Marine biotoxin levels have recently increased again in Whatcom County waters, and as a result, recreational shellfish harvest has been closed to all species in Birch Bay.
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If you are transporting a trailer or driving a vehicle with a long overhang past the rear axles, we strongly suggest you travel aboard the Whatcom County ferry at a tide no lower than 4 feet.
Roberts Road will be closed beginning Monday, April 29, 2019, north of Goshen Road for the Roberts Road/Anderson Creek Bridge No. 249 Replacement Project. A signed detour route will be in place.
Information on any Office of Emergency Management incidents can be found here. The page is updated as needed.
There will be a special 3-day filing period August 14 - August 16 for offices up for election in which no candidate filed during official candidate filing week.
Marine biotoxin levels have increased again in some Whatcom County waters, and recreational shellfish harvest has been closed in Birch Bay, Portage Bay, and other areas. Check the Washington State Shellfish Safety map for the latest closure information.
Unsafe levels of paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) biotoxin have been detected in molluscan shellfish on beaches in Whatcom County. Most Whatcom County beaches are closed to recreational shellfish harvesting.
Check your immunization status to make sure your family is up-to-date on your measles (MMR) vaccinations.
Whatcom County wants input and assistance to develop a countywide, rights-of-way ADA Transition Plan. The Transition Plan will ensure that curb ramps, sidewalks, pedestrian crossings, pedestrian push buttons are to current standards and accessible to all.
A zipper merge is the way to go!
West Badger Road will be closed approximately 1-mile west of Guide Meridian (SR 539) beginning Monday, June 24 for the W. Badger Rd/Bertrand Creek Bridge No. 50 Replacement Project.
To maximize service, we will be limiting propane and fuel deliveries during the months of July and August. During these months, we will welcome propane and fuel trucks on Thursdays only. This change is in effect July 8, 2019 thru Sept 2, 2019.
Whatcom County Public Works proposed to repair Birch Bay Drive storm damage, Truck Road flood damage, and several railroad and bridge approaches starting late June 2019.
Roberts Road will be closed beginning Monday, April 29, 2019, north of Goshen Road for the Roberts Road/Anderson Creek Bridge No. 249 Replacement Project. A signed detour route will be in in place
The next three Lummi Island punch card sales dates are:July 3, 2019August 7, 2019September 4, 2019Punch card sales will be 12 pm to 3:15 pm at the Lummi Island ferry office.