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The Mission of KendallWatch is to promote a clean, safe and strong community and to bring factual information to residents regarding topics or events that impact our area. KendallWatch is a not for profit Community Action Organization and Block Watch.

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FREE TIRE RECYCLING

Posted on : April 12, 2015 Updated on : April 14, 2015 in: Website .

We all know how important it is to dispose of our garbage or unwanted items responsibly to ensure that we do not contaminate the water that we drink.

For a limited time in May, the Cedarville Road Disposal and Recycling Facility will be accepting unwanted tires for free.

Households can recycle up to 15 auto or small truck tires for free (with or without rims).
Bring proof of Whatcom County residency.

Dates: Saturday, May 2nd, 9th and 16th only.
Time: 9 am to 5 pm
Where: Cedarville Transfer Station - Cedarville Road (off Mt. Baker Hwy)
Restrictions: NO after hour drop-offs ...

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Baker Emergency Resource Team

Posted on : April 10, 2015 Updated on : April 11, 2015 in: Website .

New link added
Please go to Web Links and click on Community for further information.

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WHATCOM COUNTY JAIL SNAPSHOT

Posted on : April 6, 2015 Updated on : April 6, 2015 in: Website .

The main jail was originally built to hold 148 offenders.  With some limited remodeling, the operational capacity of the main jail should be 212. 
The absolute capacity of the Work Center is 150 beds.  Approximately 70 beds are reserved for full custody, lower security offenders;  the balance are used by work crew and work release offenders.  Due to security and classification issues, offenders who are full custody must remain separate from offenders who are in and out of the facility.

For Monday, April 6th, 2015

There are a total of 381 offenders under supervision

  • 244  are housed in the main ...

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DRUG ABUSE

Posted on : March 13, 2015 Updated on : March 13, 2015 in: Website .

New Link added:

Drug Abuse

URL: https://www.addictioncenter.com/

Description: Addiction Center is a very informative website about all kinds of drug and addictions. Browse through valuable recovery and prevention information and learn how to regain control of your life.

 

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9-1-1 Wireless Phone Calls in the Wilderness

Posted on : Feb. 23, 2015 Updated on : Feb. 23, 2015 in: Tips .

Who Will I Reach?

  1. You need to know that wireless phone service may not be available in the wilderness.
  2. If service is available, your 9-1-1 call for help will be picked up by the nearest cellular tower in the most direct line of sight to your location. It could be picked up at a county 9-1-1 center, by State Patrol dispatch, or even by the Canadian authorities. Since these call answering centers are all located outside the boundaries of the calling area, they would have no way of knowing from where you are calling unless you tell them.
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Signs of long term drug use

Posted on : Feb. 4, 2015 Updated on : April 14, 2015 in: Drug Education .

Here are some signs of long term drug use:

  • Falling grades and lack of investment or interest in previously enjoyed activities.
  • Different circle of friends
  • Abundant, unfocused energy
  • Verbal and physical violent rages
  • Weight loss and tooth decay
  • Inability to sleep: dark circles around the eyes
  • Depression and apathy
  • Irritability and aggression
  •  Increased blood pressure and heart rate
  • Skin ulcerations and infections
  • Unusual "chemical" smell on clothes and body

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Air Quality/Importance of burning dry wood

Posted on : Feb. 4, 2015 Updated on : March 11, 2015 in: Community .

Please scroll to the bottom of their site page for other agencies in different areas of Washington State

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POLICE WARN OF THIEVES

Posted on : Dec. 20, 2014 Updated on : Dec. 20, 2014 in: Website .

The following information is for all areas and especially to those who live in rural areas with outside mail boxes and where parcels are left on front steps or porches. Make arrangements for a friend to retrieve your parcel upon delivery if you are going out from your residence for a few hours. Take precautions.

http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2014/12/19/4037943_bellingham-police-warn-of-thieves.html?sp=%2F99%2F100%2F&rh=1

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Please visit our Face Book Page

Posted on : Sept. 23, 2014 Updated on : Sept. 23, 2014 in: Website .

Please visit our Face Book page at: https://www.facebook.com/kendallblockwatch

Click LIKE if you wish!
Send the information to friends, relatives and neighbors who might benefit.

Further changes are coming soon!

Thank you so much for supporting the KendalWatch Web site and the Face Book page.
Both are run by 3 volunteers.

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9-1-1 How Calls Receive Priority

Posted on : Sept. 23, 2014 Updated on : March 11, 2015 in: Tips, Website .

Critical - Immediate
Crime in progress, serious threat to life, for immediate response by the nearest police unit - regardless of current assignment. *Some examples are: Stabbing, Officer down, Armed robbery, Injured persons

First Priority
Prevention of Casualty - Probability of Apprehension
Criminal act in progress with a strong probability of apprehension or the prevention of a more serious crime.
* Some examples are: All alarms, Physical altercations, Injury accidents, Suspicious persons, Vehicle prowlers

Immediate Dispatch
Incidents where there is a threat of violence or injury, opportunity exists for police action to prevent a more serious situation. *
Some examples are: Physical disturbances, Verbal disputes ...

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QUOTE:

Good advice to follow when making a purchase: Don’t let anyone talk faster than you can think.