Latest Business

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, ...

Airporter Shuttle carries 1,000 on Dec. 1, a record

WHATCOM — The Ferndale-based Airporter Shuttle carried more than 1,000 passengers — a company record for one business day — from its hub at Sea-Tac International Airport on Sunday, Dec. 1. “It ...

New seafood restaurant embraces quality, sustainability

LYNDEN — The Haworth family has a history of running seafood restaurants, but they hadn’t met a cod they love this much until opening Lynden’s JoFish Seafood & Grill and featuring Lynden’s ...

Picket Fences sees wild growth in its first year

LYNDEN — With nearly 500 consignors and about a dozen artisans packing full the home furnishings and decor shop of Melissa Young’s Picket Fences at 109 Third St., every visit is like a treasure hunt, ...

Taco Time supporting Project Hope with Dec. 18 sales

LYNDEN — The Lynden Taco Time restaurant will donate all its net sales from Wednesday, Dec. 18, to the Project Hope food bank. Last year, the restaurant donated more than $3,000 to the food bank, which ...

Mane Styles Salon holding food drive

LYNDEN — Mane Styles Salon, 302 Front St., is collecting food for the Project Hope food bank during December. Three non-perishable food items are also good for a $5 coupon off your next visit…. ...

New E2 Fitness Center coming to Third/Grover site

LYNDEN — A new fitness training facility, E2 Fitness Center, will open downtown at 110 Third St. in early January. Presale memberships are now available. “We take great pride in being a part of the ...
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A new enterprise comes downtown

SUMAS — It has only been six weeks, but business has been booming in downtown Sumas for Animal Health International. The company, which moved into the vacant warehouse on Cherry Street next door to Edaleen ...