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  1. Biotoxin Levels Drop, All County Beaches Open for Shellfish Harvesting

    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. Additional Info...
  2. Whatcom County Public Works Notification - Crack Seal Road List for the week of August 21, 2017.

    Notification of roads to be crack sealed from August 21 through August 24, 2017. Read on...
  3. Whatcom County Accepting 2018 Lodging Tax Grant Applications

    Whatcom County announces it is accepting annual tourism grant applications from non-profit and public tourism organizations for projects that increase overnight stays in the county. Applications will be accepted until 4 p.m. on Thursday, August 31. Additional Info...
  4. 2017 Annual Lummi Island Ferry Dry Dock Information

    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. Additional Info...
  5. Stage 2 Burn Ban in Effect 8 a.m., August 2, 2017

    Due to increasingly dry weather conditions, and anticipated increase of Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) fire danger to HIGH, the Deputy Fire Marshal, Mark Sniffen has ordered restrictions on all open burning in unincorporated areas. Read on...
  6. Be careful of scam phone calls received from jury service automated phone line!

    We're receiving reports of citizens receiving phone calls from our automated jury line phone number. This number does not place outbound phone calls. Any calls received from 360-778-5435 are a scam. Read on...
  7. Marriage License Fee Increase

    The cost of a marriage license will increase to $60 effective July 23, 2017. Read on...
  8. Recording Fee Increases $1 effective July 23, 2017

    Effective July 23, document recording fees will increase $1.00. The State Legislature passed House Bill 1594 increasing the surcharge collected by county auditors. Read on...
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