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New checklist items for honeymooners: Zika, terrorists, violence

Newlyweds should plan ahead to reduce the risk of returning from their honeymoon with a serious illness or a higher risk of birth defects, or the nightmare of a terrorist attack while there. Couples planning to visit a foreign country or parts of the United States should check websites from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the CIA and the U.S. State Department to learn about the Zika virus carried by mosquitoes, other diseases, and the potential for violence and political unrest.

Videos

A look at upcoming changes to Fairhaven Shipyard

Here's a look at Fairhaven Shipyard in Bellingham on Thursday, March 23. The Carpenter Building and wood portion of the pier are set to be demolished as part of a $12.5 million overhaul at the site of Fairhaven Shipyard. The 400-foot wood portion of the pier will be replaced with a modern concrete pier.
Evan Abell The Bellingham Herald
A look at upcoming changes to Fairhaven Shipyard 0:30

A look at upcoming changes to Fairhaven Shipyard

See highlights from the third annual Bham Fam Fair 1:28

See highlights from the third annual Bham Fam Fair

House Speaker Paul Ryan says pulled health care bill is a ‘set back’ 2:35

House Speaker Paul Ryan says pulled health care bill is a ‘set back’

Bellingham woman first graduate from Whatcom's Mental Health Court 3:20

Bellingham woman first graduate from Whatcom's Mental Health Court