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  1. Seeking Public Comment on Secure Medicine Return Policy Proposal

    At their request, the Whatcom County Health Department is preparing legislation for the Health Board’s consideration that will create and fund a secure medicine return system in Whatcom County. Read on...
  2. Information About General Election Ballots and Local Voters' Pamphlets

  3. Health Dept. Offers Homeowner Training for Septic System Evaluations

    The Whatcom County Health Department is offering another installment of its successful training that certifies homeowners to inspect their own septic systems. Read on...
  4. Three New Ballot Drop Box Locations Announced

    Three new ballot drop boxes have been installed and are ready for the General Election. One each located at Acme and Custer Elementary Schools and one inside the International Marketplace in Point Roberts. There are 18 ballot boxes in Whatcom County. Read on...
  5. Recreational Shellfish Closed for Bellingham Bay and S Whatcom County

    Due to unsafe levels of paralytic shellfish poisoning biotoxin, recreational harvest for all species of molluscan shellfish is closed on beaches from Bellingham Bay south to the Skagit County border, including all of Larrabee State Park. Additional Info...
  6. Burn Ban Lifted, Effective 9:00 am October 2, 2017

    Due to the increase in 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 9:00 AM on Monday, October 2nd, 2017 for the unincorporated areas of Whatcom County. Read on...
  7. Notice of November 7 General Election & Information

    Monday, October 9, is the deadline for mail-in registrations or address changes to be eligible to vote in the November 7 General Election. October 9 also is the deadline for online registrations or address changes at www.myvote.wa.gov. Read on...
  8. Accessible Voting Units Available Beginning October 18

    Registered voters may cast their ballot for the November 7 General Election on an Accessible Voting Unit (AVU). An AVU is equipped with audio and visual technology that allows a voter with impaired vision and/or physical disability to vote independently. Read on...
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