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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.

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Urban Kickball League

Throwback Thursdays, downtown’s Urban Kickball League, will consist of a series of games played four consecutive Thursdays, starting May 19 at 5:30pm. The league will conclude with a final league tournament on Saturday, June 11 at 11:00am. Throwback Thursdays is designed to bring a fun and interactive atmosphere for players, families and businesses by uniting downtown’s community. The registration fee is $40 and includes a team shirt and tube socks. Registration is open and spots are available, players can register here.

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Friendship House 30th Anniversary Party

On Thursday, May 26th at 6pm, Friendship House enthusiastically invites you to help celebrate 30 years of sheltering, feeding, clothing and healing … to empower those in need. The evening starts at Friendship House Cafe at 108 Snoqualmie Street in Mount Vernon, for a re-dedication to the mission and tours. From there, the celebration moves to the Lincoln Theater for hor d’oeuvres, a short video presentation, and a guest speaker. Raffle opportunities available and donations accepted.

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BC Morgan & Open Horse Show

Celebrate America’s first breed, the Morgan Horse Memorial Day weekend at the BC Morgan & Open Horse Show at the Fairgrounds in Lynden. Morgans will be shown in Englishand Western classes as well as Dressage, Carriage and Trail obstacles. Families are very welcome and admission is free! Come and meet the horse that was featured by Disney in their movie ‘Justin Morgan Had a Horse.’

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Blossomtime Parade

Floats, marching bands, dance troupes, law enforcement, horses, clowns, the Bham SeaHawkers, and more will be walking the streets during the annual Ski to Sea weekend Blossomtime Parade on Saturday, May 28th! The parade starts at 12pm at the corner of Alabama Street and Cornwall Avenue and ends at North State and York streets. This year’s parade theme is “Making Memories” and the Grand Marshal is David “Mac” McMaster.

Lifestyle

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Public pools are gross, but you’ll go swimming anyway

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A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says almost 80 percent of public pools fail routine health inspections.

2 days ago in Lifestyle, National

Record number of Millennials are living with their parents

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Living at home with parents is now the most common arrangement for people age 18-34.

3 days ago in Lifestyle, National

Kicking the habit: Adult smoking rate in U.S. is falling fast

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The smoking rate among U.S. adults has been falling steadily for decades but the latest survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds the 2015 decline is the biggest in more than 20 years.

6 days ago in Lifestyle, National

FDA to modify food label guidelines to include added sugar details

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The move comes at a time the United States is staring at increasing childhood and adult obesity and lifestyle diseases such as heart problems.

7 days ago in Lifestyle

Two-thirds of U.S. would struggle to cover $1,000 emergency

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In a country with the most billionaires on earth, two-thirds of Americans would have a difficult time covering a minor emergency.

National

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‘Flags in’ for Memorial Day weekend

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The tradition marks the beginning of Memorial Day weekend activities around the nation.

10 hours ago in National

Trump wins the Republican nomination for president

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Billionaire businessman Donald Trump has reached the number of delegates needed to clinch the Republican nomination for president.

12 hours ago in National

TSA chief: Help is on the way to address long airport lines

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The head of the Transportation Security Administration said the beleaguered agency will add 768 new screeners by mid-June to deal with increasingly long airport security lines that have caused passengers to miss flights even before the busy summer travel season.

13 hours ago in National

Hundreds protest for $15 minimum wage at McDonald’s headquarters

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Hundreds of protesters marched through pouring rain to call for higher wages and union rights at McDonald's Corp on Wednesday, leading the hamburger chain to shut down its headquarters a day before its annual meeting.

13 hours ago in National

Funding battle begins with House bill on regulators, agencies

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The first shots in a political battle over funding for a range of federal activities rang out during a congressional subcommittee hearing on Wednesday, as Republicans and Democrats took opposing stances on a budget bill for financial regulators and other agencies.

Local Sports

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Report: Bellevue SD to fire coach Butch Goncharoff

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Goncharoff has coached the Wolverines for 16 seasons and have won an unprecedented 11 championships in that span.

