Public meetings

Wednesday, April 23 • WRIA (Watershed Resource Inventory Area) 1 Planning Unit, ground-level conference room of Civic Center Building, 322 N. Commercial St., Bellingham, 6 p.m. Thursday, April 24 • ...

Dining out May 6 can help out Maple Alley Inn

WHATCOM — Over 50 local restaurants are participating in the Opportunity Council’s 14th annual Dine Out for Maple Alley Inn, coming up on Tuesday, May 6. Each restaurant owner will donate a percentage ...

Dutch Village Mall spaces filling up with tenants

LYNDEN — While spring cleaning occurs outside Dutch Village Mall, expect plenty of changes inside it as well. Tim Broersma, Elements Hospitality CEO and manager of the mall property, said all the spaces ...
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Teen center sought in DV Mall

LYNDEN — The desire to create a space for teens in Lynden — a wildly cool space, mind you — to call their own has inspired Sean Taylor, director of the nonprofit ministry Big Oak, to draft a plan ...

Flex Gym open house Sat.

LYNDEN — Flex Gym is unlike any other gym in Whatcom County, said owner Rob Brooks. “We’re a ‘true gym,’ with a focus primarily on free weights,” he said. Opened at 1842 Front St. Unit D on ...

First-quarter home sales show mixed prices

WHATCOM — The median price of first-quarter home sales in the county rose 1.6 percent to $249,000, according to real-estate agent Lylene Johnson of The Muljat Group. However, that increase was due primarily ...

Lottery for marijuana retail stores set for late April

WHATCOM — An independent, double-blind lottery for picking the holders of the state’s marijuana retail licenses will run April 21-25. As part of 2012’s Initiative 502 implementation that legalizes ...
Scholtens

Scholten’s Equip. named county’s Small Biz of Year

WHATCOM — At the notice of his nomination for the Small Business of the Year award, Scholten’s Equipment Inc. owner Duane Scholten of Lynden felt shock. That shock struck again last week when Scholten’s ...
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Roger and Judi Humphreys – 50th anniversary

Roger and Judi Humphreys of Lynden are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married at First Reformed Church of Lynden on April 3, 1964, Their family includes Randy and Kara Humphreys ...

Boys & Girls Club planning for future

LYNDEN — The Whatcom County Boys & Girls Club is “in no way, shape or form prepared to move forward on a capital project” in Lynden at this time, said Kim Grams, the county organization’s chief ...