The Lummi Island Ferry, the Whatcom Chief, is scheduled to return to service on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at approximately 7:00 p.m.
Due to increase in fuel moisture levels and recent rain, the Fire Marshal's Office will begin to allow recreational fires. The modified burning restrictions will be in effect beginning 8:00 am on September 20, 2017 for unincorporated Whatcom County.
Annual dry dock will begin for the Lummi Island Ferry, the Whatcom Chief, on Thursday, September 7th and end with return to its regular schedule on Monday, September 25th. All of the information is here on the details of dry dock and the passenger ferry.
Biotoxin levels have recently decreased throughout Whatcom County. As a result, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has lifted the biotoxin closure for the recreational harvest of molluscan shellfish for all beaches, and all beaches are open.
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!