Archives Feb. 26, 2013

Noise Ordinance

Posted on : Feb. 26, 2013 Updated on : Feb. 26, 2013 in: Deputy .

The weather is heating up and the daylight hours are longer. With warm weather and sun comes gatherings, parties, and increased noise. The Whatcom County Council adopted a noise ordinance to provide guidelines for loud or unusual noise. The ordinance is broken down into two sections in Chapter 9.40: http://www.codepublishing.com/wa/whatcomcounty/

9.40.010 Keeping of a disorderly house prohibited.

It shall be unlawful for any person who owns, leases, operates or is otherwise in control of any premises to wilfully make or continue, or cause to be made or continued, any loud or unusual ...

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National Crime Prevention Council

Posted on : Feb. 26, 2013 Updated on : Feb. 26, 2013 in: Community .

Current fraud alerts and information can be found here.

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Mt. Baker Foothills Chamber of Commerce

Posted on : Feb. 26, 2013 Updated on : Feb. 26, 2013 in: Community .

The Mt. Baker Foothills Chamber of Commerce was formed to establish relationships and community building in the east Whatcom County area of Washington State. Membership is offered to businesses as well as residents interested in the development of vitality in our community. ** Please go to the website link and view the events page for upcoming events **

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Mount Baker School District

Posted on : Feb. 26, 2013 Updated on : Feb. 26, 2013 in: Community .

Schools included: Mount Baker High, Mount Baker Junior High, Acme Elementary, Harmony Elementary and Kendall Elementary Schools. Click here to view their site.

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Grizzly Bear Outreach Project (GBOP)

Posted on : Feb. 26, 2013 Updated on : Feb. 26, 2013 in: Community .

This site provides information about grizzly bears – their history in the North Cascades, their status, ecology and behavior,the recovery process, bear identification and many tips for co-existing with bears and other wildlife.

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Family Watchdog

Posted on : Feb. 26, 2013 Updated on : Feb. 26, 2013 in: Community .

Find the sex offenders that live near you by following the instructions once at the site. **Please note** Harassment, stalking, or threatening anyone on this list likely violates your state law and is neither condoned nor encouraged.

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Families & Friends of Violent Crime Victims

Posted on : Feb. 26, 2013 Updated on : Feb. 26, 2013 in: Community .

The mission of Families & Friends of Violent Crime Victims is to support and advocate for victims of crime, adult missing persons, and their loved ones, and to provide education about victims' rights and services. 24 HOUR CRISIS LINE 1-800-346-7555

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E-Cycle of Washington

Posted on : Feb. 26, 2013 Updated on : Feb. 26, 2013 in: Community .

Locations for dropping off old electronics for recycling. Computers, computer monitors, laptops and televisions are accepted at no charge. Call 1-800-732-9253

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Eastern Whatcom Regional Resources Center

Posted on : Feb. 26, 2013 Updated on : March 20, 2013 in: Community .

Our goal is to help people learn to become self-sufficient.We offer a broad scope of services that range from addressing immediate and crisis-oriented needs (food, emergency shelter, eviction-prevention) to longer-term programs that promote self-sufficiency in our community (early childhood education, home weatherization).
Mission Statement: The Opportunity Council is a private, non–profit human service organization that acts as a catalyst for positive change, both in the community and in the lives of the people it serves. Read more...

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DSHS - Child Abuse and Prevention Resources

Posted on : Feb. 26, 2013 Updated on : Feb. 26, 2013 in: Community .

Valuable information regarding the prevention of the abuse and neglect of children:

Tips for intervention, Online Child Safety Guide "Keeping Your Baby Safe", Understanding Child Neglect: Resources for Citizens and many other articles too numerous to mention.

Click here to find the resources you need.

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