The Department of Ecology and Whatcom County (co-lead agencies) have determined that the proposed Green Apple Renewable Fuels facility may have likely adverse impacts on the environment and are launching scoping for an environmental impact statement (EIS)...
Whatcom County Council has eight (8) vacancies on the Stakeholder Advisory Committee for the Public Health, Safety, and Justice Facility Needs Assessment. Submit applications by 10:00 a.m. on February 4, 2020.
Most Whatcom County Government offices and facilities will be closed on Monday January 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
County Executive Satpal Singh Sidhu will present remarks to County Council at their regular 7 p.m. meeting on January 14, 2020. The full transcript of his message is available.
The Citizen’s Academy is a 12 week program designed to provide Whatcom County residents firsthand information about how your sheriff’s office operates. You will find out what it’s like to be a deputy and learn about the dange...
Due to the inclement weather, the inspection and maintenance outage that was scheduled for Wednesday, January 15, 2020 has been rescheduled for Wednesday, January 29, 2020.
Severe weather shelters will open beginning Sunday, January 12.
Family Shelter: Garden St. United Methodist Church will be offering space for families with children to stay the night. To check in before 4:00 pm on a weekday, visit the Opportunity Council a...
The next three Lummi Island punch card sales dates are:
January 8, 2020February 5, 2020March 4, 2020
Punch card sales will be 12 pm to 3:15 pm at the Lummi Island ferry office.
Information on any Office of Emergency Management incidents can be found here. The page is updated as needed.
Since its inception in 2011, the Whatcom County Health Department’s (WCHD) Veterans Program has continued to adapt and expand to meet the needs of veterans in Whatcom County, most recently with the addition of two accredited Veterans Service Off...
The following severe weather shelters are open for the night of Friday, January 17:
Fountain Community Church Shelter: Serving adult men.
Our offices will be closed on Monday, January 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Most Whatcom County beaches are open to recreational shellfish harvest, but Bellingham Bay, Chuckanut Bay, and Larrabee State Park are stilled closed to butter/varnish clams only. Get more information at www.doh.wa.gov/shellfishsafety.
Whatcom County has developed a pilot project to allow single-family homeowners to complete their own mitigation plans. This Do it Yourself (DIY) Single Family Residential mitigation packet is for projects impacting 1,000 square feet or less of critical ar...
***PROJECT UPDATE*** For more information, please visit the website at https://www.whatcomcounty.us/522/Birch-Bay-Drive-Pedestrian-Facility-Proj or contact Cody Swan, Project Engineer at 360-778-6265.
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During recently completed biennial inspection of this bridge deterioration in the timber girders was discovered. As a result, this bridge will be restricted to 5 tons until temporary repairs can be completed. Effective immediately.
Whatcom County and the City of Bellingham are coordinating with local organizations to ensure shelter services for people experiencing homelessness are available this winter. Several new resources will be available in addition to year-round shelters.