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Fire Hall Cafe has new specialty coffee, tea blends

LYNDEN ­— The Fire House Cafe in the Jansen Art Center, 321 Front St., now has its own specialty coffee blend from Tony’s, said chef Sean Beanblossom. The dark roast Firehall is described as “bittersweet ...

Banker promoted

BELLINGHAM — Peoples Bank announces officer promotions, including that of Mark Swanson to vice president. Swanson continues in his role as manager of the Cordata and West Lynden branches of the bank…. ...

LHS future business students shine at regionals

LYNDEN ­— On Saturday, Feb. 8, Lynden High School sent 17 members of Future Business Leaders of America to Sedro-Woolley High School for the Northwest Region FBLA Conference. Competing against about ...
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Bellingham air terminal rebuild done

BELLINGHAM ­— Finally, there is no weaving around and working inside cordoned-off construction zones of Bellingham International Airport. The $38.6 million terminal rebuild project is all done. Port ...

$3,000 from Lynden Taco Time to food bank

LYNDEN ­— The Lynden Taco Time NW Restaurant raised $3,000 for the local Project Hope food bank from its third annual sales fundraiser held Dec. 18. The check was presented recently to Project Hope ...

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 ...