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  1. Notice of November 5, 2019 General Election

    Individuals can now register to vote or update their registration information until 8:00 pm on Election Day by appearing in person at the Whatcom County Auditor’s Office. Read on...
  2. County Health Dept Urges Extra Care Warning for those using Illicit Drugs

    Due to recent overdose deaths in northwest Washington, Whatcom County health officials are strongly encouraging people who use illicit drugs to understand the risk for fatal overdoses, especially overdoses from fentanyl. More info on prevention opioid misuse
  3. Prosecuting Attorney's Office Awarded $900,000 Grant

    The Whatcom County Prosecuting Attorney's Office has been awarded a $900,000 grant to implement the law enforcement assisted diversion (LEAD) program. Read on...
  4. Community Conflict Resolution Month Proclaimed for October

    Bellingham Mayor Kelli Linville and County Executive Jack Louws have jointly proclaimed that October is Community Conflict Resolution Month in Whatcom County. Additional Info...
  5. Burn Ban Lifted Effective 8:00am, Wednesday September 11, 2019

    Due to the increase in fuel moisture levels and recent rain, the Fire Marshal’s Office will lift the burn ban for outdoor burning. The burn ban will be lifted at 8:00 AM on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 for the unincorporated areas of Whatcom County. Read on...
  6. Recreational Shellfish Harvest Closed for All Whatcom County

    All Whatcom County beaches are closed to recreational shellfish harvest due to high biotoxin levels. Always check the Washington State Shellfish Safety map for the latest closure information. Check the map
  7. Whatcom County Emergency Management Incident Information

    Information on any Office of Emergency Management incidents can be found here. The page is updated as needed. Additional Info...
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