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  1. Parks Department Announces Closure of Hertz Trail effective immediately

    A minor landslide occurred at Lake Whatcom Park over the past weekend and is affecting use of the Hertz Trail. The Hertz Trail is closed to all users near the 0.5 mile trail marker. For your safety, do not attempt to cross the slide debris. Read on...
  2. Whatcom County Ethics Commission Annual Meeting

    The Whatcom County Ethics Commission will hold its annual administrative meeting on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. in the County Courthouse. Read on...
  3. Truck Road Emergency Closure Commences Friday, Feb. 16

    An emergency bank stabilization project will begin on Friday, February 16th to protect a portion of Truck Road currently at risk from erosion by the North Fork Nooksack River. The work will take approximately 3 weeks to complete. Read on...
  4. Whatcom County Food Inspection Results Now Available Online

    A search feature added this week to the Whatcom County Health Department’s website allows users to view summaries of food inspections for the most recent five years. Read more:
  5. Whatcom County Canvassing Board Will Meet Feb 23 to Certify Feb 13 Special Election

    The Whatcom County Canvassing Board will hold an open public meeting on Friday, February 23 at 3p.m. to certify the results of the February 13 Special Election. Read on...
  6. Free Small Farm Expo, February 24 at Lynden Fairgrounds

    The third annual FREE Small Farm Expo will be held on Saturday, February 24th at the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds in Lynden from 9am to 2pm. Read on...
  7. Across Whatcom County Flu is Taking a Toll on People and Medical Facilities

    Local health care facilities, including PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center, are experiencing full waiting rooms and a high demand for treatment for flu and other circulating illnesses. Read on...
  8. Whatcom County Health Board Approves New Secure Medicine Return Program

    The Whatcom County Council, in their role as the Health Board, voted unanimously on December 5, 2017 to adopt regulation that creates and funds a secure medicine return program for Whatcom County. Additional Info...
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