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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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Review: KENDALL/COLUMBIA VALLEY TRAIL DESIGN WORKSHOP

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

For information on this exciting design workshop please go to this link https://wasla.memberclicks.net

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MESSAGE FROM DEPUTY TODD B. DAMON

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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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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QUOTE:

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