Two more Woods Coffee openings coming

LYNDEN — After opening its first Skagit County location on College Way in Mount Vernon at the end of 2014, Lynden-based The Woods Coffee has announced that its next location will be next to Costco in ...

Haggen starts massive acquisition/rebrand

BELLINGHAM — Haggen has started the process of converting 145 Albertsons and Safeway stores throughout Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada and Arizona to the Haggen brand in February.   But don’t ...
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CHCC expanding facilities with adult day health center

LYNDEN — Wayne Steenbock, Christian Health Care Center administrator, said that adult day health is the future of health care. CHCC sets itself up for the future with the planned Northwest Adult Day ...

RadioShack bankruptcy not a big issue for Lloyd’s Electronics

LYNDEN — Following last week’s announcement of RadioShack Corp.’s bankruptcy, Todd Likkel, owner of Lloyd’s Electronics in Lynden’s Fairway Center, said the authorized RadioShack dealer will ...

Long-term lane closure starts on highway east of Maple Falls

MAPLE FALLS — The Mt. Baker Highway four miles east of Maple Falls has been reduced to one lane by the Washington State Department of Transportation for a “long-term” fix to the highway.   The ...
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Married 75 years, from secret start

  LYNDEN ­— Not only did Kenneth Gundel take Peggy across a state line in a blizzard to marry her — but they then kept it a secret from almost everyone for four months.   That’s because ...

Dorothy Assink

  Dorothy Assink was born on Nov. 27, 1927, in South Dakota, to Henry and Jennie (Vander Molen) Kuiken and passed away peacefully in St. Joseph Hospital of Bellingham on Jan. 27, 2015.   She was ...

Walter Creasey

  Walter R. Creasey, age 80, went to be with his Lord on Jan. 25, 2015, at his Silver Lake home.   He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Darlene; children Walter Jr., Jennifer, Barry and Shawn; ...

WSDOT files $17M suit in bridge collapse

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Department of Transportation has filed a $17 million lawsuit to recoup the costs of response and repair from the 2013 over-height vehicle collision that caused a portion ...
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Tractor Supply Co. filling former Cost Cutter building

LYNDEN — The long-standing question of what will go into the former Cost Cutter building at 19th and Front streets has an answer: Tractor Supply Company.   The Tennessee-based company with nearly ...