Vernonia Area Engagement Announcements

Congratulations: Johanson-O’Loughlins Engagement


Jim and Gayle Lee of Vernonia are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Johanson of Tigard, OR to Mr. Robert O’Loughlins, also of Tigard.  Mr. O’Loughlin is the son of  Robert O’Loughlin of Tacoma, WA. Ms. Johanson is a teacher in  the St. Helens School District.  Mr O’Laughlin works for O’Laughlins Trade Shows.  The wedding is being planned for July 5, 2014 in Vernonia.  The couple plans to continue to reside in Tigard following  the wedding.

Congratulations: Anderson-Picton Engagement

Lisa and Rick Hood of Vernonia are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kahli Anderson of Yokosuka-shi, Kanagawa, Japan to Mr. Patrick Picton, also of Yokosuka-shi, Kanagawa, Japan.

Ms. Anderson is serving in the US Navy and works as  a Hospital Corpsman, Labor and Delivery.   Mr, Picton is also serving in the US Navy and also works a s Hospital Corpsman.

Mr. Picton is the son of Catherine Picton of Yuba City, CA.  His stepfather is Jack Means, also of Yuba City.


A Spring 2015 wedding is being planned in Oregon.

Ms. Anderson is a VHS Graduate, class of 2009.  Mr. Picton is a Yuba City High School Graduate class of 2008.  They met during Basic Training at Great Lakes Naval Base.  After graduation they attended corpsman school in San Antonio, TX where they officially began dating.  Then they were off to Japan for their first duty station.  They will have their next duty station stateside next fall.