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Council approves resolution making medical examiner’s office part of Whatcom County

The office must also be accredited by the end of 2025, per a new state law

The medical examiner's office at 1500 N. State St. could become a county position after this year. An outsized budget request from the current ME
Plans to bring the Whatcom County Medical Examiner’s Office, currently one of the only offices in Washington state to operate under a contract, into the county have been in discussion for over a year. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Annie Todd Criminal Justice/Enterprise Reporter
Whatcom County Council voted 5-2 on Tuesday, May 21 to establish Whatcom County Medical ExaminerR
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