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Mount Baker seen from Ferndale (April 19, 2021). Photo: Whatcom News

Glacier Washington news feed

Mount Baker seen from Ferndale (April 19, 2021). Photo: Whatcom News

Below are the latest Whatcom News stories that affect people who live and/or work in and around Glacier Washington.

Scene of an outside fire in the 3100 block of Mt Baker Highway (April 18, 2021). Photo: Whatcom News

Fire Marshal’s Office: County burn ban lifted Wednesday

“Please use extreme caution! Vegetation is still recovering from the long stretch of dry weather and is susceptible to fire spread.”

Plot of vertically integrated water vapor analysis forecast for September 25, 2023, as of September 19th based on ECMWF forecast model. Source: Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes

Seasonal weather change arrives with potential for heavy rain in the forecast

A strong weather system is forecast to bring several days of moderate to heavy rain to the Whatcom County lowlands.

Southbound traffic backup on Valley Highway north of a residential fire in Acme (October 20,2022). Photo: Whatcom News

E Pole Road reopened after month-long closure

Motorists were directed around the closure via a signed 19-mile detour.

Full bins during a the Whatcom County Health Department and Public Works Department free tire recycling event (October 18, 2021). Photo courtesy Whatcom County Health Department

Drop off old tires to be recycled during 2 Whatcom County events

Residents can drop off up to 20 standard car or light truck tires.


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