Locally owned appliance and mattress retailer DeWaard & Bode celebrated its 75th anniversary in October by supporting three food banks in Whatcom and Skagit counties.
After 42 years of owning the station at 899 E. Pole Rd. bearing his name, Marlin Hendricks and his wife Linda hosted a retirement open house at the station on Saturday, Feb. 8. Here he holds his 4-year-old grandson Sherman from Spokane amid the many folks who came by. Marlin’s Auto Service, …
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WHATCOM — Barron Heating & Air Conditioning recently created two $5,000 scholarships that can help people obtain family-wage jobs in the building trades without incurring significant education debt.
WHATCOM — Snapper Shuler Kenner Insurance, in its eighth annual turkey drive, received enough donations to give out 384 turkeys to two county food banks in November.
WHATCOM — The county’s Marine Resources Committee seeks motivated community members to join as advisors to county government in addressing local marine issues and leading boots-on-the-ground projects to protect marine resources.
SUMAS — The Sumas City Council will have a public hearing at its meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 12, on the application of Lakeport Reach LLC for two permits to construct a concrete products manufacturing facility at 3867 Kneuman Rd.
LYNDEN — Whatcom County Farm Bureau invites bot members and the community to its annual meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, in the Mt. Baker Rotary Building, 1775 Front St.
WHATCOM — Funding a farming dream can be one of the trickier parts of the equation. Yet many farmers may not be aware of resources available for financial support.
WHATCOM — Interfaith Coalition’s Winter Warmth Drive provides gently used coats, hats, gloves and scarves to children and adults at locations throughout Whatcom County.
BLAINE — The CIA estimates that 45,000 to 50,000 women are trafficked for sexual exploitation in the United States each year, and Washington State is an in-take region for it.
WHATCOM — County Comprehensive Plan and code amendments relating primarily to Cherry Point are the focus of a town hall meeting set for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12. The meeting of the Planning Commission will be in the County Council chambers of the Whatcom County Courthouse, 311 Grand Ave.…
SUMAS — Total building permits and related fees in the City of Sumas have already seen a 14 percent increase over all of 2018 — with four months still to go in 2019.
SUMAS — The City of Sumas is still in the process of receiving bids to build a new event complex at the Howard Bowen Memorial Park, along with a new spraypark downtown.
BELLEVUE — As part of its ongoing succession planning effort, the board of directors of Puget Sound Energy has named Mary E. Kipp, currently president & CEO of El Paso Electric, as president of the state’s largest utility company, reporting to CEO Kimberly Harris.