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Carol’s Hallmark Shop closing after 33 years

LYNDEN — Thirty-three years in and Carol’s Hallmark Shop owner Carol Preston is finally ready for retirement. “Thirty-three years is a long time,” Preston said. “But it isn’t that I haven’t ...
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Emmy-winning ‘This Old House’ host appearing at home show

LYNDEN — Steve Thomas, Emmy Award-winning television personality and former host of the home improvement shows “This Old House” and “Renovation Nation,” has partnered with Habitat for Humanity ...

Lynden hosting free homebuyer seminars also

WHATCOM — Prospective homebuyers can brush up on lending and real estate knowledge by going to free Homebuyer Education Seminars sponsored by the Washington State Housing Finance Commission. Seminar ...
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Railroad to fix six north Whatcom County crossings

WHATCOM — Following a $105,000 fine handed down by the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission on Burlington Northern Sante Fe Railway (BNSF) for failing to repair railroad crossing defects ...

Council delays vote on off-street parking

LYNDEN ­— Two neighbors gave opinions and the City Council asked questions of staff, but for now any change in off-street parking rules is back to a committee. No one was present at Monday’s council ...

Sunday BelleWood Acres event features artists

LYNDEN — BelleWood Acres, 6140 Guide Meridian Rd., hosts an artist reception and family story time, starting at 2 p.m., on Sunday, March 3. Artist and author Judi Light will read from her new book, “The ...

S&V Insurance adds two agents

LYNDEN — S&V Insurance Services of Lynden has hired Kyle Boon and Bill Knutzen to serve as agents. Boon was born and raised in Whatcom County and graduated from Nooksack Valley High School in 2003. ...

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, ...