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Northwest Adoption Exchange

If you are interested in learning more about the adoption process and speaking with a trained adoption specialist, please visit www.adoptwashingtonkids.org for more information.

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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!

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Heritage Flight Museum

Our aircraft may be ‘vintage’ but given their rare and precious status, rest assured that they are meticulously maintained and carefully flown. Our pilots have thousands of flight hours between them and more experience in these aircraft than most. We love our aircraft, the history that they represent, and we relish the opportunity to share our passion with our visitors.

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WHS Pet Loss Support Group

WHS Pet Loss Support Group- A safe, supportive place where pet owners can share stories about their pet and work through their grief with others who have suffered a similar loss. There is no charge for this group, no reservations needed, and you are free to attend as often as necessary throughout your grief process. This program provides supportive help for those who have been touched by the loss of a pet, are anticipating the death of a pet, dealing the difficult decision of euthanasia, have suffered from a lost or stolen pet, or are wondering when/if you are ready for another pet.

Meets the 3rd Thursday of every month from 6:00-7:30 pm in the multipurpose room at the Whatcom Humane Society, 2172 Division Street, Bellingham, WA, 98226. Email outreach@whatcomhumane.org with questions.

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2014/15 Royal Ballet Cinema Season

Fathom Events and the Royal Opera House partner again to present the 2014/2015 Royal Ballet Cinema Season offering five specially curated titles from October through May, four of which will be captured live from London shown at Barkley Village Regal Cinemas. 

Show dates & times:

“Manon” –  October 16 at 12:55 p.m.

“Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” – December 16 at 7:00 p.m.

“The Winter’s Tale” – February 17 at TBD

“Swan Lake” – March 19 at TBD

“La Fille Mal Gardee” – May 5 at TBD

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We’re living 6 years longer

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Fewer people are dying from cancer and heart disease in rich countries and there's a better survival rate in poor countries from tuberculosis and malaria.

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Christmastime comes with superstitions, tall tales

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Christmas has long been a time ripe for superstitions, tall tales and odd beliefs.

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Christmas in Colonial America wasn’t always festive

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Little is known about how Christmas was celebrated in Colonial times.

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‘Culture’ gets nod as word of the year

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Whether popular, corporate, or entitled, "culture" was named word of the year by Merriam-Webster.

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Traditional Christmas foods include more than fruit cake

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Holidays are a time for feasting and Christmas is no different.

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From joy to outrage, Cuba-Americans greet new U.S. policy

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The U.S. will restore diplomatic relations with Cuba for the first time in more than a half century.

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Ebola fears speed changes in U.S. hospitals

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By Susan Kelly CHICAGO (Reuters) – The worst Ebola outbreak on record, and its spread beyond West Africa, has accelerated…

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Poll: Majority of Americans back higher military spending

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More than two thirds of U.S. voters back increased military spending given growing threats to America's security.

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U.S., Cuba to restore diplomatic relations after 50 years

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The major policy shift will end decades of hostile ties with the communist-ruled island.

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Menus will sport new calorie labels for alcohol

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Restaurant drinkers will soon know how many calories are in their margarita or craft beer.

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No. 16 Huskies rout Grambling State

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Huskies take lead early, never look back en route to 50+ point spread

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Trail Blazers rally to beat Bucks

Milwaukee Bucks point guard Brandon Knight (11) calls out to a teammate during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, in Miami. The Heat defeated the Bucks 118-95.

Knight scores 24 for Milwaukee but Portland still wins

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Stars blank Canucks behind Lehtonen’s 27 saves

Vancouver Canucks defenseman Andrew Alberts (41) controls the puck next to San Jose Sharks right wing Joe Pavelski (8) during the first period of a preseason NHL hockey game on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, in San Jose, Calif.

Canucks' losing streak extends to five games

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Updated Prep Basketball Polls Released

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The updated prep boys and girls basketball polls are out - see where Whatcom County's teams rank

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Eastern Washington University’s Vernon Adams leads FCS All-Americans

FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2014, file photo, Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. throws against Washington Huskies in the second half of an NCAA football game in Seattle. Adams was chosen the first-team quarterback for The Associated Press FCS All-America team released Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, after a remarkable _ yet abbreviated _ season.

Adams is joined on the first team by his favorite receiver, Cooper Kupp, and offensive lineman Jake Rodgers.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Fallon & Timberlake are awkward teens at camp

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The boys are back at summer camp and they can't stop singing "Jumper" by Third Eye Blind.

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Taylor Swift and J. Cole rule Billboard charts

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"Woman of the Year" honoree Taylor Swift attends the 2014 Billboard Women In Music Luncheon at Cipriani Wall Street on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, in New York.

Taylor Swift is celebrating her longest reign at the top of the U.S. pop chart after Blank Space racked up a fifth week at number one.

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Stevie Wonder welcomes ninth child

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In this photo provided by the Las Vegas News Bureau, Stevie Wonder performs “Songs in the Key of Life” tour Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, in Las Vegas.

Stevie Wonder and his partner Tomeeka Robyn Bracy have welcomed a daughter called Nia.

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Chris Pratt thought ‘Guardians’ would be a box office flop

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The "Parks and Rec" star was very, very wrong.

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Sony cancels ‘The Interview’ in win for N. Korean hackers

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The $44 million raunchy comedy was scheduled to debut on Christmas Day.

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REVIEW: Modern ‘Annie’ a mixed bag

This photo released by Colombia Pictures - Sony shows Jamie Foxx, left, as Will Stacks and Quvenzhané Wallis as Annie in a scene from Columbia Pictures' "Annie."

"Annie" gets an update for the new film version of the classic musical, starring Jamie Foxx and Quvenzhané Wallis.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Fallon & Timberlake are awkward teens at camp

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The boys are back at summer camp and they can't stop singing "Jumper" by Third Eye Blind.

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Kate Hudson cast as Richard Pryor’s wife in biopic

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The "Almost Famous" star will take on the role of Jennifer Lee Pryor alongside Mike Epps as the funnyman.

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Today in entertainment history: Dec. 18

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A look at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Brangelina hired a cyber security firm for their kids

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The "Tomb Raider" star and her husband are taking precautions to protect their six children as they grow up in a digital world.

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REVIEW: Final ‘Hobbit’ movie falls short of original trilogy

In this image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Martin Freeman appears in a scene from the film, "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies."

This Christmas, Peter Jackson gives us the gift of his final trip to Middle Earth with The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.

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