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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 ...
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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 ...

Bond resolution expected Thursday

LYNDEN — The Lynden School Board’s meeting on Thursday is shaping up to be a big one. Lynden Superintendent Jim Frey has drafted a seven- to eight-page resolution document consisting of language outlining ...

South Fork inner-tubing still OK

ACME ­— Summer inner-tubers down the South Fork of the Nooksack River can expect to meet up with as much law enforcement as Sheriff Bill Elfo can muster with his available money and deputies. Since ...
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Scout replaces LMS main planter as Eagle Project

LYNDEN ­— For his Eagle Scout project, Paul Valdez, 16, rebuilt the planter for the Lynden Middle School announcement sign — and he didn’t even go to the school. Valdez is homeschooled. With about ...

Rome Grange sees $60,000 septic system bill, needs help

WHATCOM — The Rome Grange septic system doesn’t just need fixing, it needs replacing. And that comes with a $60,000 price tag, a hefty undertaking for the community grange located on the Mt. Baker ...

Robbery suspects shot, wounded

WHATCOM — Officers shot and wounded a pair of robbery suspects following a high-speed chase on Mt. Baker Highway Thursday evening. At approximately 5:47 p.m. on Thursday, Bellingham Police responded ...

Lynden border runners caught

LYNDEN — A U.S. Border Patrol remote video surveillance system operator observed four people illegally cross the U.S.-Canada border northeast of Lynden on Aug. 6. Agents responded to the area and located ...