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  1. County Accepting Lodging Tax Tourism Grant Applications

    Whatcom County is accepting applications for tourism promotion grants to promote eligible tourism and cultural activities during 2023. Grants are awarded through a competitive process. The deadline is August 25 at 4:30 p.m. Additional Info...
  2. Stage 1 Burn Ban Effective 8:00 am Saturday, July 16

    Due to warm weather conditions ahead and decreasing fuel moisture levels, the Whatcom County Fire Marshal's Office will be enacting Stage 1 Burn restrictions on open burning in unincorporated Whatcom County starting at 8:00am on Saturday July 16, 2022. Read on...
  3. Recreational Shellfish Harvest Closure Expanded To All Whatcom County Beaches

    BELLINGHAM, WA — Unsafe levels of Paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) biotoxin are now detected in molluscan shellfish in all Whatcom County waters. Learn More
  4. Whatcom County Health Department Launches New Response Division

    On Friday, April 1st, the Whatcom County Health Department officially launched its Response Systems Division, a new division focused on serving people in mental or behavioral health crises and building infrastructure to provide coordinated services. Learn more
  5. Joint Proclamation for the People of Ukraine

    Executive Sidhu and Mayor Fleetwood have jointly proclaimed solidarity to the people of Ukraine on behalf of Whatcom County and the City of Bellingham. Additional Info...
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  1. Flood Response Information

    Here is where the information is posted for road conditions, community resources and all updates on the flood response. Read On...
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