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Whatcom County to explore operating year-round homeless shelter

Conversations ongoing to consider effort that could cost $2.3 million annually

A closed sign underneath a overnight severe weather shelter sign with how to get information on the current shelter status.
Whatcom County's severe weather shelter in January. Twenty nights of operation of the shelter cost more than $400,000, according to a county report. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Charlotte Alden General Assignment/Enterprise Reporter
Whatcom County Council is pondering the possibility of a county-run, low-barrier, year-round homeles
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