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16th Aug 2017 Wild rides dominate Lynden fair - take a look at this rodeo event
They are not the kind of rides you?d take kids on at the Northwest Washington Fair, but the rodeo cowboys competing Tuesday night provided plenty of excitement for fans. Allen … Click to Continue »...

15th Aug 2017 Take a ride inside a demolition derby car at the Lynden fair
Have you ever wondered what it?s like to ride along in a car at the demolition derby at the Northwest Washington Fair? We put a 360-degree camera inside the car … Click to Continue »...

14th Aug 2017 Will Whatcom County get to see next Monday?s solar eclipse? It?s still a little cloudy
We can?t even blame Canada this time ? smoke from the British Columbia wildfires cleared out over the weekend, and Whatcom County?s air quality has returned to ?Good,? according to … Click to Continue »...

16th Aug 2017 Cruise ankle break halts 'Mission: Impossible 6' production
Production has shut down on "Mission: Impossible 6" due to star Tom Cruise's broken ankle. Paramount Pictures said Wednesday that production will go on hiatus while Cruise makes a full … Click to Continue »...

16th Aug 2017 Game of Thrones episode shown in Spain, Nordics by error
HBO said Wednesday that due to an error the sixth episode of Games of Thrones' seventh season was shown a week ahead of schedule in Spain and Nordic countries. The … Click to Continue »...

16th Aug 2017 Daniel Craig announces return as James Bond
Daniel Craig will return for a fifth go-around as James Bond. The actor confirmed reports he would reprise his role as the suave British spy for "Bond 25" during an … Click to Continue »...

15th Aug 2017 Stunt driver dies while filming 'Deadpool 2' in Vancouver
"Deadpool 2" star Ryan Reynolds is mourning the death of a motorcycle stunt driver killed during production Monday. Reynolds released a statement on Twitter a few hours after the accident … Click to Continue »...

17th Aug 2017 Horoscopes for Thursday, August 17, 2017
Aries March 21-April 19 The mindful Moon and stern Saturn may inspire a bit of house cleaning as they join forces today; give what you don't need to charity and … Click to Continue »...

17th Aug 2017 FANTASY PLAYS: Preparing for the 2017 football season
Football is back in full swing and that means the start of your fantasy league is right around the corner. August is an extremely important time for fantasy football prep. … Click to Continue »...

17th Aug 2017 Plenty at stake playing for the flag and for a job
Whether it's playing for the flag in Iowa or playing for a job in North Carolina, the stakes are high this week in golf. Nothing brings out the passion and … Click to Continue »...

17th Aug 2017 Mets rookie Gsellman apologizes to GM for 'care'-less remark
Mets rookie pitcher Robert Gsellman says he apologized to Sandy Alderson for publicly dismissing a recent assessment by the general manager. Gsellman was on the disabled list and struggling in … Click to Continue »...

16th Aug 2017 Horoscopes for Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Aries March 21-April 19 With the changing Moon lighting up your third house of communication, you'll be inclined to speak up about your feelings and opinions. You may feel very … Click to Continue »...

16th Aug 2017 SeaWorld veterinarians euthanize orca that had lung disease
SeaWorld euthanized one of the entertainment company's last killer whales to come from the wild, marking the third orca death this year at one of its marine parks. Kasatka died … Click to Continue »...

16th Aug 2017 Tommy Hawkins, 1st black basketball star at Notre Dame, dies
Tommy Hawkins, the first black basketball player to earn All-America honors at Notre Dame and who played for the Los Angeles Lakers during a 10-year NBA career, died Wednesday. He … Click to Continue »...

16th Aug 2017 No house arrest while woman appeals murder plot conviction
A former escort convicted of trying to hire a hit man to kill her newlywed husband is heading to prison after a Florida judge denied her request to go free … Click to Continue »...

17th Aug 2017 Q&A: Emmy-nominated Pamela Adlon lifts the veil from single motherhood with 'Better Things'
It took Pamela Adlon several years to get her FX comedy "Better Things" off the ground, partly because she was busy acting on such shows as "Louie" and "Californication," partly … Click to Continue »...

