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  1. Lummi Island Ferry Return to Service Sept 28 Details

    The Lummi Island Ferry, Whatcom Chief, is scheduled to return to service on Friday, Sept 28, 2018 at approximately 6:00 p.m. This scheduled return to service date is contingent upon successful completion of the remaining shipyard repairs and sea trials. Additional Info...
  2. Lummi Island Ferry Punch Card Ticket Sale Dates Announced

    The next three Island office punch card sale dates are October 3, November 7 and December 5. Read on...
  3. Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning Biotoxin at Unsafe Levels in Bellingham Bay

    PSP biotoxin rose to the highest levels of the year in samples collected from Bellingham Bay this week. Biotoxin levels are high enough that severe illness or even life-threatening symptoms are likely if mussels are consumed. Additional Info...
  4. Burn restrictions reduced effective 8:00 a.m. September 14

    Due to the increase in fuel moisture levels and recent rain, the Fire Marshal’s Office will lift the burn ban for outdoor burning. The burn ban will be lifted at 8:00 AM on Friday, September 14th, 2018 for the unincorporated areas of Whatcom County. Read on...
  5. Election Observer Training October 23

    Interested citizens are welcome to attend this informative election observer training on October 23. Read on...
  6. North Pass Road closure notification for Sept 17-28

    The Whatcom County Public Works Department will close North Pass Road between Telegraph Road and Minaker Road from 9/17 through 9/28 for a culvert repair project. Read The Full Notice
  7. Bypass Bats to Reduce Rabies Risk

    A bat recently submitted from Whatcom County to the state public health lab due to human exposure has tested positive for rabies, and the Whatcom County Health Department (WCHD) is reminding people to take precautions to protect against rabies. Read on...
  8. Whatcom County Health Department Releases Community Health Assessment

    From disease rates to graduation rates, the 2018 Whatcom County Community Health Assessment, released today by the Whatcom County Health Department, provides a comprehensive look at the state of the county’s health. Learn more:
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