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Bellingham Public Library

The Bellingham Public Library is so much more than a place to check out books! We have other events all the time for all ages… even adults!

Youth For Understanding USA

Are you interested in hosting a high school foreign exchange student? YFU is one of the oldest and largest high school intercultural exchange programs in the world.

Click here for more information on hosting a student!

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MegaZapper at the Spark Museum

Did you know the SPARK Museum in Bellingham is home to one of the largest Tesla coil ‘lighting machines’ in the country? Get up close and personal 4 million volts of loose electricity with shows on Saturdays & Sundays at 2:30pm.

Lifestyle

2 days ago in Lifestyle, National

More Americans turning to Internet to play Cupid

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Just in time for Valentine's Day, a survey shows that more Americans are looking for love through online dating, with more than four times as many young adults using mobile apps than in 2013.

2 days ago in Lifestyle

Move over Whopper, the King is adding hot dogs to its menu

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The world's most famous "dog" is helping the fast food chain promote its latest offering.

3 days ago in Lifestyle

Twitter to change homepage to customize tweet displays to individuals

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The change to the timeline - as the homepage is known - is also designed to appeal to advertisers.

4 days ago in Lifestyle

Honda, Mazda issue recalls

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Honda Civics, Mazda SUVs, and Dirt Devil vacuums have all issued recalls this week.

National

11 hours ago in National

Making headlines this week

A couple is seen through an American flag as they walk to a polling place for the New Hampshire primary, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Nashua, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

A look back at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.

11 hours ago in Entertainment, National

Roses and roaches: Cold-hearted Valentine’s Day ideas

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With the coldest air in more than a decade forecast to grip the United States this Valentine's Day weekend, the holiday dedicated to love is flashing its frigid side.

16 hours ago in National

Consumers flexing their muscles

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U.S. consumer spending regained momentum in January as households ramped up purchases of a variety of goods, in a hopeful sign that economic growth was picking up after slowing to a crawl at the end of 2015.

19 hours ago in National

Congress approves permanent Internet access tax ban

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The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed legislation placing a permanent ban on states' taxing Internet access, sending the measure to President Barack Obama for signing into law.

19 hours ago in National

Clinton, Sanders clash over Obama as they vie for minority votes

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Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clashed sharply in a debate on Thursday over their support for President Barack Obama, with Sanders accusing Clinton of "a low blow" after she compared him to Republicans.

Local Sports

56 minutes ago in Local Sports

Former Bothell star wins MVP as USA team win Rising Stars Challenge

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Zach LaVine, out of Bothell High School, had 30 points and seven rebounds and the United States team beat the World team in the Rising Stars Challenge on Friday night to kick off the NBA's All-Star weekend.

1 hour ago in Local Sports

Plum helps UW to win and No. 14 UCLA holds of WSU

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Kelsey Plum scored 22 points and Washington turned back USC and Monique Billings scored half of her 16 points in the fourth quarter and No. 14 UCLA pulled away from WSU on Friday night.

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WWU softball goes 1-1 during first day of Dixie State Tournament

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Vikings beat Hawai'i Hilo 3-1, fall to Cal Baptist 6-0

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Storm signs forward Ramu Tokashiki to multiyear deal

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Tokashiki, a member of the 2016 WNBA All-Rookie Team, averaged 8.2 points, and 3.3 rebounds in her WNBA debut season.

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Bellingham Bells add to pitching staff

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Bells add two young PAC-12 arms from Arizona State.

Trending

19 hours ago in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Kids explain love

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Love is difficult to put into words.

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11 hours ago in Entertainment

Bill Murray tosses fans’ phones off rooftop

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The "Ghostbusters" star was unwinding at rooftop restaurant in California on Thursday when he spotted two starstruck fans trying to snap his photo.

11 hours ago in Entertainment

OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Deadpool,’ ‘Zoolander 2’ to battle at the box office

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Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.

11 hours ago in Entertainment, National

Roses and roaches: Cold-hearted Valentine’s Day ideas

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With the coldest air in more than a decade forecast to grip the United States this Valentine's Day weekend, the holiday dedicated to love is flashing its frigid side.

12 hours ago in Music

BFFs no more: Kanye West, Taylor Swift feud over his ‘Famous’ song

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Looks like Taylor Swift and Kanye West are never, ever getting back together.

13 hours ago in Music, Entertainment

Woodstock 50th anniversary celebration in the works

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Organizers of the original Woodstock festival are trying to get something together to mark the golden anniversary of the event in 2019.

18 hours ago in Music

Sting back on top of the charts with 12-year-old song

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A reworked version of a 2004 hit is back on the Billboard charts again - proving Sting is as popular as ever.

18 hours ago in Entertainment

Cosby’s wife must give deposition in civil suit, judge rules

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Bill Cosby's wife will have to talk to lawyers bringing a defamation lawsuit against the comedian but cannot be compelled to reveal private conversations with her husband, a federal judge has ruled.

18 hours ago in Viral Videos

Betty White reviews ‘Deadpool’

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The "Golden Girls" star gives Ryan Reynolds and his red leather suit an enthusiastic thumbs up.

19 hours ago in Music

Glenn Frey’s hometown to honor the Eagles founder

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Officials in Royal Oak, Michigan will honor the rocker with his very own street.

19 hours ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: ‘Deadpool’ is a nasty piece of fun

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The anticipated film flips the bird at the Marvel formula, turns Ryan Reynolds into an avocado, and offers a most agreeably childish R-rated film.

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Scotty VanDryver shares what it’s like to be a first-time daddy!

Local News

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Senate passes bill that would give coal-fired power plant a sales tax break

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Supporters say the measure would help retain jobs, but critics say it's a corporate tax giveaway.

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House passes regulation of vapor products in Washington

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The bill would also create a set of standards and rules that retailers and distributors must follow, among other regulations like requiring school districts to ban use of vapor products on school buses.

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