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Posted on: October 16, 2017

Health Dept. Offers Homeowner Training for Septic System Evaluations

The Whatcom County Health Department is offering another installment of its successful training that certifies homeowners to inspect their own septic systems. At this free, two-hour workshop on October 24, homeowners will learn the necessary steps to conf...

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Posted on: October 3, 2017

Three New Ballot Drop Box Locations Announced

Three new ballot drop boxes have been installed and are ready to go for the General Election, County Auditor Debbie Adelstein announced.  We’re excited about the addition of the new locations and hope voters will enjoy the convenience. ...

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Posted on: October 5, 2017

Recreational Shellfish Closed for Bellingham Bay and S Whatcom County

Due to unsafe levels of paralytic shellfish poisoning biotoxin, recreational harvest for all species of molluscan shellfish is closed on beaches from Bellingham Bay south to the Skagit County border, including all of Larrabee State Park.

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Planned Service Outage for the Lummi Island Ferry October 18

Whatcom County Public Works would like to inform the public of necessary inspection and maintenance activities to the Lummi Island and Gooseberry Point approach spans. On Wed, Oct 18, from 10:10 a.m. to about 3:00 p.m. the ferry will not be in service.

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Posted on: October 2, 2017

Burn Ban Lifted, Effective 9:00 am October 2, 2017

Due to the increase in fuel moisture levels and recent rain, the Fire Marshal’s Office will lift the burn ban for outdoor burning.  The burn ban will be lifted at 9:00 AM on Monday, October 2nd, 2017 for the unincorporated areas of Whatcom County...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

The Logic & Accuracy Test of the Accessible Voting Units Will be Held October 17th

The Logic & Accuracy Test of the Accessible Voting Units (AVUs) will be held Tuesday, October 17th at 10:00 am in the Auditor's Office.  This is a test of the election programming of the accessible voting units for the November 7 General Elec...

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Posted on: October 1, 2017

Notice of November 7 General Election & Information

Registration Deadlines: Monday, October 9, is the deadline for mail-in registrations or address changes to be eligible to vote in the November 7 General Election.  October 9 also is the deadline for online registrations or address changes at www....

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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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