Tue, Aug 16, 2011 


Primary election night approaches

County residents have less than one day, really about 10 hours, to get their primary election ballots in before tonight's deadline.

Mon, Aug 15, 2011 


Whatcom County releases list of board and committee vacancies

Whatcom County Council staff have released a list of all the vacant positions on the county's various boards and committees.

Fri, Aug 12, 2011 


County proposes rezone for properties in east Birch Bay

Whatcom County Planning and Development Services (PDS) just sent out an email saying it's seeking public comment on a proposed rezone for a portion of land in Birch Bay that used to be in the Birch Bay urban growth area (UGA).

Tests on one city of Blaine well come back with violations

Recent tests of water quality at one of the city of Blaine’s wells revealed higher than allowed levels of coliform bacteria.

Thu, Aug 11, 2011 


Golay sentenced to three years in prison

Former Birch Bay Water and Sewer District treasurer Glenn Golay has been sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to nine counts of first-degree theft stemming from his embezzlement of $469,000 from the district.

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