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Good to Go brings pasties to markets

WHATCOM — When Holly Bumford opened the doors of Good to Go Meat Pies in early 2012, she aimed to bring a hearty meal option to Everson, one that families could grab on the go. More than two years later, ...

Local barbecue judge opens supply shop in Lynden at 511 Front St.

LYNDEN — Gary VanderGiessen has seen plenty of success selling barbecue supplies. So much, in fact, that he has opened Gary’s Barbecue Supplies at 511 Front St. Not to be outdone, though, his wife, ...

The Woods Coffee creates single-serve cold brews

LYNDEN — The Woods Coffee now sells its cold brew coffee in new single-serve, 12-ounce to-go bottles. Previously, cold brew was available in either in-store cups or growlers to go. “People are looking ...

Skagit Bank names senior VP

SKAGIT — Skagit Bank has named Peter Cutbill as senior vice president and commercial banking manager. Cutbill will manage the bank’s commercial lending efforts in Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish and King ...

Guide Insurance and Beacon Insurance merge

LYNDEN — Guide Insurance Services Inc. and Beacon Insurance Group Inc. will merge, effective Aug. 1. The joining of the two local, independent agencies will give customers access to “the great customer ...

The details of the retail center plan

LYNDEN — Without unearthing every detail of the proposed Lynden North Sound Retail Center, a review of the application to rezone 18.6 acres north of Main Street from residential to commercial does offer ...
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Chamber banners promote events

LYNDEN — The Lynden Chamber of Commerce has a new roadway banner system in place to keep the community and visitors reminded of upcoming events. While first debuting around Christmas, the streetside ...

Business Woman nominations now being taken

WHATCOM — The Whatcom Women in Business group invites nominations for its annual Professional Woman of the Year award for 2014. Know of a standout professional woman who is accomplished, who mentors ...

Teen hiring rules aim for safety

OLYMPIA — As the summer hiring season for teens is here, it’s important for employers to understand how the safety rules change for teens. Put simply, the law requires employers to treat teens differently ...

Church land rezone effort resurfaces

LYNDEN — Remember 2012 and City Bible Church’s attempt to rezone 18.6 acres north of the church at Main Street and Guide Meridian Road from residential to regional commercial? The application has returned ...