Mon, May 21, 2012 


Multi-car pile up on I-5 results in no serious injuries

Construction delays on northbound I-5 just south of Birch Bay-Lynden Road contributed to a three-car accident on Thursday that resulted in no serious injuries.

Fri, May 18, 2012 


NEXUS lane at truck route open extended hours

Starting today, May 18, the NEXUS-only lane at the Pacific Highway border crossing will be open extended hours.

Wed, May 16, 2012 


Tonight’s BBWARM meeting will discuss 2011 financial, progress reports

Whatcom County stormwater staff will present two summary reports of the Birch Bay Watershed and Aquatic Resource Management (BBWARM) district’s finances and accomplishments for 2011 at tonight’s district advisory committee meeting.

Mon, May 14, 2012 


Filing for public office elections begins May 14

The Whatcom County Auditor’s Office wants to remind county residents that filing for public office starts today, May 14, and ends May 18.

Fri, May 11, 2012 


State DOE gives support to funding for Birch Bay shoreline enhancements

The State Department of Ecology (DOE) has given its blessing to shoreline improvements for Birch Bay, making Whatcom County eligible for $7 million in state funding for the project.

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