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New Tribune marketing rep to serve east county

LYNDEN — The Lynden Tribune has hired Karen Brown to serve the marketing needs of businesses in east Whatcom County. Brown is a lifelong resident of Whatcom County, having grown up in Bellingham and ...

Skagit State Bank drops ‘State’

WHATCOM — Skagit State Bank has changed its name, dropping “State.” The Burlington-based institution is now known as just Skagit Bank. The official announcement came on April 22, a day before revealing ...

Calendar printed, produced locally wins national award

WHEATON, ILL. ­— The Northwest Scenic 2014 calendar published by Lynden’s true-IMAGE Publishing LLC was judged best in the category of Promotional Scenic Wall Calendar by the Calendar Marketing Association. ...

Raske joins Cox

BELLINGHAM — Dan Raske has joined Keith Cox Autobahn as parts manager and associate service writer. Raske has worked in the mechanical parts industry for 27 years. Most recently, he managed the parts ...

Dutch Village Mall spaces filling up with tenants

LYNDEN — While spring cleaning occurs outside Dutch Village Mall, expect plenty of changes inside it as well. Tim Broersma, Elements Hospitality CEO and manager of the mall property, said all the spaces ...

Flex Gym open house Sat.

LYNDEN — Flex Gym is unlike any other gym in Whatcom County, said owner Rob Brooks. “We’re a ‘true gym,’ with a focus primarily on free weights,” he said. Opened at 1842 Front St. Unit D on ...

Lottery for marijuana retail stores set for late April

WHATCOM — An independent, double-blind lottery for picking the holders of the state’s marijuana retail licenses will run April 21-25. As part of 2012’s Initiative 502 implementation that legalizes ...
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Scholten’s Equip. named county’s Small Biz of Year

WHATCOM — At the notice of his nomination for the Small Business of the Year award, Scholten’s Equipment Inc. owner Duane Scholten of Lynden felt shock. That shock struck again last week when Scholten’s ...
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New roadside store open at Appel Farms

FERNDALE — Appel Farms’ new retail facility, The Cheese Shop, is now open at 6605 Northwest Rd. between Ferndale and Lynden, featuring fresh cheese made on the farm. Since opening on Monday, March ...

3rd Street Massage & Skin Care hosting open house

LYNDEN — Marla Raske and Tiffany Elmquist took massage and skin care matters into their own hands a year ago, creating 3rd Street Massage & Skin Care. And now it is time to celebrate. The duo, who ...