WHATCOM COUNTY, Wash. — Today’s recently accumulated snow and resulting transportation challenges are being cited as Whatcom County area agencies, organizations and business announce they are canceling or delaying opening today, Tuesday, December 20th.
Note: Public schools are already on winter vacation break.
- Bellingham Technical College – closed (scheduled closure for Dec. 19-26)
- Whatcom Community College – closed
- Western Washington University – closed
- Cornerstone Christian School – closed
- Ferndale School District – today’s athletic events canceled
- City of Blaine city hall offices – closed
- Sanitary Service Company (SSC) – crews will continue making curbside garbage and recycling pickups as scheduled but, according to their website, delays and service disruptions are possible. Click here for more information.
- Whatcom Transportation Authority (WTA) – Buses may be delayed or detoured where the roads are icy. Buses will not be stopping at stops marked with a snowflake graphic. Click here for more information. No Zone service or Flex rides.
- Route 72X will turn around at the Fire Station. No service to Oregon Trail, Peaceful Valley, The Resource Center or the Shamrock Loop.
- Route 512 Sudden Valley is using Lake Whatcom Boulevard in both directions. No service on Lake Louise Rd.
- Route 540 is unable to access Lahti and Spring Coulee. Servicing Britton and McLeod roads.
- Route 1 is bypassing South Hill.
- Route 27 is bypassing Church Street hill.
- Whatcom County Public Libraries – closed
- Bellingham Public Libraries – closed
- Arne Hanna Aquatic Center – closed
- Bellingham field office of the WA Department of Corrections – closed
- PeaceHealth Medical Group Same-Day Care Clinic – closed
- Lummi Island ferry, Whatcom Chief – running a modified schedule
- Whatcom County Health Dept. offices – closed while many staff are working remotely and available via email
- Wild Bird Chalet – closed
- People’s Bank – all Whatcom branches are closed
- Samuel’s Furniture – closed / no deliveries
- Silver Reef Casino Resort – closed
If your business, organization or agency has delayed or canceled opening or events today, Tuesday, December 20th, contact us so it can be added it to the list.