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Posted on: September 20, 2017

Lummi Island Ferry Returns to Service Sept 24

The Lummi Island Ferry, the Whatcom Chief, is scheduled to return to service on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at approximately 7:00 p.m.

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Burn Ban Reduction to Stage 1 Effective 8:00 am, September 20, 2017

Due to increase in fuel moisture levels and recent rain, the Fire Marshal's Office will begin to allow recreational fires. The modified burning restrictions will be in effect beginning 8:00 am on September 20, 2017 for unincorporated Whatcom County.

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

Whatcom Water Week September 16 - 23, 2017

Join the Whatcom Watersheds Information Network and celebrate Whatcom Water Week 2017 through a series of free events held throughout Whatcom County from September 16 to 23.

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Posted on: August 11, 2017

2017 Annual Lummi Island Ferry Dry Dock Information

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Annual dry dock will begin for the Lummi Island Ferry, the Whatcom Chief, on Thursday, September 7th and end with return to its regular schedule on Monday, September 25th. All of the information is here on the details of dry dock and the passenger ferry.

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Biotoxin Levels Drop, All County Beaches Open for Shellfish Harvesting

Biotoxin levels have recently decreased throughout Whatcom County. As a result, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has lifted the biotoxin closure for the recreational harvest of molluscan shellfish for all beaches, and all beaches are open.

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Marriage License Fee Increase

Effective July 23, the cost of a marriage license will be $60.  The State Legislature passed House Bill 1594 increasing the surcharge collected by county auditors by $1 on marriage license applications.  This increase funds the Washingto...

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Recording Fee Increases $1 effective July 23, 2017

Effective July 23, document recording fees will increase $1.00.  The State Legislature passed House Bill 1594 increasing the surcharge collected by county auditors to fund the Washington State competitive grant program, attorney general&rsquo...

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Posted on: June 6, 2017

New Road Maintenance Service Request Process Announced

Public Works has a new way for the public to report ROUTINE road maintenance issues through submission of a form. If your request is an emergency or to report a down or missing STOP, STOP AHEAD, CURVE, or YIELD sign call 9-1-1 immediately!

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