an Artsdalen have announced their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

Staten is the daughter of Chuck and Nancy Staten of Baker City. She is a 2003 Baker High School graduate. She will receive her degree as a registered nurse in December from Boise State University and is employed at St. Luke's Family Health in Boise.

Van Artsdalen is the son of Thom and Denise Van Artsdalen of Grants Pass. He also is a 2003 BHS graduate. He received an associate of arts degree from Allan Hancock College at Santa Maria, Calif., and plans to attend Boise State University in the fall. He is employed by Candamp;A Paving in Boise.

The couple plan to be married March 29, 2008, at St. Francis de Sales Cathedral in Baker City.