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In the news

The Fremont Universe – Mar. 29, 2015
Fremont Siphon Replacement Project Breaks Ground

Redmond Reporter – Mar. 20, 2015
County presents options for Willowmoor project

KPLU Radio  – Feb. 9, 2015
Deputies cracking down on leash law violators in King County parks

Bothell/Kenmore Reporter – Jan. 24, 2015
Expanded recycling for bulbs, tubes with mercury offered at King County transfer stations

KPLU Radio – Jan. 9, 2015
Coalition of King County Cities Adopt Formal Goals In Climate Pact

KING-5 News – Jan. 6, 2015
King County upgrades helped reduce flood damage

KING-5 News – Dec. 24, 2014
Brightwater pipes attract rare fish

KOMO-4 News – Dec. 3, 2014
Green and Local Food Gifts

Seattle Times – Nov. 28, 2014
Unique ideas for giving green holiday gifts

KOMO-4 News – Nov. 19, 2014
DIY Green Holiday Gifts

Seattle Times – Nov. 14, 2014
’Tis the season to go green while entertaining

Maple Valley Reporter – Nov. 11, 2014
Fourth-annual 'I Love the Cedar River' community meeting to be held in Maple Valley

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Logan Harris
Public Affairs Manager
Phone: 206-477-4516

Doug Williams
Media Relations Coordinator
Phone: 206-477-4543

Kate Karpf
Communications Specialist
Phone: 206-477-4537

Tim O'Leary
Multi-Media Specialist
Phone: 206-477-4519

Marie Trigona
Online Public Engagement Specialist
Phone: 206-477-3717

Recent news releases


Earth Week Sammamish kokanee release celebrates partnership to save ‘little red fish’
Executive Constantine joins Lake Sammamish Kokanee Work Group and area students in release of rare juvenile fish on Laughing Jacobs Creek


Executive Constantine honors 14 eco-friendly leaders with Green Globe Awards
From improving the local food system, to leadership in environmental and social justice, food waste prevention, open space preservation, earth-friendly building practices and more, King Countys' 2015 Green Globe Award winners are an inspiration to those working to protect the environment.


King County Community Service Area program town hall comes to Vashon, April 28
The King County Service Area program is sponsoring an open house on Vashon-Maury Island April 28, when residents can meet with County officials and ask questions about projects and programs.


Amid critically low snowpacks, King County offers advice on protecting homes from wildfire
Residents in rural and wooded areas of King County can learn how to make their homes safer from wildfire and their communities more resilient in the face of disasters of any kind at a May 7 Firewise Leadership Conference in Carnation.


DNRP 2014 annual report now available - ‘Environmental Stewardship in King County’
The King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks' 2014 annual report, 'Environmental Stewardship in King County' is now available, and features highlights of the organization's work to protect and enhance the county's high quality of life.