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Football jamborees make return on Friday

WHATCOM — Local high school football teams again have game environments without a game on the line as jamborees make a return to the schedule. Over the last few years, the state’s governing body of ...
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Summer brought a batch of YMCA improvements

LYNDEN -— Outside painting of the Lynden YMCA building should be wrapped up this week, completing a round of improvements to the 35-year-old building this summer. On Monday, Frank Nydam and Phil Dykstra ...
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‘Computerized’ photo draws extra looks at fair

LYNDEN -— As people strolled through the Northwest Washington Fair’s artwork area and scanned the photographs there last week, eyes were often drawn to one photograph in particular. It seemed to be ...
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Learning the art of spycraft in real science

It’s easy to think of spying as a purely fictitious concept. From the books of Ian Fleming to John le Carré to the myriad of spy thrillers that hit theaters decade after decade, espionage fiction has ...
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Rodeo attendance down, contestant numbers up

LYNDEN — The Lynden PRCA Rodeo finished out its first showing during the Northwest Washington Fair last Wednesday night, complete with classic rodeo competition and the antics of rodeo clown J.J. Harrison. ...
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New Lynden road run coming up

LYNDEN — Kyle and Christie Duque love to run, and they have brought that passion to Lynden with the E2 Fitness Center, located at 110 Third St. They will continue to share that passion via the upcoming ...
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Keep on spinning (wool)

LYNDEN — Stop by the Wool Show section of the livestock barns at the fair and you might catch a glimpse of an ancient art being performed. Multiple spinning wheels are set up, just out of the sun, and ...
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Couple ties knot at fair

LYNDEN -— They had always enjoyed going to the first day of the Northwest Washington Fair, so they decided to get married on it. Keith Beard and Evelyn LeHew tied the knot Monday morning within a garter’s ...
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Much making midnight madness

LYNDEN — Brady Bomber enjoys a quality plot twist, so he created a new way to finish off the Lynden Christian girls basketball summer season in his first year as head coach of the Lyncs. Playing off ...
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All Smiles: Father-daughter duo helps team at nationals

WHATCOM — Alexa Smiley has more than a goal from the girls U17 National Championships in North Carolina in July. She also has a second-place finish. The local Whatcom County Rangers team, with Smiley ...