August 9, 1999
Engagement: Mertz - Smith
Laura Mertz and Jaron Smith have announced their engagement and plans for a Feb. 26, 2000 wedding. That date is also their five-year anniversary as a couple. They celebrated their engagement on a Boston-to-Seattle road trip.
Laura is from Issaquah and is a project administrator for a management consulting firm. Jaron is a 1991 graduate of Woodinville High School and is the superintendent at Carnation Golf Course.