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Enumclaw Courier-Herald – September 15, 2015
Look for fish as they return to King County rivers and streams
Redmond Reporter – September 12, 2015
Constantine, others discuss climate change
Maple Valley Reporter – August 30, 2015
King County sets meetings to share details of proposed protected lands inventory changes
Vashon Beachcomber – August 30, 2015
Recycling changes at transfer station
Seattle Times – July 29, 2015
White Center's beloved nonprofit pool hits middle age despite little money
Auburn Reporter – July 30, 2015
County officials craft plan to extend life of Cedar Hills Landfill beyond 2030
KUOW – July 10, 2015
That cool lake or river can be deadly for swimmers
Seattle Bike Blog – July 9, 2015
Newly-paved section of the East Lake Sammamish Trail is now open
KUOW – July 6, 2015
Yes, Western Washington Should Prepare For Wildfires Too
Kirkland Reporter – June 11, 2015
King County wants to know residents’ attitudes about local rivers
Bothell/Kenmore Reporter – June 10, 2015
King County surveying citizens concerning river uses and flood preparedness
Issaquah Reporter – June 10, 2015
Cougar/Squak Corridor Park south expansion opens to the public
Redmond Reporter – June 8, 2015
Local food, sustainability to take center stage at King County’s CHOMP! Sept. 12-13
Maple Valley Reporter – June 8, 2015
Habitat projects and large wood in rivers | King County
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Prepare now! A warmer, drier El Niño winter is far from a guarantee of less severe flooding
King County Executive and King County Flood Control District Chair urge residents to prepare now for the real possibility of flood emergencies this winter.
Green River levee maintenance requires brief closures to portion of riverside trail
King County crews continue working along a dozen miles of levees that protect the cities of Renton, Tukwila and Kent from Green River flooding. This maintenance can require temporary, intermittent closures of sections of the Green River Trail, which sits atop the levee system through the Green River Valley.
King County Executive announces grants for youth sports projects that build stronger communities
Matching grants totaling $837,880 through the King County Youth Sports Facilities Grant program were announced today by Executive Dow Constantine.
Essential waterline replacement project briefly restricts access at King County’s Dockton Park
Work to improve the fire-protection and potable water systems at King County Parks’ Dockton Park on Maury Island will require some temporary access restrictions at the popular waterfront destination.
King County seeks applicants for Rural Forest Commission positions
The King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks is looking for volunteers to serve on the Rural Forest Commission and advise the King County Executive and County Council on policies and programs pertaining to forest lands and forestry.