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  1. Notice of Drainage Improvement District No. 6 Annual Meeting, Sept 6

    The Whatcom County Drainage Improvement District No. 6 will hold its annual special district meeting on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 10 am at the River & Flood Division Office 322 N. Commercial St, Suite 120, Bellingham. Public involvement is welcome. Additional Info...
  2. Notice of Seasonal Closure for Permits for County Watersheds starting Oct 1

    The seasonal closure in Lake Whatcom, Samish & Padden watersheds begins October 1, 2016. It is prohibited to issue permits within two weeks of the seasonal closure per WCC 20.51.410 (3) & 20.80.735(2) therefore no permits will be issued after Sept. 16th. Additional Info...
  3. Stage 2 Burn Ban Effective Noon August 18th, 2016

    Fire Marshal Stage 2 Burn Ban Effective Noon, Thursday, August 18th, 2016, a Stage 2 Burn Ban is in effect for unincorporated Whatcom County. Read on...
  4. Biotoxin Levels Drop--No Biotoxin-related Beach Closures in Whatcom County

    BELLINGHAM—Biotoxin levels have recently decreased in south Whatcom County. As a result, the Washington DOH has lifted the biotoxin closure for the recreational harvest of molluscan shellfish for Sandy Point south to the Skagit County line. Additional Info...
  5. Whatcom County Veteran's Website Launched

    BELLINGHAM—A new “Whatcom County Veteran Community” website launched this week. The goal of the website is to provide a one-stop online resource where veterans can connect through community events and learn about veteran-specific resources. Additional Info...
  6. 2016 Lummi Island Ferry Dry Dock

    Dry dock will begin on Thursday, September 8, 2016. The Whatcom Chief is due to return to its regular schedule on Thursday, September 29, 2016. Additional Info...
  7. Scam Alert!

    Callers posing as government officials are telling citizens that they owe back taxes, missed jury duty, or have a relative in jail. Read on...
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