Amelia Kahl Laird and Jason Isaac Hicks were married July 8, 2007, at Bridal Veil Lake in Bridal Veil.

The bride is the daughter of Mary Sue Rightmire and the late William Laird of Baker City. She is a 1997 graduate of Baker High School and a 2002 graduate of Portland State University with a degree in social science.

The groom is the son of Gary Hicks and Kathy Bangert, and Holly Shev and Mark Lenetsky, all of Portland. He is a 1994 graduate of Lincoln High School in Portland, and graduated from the University of California at Santa Cruz with a degree in psycho-biology.

The wedding party included maid of honor Kristi Fletcher Yoder and bridesmaids were Fawn Fulcher, Elise Randles, Melody King, and the groom's sister Leah Lenetsky.

The best man was the groom's brother Seth Lenetsky. Groomsmen were Sean Speciale, Drew Corbin and Jake Bell.

The flower girl and ring bearer were Elsa King and Evan Yoder. The wedding took place at a private lake overlooking the Columbia Gorge.

The couple reside in Portland, and are planning a honeymoon to Hawaii in the fall.