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  1. Parks Department Announces Hertz Trail is Reopened to the Public

    Efforts to clean up landslide debris on the Hertz Trail, in Lake Whatcom Park, have been substantially complete and the trail is again open to the public. Visitors should expect the trail to be closed again for several hours next week for final cleanup. Read on...
  2. Whatcom County will Host Public Meeting on Expanded Crisis Triage Center Mar 6

    The County will host a public meeting on March 6, 2018 at 5:30 pm to unveil plans and seek public input on the upcoming expansion of the County’s Crisis Triage Center. The meeting will be held at the WTA admin office, 4011 Bakerview Spur, Bellingham. Additional Info...
  3. Parks Department Announces Closure of Hertz Trail effective immediately

    A minor landslide occurred at Lake Whatcom Park over the past weekend and is affecting use of the Hertz Trail. The Hertz Trail is closed to all users near the 0.5 mile trail marker. For your safety, do not attempt to cross the slide debris. Read on...
  4. Whatcom County Ethics Commission Annual Meeting

    The Whatcom County Ethics Commission will hold its annual administrative meeting on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. in the County Courthouse. Read on...
  5. Truck Road Emergency Closure Commences Friday, Feb. 16

    An emergency bank stabilization project will begin on Friday, February 16th to protect a portion of Truck Road currently at risk from erosion by the North Fork Nooksack River. The work will take approximately 3 weeks to complete. Read on...
  6. Whatcom County Food Inspection Results Now Available Online

    A search feature added this week to the Whatcom County Health Department’s website allows users to view summaries of food inspections for the most recent five years. Read more:
  7. Across Whatcom County Flu is Taking a Toll on People and Medical Facilities

    Local health care facilities, including PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center, are experiencing full waiting rooms and a high demand for treatment for flu and other circulating illnesses. Read on...
  8. Whatcom County Health Board Approves New Secure Medicine Return Program

    The Whatcom County Council, in their role as the Health Board, voted unanimously on December 5, 2017 to adopt regulation that creates and funds a secure medicine return program for Whatcom County. Additional Info...
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