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Tuesday weather dips attendance

Oh, the fickleness of Pacific Northwest weather and how it toys with attendance at the Northwest Washington Fair. Monday offered up the year’s warmest day so far, reaching into the mid-90s during the ...

Rodeo presents logistical challenges

LYNDEN — When the Gary Allen trucks roll into the Northwest Washington Fair on Thursday, the rodeo needs to have cleared way for three straight musical acts in the grandstand. And that poses one of the ...

Hearing set for rezone try

LYNDEN — The public now has over two months to officially comment on an application to rezone 18.6 acres north of Main Street from residential to commercial, a move that would pave the way for the proposed ...

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 ...