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Posted on: December 6, 2018

New Whatcom County Boards and Commission Vacancies

The County Council and County Executive are now accepting applications for county board and commission vacancies. All appointees must live in and be registered to vote in Whatcom County and, if applicable, meet the residency, employment, and/or affiliatio...

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

New Legislative Information Center Coming Soon

Whatcom County is transitioning to a new agenda management system. The way you find agendas and other meeting information on the County's website will be changing in the new year. Click the link below to learn more.

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Posted on: July 23, 2018

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.

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

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.

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Posted on: March 8, 2018

County Auditor Releases 2017 Annual Report

This report provides a glimpse of the highlights that occurred in all three divisions of the Auditor's Office; Elections, Licensing, and Recording.  The report provides a summary of events in 2017 as well as statistical information and fun facts....

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Posted on: October 9, 2018

Nurse-Family Partnership Program Celebrates Six Successful Years

Six years, 151 babies, 201 families. Since 2012, our Nurse Family Partnership has been investing in the health of the next generation by helping guide first-time parents through the changes of pregnancy, birth, and early stages of childhood.

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Posted on: July 23, 2018

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.

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Posted on: March 6, 2018

Free Needle Clean-Up Kits Available

Businesses and community groups who wish to clean up and safely dispose of needles found on private or public property can now do so with free needle clean-up kits provided by the Whatcom County Health Department.

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

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.

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Posted on: December 20, 2017

Whatcom Has Hope: Campaign Sheds Light on Opioid Crisis and What You Can Do

The Whatcom County Opioid Response Task Force is launching a new community education campaign, Whatcom Has Hope, designed to provide information about opioid addiction and prevention.

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

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.

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

Construction Notice – Silver Lake Park

Silver Lake Park Construction Map

Starting January 2019 Whatcom County Parks & Recreation will begin reconstruction of the Maple Creek Campground at Silver Lake Park. The campground improvement project will include reconstruction and widening of campground roads and shoulders, install...

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

Whatcom County Sheriff's Office Division of Emergency Management Hotline

Daily briefing on Emergency Management Events, Incidents and Activities. This also includes weather updates for Whatcom County.

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Posted on: August 23, 2018

Passport Acceptance Hours Reduced to 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

The Whatcom County Treasurer’s Office will be reducing passport acceptance hours to 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday, until further notice. Hours for all other services will remain 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday.

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Posted on: December 7, 2018

New Whatcom County Boards and Commission Vacancies

Whatcom County is looking for fill vacancies on various Boards and Commissions.

Current Vacancies Whatcom County Boards and Commissions

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

New Legislative Information Center Coming Soon

Whatcom County is transitioning to a new agenda management system. The way you find agendas and other meeting information on the County's website will be changing in the new year. Click the link below to learn more.

New Legislative Information Center Whatcom County Council
Posted on: April 19, 2018

Exempt Well Water Information

  • Engrossed Senate Substitute Bill (ESSB) 6091 
  • Information related to legislation in response to the Supreme Court decision of Hirst et al v. Whatcom County
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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Incarceration Prevention & Reduction Task Force

The Whatcom County Council has convened the Incarceration Prevention & Reduction Task Force to work on incarceration and jail issues in Whatcom County.

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