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LeCocqs honored by Western

  BELLINGHAM — Irwin and Frances LeCocq, former executives with Whatcom County-based Peoples Bank, received the President’s Award, Western Washington University’s highest community honor, at ...
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Giant cold-storage facility planned

LYNDEN — Preferred Freezer Services of New Jersey will take a Lynden field from bare ground to over 331,500 square feet of a cold storage operation in less than six months.   Work will start any ...

Ferndale woman in running for business honor

  BELLINGHAM — Cathy Hayward Hughes, co-founder and CEO of Crystal Creek Logistics in Ferndale, is one of four finalists for 2015 Whatcom Business Person of the Year presented by the Whatcom Business ...

Lynden Door opening Collaboratory Center downtown

LYNDEN — One of Lynden’s largest businesses will soon have a downtown presence, with Lynden Door planning a “Collaboratory Center” on Front Street.   John Ridder, Lynden Door senior vice president, ...

Customer service is focus of three free classes

  WHATCOM — Bellingham Whatcom County Tourism is offering a free certified program to help local organizations’ staff deliver exceptional customer service.   “Customer service is essential ...

Whatcom Women in Business offers scholarships

  BELLINGHAM — Whatcom Women in Business will give up to $20,000 in scholarships to women who are furthering their education. Awards are based on professional goals, GPA, personal achievements, community ...
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Avenue Bread to join Waples Building

LYNDEN — Teri Treat, co-owner of the coming Waples Mercantile Building in the former Delft Square location, has announced the signing of Avenue Bread as the revitalized building’s “premier tenant.” ...

Whatcom Farmers Co-op announces discussions to merge with larger operation

LYNDEN — Whatcom Farmers Cooperative (WFC) of Lynden and CHS Inc., a national farmer-owned cooperative, released a statement saying that the two co-ops have been in discussions about a potential merger ...

Two more Woods Coffee openings coming

LYNDEN — After opening its first Skagit County location on College Way in Mount Vernon at the end of 2014, Lynden-based The Woods Coffee has announced that its next location will be next to Costco in ...

Haggen starts massive acquisition/rebrand

BELLINGHAM — Haggen has started the process of converting 145 Albertsons and Safeway stores throughout Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada and Arizona to the Haggen brand in February.   But don’t ...