Lake Whatcom Blvd. is Now Open To Traffic

Press Release
March 25, 2017
9:00 a.m.

Lake Whatcom Blvd. is now OPEN to traffic. work has been completed on the rock slide area in the 2500 block of Lake Whatcom Blvd. and is now safe for traffic to use the roadway.

Whatcom county will be installing additional signs to remind drivers along Lake Whatcom Blvd. that they are traveling in a potential rock fall area and to be alert and exercise caution, as they should along any such signed roadway.

Whatcom County Public Works appreciates your patience while this work is completed.


Emergency Closure of Lake Whatcom Blvd.

March 22, 2017, 3:00 p.m.

Whatcom County Public Works has closed Lake Whatcom Blvd. indefinitely to all traffic in the 2500 block due to a rock slide. Lake Louise Road is signed as a detour. 

Questions should be directed to Whatcom County Public works, Maintenance and Operations Division at (360) 778-6400.

Board Work Session Scheduled

There will be a Board Work Session of the South Whatcom Fire Authority Board of Fire Commissioners on Thursday, April 13, 2017, 2:00 p.m. at fire station 21, Geneva.

The purpose of the work session is to have discussion on setting agenda's for long range planning.

Regularly scheduled Board Meetings are the second Thursday of every month at the Geneva Fire Station, 4518 Cable Street, 3:00 p.m. Any changes of date, time or location of the meetings are posted at the fire station and also published on the departments web site.


Washington State Auditor's Report
The Washington State Auditor has completed Financial and Accountability reports for years 2014 and 2015. To view these reports click on the following link. SWFA Financial Report & SWFA Accountability Report


Volunteer and part-time opportunities 
available now!

Click here for more information

Hot News

  • Application period now open for volunteer and resident positions. Application period for volunteer and resident positions now open, applications are due by close of business on April 21st, 2017.Application documents can be found at the bottom of this ...
    Posted Mar 23, 2017, 11:28 AM by Anthony Melillo
  • Board Work Session Scheduled The Board of Fire Commissioners have scheduled a work session on Thursday, April 13, 2017, 2:00 p.m. at station 21, Geneva. The purpose of the work session is ...
    Posted Mar 9, 2017, 9:26 PM by Dave Ralston
  • 2016 Winter Newsletter
    Posted Mar 17, 2016, 5:20 PM by Anthony Melillo
  • Resident Firefighter Applications Open South Whatcom Fire Authority is currently accepting applications for resident firefighter. For further information about the duties of the position and resident agreement please click on the link below. For ...
    Posted Aug 19, 2015, 4:22 PM by Dave Ralston
  • Fitness Equipment Grant Award South Whatcom Fire Authority is the 4th recipient of the $2500 “Strength Is Our Foundation” firefighter fitness equipment grant. The grant, awarded by 5-5-5 Fitness, provides a ...
    Posted Jul 13, 2015, 8:03 PM by Dave Ralston
Showing posts 1 - 5 of 5. View more »