Category archives: Website

Articles relating to the website and it's functions.

Whatcom Humane Society Opens New Facility

Posted on : June 19, 2013 Updated on : June 19, 2013 in: Website .

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Pet First Aid

Posted on : June 3, 2013 Updated on : May 13, 2015 in: Tips, Website .

Summer is on its way and with it comes rising temperatures. Pets cannot tolerate high temperatures as well as people can and they rely on rapid breathing to exchange hot air for cool air. Can you recognize signs of heat stroke or hyperthermia in animals?

Heavy panting
Being unable to calm down, even when lying down.

Saliva may be thick
Gums and tongue may be bright red.

Depending on the severity of the heat stroke, the gums may also be very pale and a pet may be lying down with its head, neck and limbs extended and thick saliva coming ...

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Whatcom Unified Emergency Management

Posted on : May 25, 2013 Updated on : May 25, 2013 in: Website .

Please sign up for Emergency Notifications.

Whatcom Ready


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How to Describe a Vehicle when calling 9-1-1

Posted on : April 19, 2013 Updated on : April 19, 2013 in: Tips, Website .

Train yourself to notice the following details and remember CYMBAL:

C:  Color - include dark or light in your description.

Y:  Year   - estimated

M:  Make - foreign or American-made, Honda, Ford, Volvo, etc.
     Model - Honda Civic, Accord; Ford Mustang, Taurus, etc.

B:  Body Type - sedan, two door, convertible, truck, station wagon, van, etc.

A:  Additional Features - damage, dangling muffler, custom paint job, etc.

L:  License Number - speciify the state of origin

   Direction of Travel
Example: A red, late model, Dodge station wagon, Washington license plate number, ABC !23, with a large dent in the rear bumper, heading west on South 9th from ...

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KendallWatch and the East Whatcom Regional Resource Center

Posted on : April 16, 2013 Updated on : April 16, 2013 in: Website .

KendallWatch and the EWRRC work to provide you with events and information that impact our area.

 Please take a look at their calendar.

EWRRC | Opportunity Council   ... http://

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What is KendallWatch?

Posted on : April 15, 2013 Updated on : Dec. 1, 2015 in: Website .

Who are we and what are we all about?

We are a community action group and block watch and work between law enforcement and the people in the community.

A program designed to enhance neighborhood security.

Organized to heighten community observation.

A total effort to encourage mutual assistance among neighbors.

It is only when people take action together that changes can be made!

Make a difference!

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Posted on : April 12, 2013 Updated on : April 14, 2013 in: Website .

Cute Video that makes the point!

Neuter That Boy and Spay That Girl

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Identity Theft - Part 1

Posted on : March 18, 2013 Updated on : March 2, 2017 in: Tips, Website .

Information regarding Identity Theft.

In the course of a busy day you may write a check at the grocery store, charge tickets to a concert or ball game, rent a car, mail your tax returns, change service providers for your cell phone, or apply for a credit card.  Chances are you don't give these everyday transactions a second thought.  But an identity thief does.

Identity theft is the fastest-growing crime in America, affecting half a million new victims each year. 

Identity theft or identity fraud is the taking of a victim's identity to obtain credit, credit cards from ...

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Holiday safety suggestions for the home

Posted on : March 18, 2013 Updated on : Nov. 24, 2014 in: Tips, Website .

Many people are gone from their homes during the summer or during special holidays.

Here are some helpful hints to keep burglars from helping themselves" at your home when you're gone for an evening or an extended period of time

  • Keep valuables and gifts out of sight.
  • Always lock all doors and all windows.
  • Turn on outside lights.
  • Keep sidewalks and driveways free of snow. Have someone clear them if you should be away for an extended period.
  • Cancel the newspaper or have some trusted neighbor pick them up daily as well as any mail.
  • Cut up cartons for ...

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Reporting properties in violation of Health Code

Posted on : March 9, 2013 Updated on : Dec. 1, 2015 in: Deputy, Website .

Recently several citizens have asked what the process is for reporting properties in violation of the Whatcom County Health Code. 
The Whatcom County Codes can be found at:

The codes specifically addressing Solid waste is Title 8 and Title 24. “Solid waste” means: All putrescible and nonputrescible solid and semisolid wastes, including, but not limited to, biomedical waste, garbage, rubbish, ashes, industrial wastes, swill, sewage sludge, demolition and construction wastes, abandoned vehicles or parts thereof, contaminated soils and contaminated dredged material, and recyclable materials.

Solid waste stored on the ground accessible by animals is ...

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