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Andrew Goodwin
· February 5, 2018
I just found out that your prosecuting attorney believes that he has the right to serve warrants to Facebook to obtain information on anyone who was invited to an event in absolute violation of the co...nstitutional right to freedom of association. I am politically concerned, but my political activism is limited to voting and the occasional note such as this one objecting to clear violations of the constitution. Nor do I find assurances that a "privilege team" will review the list comforting. I trust governmental bodies about as far as I can throw them, regardless of what fancy-sounding monikers they are given. Your prosecuting attorney should do his job and target actual criminals, and not try to create McCarthey-esque lists of anyone who is or every has been associated with political action that he doesn't like. See More
Matthew Parsons
· May 2, 2015
From the Superior Court, the Municipal court, to the Bellingham Police Dept,
This County is a failure.
My abducted child lives in Bellingham and I can find no advocacy....
The family that has abducted him has a standing threat on my life, has filed false documents against my son and I in three states, and has now recruited Officer April Michelson to perpetuate the abuse of my son by violating my civil rights and illegally harassing me.
I have been allowed no avenue of grievance and a saddened that an Officer of the law can be complicit in the abuse of my child and use the badge to perpetuate the violent agenda of those who have harmed us.
Shame on you, Whatcom County.
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Douglas Raymond Gustafson
· March 31, 2017
It could be a lot better...But it could be a lot worse.
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Cool video of Whatcom Chief going through the locks on the way to drydock. Thanks to David Rowe for providing the video!
Cool video of Whatcom Chief going through the locks on the way to drydock. Thanks to David Rowe for providing the video!
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The County will host a public meeting on March 6, 2018 at 5:30pm to unveil plans and seek public input on the upcoming expansion of the County’s Crisis Triage Center. With $9.5 million in state funding, this project will more than double the capacity of the facility’s behavioral health services ...
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Whatcom County and city elected officials were invited by the Lummi Indian Business Council to an open house last night. Whatcom County government officials were pleased to be invited and enjoyed the time together.

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Keeping Shellfish Beds Open Requires On-going Effort—
We have been celebrating the reopening of 129 acres of shellfish beds for harvest in central Birch Bay due... to improved water quality in Terrell Creek. Keeping fecal coliform bacteria and other pollutants out of our waterways requires everybody in the community helping however they can—by picking up pet waste, inspecting and maintaining septic systems, managing pastures and manure, using marine pump out stations, or keeping food away from wildlife. Continued community participation in these and other pollution prevention actions is needed to ensure clean water to keep local waterways safe and shellfish beds open.
Learn more about what you can do and check up to date water quality morning data in your area by visiting the Whatcom County Public Works Water Quality Program website (http://whatcomcounty.us/1072/Water-Quality) or explore the Washington State Department of Agriculture’s
“A Story of Water Quality in Northwest Washington”
(http://bit.ly/2GArZjx)

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Taking Care of Septic Systems – Landowners in the Terrell Creek and Birch Bay watershed are joining others throughout Whatcom County to regularly inspect and ma...intain their septic systems (also called on-site-sewage systems or OSS). Regular inspection and maintenance identifies problems early before they become expensive fixes and ensures that harmful bacteria and viruses don’t enter waterways from failing systems. Watch this short video from Whatcom County Public Works (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aRF9XNYpcP4) and visit the Whatcom County Health Department’s website (http://wa-whatcomcounty.civicplus.com/…/Operation-and-Maint…) to learn more.
We are celebrating improved water quality in Terrell Creek and the reopening of shellfish beds at the mouth of the creek in Birch Bay.
For more information read the press release (https://wa-whatcomcounty.civicplus.com/DocumentCent…/…/32365).

Thank you, landowners, for inspecting and maintaining your septic system to keep our waterways clean.

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Hertz Trail Closure
A minor landslide occurred at Lake Whatcom Park over the past weekend and is affecting use of the Hertz Trail. The Hertz Trail is closed to all users near the 0.5 mile trail marker. Crews are assessing the damage and will begin cleaning up the debris in coming days. For your safety, do not attempt to cross the slide debris.
For more information on this closure, contact the Whatcom County Parks & Recreation office, 360.778.5850.

A good refresher on traffic rules....

Unlike a solid yellow light, which warns that a red light is coming, the flashing yellow reminds drivers to be careful going through an intersection.
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Such good work for our community -- an outstanding example of community support.

The Whatcom Dream, an amazing organization, was the recipient of The Chrysalis Inn & Spa’s January spa donation in the amount of $2,100.
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Congratulations Liam! Well done!

Liam Wilson, 17, was named the 2018 Youth of the Year for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County due to his leadership, communication and teamwork skills.
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Want to see more hiking between Bellingham and Mount Baker in the coming years? Attend one of these upcoming meetings and share your thoughts.
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The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) in seeking feedback from Whatcom County residents regarding “select areas spanning across 86,000 acres of state-managed land between Mount Baker and Bellingham.”
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Whatcom County Government updated their cover photo.
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Pursuant to the Presidential Proclamation issued today (below), Governor Inslee hereby directs that Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff immediately, in honor of the victims of the attack in Parkland, Florida. Flags should remain at half-staff until close of business or sunset on February 19, 2018.

Whatcom County government facilties and buildings will follow this direction and we encourage other government entities..., citizens and businesses to join this recognition.
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THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 15, 2018
HONORING THE VICTIMS OF THE TRAGEDY IN PARKLAND, FLORIDA
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BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
A PROCLAMATION
Our Nation grieves with those who have lost loved ones in the shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. As a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the terrible act of violence perpetrated on February 14, 2018, by the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby order that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff at the White House and upon all public buildings and grounds, at all military posts and naval stations, and on all naval vessels of the Federal Government in the District of Columbia and throughout the United States and its Territories and possessions until sunset, February 19, 2018. I also direct that the flag shall be flown at half-staff for the same length of time at all United States embassies, legations, consular offices, and other facilities abroad, including all military facilities and naval vessels and stations.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this fifteenth day of February, in the year of our Lord two thousand eighteen, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and forty-second.
DONALD J. TRUMP
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The White House · 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW · Washington DC 20500 · 202-456-1111

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An emergency bank stabilization project will begin on Friday, February 16th to protect a portion of Truck Road currently  at risk from erosion by the North Fork Nooksack River.https://wa-whatcomcounty.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/32833
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