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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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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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Love or loathe them, emails are here to stay

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If seeing an inbox full of hundreds of emails fills you with dread, get used to it, because they are here to stay and will remain a constant in the workplace.

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Deals pop up as airlines compete

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It might be getting a little cheaper to fly the friendly skies.

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Many drivers ignoring new tech features in cars

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Carmakers are adding everything from remote car unlocking to self-parking systems in their newest models as they try to make vehicles more connected to the Internet and more automated.

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Tie the knot, cut the cord

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A Houston couple arranged for a quickie hospital wedding once they found out the bride-to-be was also going to be an early mom-to-be.

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Making headlines this week

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A look back at some of this week's biggest newsmakers and the headlines you may have missed.

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How low will gas go?

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AAA predicts gas prices could drop below $2 a gallon by the end of the year.

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Buzz Aldrin wants to colonize Mars

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The second man to walk on the moon is pushing for a Mars settlement by 2040.

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U.S. vaccination rates high, but pockets of unvaccinated pose risk

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The vast majority of U.S. kindergarten-age children are vaccinated against preventable diseases but sizable pockets of unprotected children still exist, posing a public health threat, according to a government study.

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Eying volatile markets, Obama urges Congress to pass budget

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President Barack Obama on Thursday urged the Congress to avoid contributing to global economic uncertainty and quickly pass a budget before a deadline at the end of September to prevent a government shutdown.

Local Sports

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Langhorne leads Seattle Storm past San Antonio Stars

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Crystal Langhorne had 22 points and 10 rebounds for her first double-double of the season and the Seattle Storm beat the San Antonio Stars on Friday night.

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Seahawk starters expected to see extensive action against Chargers

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The majority of Seattle's starters will play the entire first half and into the third quarter, coach Pete Carroll said. Coverage begins at 3 p.m. Saturday on KPUG 1170.

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Seager, Gutierrez homer, Walker goes 6 1-3 in M’s win

Seattle Mariners' Kyle Seager, right, is congratulated by teammates after hitting a solo home run off Oakland Athletics pitcher Jon Lester during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. The Mariners won 2-1.

Kyle Seager and Franklin Gutierrez both had three hits and a homer and Taijuan Walker allowed three hits before leaving with an injury the Mariners beat the White Sox on Friday night.

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Oregon’s first-week depth chart gives Vernon Adams the nod

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Adams, an FCS All-American, just joined the No. 7 Ducks two weeks ago after passing the final math class he needed to graduate from Eastern Washington.

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What is Mariners President Kevin Mather looking for in a new G.M. ?

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Mather: “I have a list. My list is about as long as anyone in this room could make up on the back of an envelope right now."

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Taylor Swift & Lisa Kudrow bring back ‘Smelly Cat’ from ‘Friends’

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From Central Perk to the Staples Center, Phoebe Buffay has hit the big time.

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‘Siri, can you give me a hint?’ Apple confirms September event

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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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Netflix drug drama ‘Narcos’ blurs line between cartels, agents

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Not all cops are good guys and not all drug suppliers are obvious villains in the dark drug drama "Narcos," a bilingual examination of the history of cocaine smuggling in America and its most menacing supplier.

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VMA Preview: Bieber’s back, Miley hosts

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Designer Jeremy Scott says to expect the unexpected when comes to the fashion and the music at Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards.

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The secret to Rob Lowe’s ageless face

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The 51-year-old actor will star in a new series this fall, "The Grinder," and still looks as good as ever.

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Richie Sambora developing TV show

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The former Bon Jovie rocker is expanding his resumé by developing a TV show for HBO.

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Nicki Minaj to open Sunday’s VMAs

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The "Anaconda" hitmaker shared a photo of a sonogram featuring a Moonman statue in place of a baby.

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Chris Brown owns a bunch of Burger Kings

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Well, isn't that a whopper?

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A new milestone for Facebook

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For the first time, a billion people used Facebook in a single day.

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The latest news from the ‘Star Wars’ camp

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The young stars of the upcoming movie, "The Force Awakens," talk about their experiences filming with JJ Abrams.

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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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Rain returning to Whatcom County in big way

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We could see up to 2-and-a-half inches of rain just this weekend.

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Temperature: 63°
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