Briefs: Furniture and sports memorabilia store coming to downtown


Miles Woodworking and Joe’s Sports Memorabilia are preparing to open downtown at 1305 Cornwall Ave.

The businesses are owned by the same family and carry local handmade hardwood furniture and unique sports collectibles. The store will have a grand opening from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. with a reception from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 2.

Bellingham Farmers Market open for season

The Bellingham Farmers Market opened on Saturday, April 4, for its 24th season. Bellingham Mayor Kelli Linville started the festivities by tossing a ceremonial cabbage prior to the opening bell ringing at 10 a.m., as market tradition. The market is open every Saturday from April to December, and once a month in January, February and March.

Locker Room in Ferndale offers 24-hour access

Locker Room, the Ferndale gym owned by two pro football players and the owner of The Woods Coffee, is now open 24 hours a day for members. The gym added new security and key fobs to allow members to work out any time.

“With so many people in and around Ferndale needing to come to the gym around the clock because of their work schedule or because it just fits their lifestyle we felt it was important to offer this new 24-hour access to the community,” said Jake Locker, co-owner and former quarterback for the Tennessee Titans, in a news release. “It’s been great seeing so many new members join since we took over in December, and now we are seeing others who couldn’t access the Locker Room before.”

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My Garden Nursery opens on Bakerview

My Garden Nursery opened Wednesday, April 1, at 929 E. Bakerview Road, at the location of the former Bakerview Nursery & Garden Center. Owners Jenny Gunderson and Bill Raynolds operated My Garden Nursery in Mill Creek for seven years before leaving to find a site they could own.

Common Threads Farm summer programs move to WWU

This summer, Common Threads Farm’s summer programs will be at Western Washington University’s Outback Farm, a 5-acre farm and wetland restoration site on Western’s campus. The programs, called Camp Pizza, Camp Pasta and Farm Camp teach children about farming, food and cooking.

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Mount Baker Theatre launches new website

Mount Baker Theatre redesigned its website to allow for easier navigation on any device. The website is at

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