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Two To View – A Couple Of Amazing Videos You Don't Want To Miss

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Tom Hanks Crashes Photo Shoot
A young couple's wedding photo shoot in Central Park gets a welcome interruption from Tom Hanks, who just happens to be passing by.
  Drones Capture Volcano Images
Dedicated filmmakers send drones into a lava-filled crater to create never-before-seen models. The team remains safe, but some of the drones don't make it back.

Whidbey Telecom News - Get Ready to Change the Way You Dial Your Local Calls

Western Washington will be getting a new 564 telephone area code next year.

Population growth and the proliferation of mobile devices mean phone numbers for new customers are running out in the existing 360 dialing prefix. The North American Numbering Plan Administration has forecasted the 360 area code in Western Washington will be exhausted in the first quarter of 2018.

Rather than split the territory and assign half the people a new area code, the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission will “overlay” the new 564 prefix. This method is easier for current customers because no existing phone numbers will change. Only new customers will be affected by potentially being assigned the new prefix.

One result of overlaying a new area code in the same geographic area, is mandatory
10-digit dialing for local calls. However, calls that are currently local will continue to be local, even though 10-digit dialing will be required. This requirement will be phased in before the new area code launches. 10-digit dialing will be optional at first, but after July 29, 2017 it will be necessary to include the area code to complete all local calls.

Visit our Area Code Overlay Q&A to learn when the new prefix will be phased in, what steps you'll need to take, and what won't change about your calls.

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Featured Apps – These Three Are Well Worth A Look

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Remembering to take prescriptions isn't always easy, but this app can help. It gives drug information and reminders about when to take and refill medication.

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Drops (iPhone only)
Is learning a language a little overwhelming? Try this app for an easier approach. You get five-minute "drops" of instruction complete with fun illustrations.

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Morecast gives you weather forecasts and more. Check out global weather patterns, see trip-based weather, view weather webcams, and share favorite moments.

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Go Pinterest-ing! – Cool Stuff To Pin On Your Pinterest Boards

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Make Thanksgiving
Kids' Table More Fun
Pretty Napkin Ideas
Dress Up Fall Meals
Quick Maple Dijon Roasted Carrots

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Sites Of The Month – Great Sites To Check Out In November

Peanut Butter Lovers
peanutbutterlovers.com – November is Peanut Butter Lovers Month! Check out this site to celebrate your love for the delicious, peanuty spread. Explore nutritional information, get peanut butter recipes, take the peanut butter quiz, learn about the peanut industry, and use the social media buttons to share your favorite finds.
Fall Slow Cooker Recipes
delish.com – When you think of meals made in a slow cooker, you probably think of soups and stews. But you can do so much more, including Mac and Cheese, Meatloaf, and Pot Pies. This gallery offers 29 slow cooker recipes that can make cooking dinner faster and easier.
Books And More
themillions.com – The Millions is an online magazine packed with book reviews and other arts-related content. Check out the "top ten" lists, which show the most popular books among site viewers. Looking for information about a specific book? Check out the Books & Reviews section to search by author.
Outdoor Christmas Decorations
housebeautiful.com – It's not too early to start thinking about Christmas décor, and this site can help. Find great ideas for stand-bys like wreaths, lights, and garlands. Also check out unusual treatments like snowflake cutouts, sleds propped upright on the porch, containers of colorful ornaments, and signs with your special greetings.

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We hope you found this eNewsletter to be informative and entertaining. It's one of our ways of keeping you posted on news and information about our industry and our community. Thank you for the privilege of serving you!

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