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Glacier mink farm fined for manure discharge

BELLINGHAM — The owner of two Glacier area mink farms is being fined $48,000 by the Washington State Department of Ecology for discharging water contaminated with manure into nearby salmon-bearing creeks ...

Food & Farm Finder guide released as 2013 Bellingham Farmers Market opens Saturday

WHATCOM — Sustainable Connections has released its free 2013 Whatcom Food & Farm Finder, the region’s comprehensive guide and map to local food and agriculture just as the Bellingham Farmers Market ...

Western clothing store opens on Guide north of Pole Road

LYNDEN — Cattlelac Cowgirl, a clothing store with a western twist, has opened at 6934 Guide Meridian Rd. north of Pole Road. Owner and consultant Shelly Crabtree said she is a “cowgirl who saw the ...
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Still forging ahead after 50 years

LYNDEN — When Ken Stremler was 19, he had a rough day at work at Snow Ford Sales, cutting his head on the under side of a car and smashing his finger with a tool in quick succession. By lunch break he ...

McDonald’s to make cosmetic changes

LYNDEN — If McDonald’s has its way, the Lynden restaurant will look a lot more like a standard store than one that meshes with the rest of the Lynden Towne Plaza east of Guide Meridian. The restaurant ...

Baja buggy teams return to Lynden fairgrounds in May

WHATCOM — The Western Washington University Student Chapter of the Society of Automotive Engineers again hosts the Baja 2013 International Design Competition May 16-17 at the Northwest Washington State ...

Chad Chambers opens used car lot at Guide-Pole intersection

LYNDEN — Chad Chambers Auto Sales, located at the intersection of Guide Meridian and Pole roads, opened a week ago as a “full-service” used car lot. Chambers, part of the family that owned and operated ...

‘Second chance’ banking offered at six local banks

WHATCOM — Bank On North Sound is a campaign to help people with low to moderate income gain affordable checking, savings, credit and financial education opportunities and start on a pathway to financial ...

Tribune publisher nominated for Business Person award

WHATCOM — On Wednesday, March 20, Business Pulse Magazine celebrates local business at its 27th annual Whatcom County Business Person of the Year Awards Dinner. The event, co-hosted by the Whatcom Business ...

Chamber board adds two

LYNDEN — The Lynden Chamber of Commerce board of directors added Jeanette Sharp of Banner Bank and Sheri Robertson of Foxxy Brown’s to vacant board positions during a February meeting. Also, Dave Dodson ...