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Posted on: October 18, 2018

Executive Louws' Submits Recommended 2019-2020 Budget to Council

I am pleased to submit the biennial budget for 2019 and 2020.  The budget reflects the continued success of county leaders to find efficiencies and control costs.  Our collective efforts have helped develop a biennial budget that builds ...

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Posted on: October 9, 2018

Nurse-Family Partnership Program Celebrates Six Successful Years

Six years, 151 babies, 201 families. Since 2012, our Nurse Family Partnership has been investing in the health of the next generation by helping guide first-time parents through the changes of pregnancy, birth, and early stages of childhood.

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Posted on: October 15, 2018

General Election Ballots will be Mailed October 17

General Election ballots are being mailed Wednesday, October 17, and the Voters’ Pamphlet should arrive within a few days of receiving your ballot.  You will be receiving one Voters’ Pamphlet that combines the Whatcom County L...

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Posted on: September 28, 2018

N. Cottonwood/Hazel Lane Traffic Limitations beginning October 8, 2018

There will be traffic limitations along Hazel Lane and Maplecrest Avenue beginning October 8, 2018

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Notice of November 6, 2018 General Election

Registration Deadlines: Monday, October 8, is the deadline for mail-in registrations or address changes to be eligible to vote in the November 6 General Election.  October 8 also is the deadline for online registrations or address changes at www....

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Posted on: September 10, 2018

Election Observer Training October 23

This will be the final election observer training of the year.  Interested citizens are welcome to attend this informative training.  Learn the various phases of ballot processing with our new ES&S mail ballot verifier and Clear Ball...

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Posted on: October 3, 2018

Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning Biotoxin at Potentially Lethal Levels in Bellingham Bay

Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) biotoxin is now at potentially lethal levels in Bellingham Bay mussels. PSP levels continue to rise in surrounding waters from Samish Bay to Birch Bay. The biotoxin closure has been expanded to include all beaches from ...

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Lummi Island Ferry Punch Card Ticket Sale Dates Announced

The next three Island ferry punch card ticket sale dates are October 3, November 7 and December 5.

Punch card sales will be 12 pm to 3:15 pm at the Lummi Island ferry office. As a reminder, we sell all types of ferry punch cards including current Needs Bas...

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Posted on: July 23, 2018

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.

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

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.

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