Bill and Verla Boles will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Aug. 28.

The couple first met while riding the Baker City bus on New Year's Day in 1947. They were married in Elko, Nev., on Aug. 28, 1947.

Their children are Steve Boles of La Grande and Lynette Boles of Baker City. They also have a grandson, Luke Boles, and his wife Shauna and their son, Taygen, of La Grande.

Friends and family wishing to congratulate them on their milestone are welcome to call the couple, or send cards.