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The changing face of Semiahmoo Resort

SEMIAHMOO — The cheery yellow paint on the reenergized Semiahmoo Resort serves as more than a fresh look. It gives the resort a fresh perspective. With a 26-year history that spiraled into closure by ...

State loans money to Lynden for downtown project

LYNDEN — Money loaned to Lynden from the state’s Department of Commerce will repair and replace sidewalks, curbs and gutters on Front and Fifth streets. The city also plans to improve the sewer lines ...

Ferndale Gym Star owner one of local women leaders to be honored

BELLINGHAM -— Whatcom Women in Business has announced finalists for the 32nd annual Professional Woman of the Year Banquet & Auction event, set for Tuesday, Oct. 28. The organization honors women ...

Van’s Plumbing & Electric moving into fire station

LYNDEN — Randy Smit, owner of Van’s Plumbing & Electric Inc., said he started glancing at the former fire station on 19th Street in October 2013. About a full year later, Smit will finish moving ...

New Edaleen retail store in Blaine nearly done

LYNDEN — The latest Edaleen Dairy retail outlet won’t look much like an Edaleen store until you walk inside, said Mitch Moorlag, general manager. Edaleen, already with retail outlets at its farm north ...

Course helps in starting a business

BELLINGHAM — Western Washington University’s Small Business Development Center, along with Whatcom Community College and the NW Innovation Resource Center are collaborating to offer the course “Launch ...

WECU ranked high on national list

WHATCOM — Deposit Accounts likes what it sees in Whatcom Educational Credit Union. In the evaluator’s ranking of the Top 200 Healthiest Credit Unions in America, which looked at 6,600 credit unions ...

Anniversary approaches for Baker inn

MAPLE FALLS — The Mount Baker foothills area is home to a treasure known worldwide. The Inn at Mt. Baker, located off the Mt. Baker Highway just past Maple Falls, is modeled after a chalet you might ...

Semiahmoo names GM

BLAINE — Mark Andrew has been named the general manager responsible for daily operations of the Semiahmoo Resort, Golf & Spa for management firm Coastal Hotels. Andrew joins Semiahmoo with more than ...

Two to be honored by Peoples Bank

MOUNT VERNON — On Thursday, Sept. 11, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Mount Vernon Financial Center, 1801 Riverside Dr., Peoples Bank celebrates Jim VanderMey’s retirement and appointment to the bank’s board ...