Rants/Raves

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    RAVE: Enjoyed SkillShare community

    This past weekend I had the extraordinary experience of attending and volunteering at the 3rd annual SkillShare Faire in Ferndale’s beautiful Hovander Park. This was a great event, and showed me, a relative newcomer to Whatcom county, that the community of Bellingham is world class in the...

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    RAVE: Fundraiser for awareness

    I am a 33-year-old woman who lives a very unusual life. My main source of nutrition goes through a fancy, purple IV line in my chest. So often you hear about Americans’ obsession with weight loss and diet fads and those who are struggling with obesity. What doesn’t make the headlines...

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    Rave: Touched by generosity at Barkley Haggen store

    Rave for the very nice lady in the Barkley Haggen store who contributed $100 to the bill I was in the process of paying at the time.

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    Rave: Lummi Nation police officer saved the night

    I would like to thank the young Lummi Nation police officer who stopped and helped me after I accidentally locked my keys and cellphone in my vehicle last night. I had been photographing the super moon and made the super mistake of leaving my keys in the ignition with my cellphone, purse and camera...

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    Rave: Happy for support from Bellingham breweries

    I recently attended the first annual Washington Brewshed Beer Fest in Seattle organized by the nonprofit Washington Wild to support and protect clean water - a vital ingredient for great beer and healthy living. I was very excited to see that three of the 21 breweries were from Bellingham. Boundary...

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    Rave: Thanks to donors to Ferndale's Other Bank

    Since 2001, the Ferndale Other Bank has been providing support to low income Ferndale School students by providing basic hygiene and cleaning products ranging from toilet paper and toothpaste to laundry detergent and shampoo. Over the 2013-14 school year, we reached over 170 families. We want to...

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    Rave: Thanks to Whatcom farms for gleaning

    A big thank you to the 45 farms in Whatcom County who provide produce to the Bellingham Food Bank Small Potatoes gleaning project! My husband and I are two of the many volunteers who pick more than 200,000 pounds of produce each year which is given to the Food Bank through the generosity of these...

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    Rant: Bellingham reader unhappy with no-price real estate ads

    One of our local Realtors has deemed it unnecessary to include prices in his real estate ads -- and unfortunately, other Realtors are following his lead.

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    Rave: Ferndale woman thankful for medical service

    A few weeks ago, due to a medical emergency, my husband John was transported to Peace Health St. Joseph's Hospital by Ferndale Fire Department. The rapid response by the North Bellingham crew, followed by the Ferndale response team, was rapid and admirable. They were courteous, professional and ...

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    Rave: Thanks to Bellingham auto shop for helping daughter

    On June 22, I received a mother's worst nightmare, after hearing that my child, Ashey Racey, and her car were broken down in and around Bellingham without any family, money or help. I was beside myself with extreme worry and pain, not being in the area to help her, and most of all to protect her...

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