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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: March 16, 2018

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Kratom, 1 Whatcom County Case

Washington State Department of Health announced today that the Salmonella outbreak linked to kratom has widened. Ten (10) cases have been confirmed in Washington State, including one (1) case in Whatcom County.

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Posted on: March 13, 2018

Whatcom County Planning & Development Services Launches Virtual Inspection Program

Whatcom County Planning & Development Services (PDS) Building Services Division is pleased to announce the release of a new pilot program for inspections. PDS is offering Virtual Inspections to be used for certain types of inspections.

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Posted on: March 7, 2018

Lummi Island Planned Service Outage

There will be a Planned service Outage for the Lummi Island Ferry on March 21, 2018.

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Posted on: March 8, 2018

County Auditor Releases 2017 Annual Report

This report provides a glimpse of the highlights that occurred in all three divisions of the Auditor's Office; Elections, Licensing, and Recording.  The report provides a summary of events in 2017 as well as statistical information and fun facts....

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

2018 Candidate Filing Guide

The new updated filing guide for 2018 is available now!

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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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Posted on: February 23, 2018

Parks Department Announces Hertz Trail is Reopened to the Public

Efforts to clean up landslide debris on the Hertz Trail, in Lake Whatcom Park, have been substantially complete and the trail is again open to the public.

Visitors should expect the trail to be closed again for several hours next week for final cleanup wor...

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