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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. ...

Revenue: B.C. residents must pay sales tax

OLYMPIA — Contrary to what some British Columbia residents appear to believe, they do not qualify for a sales tax exemption when shopping in Washington State. The Department of Revenue reminds Washington ...

Tangled Threads celebrates 10 years

LYNDEN ­— Tangled Threads Quilt Shop, 202 Sixth St., celebrates 10 years in business on Saturday, Feb. 2. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., there will be goodies, drawings, demos and freebies, said co-owner Thelma ...

Parts Warehouse buys former Alsum & Bode warehouse

LYNDEN — One man’s tight working quarters is another’s wide-open space. That describes upcoming moves for Al Kennedy’s Parts Warehouse and Brandon Rutledge’s Reco Branding Solutions. Some years ...
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Why Darigold is expanding by 46%

LYNDEN ­— Producing 46 percent more milk powder than its predecessor, the new Darigold drying tower rising on Lynden’s skyline helps position the company for growing export markets in Asia and China. ...

Gun debate firing off in Lynden too

LYNDEN — The Falcon Productions Gun & Knife Show comes to Lynden four times each year. But people are taking a little more notice about the visit this Saturday and Sunday at the Northwest Washington ...
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New Congresswoman meets area farmers

EVERSON — Samson Estates Winery owner Rob Dhaliwal gave Rep. Suzan DelBene a tour of his Everson-area property this week. And then the Congresswoman for the new 1st District sat down with about 15 area ...

Tax preparation services offered

WHATCOM — Free tax preparation service will again be offered by AARP Tax-Aide at several sites in the county. Service will be offered starting the first week of February, by appointment only, at the ...
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Median price of county home rises for first time in five years

WHATCOM — The county’s median price of homes sold last year rose 3.2 percent in comparison to 2011, to $250,000. Also, the number of residential units sold increased by 12.8 percent to 2,077, the county’s ...