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Lynden-based window cleaning business starts up

LYNDEN — Bright Outlook Window Cleaning recently launched in Whatcom and Skagit counties. The Lynden-based business was founded by Scott and Marlys Taylor. Bright Outlook Window Cleaning is a member ...
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Can a Port Townsend model work here?

LYNDEN — Folks in Port Townsend knew what they wanted for their downtown. They were well aware of what they didn’t have and figured out a way to get it. The town banded together, started a grassroots ...

BelleWood releases first batch of pure Honeycrisp vodka

LYNDEN — Looking for something different to celebrate Valentine’s Day? Come to BelleWood Acres farm for a post-Valentine’s Day celebration and first-ever bottle release party. This event is Friday, ...

Northwest Ag-Biz Center announces slate of workshops

MOUNT VERNON — The Northwest Agriculture Business Center announces its 2013 agriculture business and product development series, which is now at over 20 workshops. Transitioning to Value-Added Products ...

Lynden Vision Clinic acquires Bellingham office; open house set

LYNDEN — Dr. Mira Swiecicki, doctor of optometry and owner of Lynden Vision Clinic, has expanded by acquiring Spyglass Optik in Bellingham. Swiecicki assumed operation of Spyglass Optik, located along ...
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WTA adds 8 hybrid buses

WHATCOM — Eight new hybrid buses entered Whatcom Transportation Authority service on Monday, Feb. 4. Compared to the 18-year-old diesel buses they replace, the new buses offer 40 percent greater fuel ...

Bellingham insurance agent soliciting help in donating $1,500 to local nonprofit

LYNDEN — Bob Wallin Insurance plans to donate $1,500 to a Whatcom County-based charity and is hosting a month of open nominations in February. In February, you can nominate a charity by filling out the ...
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Neighborhood dispute sparks parking debate

LYNDEN — The Lynden Planning Commission will host a public hearing on Feb. 14 on a rule requiring businesses with off-street parking to use those parking spots. But this isn’t some procedural rule ...

Guide Insurance has purchased San Juan Insurance

LYNDEN — Guide Insurance now reaches beyond Lynden, having acquired San Juan Insurance and its office in Eastsound on Orcas Island from Eric Veldman. The Lynden-based insurance office, started by Joel ...

Nooksack Valley Disposal & Recycling tops 6 million pounds milestone in 2012

WHATCOM — Nooksack Valley Disposal & Recycling in 2012 topped more than 6 million pounds of materials, yard waste and food waste recycled by Whatcom County residents for the second consecutive year. ...