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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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Day five of the NWWA Fair

With great weather in Whatcom County, visitors to the Northwest Washington Fair continue to be all smiles on Friday afternoon. Thursday’s attendance came in at 30,716, the second highest of the first ...

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 ...

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…. ...

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 ...
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Northwest Washington Fair rolls on; nears halfway point

The six-day Northwest Washington Fair is nearing its halfway point, but has already welcomed 32,307 visitors on Monday and 29,213 visitors on Tuesday. Check out more photos here:… This content is ...
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An artistic bus

The Lynden Library was one of three host sites for the WTA’s contest to have kids draw the next art on the sides of county buses. The WTA will take until Aug. 14 to judge the art from Lynden, Ferndale ...
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The fair: Always changing into the same

LYNDEN — Everybody in Lynden knows one thing about the Northwest Washington Fair: It rarely changes. And that, I’m convinced, is both its greatest draw and biggest weakness. As Jim Baron, the fair’s ...
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Opening of fair runs smooth

LYNDEN — Jim Baron, Northwest Washington Fair manager, knows what makes a good opening day at the fair. “It’s hard to beat good weather,” he said. Add in that regard nothing went horribly wrong ...