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New Edaleen retail store in Blaine nearly done

LYNDEN — The latest Edaleen Dairy retail outlet won’t look much like an Edaleen store until you walk inside, said Mitch Moorlag, general manager. Edaleen, already with retail outlets at its farm north ...

Course helps in starting a business

BELLINGHAM — Western Washington University’s Small Business Development Center, along with Whatcom Community College and the NW Innovation Resource Center are collaborating to offer the course “Launch ...

WECU ranked high on national list

WHATCOM — Deposit Accounts likes what it sees in Whatcom Educational Credit Union. In the evaluator’s ranking of the Top 200 Healthiest Credit Unions in America, which looked at 6,600 credit unions ...

Anniversary approaches for Baker inn

MAPLE FALLS — The Mount Baker foothills area is home to a treasure known worldwide. The Inn at Mt. Baker, located off the Mt. Baker Highway just past Maple Falls, is modeled after a chalet you might ...

Semiahmoo names GM

BLAINE — Mark Andrew has been named the general manager responsible for daily operations of the Semiahmoo Resort, Golf & Spa for management firm Coastal Hotels. Andrew joins Semiahmoo with more than ...

Two to be honored by Peoples Bank

MOUNT VERNON — On Thursday, Sept. 11, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Mount Vernon Financial Center, 1801 Riverside Dr., Peoples Bank celebrates Jim VanderMey’s retirement and appointment to the bank’s board ...
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Good to Go brings pasties to markets

WHATCOM — When Holly Bumford opened the doors of Good to Go Meat Pies in early 2012, she aimed to bring a hearty meal option to Everson, one that families could grab on the go. More than two years later, ...

Local barbecue judge opens supply shop in Lynden at 511 Front St.

LYNDEN — Gary VanderGiessen has seen plenty of success selling barbecue supplies. So much, in fact, that he has opened Gary’s Barbecue Supplies at 511 Front St. Not to be outdone, though, his wife, ...

The Woods Coffee creates single-serve cold brews

LYNDEN — The Woods Coffee now sells its cold brew coffee in new single-serve, 12-ounce to-go bottles. Previously, cold brew was available in either in-store cups or growlers to go. “People are looking ...

Skagit Bank names senior VP

SKAGIT — Skagit Bank has named Peter Cutbill as senior vice president and commercial banking manager. Cutbill will manage the bank’s commercial lending efforts in Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish and King ...