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Leonys Martin tweaks hamstring but should avoid DL

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Martin has lived up to his defensive reputation this season but has also been a revelation at the plate. The Cuba native has a .262/.339/.483 with nine home runs, along with eight stolen bases.

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Bellingham’s Nick Nolan takes 2A state golf title

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Ernie Yake of Squalicum named Northwest Conference baseball Most Valuable Player

Wednesday in Local Sports

Sluggin’ Seattle: Lind’s 6 RBIs lead Mariners past A’s 13-3

Joaquín Benoit with a scoreless eighth to turn it right back over to the bats. #Mariners up big, 12-3.

The AL West-leading Mariners won their 11th series of the season, this time behind Lind's hitting.

Wednesday in Local Sports

Washington beats Stanford to win NCAA golf title

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Washington freshman Julianne Alvarez atoned for a three-putt bogey on the 18th hole with two tough par saves to win the decisive match in 20 holes and deliver the Huskies their first NCAA golf title.

Trending

14 hours ago in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: An honest trailer for ‘X-Men: The Animated Series’

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Before you see "X-Men: Apocalypse," relive the '90s cartoon that you still remember - and the theme song that you can't get out of your head.

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6 hours ago in Viral Videos

WATCH: This slow-mo capture of a lightning strike is like fire falling from the sky

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This wicked weather was recorded at 7000 frames per second. Mother Nature is truly breathtaking.

6 hours ago in Music, Viral Videos

Blake Shelton finally tries sushi

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Jimmy Fallon takes "The Voice" judge out for a little dinner and a chance to broaden his horizons.

8 hours ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ is a totally pointless, boring sequel

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Not even Johnny Depp - reliable as ever inside a fright wig and exaggerated make up - can save this sequel.

12 hours ago in Entertainment

Stage is set for toughest National Spelling Bee ever

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The final day of the Scripps National Spelling Bee could feature the most difficult words ever used in the competition.

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‘The Fast and the Furious’ racing back to theaters for anniversary run

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The first film in the highly-popular franchise was released on June 22, 2001 and will hit theaters again next month for a limited nationwide run.

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Dustin Diamond back in jail in Wisconsin

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The former "Saved by the Bell" star reportedly violated the terms of his parole.

13 hours ago in Entertainment

WATCH: ‘Game of Thrones’ creators apologize

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They're not sorry for killing off Hodor ... they're sorry for the aftermath.

14 hours ago in Entertainment

Amber Heard files for divorce from Johnny Depp

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Actress Amber Heard has filed for divorce from the "Pirates of the Caribbean" star after just 15 months of marriage.

14 hours ago in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: An honest trailer for ‘X-Men: The Animated Series’

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Before you see "X-Men: Apocalypse," relive the '90s cartoon that you still remember - and the theme song that you can't get out of your head.

19 hours ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: May 26

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A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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Adele’s “Hello” by Disney characters?

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Brian Hull is a master of Disney voices.  Last year, he recorded his impressions singing “Let It Go.”  Now, he’s…

KAFE Lunch Buffet

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Win lunch for your office from Windows on the Bay!

KAFE Hometown Hero

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KAFE cares about OUR community…and honoring those who make it great!  Teachers, caregivers, firefighters…even your next door neighbor!   April’s…

SHARE THE ROAD: Bike & Motorists Safety Tips!

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Share the Road Safety Tips for Bicyclists and Motorists Bellingham and Whatcom County are rapidly becoming one of the most bike friendly…

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KAFE Club membership has benefits!  Join the club for FREE and receive a pizza or Hawaiian Bread Sandwich on your…

Daddy VanDryver Blog

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

Local News

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Local massage therapist does not have a license

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The State Department of Health notified Ping Li that it plans to issue a cease-and-desist order.

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High court upholds lower court ruling voiding tax initiative

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Adrian Madrone is one of our legal exsperts and says he's Eyman should have known this was coming.

 

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