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Lummi signature clears way for berm construction

Tribal approval fulfills the cultural resources requirement of the National Environmental Policy Act review process for the $11.5 million project, officially called the Birch Bay Drive and Pedestrian Facility project. Before construction can start, the county must hold a public hearing on the shoreline permit. The earliest available hearing date is in April. If all […]

Polar Bear Plunge January 1, 2019

The annual Birch Bay Polar Bear Plunge attracts hundreds of people each year who brave the cool January 1 temperatures and run into the ocean. It’s a fun (and chilly) way to celebrate the new year. Even if you don’t plan on jumping in, there’s something fun about watching other people brave the cold water. […]