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 percent of the vote, ahead of Republican Luanne VanWerven’s 34 percent. Those results will eliminate Republican Bill Knutzen (23 percent)…

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Tim Newcomb is the assistant editor of the Lynden Tribune. Email Tim at tim@lyndentribune.com. Follow the Tribune on Twitter at @LyndenTribune.