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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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Ferndale Community Meal

The Ferndale Community Meal is held twice each month normally* on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Residents of The Greater Ferndale Community gather for a free meal. Everyone is invited to come and share stories over food.

We meet at the United Church of Ferndale, 2034 Washington St. Ferndale, WA to enjoy the meal prepared by volunteers.

Donations are always accepted but never required. Join us and get to know your neighbors.

To volunteer or for more information:
Coordinator: Joanne Flores
Email:  fcm.ferndale@gmail.com or call (360) 384-1422.
For monthly meal date and menu information call (360) 714-9029

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Birch Bay Activity Center

Check out everything the Birch Bay Activity Center has to offer!

http://nwparkandrec.org/contactus.html

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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Shrinking glaciers, Arctic temperatures and a mix of messy energy politics await President Barack Obama as he begins his historic trip to Alaska.

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Overall scores are higher than expected, though below what many parents may be accustomed to seeing.

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The science of predicting hurricanes has come a long way since Katrina caught New Orleans officials off guard 10 years ago.

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Iran nuclear deal now backed by 31 senators

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President Barack Obama is a step closer to having sufficient backing to ensure the deal stands.

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Langhorne, Loyd lead Storm past Mystics

Seattle Storm's Crystal Langhorne poses for a photo at the team's annual media day Wednesday, May 7, 2014, in Seattle. The team opens against the Los Angeles Sparks May 16 in Seattle.

Crystal Langhorne scored 15 and Jewell Loyd had 18 points in Seattle's victory.

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Chargers accuse Frank Clark of attacking Philip Rivers

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Washington keeps starting QB quiet until opener at Boise St

New Washington head coach Chris Petersen walks on the field during the first session of NCAA college football practice before the upcoming fall season, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, in Seattle.

"If we thought it helped us or it was three weeks ago or a month ago, but because it's been so late we really don't think that helps us a whole lot so we'll show up to the game and go with our plan." said coach Chris Petersen.

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Goals from Martins, Evans give Seattle win over rival Portland

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Jimmy Kimmel’s Trump campaign ad

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Ordinarily people running for President tell us what they would do if they got the job, but Donald Trump has a much broader approach.

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Footage from the singer's 20/20 Experience World Tour is being made into a movie.

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Swift leads winners but West, Cyrus rule the VMAs

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Prolific horror filmmaker Wes Craven dead

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Craven, who was also behind the 1990s horror hit "Scream," died surrounded by his loved ones at his Los Angeles home after suffering from brain cancer.

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The rumors are true: Apple will host an event Sept. 9 in San Francisco.

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This is one way to get a tan

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It's summer and the beaches are packed - so this guy got some private sunbathing time while sky high.

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Department of Fishing closing parts of Nooksack River

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Low flows and warm water temperatures prompted the fishing ban on several stretches of the river.

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