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Posted on: February 14, 2020

February 11th Special Election Results

You can view the up to date results for the February Special Election at https://results.votewa.gov/ResultsSW.aspx?type=CTYALL&cty=37&map=CTY

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Posted on: December 12, 2019

New Pilot Project -- Do It Yourself Mitigation Plan

Whatcom County has developed a pilot project to allow single-family homeowners to complete their own mitigation plans. This Do it Yourself (DIY) Single Family Residential mitigation packet is for projects impacting 1,000 square feet or less of critical ar...

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

Effective February 7, 2020 Point Whitehorn Marine Reserve Portion of Trail Closed to Public Access

Due to a storm-related bluff erosion at Point Whitehorn Marine Reserve, the stairway accessing the beach is closed to all users near the 0.7-mile trail marker.  While access to the beach is closed, visitors may still use the trail to the viewpoin...

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

Birch Bay Drive Project Update 2/7/2020

The project purpose is to restore the natural shoreline, protect the roadway from storm damage, and support pedestrian safety with a separated berm that runs from the mouth of Terrell Creek (Lora Lane) to Cedar Avenue approximately 1.58 miles in length al...

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

Draft Lake Whatcom Management Program Work Plan Available for Comment

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Lake Whatcom Management Program partners Whatcom County, the City of Bellingham, and the Lake Whatcom Water and Sewer District work together to develop a coordinated five year work plan to meet program goals for the protection of Lake Whatcom and its wate...

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Posted on: February 4, 2020

Information on Reporting Damages to Home or Business Due to Recent Flooding

The Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office Division of Emergency Management has set up a phone number for individuals and business to report impacts: 360 788 5311.  County public works is assessing roads countywide and road closures are being ...

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Posted on: January 24, 2020

Novel Coronavirus Information

There are currently no cases of 2019 novel coronavirus in Whatcom County. We've got resources to help you learn more about it and how we're responding locally.

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Posted on: January 2, 2019

Whatcom County Emergency Management Incident Information

Information on Office of Emergency Management incidents can be found here as well as how to subscribe and receive the updates.

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

Sheriff's Office Citizens' Academy Dates Announced

The Citizen’s Academy is a 12 week program designed to provide Whatcom County residents firsthand information about how your sheriff’s office operates. You will find out what it’s like to be a deputy and learn about the dange...

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Posted on: December 17, 2019

1st Quarter 2020 Punch Card Sale Dates at Lummi Island Ferry Office

The next three Lummi Island punch card sales dates are:

January 8, 2020
February 5, 2020
March 4, 2020

Punch card sales will be 12 pm to 3:15 pm at the Lummi Island ferry office.

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

WCHD Veterans Program Grows to Meet Local Veterans’ Needs

Since its inception in 2011, the Whatcom County Health Department’s (WCHD) Veterans Program has continued to adapt and expand to meet the needs of veterans in Whatcom County, most recently with the addition of two accredited Veterans Service Off...

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 Emergency Management Daily Briefing for Whatcom County

Good morning.  You have reached the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office Division of Emergency Management Daily Briefing Line.  Today is Tuesday, February 18th and the time is 9:00 am.  

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Posted on: February 14, 2020

Friday, February 14, 2020 Emergency Management Daily Briefing for Whatcom County

Good morning.  You have reached the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office Division of Emergency Management Daily Briefing Line.  Today is Friday, February 14th and the time is 9:15 am.  

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