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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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How to get money back on your favorite things

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Here's how to make finding deals on your favorite things - everything from tech and clothes to travel - a snap.

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Rest up! Sleep, exercise may ward off Alzheimer’s, researchers say

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New research suggests poor sleep and a lack of exercise may increase the risk of the disease, and make coping with it difficult after it has taken hold.

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Time really is flying by

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This interactive timeline shows why each passing year seems to go by faster than the last.

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IOC expects U.S. 2024 bid despite Boston pullout

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The deadline for applicant city submissions for the 2024 Games is Sept. 15 with Hamburg, Paris, Rome and Budapest already having entered the race.

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Boy Scouts lift ban on gay leaders, employees

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The policy, which takes effect immediately, comes three years after the organization removed its prohibition on gay youth, but local Boy Scout units chartered by religious organizations will still be permitted to exclude gay adults.

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Kerry warns Congress scrapping Iran deal would mean path to nuclear weapon

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The Republican-controlled Congress has until Sept. 17 either to endorse or reject the agreement.

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Human trafficking report blacklists Thailand, raises awareness about modern day slavery

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The State Department's annual report highlights the world's worst human-trafficking centers.

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Former WSU kicker Andrew Furney cut by Jets

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Furney spent last summer with the Jets, and kicked a 51-yard game-winning field goal in New York's preseason opening win over Indianapolis.

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M’s look to rebound against Diamondbacks tonight on KPUG

Moose, the Seattle Mariners mascot, encourages the crowd to cheer at Safeco Field during a baseball game between the Seattle Mariners and the New York Mets, Wednesday, July 23, 2014 in Seattle.

Coverage from Seattle begins at 6:00 p.m. with the pregame show and a 7:10 p.m. first pitch on KPUG.

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Penguins send forward Sutter to Canucks for 2 players

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the Canucks pick up a third-round pick in next year's draft from the Penguins

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Bells visit Bend in match-up of division leaders

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Bellingham taking on team with best record in WCL

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Post 7 has season end at state tournament

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Shut out for first time in consolation bracket by Spokane

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Tom Cruise takes on Jimmy Fallon in latest lip-sync battle

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WATCH: Ohio State football players ‘dummy’ prank

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This Nike uniform "mannequin" did a better job bringing quarterback Cardale Jones to the ground than any Oregon player.

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Mariah Carey to receive star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

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The superstar will cement her place in pop history by unveiling her own star next week.

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This pregnant woman's trip to the zoo was a one-of-a-kind experience.

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Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert’s divorce under scrutiny

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Oklahoma attorneys are questioning whether a judge has violated state law by sealing the court documents related to the divorce of the country superstars.

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Ed Sheeran lands role in Medieval drama

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Sam Smith calls vocal chord surgery a ‘blessing’

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‘Empire’ co-stars reportedly engaged

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Pharrell facing $1M lawsuit over talk show

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Melissa McCarthy producing TV series about her rise to fame

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Foreclosures in Bellingham are down

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The CoreLogic National Foreclosure Report shows nearly half a percent drop in Bellingham from last year.

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