17th Aug 2017 Movie review: 'Only Living Boy in New York' is privileged men, one-dimensional women and way too many visions of Johanna
Allan Loeb has written a dozen movies since breaking through a decade ago with the formulaic recovery drama "Things We Lost in the Fire." Loeb's latest, an unconvincing coming-of-age tale, … Click to Continue »...

17th Aug 2017 Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip next face the '60s in 'The Crown,' says Claire Foy, and they don't handle it well
Claire Foy has spent most of the last two years playing Queen Elizabeth for the Emmy-nominated Netflix period drama "The Crown," wearing tiaras and tartan, acting with the utmost reserve … Click to Continue »...

17th Aug 2017 The cinephile side of Pattinson: The Brit was steeped in French cinema and beyond before he started acting.
With the release of "The Lost City of Z" and "Good Time," 2017 may well be remembered as the year Robert Pattinson officially became a critics' darling. Some might claim … Click to Continue »...

17th Aug 2017 Capsule reviews of feature films
68 KILL (Not previewed) A "punk rock rom com" in which a couple decides to rid a rich sugar daddy of a stack of cash, leading to many shenanigans. 1 … Click to Continue »...

17th Aug 2017 Review: Sigourney Weaver is the best part of 'The Defenders' on Netflix
THE SERIES: "The Defenders" WHEN, WHERE Starts streaming Friday on Netflix WHAT IT'S ABOUT: A new treachery stalks New York in the form of Alexandra Reid (Sigourney Weaver), prompting Jessica … Click to Continue »...

16th Aug 2017 School may be back in session, but that doesn?t mean summer fun has come to a close
Romp in the mud, climb aboard a big truck, see an outdoor movie. Wondermud The 2017 WonderMud will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Bellingham BMX Race Track, … Click to Continue »...

16th Aug 2017 There?s plenty of fun out there to be had this weekend
Dress up your pooch on Sunday for the Dog Days of Summer Festival, enjoy the last days of the Northwest Washington Fair in Lynden, register now for a family-friendly bike … Click to Continue »...

16th Aug 2017 Can you handle a fat sandwich? It?s coming to Bellingham
Whatcom County residents may want to build up some eating stamina before the arrival of this restaurant. Marcus Martin, his brother Taylor Martin and mother Lori Martin are bringing Fat … Click to Continue »...

16th Aug 2017 Elvis' legacy lives on 40 years after his death
The 40th anniversary of Elvis Presley's death is August 16, 2017 and this video covers the impact he's had on music and culture in the U.S. … Click to Continue »...

16th Aug 2017 IndyCar driver Sebastien Bourdais cleared to resume racing
IndyCar driver Sebastien Bourdais has been cleared to resume racing, nearly three months after crashing during Indianapolis 500 qualifying. IndyCar medical director Dr. Geoffrey Billows said Wednesday that the 38-year-old … Click to Continue &r...

16th Aug 2017 Can't see the solar eclipse? Tune in online or on TV
Ronald Dantowitz has been looking forward to Monday's solar eclipse for nearly 40 years. An astronomer who specializes in solar imaging, he's been photographing eclipses for more than three decades, … Click to Continue »...

16th Aug 2017 Neo-Nazi site's publisher says he's got no home on internet
A neo-Nazi website's publisher said Wednesday that he has "effectively been completely banned from the internet" after mocking the victim of a deadly car attack at a white nationalist rally … Click to Continue »...

16th Aug 2017 Brother of slain Tejano star Selena jailed for child support
The brother of slain Tejano (tay-HAH'-noh) superstar Selena has been jailed for not staying current on his child support payments. A.B. Quintanilla (keen-tah-NEE'-yah) was taken into custody Wednesday during a … Click to Continue »...

16th Aug 2017 New tower fuels concerns over changing face of San Francisco
More than 60 stories above the ground, construction workers climb makeshift stairs and cross narrow steel planks to put the finishing touches on Salesforce Tower, now San Francisco's tallest building. … Click to Continue »...

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