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  1. Check Shellfish Safety Before You Dig! Some Whatcom Beaches Closed

    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. View the map
  2. Prepare Now for Unhealthy, Smoky Air

    Wildfire season is likely on its way, but you can take steps now to prepare for smoky days with unhealthy air quality. Learn more ...
  3. 2019 Point In Time Count Shows Largest Decrease in Homelessness Since 2012

    Recently published results of the 2019 Point-In-Time (PIT) Count, an annual snapshot of homelessness in our community, show the largest decrease in homelessness since 2012, with 14% fewer individuals living homeless than in 2018. Read on...
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