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 ...
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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 ...

3rd Street Massage & Skin Care hosting open house

LYNDEN — Marla Raske and Tiffany Elmquist took massage and skin care matters into their own hands a year ago, creating 3rd Street Massage & Skin Care. And now it is time to celebrate. The duo, who ...

Meeting set for hopeful Miss Rodeo contestants

LYNDEN — An informational meeting for potential contestants in the Miss Lynden Rodeo Pageant is scheduled for Thursday, March 27, in Lynden. The mandatory meeting will begin at 7 p.m. in Peoples Place ...

Four four-plexes planned for Kok Rd.

LYNDEN — A plan to build four four-plex units south of Kok Road put forth by Lyndenites Byron Kooy and Irv Timmerman comes into the city as straightforward as possible for a project of its size. The ...

Planning Commission wants Bogaard Meadows project to prove flood mitigation

LYNDEN — When owners Gordy and Janice Bogaard first presented the residential development Bogaard Meadows to the city’s planning department in August 2013, Amy Harksell, the city’s planning director, ...

Bosman sells previously leased gas stations to Reisner

WHATCOM — Reisner Distributor has exercised an option to purchase four county gasoline stations from Bosman Family LLC, led by John Bosman, and Western Biomass Services. Bosman sold his fuel company ...

Dan Dykstra takes truck repair service full time

LYNDEN — Dan Dykstra decided to “jump on the opportunity and go for it,” turning his D&D Custom Service truck and heavy equipment repair business into a full-time venture on April 1. D&D ...