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Bike & Build raises funds, awareness for affordable homes

LYNDEN -— Thirty bicyclists near the end of a 3,837-mile cross-country trip in support of affordable housing will give a presentation Tuesday, Aug. 19, in Lynden. The free event will start with a potluck ...
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Worthy of medals

Rotary District 5050 Governor Lyle Ryan puts a Paul Harris Fellow pin on Mount Baker Rotary Club member Jim Sinclair, who was recently honored by District 5050 for his outstanding service to Rotary over ...
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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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Fair heats up and then waters down

LYNDEN — Day One of the Northwest Washington Fair proves easy to describe. Almost every one of the 28,767 attendees saw it the same way, summed up best by Jim Baron, fair manager: “It was hot.” “It ...
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New water plant meeting milestones

LYNDEN — With much of the inner workings of Lynden’s new water treatment plant going on below ground, the roughly one-year mark until completion offered a quality time for an update on — and a look ...
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3D printer comes to Lynden Library

LYNDEN -— Whether you call it a 3D printer or a “makerspace” device, consider it innovative technology finding a home at the Lynden Library. The MakerBot Replicator 2 desktop 3D printer is on hand ...
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Fair kicks off amidst heat of Monday

Supporters of the Northwest Washington Fair knew they had a hot product when the fair opened on Monday, Aug. 11. They just didn’t know it was going to be that hot. As the fair opened on Monday, highlighted ...
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Lynden lands a tank

LYNDEN — Milky Way tanker trucks are a common sight at LTI, Inc. on Depot Road, but on Thursday, the lot was home to a different kind of tank. With the help of Bellingham’s Ludtke Pacific Trucking, ...

Primary results will pit Sidhu versus VanWerven

The Aug. 5 primary gave clarity to the District 42 State Representative Position 1 race, an effort by four candidates to fill a seat opening in Olympia. Democrat Satpal Sidhu leads the primary with 39 ...