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Posted on: September 28, 2022

Free Septic Evaluation Training

The Whatcom County Health Department is offering free training that allows homeowners to perform a required septic evaluation and become eligible for septic system rebates.

 At this free, two-hour workshop, homeowners will:

  • Learn how to maintain yo...
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General County News
Posted on: September 28, 2022

Mayor Fleetwood and Executive Sidhu Proclaim Down Syndrome Awareness Day

Mayor Fleetwood and Executive Sidhu jointly proclaim Down Syndrome Awareness Day Saturday, October 2 to promote awareness of Down syndrome and celebrate the wonderful accomplisments of individuals and their families.

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

Variant-specific COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Available in Whatcom County

Anyone 12 and older can now get the new Moderna and Pfizer booster shot that helps to protect against the COVID-19 Omicron variants. These new booster shots are coming to local pharmacies soon and will be offered at our pop-up clinic this Friday, Sept. 9,...

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General County News
Posted on: September 2, 2022

Seasonal Closure Notice for Lake Samish, Whatcom and Padden Watersheds

PARCELS WITHIN THE LAKE WHATCOM, LAKE SAMISH, AND LAKE PADDEN WATERSHEDS

Please note that due to the seasonal watershed closure from October 1st through May 31st, WCC 20.51.410(3) and WCC 20.80.735(2) prohibit Whatcom County from issuing permits w...

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General County News
Posted on: August 19, 2022

Changes Coming to Whatcom County's COVID-19 Data Dashboard

We will soon make changes to the COVID-19 data dashboard on our website. A lot has changed since the pandemic started more than two years ago, and some aspects of the dashboard are not useful anymore. Other information is now easily avai...

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General County News
Posted on: August 18, 2022

Flood Response Update

Nooksack River flood Lynden

Are you curious about what’s been happening in response to the November 2021 floods and what’s being done to prepare for future floods? We have been working with numerous partners to repair flood damage and take action to prepare for future floods. Visit ...

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General County News
Posted on: August 18, 2022

Rothenbuhler Rd Work Scheduled for August 22 - September 30

Whatcom County has scheduled Rothenbuhler Rd for a fish barrier removal project starting Monday, August 22nd and continuing through September 30th. Expect delays during the project and a gravel detour route.

Safety is our highest priority. Drivers should r...

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Public Works - Road Closures and Restrictions
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Deer Trail at Cherry Lane - Alternating Single-Lane Closures

Road reconstruction work to repair the landslide-damaged section of Deer Trail is scheduled to begin the week of August 15 and wrap up in early October 2022  During this phase, drivers can expect long delays with alternating single-lane closures ...

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Public Works - Road Closures and Restrictions
Posted on: April 8, 2022

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. The d...

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Health - Public Health News
Posted on: March 11, 2022

Marine Drive work continues with single lane closure delays next week

Starting March 14, drivers should expect delays and single lane closures on Marine Drive between McAlpine and Alderwood for stormwater infrastructure installation.

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Public Works - Marine Drive Reconstruction Project
Posted on: March 4, 2022

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.

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Posted on: December 17, 2021

Beach Ave - Open to single lane traffic

Beach Ave on Lummi Island has reopened to single lane traffic at Cedar Ave.   

Public Works - Road Closures and Restrictions
Posted on: December 17, 2021

Marshall Hill Road - Closed

Marshall Hill Road is closed East of Cronk Rd due to a roadway collapse. 

Public Works - Road Closures and Restrictions
Posted on: December 17, 2021

Sunset Ave - Closed

Sunset Ave is closed between Graveline Rd and Pacific Hwy due to a roadway collapse. 

Public Works - Road Closures and Restrictions
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Central Road East of Lunde Rd - Motorcycles use caution

There is a steel plate over the roadway on Central Road, East of Lunde Road. Motorcycles should use caution. 

Public Works - Road Closures and Restrictions
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Clipper Road, South of Strand Road - Motorcycles use Caution

There is a steel plate over the roadway at 3167 Clipper Road, South of Strand Road. Motorcycles should use caution. 

Public Works - Road Closures and Restrictions