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Taco Time raises $3,000 for Project Hope in one day

LYNDEN — On Dec. 18, the Taco Time Northwest restaurant hosted its second annual Project Hope benefit and raised $3,000 for the local food bank. “We’re proud to live and work in a community that ...

DeWaard & Bode donating proceeds of sales from recycled appliances

WHATCOM — DeWaard & Bode, owned by Lyndenite Jerry Roorda, has launched a program that will recycle used appliances with 100 percent of the proceeds being donated to nonprofit organizations in Whatcom ...
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Jansen Art Center recognized by regional architects for excellence

LYNDEN — Those who worked on the renovation and complete remodel of two historic buildings in downtown Lynden to turn them into the combined Jansen Art Center knew they had a special project. Now others ...

Wiser’s comfy in new locale

LYNDEN — Nothing is more fitting for a furniture store than the ability to stretch your legs, exactly what Wiser’s Furniture now has after moving into a brand-new storefront on Birch Bay-Lynden Road. ...

SSK Insurance adds Tom Dorr

LYNDEN — Snapper Shuler Kenner Insurance has hired Tom Dorr as a commercial sales producer. Dorr is well known to many local owners and managers, having helped more than 4,000 businesses as director ...

S&S Insurance is now S&V Insurance

LYNDEN — S&S Insurance and Financial Group has officially changed its name to S&V Insurance Services. The name change reflects the firm’s new partnership as well as a new focus exclusively ...

CHCC adds community relations director

LYNDEN — Melinda Herrera has joined the Christian Health Care Center as admissions and community relations director. Her primary duties include overseeing the admission process, communicating with Whatcom ...

Lynden-based The Woods to open #13

BELLINGHAM — Lynden-based The Woods Coffee will open its 13th Whatcom County location in Barkley Village adjacent to the new 16-screen Regal Cinemas movie theater on Monday, Dec. 10. The theater opens ...

Individuality of local Curves franchise getting challenged

LYNDEN — Who knew hot pink and black made working out that much more enjoyable? But that type of décor and fun vibe has made Marcey Priestman’s Curves franchise in the Lynden Towne Plaza a success ...
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Work fixes leaking windmill structure

LYNDEN — Last week’s work high above Dutch Village Mall and on the once-famous windmill was to repair leaks and rot. Brian McCord, owner of Straight Sealed Roofing, spent the bulk of last week on the ...