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Posted on: May 21, 2018

Auditor Seeks Committee Against Glacier Fire and Rescue Property Tax Levy

The Auditor’s Office is looking for individuals to serve on a committee to write a statement against a proposed property tax levy submitted by Glacier Fire and Rescue that will be on the November 6 General Election ballot.  The statement against ...

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Posted on: June 20, 2018

Independence Day Firework Discharge Allowable Times/Dates

Remember, check with your local fire jurisdiction on fireworks regulations if you live within a city limits because many cities have enacted restrictions.

  • Whatcom County only allows consumer fireworks to be discharged during the following dates and times:
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Posted on: June 8, 2018

Sheriff's Office Accepting Applications for Citizens Academy 2018

Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for the Citizens Academy that will take place fall, 2018.

The Citizens Academy is a 12 week program designed to provide Whatcom County residents firsthand information about how their s...

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

Recreational Shellfish Harvest Closed for All Whatcom County Beaches

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has closed recreational harvest for all species of molluscan shellfish on all beaches in Whatcom County.

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Lummi Island Ferry Punch Card Sales Press Release

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 on the Island including current Needs Based customers.We accept cash, checks, and credit cards. We only keep a small bank with us for cha...

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Posted on: April 12, 2018

Document Recording Fees are Increasing in June

Document recording fees will increase by $25 effective June 7, 2018.

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Posted on: March 22, 2018

Construction Notice - Silver Lake Park - April 9th thru June 22nd

Starting April 9, 2018 Whatcom County Parks & Recreation will begin reconstruction on the main entrance road and auxiliary parking lot. The construction will include road widening and asphalt surfacing. The construction project is anticipated to be co...

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Posted on: March 9, 2018

2018 Herbicide Program Notification

The Whatcom County Public Works Department is beginning the year 2018 Road Shoulder Herbicide Program. Approximately 250 miles of roads are scheduled for treatment. Lawns and yard areas may have a minimum 12” wide strip treated to aid drainage and minimiz...

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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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Posted on: December 6, 2017

Whatcom County Health Board Approves New Secure Medicine Return Program

The Whatcom County Council, in their role as the Health Board, voted unanimously on December 5, 2017 to adopt regulation that creates and funds a secure medicine return program for Whatcom County.

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