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Whatcom jail planners favor Ferndale site for new jail

Officials also eye 0.2% sales tax for November ballot

An empty dry land meant for the new jail.
Whatcom County jail planners are focusing on 40 acres of county-owned land off La Bounty Road in Ferndale as the likely site for a new jail. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Ralph Schwartz Staff Reporter
Nothing has been decided yet, but the puzzle pieces for a new Whatcom County Jail are starting to fa
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