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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 ...
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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 ...

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ONGOING Arts Market The Bellwether Arts Market runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays in August. The festival atmosphere features over 30 artists’ booths, vendors and live entertainment.   WEDNESDAY ...

Yaniv Attar is symphony maestro

WHATCOM — Yaniv Attar takes the podium as new music director of the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra this 2013-14 season, which is simply titled “Celebrate!” The six-concert schedule boasts two superstar ...

State of the Arts: ‘The Wolverine’ surprises with new take

It’s always nice to be pleasantly surprised by a movie. Some of my favorite films have been big surprises, and while James Mangold’s “The Wolverine” certainly doesn’t rank anywhere near the top ...

Natural history to be explained at Heather Meadows through Sept. 21

MOUNT BAKER — At Heather Meadows over the next seven weekends, guest speakers and local experts will entertain and teach natural and cultural history in programs that are free and open to the public. ...

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ONGOING Prayer, worship Come to the “Upper Room” at 517 Front St., Lynden, for prayer and worship on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Details: Don Toler, 392-8657 or wa.prayeralliance@yahoo.com. ...