North Whatcom makes smooth transition to Laurel

WHATCOM — Roughly two months into its station transition, North Whatcom Fire & Rescue reports a “smooth” operation. In late June, the fire district that covers nearly all of north Whatcom County, ...

Lynde 500 set for annual running on Labor Day

LYNDEN — The Lynde 500 will again “kick up some dust,” as race director and Lynden PioneerMuseum director Troy Luginbill likes to say, on Labor Day, starting at 11 a.m. in downtown Lynden. This, ...
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New reflector signs meant to alert drivers to freezing temperatures on roads

WHATCOM — There’s a new type of road sign in Whatcom County, but you probably won’t take much notice of it until the first Northeaster starts blowing. The county public works department has installed ...

Acclaimed pianist to perform in Lynden

LYNDEN — Internationally celebrated concert pianist Jerry Nelson will headline a concert at Faith Community Church on Friday, Sept. 6. Nelson has performed across the world, teaming up with Dino and ...

New type of car prowl links car to home

LYNDEN — Seen for the first time in Lynden, according to John Billester, Lynden’s deputy police chief, a burglar used information from a car to burglarize a home. On Sunday, Aug. 11, a burglar targeted ...
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Hayes crowd highlights 2013 fair

LYNDEN — If a sold-out, boisterous crowd to hear new country star Hunter Hayes perform was a high point, this year’s event lacked any real low mark, according to Jim Baron, fair manager — and that’s ...
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Hunter Hayes plays NWWA Fair to packed (and screaming) crowd

Hunter Hayes, one of the biggest names right now in county music made a much-anticipated stop at the Northwest Washington Fair on Thursday evening, playing close to two hours (easily topping Dwight Yoakam’s ...
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VIDEO: The fair’s Grand Prix coaster

The fair’s new Grand Prix coaster—not part of the all-day ride passes—has been met with mixed reviews, mostly because of the extra fee to ride it. Here’s a quick view of what you can expect…. ...
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VIDEO: Horse riding at the Northwest Washington Fair

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Thursday at the fair trudges through some rain showers

After a brief shot of rain on Wednesday, life at the Northwest Washington Fair started to get real wet in the evening, keeping the fair’s third day’s attendance figure at 28,392. Thursday’s ...