Residents’ dumping of unwanted treasures at Sudden Valley Gates – THIS is undesirable and in fact is known as “illegal dumping”, is a crime under Washington RCW 70.95.240, and is a Class 3 civil infraction. If an identification is made of who illegally dumped the items, Sudden Valley will seek prosecution through the Whatcom County Sheriff’s office. From a community standpoint, this type of activity just looks bad. Please dispose of your unwanted articles in an appropriate manner. Should you have any questions concerning proper disposal of unwanted articles at Area Z, please email email@example.com.