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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

Smoking bans lead to better national health

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People living in countries with public smoking bans have lower exposure to secondhand smoke and better health, according to a fresh look at past research from 21 nations.

3 days ago in Lifestyle

Non-Dairy-Ben and Jerry’s coming to a freezer near you

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Raise your spoons! The Vermont ice cream maker has created four flavors using a certified vegan almond milk base.

4 days ago in Lifestyle

A real-life Amazon bookstore could be coming to a mall near you

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Amazon is reportedly going to open hundreds of brick-and-mortar stores - a surprise reversal from the online retailer credited with driving physical booksellers out of business.

5 days ago in Lifestyle

Americans say they are trying to cut sugar intake

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A new poll shows the general public is increasingly concerned about links between high-sugar diets and levels of obesity.

6 days ago in Entertainment, Lifestyle

Supermodel Cindy Crawford, turning 50, denies plans to retire

Model and author Cindy Crawford participates in AOL's BUILD Speaker Series to discuss her new book, "Becoming", at AOL Studios on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Supermodel Cindy Crawford on Monday denied reports that she planned to retire from modeling this month.

National

2 days ago in National

Making headlines this week

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

2 days ago in National

U.S. doctors upgrade Zika precautions; virus found in saliva, urine

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Brazilian scientists announced on Friday they had found Zika in the saliva and urine of two patients, as U.S. health officials advised more stringent measures for monitoring pregnant women for Zika and preventing sexual transmission of the virus.

2 days ago in National

Nearly 13 million have signed up for Obamacare

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About 12.7 million Americans signed up for health insurance coverage through the government insurance exchanges, surpassing its expectations.

2 days ago in National

Democrats block U.S. energy bill in fight over Flint aid

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Senate Democrats teamed up with some of their Republican counterparts on Thursday and blocked a wide-ranging U.S. energy bill in a fight over aid to Flint, Michigan, to help rectify its drinking water crisis.

2 days ago in National

In contentious debate, Clinton and Sanders both claim ‘progressive’ mantle

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Democrat Hillary Clinton went on the attack against rival Bernie Sanders on Thursday in their most contentious presidential debate yet, questioning whether his ambitious proposals were viable and accusing him of an "artful smear" in suggesting she could be bought by political donations.

Local Sports

yesterday in Local Sports

Viking men fall to Alaska

The Alaska Nanooks beat WWU, 78-64, Saturday February 6 at Whatcom Pavilion (KPUG/Mark Scholten)

After entering the week with a four-game winning streak, the Vikings were swept at home by the Alaska schools to fall to 14-9 overall and 8-6 in GNAC play.

yesterday in Local Sports

Taylor Peacocke leads Western women to win at NNU

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The Vikings improved to 16-6 overall and 12-2 in GNAC play to maintain sole possession of 2nd place in the conference.

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Former Husky Marcus Peters wins top defensive rookie award

Washington defensive back Marcus Peters warms up before facing Colorado in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game in Boulder, Colo., on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014.

Peters was a key to the Chiefs' 11-game winning streak this season and tied with Cincinnati's Reggie Nelson for the NFL lead with eight interceptions.

yesterday in Local Sports

Report: Police say Derrick Coleman was going 60 before crash

Seattle Seahawks' Derrick Coleman speaks with reporters before NFL football practice Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, in Renton, Wash. The Seahawks play the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday in the NFC championship game.

The data from Coleman's "black box" also showed the fullback didn't apply his brakes before crashing into the Honda Civic.

yesterday in Local Sports

Lou Piniella hired by Reds as senior adviser

Seattle Mariners manager Lou Piniella calls for a right-hander from the bullpen Tuesday, July 2, 2002, in Seattle. The Mariners are leading the AL West by three games at the All-Star break. When they tied the major league record with 116 victories last season, they were ahead by 19 at the break.

Piniella spent 10 years as the manager of the Mariners, leading Seattle to their only four playoff appearances in club history and tying a Major League record 116 wins in 2001.

Trending

2 days ago in Sports, Trending, Viral Videos

WATCH: Leaked Super Bowl 50 commercials

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A 30-second commercial spot on Super Sunday can cost up to $5 million. Which Super Sunday ad was your favorite?

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22 hours ago in Music

TOP 10: Count down the top tracks this week

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The top 10 songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart for the week ending Feb. 6.

23 hours ago in Entertainment, Sports

You can stream the Super Bowl

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This year, CBS will broadcast the game on TV and stream it live on cbssports.com. The network will play the same commercials on TV and on the live stream.

2 days ago in Viral Videos

WATCH: Puppies predict Super Bowl 50

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Right or wrong, one thing is for sure: these puppies are adorable!

2 days ago in Entertainment

McDonald’s serving up ‘smarter’ Happy Meals

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Ronald McDonald plans to serve up a side of literacy as the fast food giant swaps toys for millions of books.

2 days ago in Entertainment

OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Hail, Caesar!’ and ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’

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

2 days ago in Viral Videos

Watch what this guy does with his iPhone

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This experiment will make you want to hit the slopes and take your cell phone along for the ride.

2 days ago in Music

Elton John eyes farewell tour

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The veteran pop star is "gradually" winding down his music career and wants to say goodbye to fans with a farewell tour.

2 days ago in Music

Coldplay channeling Glastonbury for Super Bowl 50

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Chris Martin and his bandmates will headline the halftime show at Sunday's Super Bowl 50.

2 days ago in Entertainment

Ben Stiller pouts his way into the record books at ‘Zoolander 2’ premiere

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Ben Stiller entered the history books on Thursday night when he set a record for taking a picture with the world's largest selfie stick during the "Zoolander 2" premiere in London.

2 days ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: ‘Hail, Caesar!’ isn’t the Coen Brothers’ best – but it’s not their worst

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Beneath all the old Hollywood glamour is familiar Coen territory: faith, folly, finding your purpose and just trying to live a good life.

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Local News

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Blueberry growers admit to violating rights of workers

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Eastern Washington growers will pay $385,000 to workers; $20,000 in fines.

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Everett barista killed by propane heater accident

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The coffee stand owner suffered fatal burns in the accident, January seventh.

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