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Waples Building on schedule for mid-November opening

LYNDEN — Construction on the Waples Mercantile Building hit a major milestone when the entire front was opened up, as a step in the demolition portion of the project.   And while crews for contractor ...
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Village Books to join Waples Building

LYNDEN — Village Books is joining Avenue Bread as an announced tenant for the Waples Mercantile Building, now in construction downtown and set to open this fall.   “It’s no longer an official ...

Construction firm passes to next generation of Iversons

  EVERSON ­— After many years of successfully operating Tiger Construction, brothers Ken and Steve Isenhart have sold their interest in the company to the next generation.   Ken and Marsha Isenhart ...

Canadians do 80 percent of local border crossings

WHATCOM — A sharp contrast in the number of Canadians versus Americans crossing the five Whatcom County points of entry between the two countries is driven largely by the purpose of their international ...

Lynden home prices rise as inventory remains tight

WHATCOM — The Whatcom County housing market experienced solid increases in median sales prices and number of homes sold in the first quarter of this year, with other data indicating an edge to sellers ...

Bruland wins landscape association award

  HERNDON, Va — The inaugural Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award of the National Association of Landscape Professionals, has been presented to Janelle Bruland, president and CEO of Management Services ...

Women in Business recipients

  BELLINGHAM — Whatcom Women in Business announces its five 2015 charity recipients that will each receive $1,000, as well as additional resources the charities may need.   The nonprofits are: ...

LeCocqs honored by Western

  BELLINGHAM — Irwin and Frances LeCocq, former executives with Whatcom County-based Peoples Bank, received the President’s Award, Western Washington University’s highest community honor, at ...
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Giant cold-storage facility planned

LYNDEN — Preferred Freezer Services of New Jersey will take a Lynden field from bare ground to over 331,500 square feet of a cold storage operation in less than six months.   Work will start any ...

Ferndale woman in running for business honor

  BELLINGHAM — Cathy Hayward Hughes, co-founder and CEO of Crystal Creek Logistics in Ferndale, is one of four finalists for 2015 Whatcom Business Person of the Year presented by the Whatcom Business ...