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 August 5 Primary Ballots are in the mail!
 If you don't receive your ballot by July 25, please let the Election Division of the Auditor's office know. Don't forget to vote! See the link above for more 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.
 Fire Marshal Announces Burn Ban Commencing Tuesday, July 15
 Whatcom County Fire Marshal is commencing a burn ban in unincorporated Whatcom County starting 8 a.m. on Tuesday, July 15. See the link above for details.
 Whatcom County Health Department Garners National Award
 Whatcom County Health Department was chosen by the National Association of County and City Health Officials in a nationwide competition as 2014 " Local Health Jurisdiction of the Year" for their innovative work to house homeless veterans. See the link above for all the details.
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