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Woods opens in Mt. Vernon

LYNDEN — Locally based The Woods Coffee opened its 15th retail outlet and first outside of Whatcom County on Monday, Dec. 15, in Mount Vernon. The Woods hired 13 new employees, including 11 from Skagit ...

North Sound Retail Center officially dead

LYNDEN — Powell Development and Barghausen Engineers have officially pulled their Lynden North Sound Retail Center zoning amendment application, ending, yet again, a likely effort to place a Fred Meyer ...

WSU study: County dairying is $515M strong

WHATCOM -— Dairy farming employs 1,348 people in the county and contributes some $515 million of farmgate product value to the local economy, reports a Washington State University agricultural economist. ...

Date Night deals Friday, Saturday evenings at Fairway Center

LYNDEN — The Fairway Center hosts Date Night, an abundance of deals at 17 stores, this weekend, Dec. 4-5, from 5 to 8 p.m. both days. The Woods Coffee will give a free coffee drink upon proof of purchase ...

Local NFL players combine to remake Ferndale fitness center

FERNDALE — The Locker Room opened Monday in the former Thrive Fitness space on Ferndale’s Main Street, now boasting the expertise of two of Whatcom County’s professional athletes: Jake Locker and ...

Management Services wins industry award

FERNDALE — Management Services Northwest has won the 2013 Image Award among large companies from Building Services Contractors Association International. Awards were presented recently at a convention ...
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Renovated inn next for Dutch Village Mall

LYNDEN — Already Elements Hospitality has made its mark in the newly forming Dutch Village Mall. Next, the hotel renovation company behind the makeover will put its efforts into remaking and restarting ...
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Splitvane Engineers to make history

SUMAS — Splitvane Engineers Inc., an engineering firm located in town, is in the process of building the United States’ first cokeless furnace for the commercial melting of iron. While most furnaces ...

Semiahmoo receives award for renovation design

BLAINE — Semiahmoo Resort has received the 2014 INaward for best interior design (hospitality category) from the Northern Pacific Chapter of the International Interior Design Association for the renovation ...

No new date for retail center public hearing

LYNDEN — Powell Development put a stop to the public hearing on the North Sound Retail Center that had been scheduled for Nov. 13. Now it remains in the court of the development company whether that ...