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Lynden Chamber’s Cashback Program has generated $12.9 million in sales

LYNDEN — The Lynden Chamber of Commerce Community Cashback program, created in 1998 to encourage local shopping while supporting local nonprofit organizations, ended 2013 with $12.95 million in local ...

Local recycling increased 4.6 percent in 2013

WHATCOM — Nooksack Valley Disposal & Recycling customers increased their recycling by 4.6 percent in 2013, surpassing 6 million pounds for the third consecutive year, the company reports. Nooksack ...

Windmill workers part of Lynden company

LYNDEN — Last week in the Tribune, a picture was published of the work underway at the Dutch Village Mall property downtown. Site workers interviewed for the update stated they were from California and ...

County home sales rise 14.5 % in ‘13

WHATCOM — Whatcom County residential sales surged 14.5 percent in 2013 and sale prices showed modest gains as well, according to statistics and analysis from a local real-estate agent. Whatcom County’s ...

Former Rite Aid space in Towne Plaza available in November 2014

LYNDEN — Even as more space on the west side of the 127,859-square-foot Lynden Towne Plaza has come vacant, property owner Ennen Brothers Partnership continues to renew leases with tenants in the rest ...

Everybody’s Store gets web-linked

VAN ZANDT — Everybody’s Store on State Route 9 two miles south of the Mt. Baker Highway is now a WiFi hotspot, announces proprietor Jeff Margolis. Frontier has been doing a lot of modernizing in the ...
The Dutch Village Mall as it stands currently is expected to look revitalized in 2014.

Dutch Village Mall improvements coming

LYNDEN — In the spirit of the Dutch Village Mall’s beginnings, one of Lynden’s original landmark properties will retain its Dutch-like feel throughout a massive renovation and return to offering ...

Bank of the Pacific names Portmann new president, CEO

ABERDEEN — Bank of the Pacific, which has a Lynden branch, named Denise Portmann its new president and chief executive officer effective Jan. 1. In the interim, Portmann will continue to oversee the ...

Investor joins Homestead Golf Course

LYNDEN — Bill Robins purchased Homestead’s golf course, restaurant and fitness center in May 2010 and revived the entire operation. He figured he could stand to have a little help now, over three years ...
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SSK Insurance donates 240 turkeys to Project Hope

LYNDEN — Turkeys for 240 local families are being distributed for holiday dinners as the result of a drive led by Snapper Shuler Kenner Insurance. SSK Insurance, with offices in Lynden and Bellingham, ...