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Posted on: August 12, 2019

Lummi Island Ferry Dry Dock starts Sat., Sept 7

The Whatcom Chief (Lummi Island Ferrry) will depart for dry dock mid morning on Saturday, September 7, 2019. The ferry is scheduled to return to its regular service mid day Tuesday, September 24, 2019.

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Posted on: August 7, 2019

Survey seeking input on ADA Transition Plan

Whatcom County seeks to create an inclusive and welcoming environment accessible to all. Whatcom County is beginning the process to address the accessibility of pedestrian facilities in the public right of way including sidewalks, curb ramps, and pedestri...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

Recording fees to increase July 1, 2019 and July 28, 2019

Document recording fees will increase July 1, 2019 and July 28, 2019.  The fee increases will be added to all documents that are not exempt under state law. 

Effective July 1, 2019: Document recording fees will increase an additional $2.5...

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

Health Dept Tips on Preparing for Unhealthy, Smoky Air

Breathing smoke from wildfires isn’t healthy for anyone, but some people are more likely to have health problems when the air quality isn’t good. People at risk for problems include children younger than 18 and adults older than 65, people with heart and ...

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Posted on: June 17, 2019

The Lodging Tax Advisory Committee is now accepting applications for 2020 Grant Funding

The Whatcom County Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC) is now accepting applications from agencies and groups actively engaged in the promotion and enhancement of tourism in Whatcom County. 

Application period: Opens Monday, June 17, 2019 and Cl...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

Long Overhang Notice for the Lummi Island Ferry

If you are transporting a trailer or driving a vehicle with a long overhang past the rear axles, we strongly suggest you travel aboard the Whatcom County ferry at a tide no lower than 4 feet.

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Posted on: January 2, 2019

Whatcom County Emergency Management Incident Information

Information on any Office of Emergency Management incidents can be found here. The page is updated as needed.

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