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New partners at Larson Gross announced

WHATCOM ­— Larson Gross PLLC announces that two new partners, Josh Turrell and Kelli Visser, have been accepted into the ownership team, effective Jan. 1, 2014. Turrell joined the firm in 2005 after ...

Peoples promotes Israel Jacob

LYNDEN — Peoples Bank announces the promotion of Israel Thomas Jacob to Peoples Investments LPL Manager. In this new role he will lead the investments team to grow and develop the investment services ...

Originals by Chad booming, launches high-end gift pack

LYNDEN — The closure of two established Bellingham jewelry stores in 2013 has shifted plenty of new work to Lynden’s Originals By Chad. To celebrate the new business, the shop has started a new high-end ...

Expect January unveil of Delft Square remake

LYNDEN — There hasn’t been a visual change yet at what used to be Delft Square, but that isn’t for lack of behind-the-scenes work. The design for a complete overhaul of the burnt and vacant shell ...
The Dutch Village Mall as it stands currently is expected to look revitalized in 2014.

Lyndenites buy Dutch Village Mall

Plans include new tenants, site improvements and future growth LYNDEN — One of the first orders of business for the new owners of the Dutch Village Mall is to get that 72-foot-tall windmill moving again. ...

County raspberry production up almost 10 percent in 2013 harvest

WHATCOM ­— Red raspberry production in Whatcom County this year was 63.4 million pounds, up almost 10 percent over last year, the Lynden-based Washington Red Raspberry Commission reports. The total ...

Lynden’s LTI Inc. wins EPA award

LYNDEN — Local hauling company LTI Inc. was honored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last week for commitment to environmentally efficient trucking and shipping practices. Based at 8631 Depot ...
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Greenhouses ripped out at VanderGiessen Nursery

LYNDEN — The greenhouse at VanderGiessen Nursery built in 1938 just wasn’t cutting muster any longer. So the father-son duo of Alvin and David Vos ripped it out, right along with the greenhouse from ...
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The scariest of the crows

Skagit State Bank at 138 Birch-Bay-Lynden Rd. was chosen the winner in Lynden’s city-wide October scarecrow contest, with Beacon Insurance a close second. Pictured with the winner are Whatcom County ...

Melinda Kaemingk promoted to bank compliance officer

BELLINGHAM — Peoples Bank has promoted Melinda Kaemingk to assistant vice president and compliance officer. In her new role as compliance officer, she is responsible for evaluating and providing guidance ...