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Posted on: May 23, 2019

Memorial Day Office Closure, Monday, May 27

Please note that all county government offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Monday May 27.

Posted on: May 13, 2019

Recording fees to increase by $4.50 beginning July 1, 2019

Document recording fees will increase by $4.50 beginning July 1, 2019.  The $4.50 fee will be added to all documents that are not exempt under state law. 

The Washington State Legislature recently passed Engrossed Substitute House Bill (E...

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Posted on: May 19, 2019

Notice of Vehicle/Vessel Licensing Subagency Opening

The Whatcom County Auditor is accepting applications to open a new vehicle/vessel subagency in the central/south Bellingham area of Whatcom County.  The new agency will replace Bellingham Auto Licensing on Lakeway Drive in Bellingham that is expe...

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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: April 25, 2019

Roberts Road Closure Commencing April 29

Roberts Road will be closed beginning Monday, April 29, 2019, north of Goshen Road for the Roberts Road/Anderson Creek Bridge No. 249 Replacement Project. A signed detour route will be in place.

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

Latest Youth Health Survey Data Released - 3/19/19

Results of the 2018 Healthy Youth Survey (HYS) were released yesterday. Washington State students in grades 6, 8, 10, and 12 take the HYS every two years, voluntarily answering a wide variety of questions about health behaviors and other factors that affe...

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Measles - Prevention and FAQs

With dozens of cases of measles confirmed in Washington State, we are reminding individuals about the importance of making sure you are up to date on the MMR vaccine (measles, mumps, rubella vaccine). 

Most people have immunity to measles because ...

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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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