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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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:
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. Agate Bay Stormwater Improvements - Phase I starts July 9

    This project involves upgrades to stormwater conveyance systems, install of stormwater treatment facilities and associated utility work. The purpose of this project is to manage flow volumes during storm events and provide treatment to stormwater runoff. Read on...
  8. Lummi Ferry Truck Weight/Length Rules in Effect at Low Tide

    Public Works would like truck drivers to know the restrictions that apply to weight and length of trailers when traveling on the Lummi Island Ferry, particularly at tides levels under four feet. Read on...
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