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Bar set higher for vacation rentals around Lake Whatcom

County council takes first step to regulate 'Airbnbs'

An aerial view of Whatcom Lake next to residential houses.
The Whatcom County Council on Tuesday, July 25, took the first step in regulating vacation rentals in unincorporated parts of the county, including around much of Lake Whatcom. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Ralph Schwartz Staff Reporter
Vacation rentals are officially on the books in Whatcom County, but county leaders have a long way t
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