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Bellingham declares opioid and synthetic drug crisis 

The resolution identifies combatting opioid addiction as one of the city’s highest priorities

Fire Chief Bill Hewett, Mayor Kim Lund and Police Chief Rebecca Mertzig in February, announcing the plan to better respond to opioid overdoses. On June 3, Bellingham City Council declared an opioid and synthetic drug crisis. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Charlotte Alden General Assignment/Enterprise Reporter
Bellingham City Council has declared an opioid and synthetic drug crisis, following similar actions
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