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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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‘Consumer Reports’ calls out the ‘worst’ cars of 2015

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With descriptions like "klutzy" and "cheap," these vehicles should go back to the drawing board.

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The ‘tummy tuck’ that saved a hand

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An 87-year-old Texas man had an unusual surgery to save a hand that was badly burned in an accident: Doctors sewed his hand to his belly and left it under a pocket of tissue for three weeks to give it time to heal and form a new blood supply.

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McDonald’s all-day breakfast is coming next month

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Breakfastarians rejoice as the Golden Arches announces you'll soon be able to buy an egg McMuffin at dinner time.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate this September

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On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

National

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Millions hit by data hack still don’t know they’re victims

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The U.S. government has not yet notified any of the 21.5 million federal employees and contractors whose security clearance data was hacked more than three months ago.

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Study: Millennials’ credit scores are in the gutter

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Millennials get plenty of recognition for frugality and their desire to share everything from cars to clothes, but they also have the lowest average credit score of any generation.

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Nearly a quarter of Americans call their jobs ‘meaningless’

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A new poll shows 24 percent of Americans say their jobs do not make a meaningful contribution to the world.

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Clerk in gay marriage fight once unlikely to wage moral war

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At 44-years-old, Kim Davis has been divorced three times and had two children out of wedlock.

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Obama has votes to protect Iran nuclear deal

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Sen. Barbara Mikulski will support the Iran nuclear deal, giving President Barack Obama the 34 Senate votes needed to sustain a veto of any congressional resolution disapproving the deal.

Local Sports

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O’Malley, Morrison shine late, lift Seattle over Astros 8-3

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Taijuan Walker throws against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Wednesday, April 15, 2015.

Rookie Shawn O'Malley had three hits, including a tiebreaking RBI single in a two-run eighth inning to help the Seattle Mariners to an 8-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.

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Whitworth University suspends five soccer players

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The players from the women's soccer team were seen wearing blackface on a social media post

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Michael Koenen tells KPUG he wants to catch on with another NFL team

Tampa Bay Buccaneers punter Michael Koenen (9) punts against the Detroit Lions during an NFL football game at Ford Field in Detroit, Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski)

"I don't think it's over. It's all about timing in the NFL. You never know what can happen, " Koenen said. "I'll work out and be ready to go"

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QB Luke Falk named WSU Cougars starter

Washington State quarterback Luke Falk (4) attempts a pass against Southern California during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at Martin Stadium in Pullman, Wash. Falk entered the game after starter Connor Halliday left the field and went to the hospital with a right leg injury.

Falk, a redshirt sophomore out of Utah, appeared in six games for the Cougars last season, starting in the final three. He threw for 1,859 yards, 13 touchdowns and seven interceptions.

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Fred Jackson says Bills GM wasn’t honest with him

This is a 2015 photo of Fred Jackson of the Buffalo Bills NFL football team. This image reflects the Buffalo Bills active roster as of Monday, June 15, 2015 when this image was taken. (AP Photo)

Jackson was in Northwest to visit Seahawks Tuesday

News

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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 3

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Here's a look at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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Gary Busey, Tamar Braxton round out new ‘DWTS’ cast

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The 21st season of "Dancing With The Stars" promises to be a wild ride.

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Was ‘Concussion’ altered to avoid angering the NFL?

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Hacked Sony emails appear to show that the m arketing plans for the movie were positioned to focus on the story of a whistle-blower, rather than a condemnation of the sport.

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How to make work better

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Some of these tips are actually helpful ... but mostly they're just hilarious.

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Keith Richards is ready to record

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The legendary guitarist is trying to get his bandmates on board as soon as possible.

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‘Game of Thrones’ breaks world record

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The second episode of the fifth season of the HBO fantasy show was broadcast simultaneously in 173 countries.

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Rihanna to mark 10 years in the music business

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At the launch of her new fragrance, Ri Ri, in New York, the "Umbrella" hitmaker talked about her new album and her plans to celebrate a decade in the industry.

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Wrestler Snuka charged with killing girlfriend in 1983

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Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, a professional wrestling star in the 1980s, was charged with third degree murder and involuntary manslaughter.

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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 2

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

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State ease fishing restrictions on Nooksack

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Anglers can thank this week’s rain and cooler temperatures.

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Birch Bay Waterslides closed because of summer storms

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They were hoping to reopen Thursday, but they decided to hold off until Friday.

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