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Firehall Cafe, ‘J’ hosting weekend events

LYNDEN — The Firehall Café in Lynden’s Jansen Art Center is celebrating its grand opening with food and drink specials, family activities and live music from Thursday through Saturday. Located inside ...

Beacon Insurance adds an agent

LYNDEN — Beacon Insurance Group of Lynden, an independent agency located at 208 Third St., Suite 2A, recently expanded with the addition of licensed agent Bobbie Martin. Martin, who has 12 years of business ...

Peoples Bank announces changes

WHATCOM — Peoples Bank has announced changes in the senior management of the Bellingham-based bank. Charles LeCocq has been promoted to chairman of the board and will continue as chief executive officer ...

Lynden woman wins second car

LYNDEN — As anyone in business or sports will tell you, it’s often harder to stay at a high level than to reach it. But Stephanie Meester hasn’t just maintained her excellence as an independent Tupperware ...

Bornstein Seafoods gives $100,000 for new BTC building

BELLINGHAM — Bornstein Seafoods Inc. has donated $100,000 to Bellingham Technical College’s campaign to build its new Fisheries and Aquaculture Sciences program structure at Maritime Heritage Park, ...

Flora offers winning ad designer $10,000

LYNDEN — Flora Inc.’s provocative advertising campaign has turned heads nationally and now the locally based company offers the public a chance to get clever and have a chance to win $10,000 in the ...

Sustainable Connections hosts annual Business Conference

BELLINGHAM — Sustainable Connections will hold its ninth annual Future of Business Conference, Inspiration & Innovation on April 25 and 26 in Bellingham. The conference features an opening reception, ...

Realtors plan open houses at over 200 sites April 20-21

WHATCOM — The public is invited to attend over 200 Whatcom County open houses April 20-21 during Realtor Nationwide Open House Weekend. The Whatcom County Association of Realtors will feature houses ...

Keeping it in the golf family

LYNDEN — The game of golf has been in Bo Stephan’s life since the day he was born. It’s a sport his family has loved and cherished for several generations. So, when the opportunity came for Stephan ...
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Report: Housing market slowly on the way up

WHATCOM — Bellingham housing sales showed solid gains in numbers and price during this year’s first quarter, leading to increases for all of Whatcom County. First-quarter home sales in Bellingham soared ...