The booking area on the first floor of the Whatcom County Jail on Thursday, March 26, 2015 in Bellingham. County Executive Jack Louws wants to put a sales tax proposal on the fall ballot to cover some of the estimated $122.5 million cost of building a new jail. The current facility was built in 1983.
The booking area on the first floor of the Whatcom County Jail on Thursday, March 26, 2015 in Bellingham. County Executive Jack Louws wants to put a sales tax proposal on the fall ballot to cover some of the estimated $122.5 million cost of building a new jail. The current facility was built in 1983. The Bellingham Herald
The booking area on the first floor of the Whatcom County Jail on Thursday, March 26, 2015 in Bellingham. County Executive Jack Louws wants to put a sales tax proposal on the fall ballot to cover some of the estimated $122.5 million cost of building a new jail. The current facility was built in 1983. The Bellingham Herald

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