PogoZone teams with fair for event-wide WiFi

LYNDEN — The Northwest Washington Fair is now fully connected. In a partnership with Lynden’s PogoZone Internet Service, the fair will serve as one giant WiFi mesh. The Whatcom County-based ISP, with ...
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Cruising Lynden the old-fashioned way

You’ll see my best posture when I’m cruising through Lynden. On my bike, that is. It isn’t that I’m against quality posture at other time of my life, it is just that I’ve discovered an enjoyment ...
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Final paving the big piece left for East Badger Road

LYNDEN — Gone are the continuous one-lane closures on East Badger Road (State Route 546). Colacurcio Brothers Construction crews have finished up the bulk of their work on the roundabouts at the highway’s ...

Hunter Hayes biggest seller for fair

LYNDEN — Monday of the Northwest Washington Fair. That day provides another gaggle of firsts for many fairgoers, but it’s full of hundreds of recurring themes as well. The six-day 2013 event starts ...

Main Street pile driving is needed for new bridge

LYNDEN — The pile driving that kicked off Saturday at the Main Street bridge project will continue intermittently for a week, the city says. Saturday’s extensive pounding nearly completed all the work ...

WFC to purchase Fairway True Value store

LYNDEN — Even with the retirement of Irv Timmermans at the end of August, the Fairway True Value hardware store will continue to operate in its same location come September. Whatcom Farmers Co-op has ...

Bakerview Nursery announces closure

BELLINGHAM — Larry and Toni Clark, co-owners of Bellingham’s Bakerview Nursery, announced Monday that Sept. 30 will serve as the final day in business for one of the county’s longest-running retail ...
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Road work all around us

LYNDEN — Look north of Lynden and you have roundabout rushing. Right in the middle of town you can find bridge backups. Move west to find chip-sealing stress. There’s plenty to avoid when driving in ...
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Piling up for water

IMCO General Construction workers drive steel shoring plates on Monday that will aid the excavating for the new Lynden water treatment plant…. This content is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? ...

Construction starts on permanent I-5 bridge

BURLINGTON — Work to install the new permanent span for the Interstate 5 Skagit River bridge is underway. Crews have moved into place two barges as well as a large crane and plan to have the bulk of ...