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Boxx Berry Farm kicking off 53rd year

FERNDALE — Mike Boxx is pretty proud of his strawberries. He’s so proud and protective that he sends some of them all the way to a Skagit County processor just because they guarantee to send the exact ...

Serving Lynden different than Iraq for new Edward Jones man

LYNDEN — Eric Ludwig considers himself fortunate. Having worked for Edward Jones financial services out of the Fairhaven office since August 2012, Ludwig was able to jump to Lynden when Will Mouat left ...

Delft to be rebuilt

LYNDEN -— Delft Square will come to life after all. A realigned partnership has announced plans to create The Inn at Lynden, Washington, including 25 upper-level rooms and 10,000 square feet of complementary ...

Darigold trying to reduce new dryer’s noise

LYNDEN — Darigold is working to reduce the loudness of air emissions from its new milk drying facility that is now in “startup phase,” say company representatives. However, the Lynden Darigold plant ...
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Skagit bridge disrupts even local traffic, commerce

WHATCOM ­— Apart from being Lynden’s mayor, Scott Korthuis has day-to-day concerns as the production manager at Oxbo International’s Lynden mechanical harvester manufacturing plant. So, after the ...

Washington Federal hosting food drive

WHATCOM — Washington Federal’s Lynden and Ferndale branches will participate in a countywide food drive hosted by the bank to support Food4Tots. Cash donations for the Milk Money Program are also accepted. ...

Fair now dealing with a $180,000 property tax bill

LYNDEN ­— For 100 years, the Northwest Washington Fair did not pay a property tax bill. Now it’s dealing with one as large as $180,000 from the state Department of Revenue. Fair Manager Jim Baron, ...

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 ...