Stephen H. Meyer for the Underground Railroad History Project, and co-authored an article on community engaged scholarship in the visual arts in the 2017 edition of the Journal of the Association of Franciscan Colleges and Universities. He lives in Albany, NY with his wife Katria and son Ethan.

Tristan Galloway -06- Tristan Galloway (2006), Greg Galloway (1976), Barb Galloway (1980), Tyler Layne (2006) and Melanie Layne (2005), all NNU alums, recently attended a dental mission trip to Guatemala.

Derek Sepe -12- Derek is a sound designer and re-recording mixer of Academy nominated short film, Lalo's House. He is an active union member of the Motion Picture Sound Editors, Audio Engineering Society, and IATSE.He also was nominated for a Golden Reel (MPSE) for achievement in sound design.