Travelers use the NEXUS lane heading north to Canada at the Peace Arch Border Crossing in Blaine in 2015. The slowdown in cross-border shopping was a factor in the decline in Whatcom County store sales in the first quarter of 2016.
Travelers use the NEXUS lane heading north to Canada at the Peace Arch Border Crossing in Blaine in 2015. The slowdown in cross-border shopping was a factor in the decline in Whatcom County store sales in the first quarter of 2016. Philip A. Dwyer pdwyer@bhamherald.com
Travelers use the NEXUS lane heading north to Canada at the Peace Arch Border Crossing in Blaine in 2015. The slowdown in cross-border shopping was a factor in the decline in Whatcom County store sales in the first quarter of 2016. Philip A. Dwyer pdwyer@bhamherald.com

Tough first quarter for Whatcom County stores

July 29, 2016 05:57 AM