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EEU chapter to offer youth flights at airport Aug. 24

LYNDEN — Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 404 is sponsoring a fly-in and open house at Lynden’s Jansen Field on Saturday, Aug. 24, from 10 a.m. through 3 p.m. Young Eagle flights for youths ...

Energy assistance grants available

BELLINGHAM — The Opportunity Council’s Energy Assistance program continues to schedule appointments by phone for the Puget Sound Energy Home Energy Lifeline Program in Whatcom County. Grants are available ...
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Hayes crowd highlights 2013 fair

LYNDEN — If a sold-out, boisterous crowd to hear new country star Hunter Hayes perform was a high point, this year’s event lacked any real low mark, according to Jim Baron, fair manager — and that’s ...

Bellingham, Lynden consider water deal

WHATCOM ­— Lynden and Bellingham are looking at a cooperative plan that could give Lynden more water from the Nooksack River while Bellingham would gain a backup water diversion point at Lynden. A similar ...

Citizens for Lynden Schools begin first bond support

LYNDEN — Hot on the heels of the Lynden School Board’s approval of a bond Thursday, the new Citizens for Lynden Schools committee met on Monday with more than 30 people in attendance to discuss plans ...
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First CRC

A back old portion of First Christian Reformed Church was being demolished Monday to make way for a new two-story addition. The church had just held a ceremonial groundbreaking on Sunday. The back area ...
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Car veers across center line on Hannegan Road near Laurel

A Mercury Cougar car collided with a Dahlgren Excavating dump truck on Hannegan Road just south of Ten Mile Road about 11:30 a.m. Friday. A Washington State Patrol trooper said the southbound Cougar crossed ...
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Day five of the NWWA Fair

With great weather in Whatcom County, visitors to the Northwest Washington Fair continue to be all smiles on Friday afternoon. Thursday’s attendance came in at 30,716, the second highest of the first ...
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Hunter Hayes plays NWWA Fair to packed (and screaming) crowd

Hunter Hayes, one of the biggest names right now in county music made a much-anticipated stop at the Northwest Washington Fair on Thursday evening, playing close to two hours (easily topping Dwight Yoakam’s ...
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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…. ...