URGENT!! Ecology Issues New Well Rule; Public Meetings Scheduled!


Whatcom Republicans have learned in an email from the Whatcom County Association of Realtors, that the Department of Ecology has scheduled three public meetings to discuss their proposed rules for Whatcom County. These are not formal hearings and the comments will not be recorded as part of an official record. The Meeting dates, times and …

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Van Werven legislation to extend B&O tax return filing dates passes House unanimously


Legislation that would streamline business and occupation tax filing dates for annual filers unanimously passed the state House of Representatives on Monday. Rep. Luanne Van Werven, the sponsor of House Bill 1059, said the idea for the legislation came from a mental health counselor in Whatcom County. “After the counselor came to me I started …

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