Carol’s Hallmark Shop closing after 33 years

LYNDEN — Thirty-three years in and Carol’s Hallmark Shop owner Carol Preston is finally ready for retirement. “Thirty-three years is a long time,” Preston said. “But it isn’t that I haven’t enjoyed it. I have. Lynden has been wonderful.” The only Gold Crown-certified Hallmark store left in Whatcom County will close its doors sometime this…

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Tim Newcomb is the assistant editor of the Lynden Tribune. Email Tim at tim@lyndentribune.com. Follow the Tribune on Twitter at @LyndenTribune.