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 Birch Bay-Lynden Road/Portal Way Traffic Signal
 The Birch Bay - Lynden Road/Portal Way Traffic Signal will be activated Wednesday, July 30th. Please see the link above for more information.
 Stimpson Family Nature Reserve Trailhead Temporary Closure Announced
 Parks and Recreation is closing the trailhead and parking area from July 24 - Aug 5. See details at the link above.
 Lummi Island Ferry Planned Service Outage August 13, 2014
 The Lummi Island Ferry (Whatcom Chief) will be out of service August 13, 2014 between 10:30 - 3:00 PM. Please see the link above for further details.
 Health Department Announces New Program for SNAP recipients
 Health Department Announces New Program for SNAP recipients The new "Fresh Bucks" program at the Bellingham Farmers' Market will double the buying power for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients. See the link above for details.
 Whatcom Chief (Lummi Island Ferry) Annual Dry Dock Schedule Commences September 3
 The Lummi Island Ferry's annual dry dock will begin on Wednesday, September 3, 2014, with scheduled return to service on Thursday, September 18, 2014. As always, this date is tentative, and dependent on the scale of repairs and work required. See link above for details.
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