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  1. Annual Lummi Island Ferry Drydock Sept 6 - 27 Details

    Dry dock will begin on Thursday, September 6, 2018 to approximately Thursday, September 27, 2018. As always, the return date and time is tentative and dependent on the scale of repairs and work required both in the shipyard and at the docks. Read on...
  2. Air Quality Burn Ban Effective 8:00am, Monday, August 20, 2018

    The Northwest Clean Air Agency is calling a Stage 1 air quality burn ban for Whatcom County because high levels of harmful wildfire smoke particles are impairing local air quality. Read on...
  3. Bypass Bats to Reduce Rabies Risk

    A bat recently submitted from Whatcom County to the state public health lab due to human exposure has tested positive for rabies, and the Whatcom County Health Department (WCHD) is reminding people to take precautions to protect against rabies. Read on...
  4. Lummi Island Ferry Planned Service Outage 8/22/18

    Please note that the usual outage ending time has been changed from approximately 3:00 pm to approximately 4:00 pm as the Whatcom County crews need a higher tide to move equipment to Lummi Island. Additional Info...
  5. All Vehicle and Vessel Licensing Offices Will be Closed Aug 31 - Sept 3

    Vehicle and vessel licensing subagent offices, including the Licensing Division at the Whatcom County Auditor’s Office, will be closed Friday, August 31 through Monday, September 3. Read on...
  6. Whatcom County Health Department Releases Community Health Assessment

    From disease rates to graduation rates, the 2018 Whatcom County Community Health Assessment, released today by the Whatcom County Health Department, provides a comprehensive look at the state of the county’s health. Learn more:
  7. Recreation Shellfish Harvest Closures Updated July 12

    Biotoxin levels have once again changed, and recreational harvest of molluscan shellfish has been closed on beaches from Bellingham Bay south to the Skagit County line due to increased levels of the diarrhetic shellfish poisoning (DSP) biotoxin. Read on...
  8. Burn Ban Restrictions Effective 8:00am, Friday July 13, 2018

    Due to the warm weather conditions ahead and decreasing fuel moisture levels, the Whatcom County Fire Marshal’s Office will be enacting restrictions on open burning in unincorporated Whatcom County starting at 8:00 am on Friday, July 13, 2018. Read on...
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