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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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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!

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Smoking rate continues to fall

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The smoking rate dropped to 17 percent last year, down from about 18 percent in 2013.

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College really is ‘higher’ education

FILE - This Feb. 1, 2011 file photo shows medical marijuana clone plants at a medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif. Despite new rules that say only about 140 medical marijuana dispensaries are eligible to stay open, more than 450 have filed renewals to pay Los Angeles business taxes this year.

The number of U.S. college students smoking marijuana every day or nearly every day is greater than it has been in 35 years, according to a study released on Tuesday.

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Meet the NYC garbage guru

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New York City's sanitation department has its very own anthropologist-in-residence.

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Once considered rude, some cell phone etiquette is the new norm

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Do you text or otherwise engage with a small screen during a social gathering? A U.S. survey suggests you are not alone, even if you are annoyed when other people do exactly the same thing.

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Harriet Tubman, Susan B. Anthony among frontrunners for new $10 bill

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Officials plan to make a decision by this fall with the total redesign completed by 2020, the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote.

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Smoking rate continues to fall

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The smoking rate dropped to 17 percent last year, down from about 18 percent in 2013.

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Regulations could mean healthier ‘happy meals’ for kids

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Lawmakers in NYC are proposing regulations requiring fast food meals that come with a toy include a serving of fruit, vegetable, or whole grain and limit the meal to no more than 500 calories.

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In Alaska, Obama paints doomsday picture

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Obama will spend the second day of his Alaska tour in the picturesque coastal town of Seward, named after President Abraham Lincoln’s Secretary of State William Seward, who negotiated the purchase of Alaska in 1867 from Russia.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Sept. 1

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Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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RB Fred Jackson could soon be a Seahawk

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Vet was released by Buffalo Bills on Monday

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Michael Koenen released by Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers punter Michael Koenen (9) stretches during NFL football training camp in Tampa, Fla., Friday, July 25, 2014.

Whatcom County native let go after four seasons in Tampa

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Seattle still the clear favorite in NFC West

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Seattle's closest rival is now likely in the desert, with Carson Palmer returning to an Arizona roster that made the playoffs last season with 11 wins.

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Keuchel’s solid start helps Astros over Mariners 8-3

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Dallas Keuchel allowed one run and struck out eight in seven innings to become the American League's first 16-game winner and lead the Houston Astros to 8-3 win over the Seattle Mariners on Monday night.

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WWU Volleyball: Flick excited about youthful Vikings

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WWU is ranked 24th in the national pre-season poll and tied for third in the GNAC Coaches Pre-season Poll.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: One wild ride

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This is one way to get around ... but it seems like people are doing more and more dangerous stuff while wearing a camera.

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WATCH: Truck vs. Tree

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Witness the power!

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Andy Grammer signs on for ‘DWTS’

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The "Honey, I'm Good" hitmaker is hitting the dance floor.

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Why Bill Murray is in the new ‘Ghostbusters’ movie

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After spending a quarter of a century not agreeing to be in "Ghostbusters 3" as Peter Venkman, Bill Murray recently signed on to Paul Feig’s reboot of the franchise.

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Will Smith to take on NFL coverup

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"Concussion" is based on Dr. Bennet Omalu, who was the first to discover the existence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (or CTE): a disease of the brain found in athletes with a history of repetitive brain trauma.

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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!

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College finds manuscript of original ‘Happy Birthday’ song

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A librarian at the University of Louisville may have found the precursor tune to the Happy Birthday song.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: One wild ride

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This is one way to get around ... but it seems like people are doing more and more dangerous stuff while wearing a camera.

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Today in entertainment history: Sept. 1

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A look back at some of Hollywood's biggest headlines.

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WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu in September

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September is shaping up to be a good month for streaming some hit movies and the TV series you've been meaning to check out.

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William Shatner working on Leonard Nimoy book

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"Leonard: A 50 Year Friendship" will hit the shelves next year.

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Rain means you can now have camp fires in Whatcom County.

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The County Fire Marshal’s office modified the burn ban in areas outside cities.

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Drop off of storm debris at Bellingham’s Civic Athletic Complex

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You can take it to the parking lot at the corner of Fraser and Puget Streets.

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