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Lynden Food Pavilion getting ‘refreshing’ store layout

LYNDEN — Shopping in the Lynden Food Pavilion will look a lot fresher in mid-fall once a complete store upgrade has been finished, said The Markets LLC spokesperson Sue Cole. The Lynden store, one of ...

Building industry candidate debate events Sept. 18, 25

BELLINGHAM — The Building Industry Association of Whatcom County will host a candidate debate on Wednesday, Sept. 18, for the four 2013 contested County Council races. At Baker Creek Place headquarters, ...

Course teaches sustainable small acreage farming

BELLINGHAM — A “Sustainable Small Acreage Farming” course will be offered by WSU Whatcom County Extension this fall. The course provides an overview of potential small acreage farming and ranching ...

Women in Business award finalists named

WHATCOM — Whatcom Women in Business has announced six finalists for its 31st annual Professional Woman of the Year award. They are: • Anny Havland, executive producer of Talk It Up TV and co-founder ...

WFC to purchase Fairway True Value store

LYNDEN — Even with the retirement of Irv Timmermans at the end of August, the Fairway True Value hardware store will continue to operate in its same location come September. Whatcom Farmers Co-op has ...

Bakerview Nursery announces closure

BELLINGHAM — Larry and Toni Clark, co-owners of Bellingham’s Bakerview Nursery, announced Monday that Sept. 30 will serve as the final day in business for one of the county’s longest-running retail ...

The Woods will make cookies for 2013 Moo-wiches

WHATCOM — This year for the first time, The Woods Coffee will make the cookie part of the highly popular Moo-wiches for the 2013 Northwest Washington Fair. The Woods’ bakery in Lynden will deliver ...

House passes a Farm Bill without DelBene’s vote

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congresswoman Suzan DelBene of northwest Washington’s 1st District joined all House Democrats July 11 in voting against a partial version of a Farm Bill authored by Republicans. ...

Raspberry crop looks good so far

WHATCOM ­— With a festival to celebrate raspberries just around the corner, local farmers themselves say the harvest looks good so far. “The weather has been excellent for quality,” said veteran ...

Sugar Shack music to kids’ ears

By Annika Wolters LYNDEN — When the faint jingle from an old favorite ice cream truck tune hits your ear, stop to reminisce. Then get out of the way and watch the neighborhood’s children rush to the ...