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Define Laser MediSpa opens in Lynden

LYNDEN — Although they are popular in Europe, Lynden’s Laurel Fishbook has started what is only Washington state’s third laser liposuction treatment facility here. Define Laser MediSpa, which opened ...
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Wayne Brink says its time to put the spatula away

LYNDEN — Wayne Brink’s professional career can be broken into about decade-long chunks. Now it’s time for the pharmacist’s latest move: retirement. Brink, who took over Parker’s Drug Store in ...

Gasoline prices soaring locally

WHATCOM ­— Gasoline prices have soared in recent weeks — in Whatcom County, at least. The average Bellingham-area price for regular was $4.095 per gallon on Tuesday, May 14, compared to $3.825 a week ...

Hats Off expanding to Burlington

BURLINGTON — Lynden’s Hats Off has opened a second location in Burlington. The new Hats Off location, which opened on May 1 at 145 Cascade Place, will feature business and team uniforms or spirit wear ...

Downtown beautification remakes Fifth and Front street intersection

LYNDEN — If you looked at the right time last week, you could see well-known downtown Lynden businessmen doing a little something different outside their storefronts: laying paver stones and planting ...
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Goats for hire visit Meridian schools

Students look on as a herd of 15 goats from Everson’s Git Yer Goat, LLC perform cleanup duties chomping on blackberry bushes near the natural garden at Meridian Middle School on Friday…. This ...

Two separate restaurants emerge from Homestead space

LYNDEN — Two different restaurants, Steakhouse 9 and Bistro 9, will fill the dining void at Homestead Golf & Country Club. Both restaurants are located above the course’s clubhouse at 115 E. Homestead ...
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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 ...