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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.

Latest News

Whatcom County Sheriff's Office Activity Reports

Posted on : Sept. 2, 2015 Updated on : Sept. 2, 2015 in: Website .

Starting August 28th, 2015
The Whatcom County Sheriff's Office reports that they will now be posting activity reports to the County website.
This is the link:

They expect that they will be posted several times a week covering time frames for the weekend (Friday, Saturday and Sunday)  and weekdays (Monday and Tuesday) and (Wednesday and Thursday).

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Posted on : Aug. 24, 2015 Updated on : Oct. 12, 2015 in: Website .

Remaining meetings:
October      12th
November    9th
December   14th ...  Christmas Party

January  11th
February  8th
March    14th
April       11th
May         9th

These dates could be subject to change so please check back to this page.
If a Emergency should arise and we require a additional meeting you will find it here

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Tips for Landlords - Preventing Drug Labs On Your Property

Posted on : July 2, 2015 Updated on : Oct. 12, 2015 in: Tips, Website .

*Small changes can protect your investment.

The Costs are huge  

*When drug criminals operate out of rental property, owners pay a high price:

  • Loss or rent
  • Civil penalties
  • Damaged property
  • Decline in property values
  • Dangerous, threatening tenants
  • Resentful and angry neighbors
  • Loss of valued tenants


Over half of the residential drug labs are found on rental property.

Property owners are responsible for decontamination costs.

Decontamination costs average $6,500 for a 1200 square foot home.

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

For information on this exciting design workshop please go to this link

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

There was a phone threat incident at Kendall Elementary School recently. The school was never in danger, but went on lockdown as a precaution.

I have created a twitter account and people can follow me @WCSO193
It will be an easy way for me to communicate immediately with the community and disseminate accurate information.
Unfortunately rumors have already been greatly exaggerated.

Further contact information can be found under Important Numbers.  




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

New Link added:

Drug Abuse


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