Posted on: February 15, 2024

Truck Road Temporary Closure Planned for Summer 2024

In 2020, Whatcom County received Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance funding to repair a section of Truck Road that was damaged during the Superbowl 2020 flood. The November 2021 flooding exacerbated erosion at this site, and an e...

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Posted on: February 13, 2024

Lummi Island Ferry Dry Dock 2024: Tentative Dates Announced

The Whatcom Chief’s 2024 dry dock outage is tentatively scheduled for Thursday, April 18, through Friday, May 17. This year, the dry dock is scheduled longer to take care of various repairs to the ferry, including replacing engine #1 and steel work around...

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Posted on: February 12, 2024

Executive Sidhu Proclaims Invasive Species Awareness Week

Whatcom County Executive Sidhu proclaims Feb 26 - Mar 3 as Invasive Species Awareness Week and encourages all citizens to participate in activities and events to promote knowledge and understanding of the threats posed by invasive species.

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Posted on: January 29, 2024

Water Adjudication Assistance Survey

Under Washington State law, water belongs to all the people of the state. A person or group may be granted a right to use water according to set terms, which include the volume, purpose, and place. This is referred to as a water right, the records of whic...

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Posted on: December 22, 2023

Whatcom County Health Announces Vaccine Clinics for January-April 2024

These clinics are hosted or co-hosted by Whatcom County Health and Community Services. These clinics offer no-cost vaccines for those who qualify. If you are an adult 19 years and older, please check that you meet the eligibility requirements lis...

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Posted on: October 4, 2023

Newsletter on Flooding Preparations in Whatcom County

Flooding in Whatcom County: What to do before, during, and after a flood

The Flooding in Whatcom County newsletter was recently mailed to property owners with land in flood prone areas. This newsletter contains information on how to prepare, stay safe, and recover from floods. It is available in English and Spanish online at&a...

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