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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


Ongoing Green River levee work helps ensure communities' safety
A long-term maintenance project along several miles of Green River levees from Tukwila to Auburn is underway, and Green River Trail users should expect occasional closures while the work is being done.


King County sets meetings to share details of proposed protected lands inventory changes
Learn about a proposed King County Charter Open Space Amendment update to add 4,000 acres of County-owned property to its “High Conservation Value Property Inventory” at any of four upcoming public meetings.


Tokul Creek Trestle rehab requires closure of historic Snoqualmie Valley Trail feature
Major repairs are needed to the historic Tokul Creek Trestle – the stunning, century-old wooden structure that once carried railroad cars and now serves as part of King County Parks’ Snoqualmie Valley Trail.


Limited deer hunt set for Oct. 17-31 at King County’s Island Center Forest
A shortened deer-hunting season returns during the latter half of October to Island Center Forest - the only public land on Vashon-Maury Island where deer hunting has historically been allowed.


Vasa Park beach reopens; water quality safe for swimming and boating
Vasa Park beach on Lake Sammamish is again open for swimming and boating after being closed Monday in response to a sewage overflow from King County’s Sunset Pump Station. Laboratory tests conducted over several days confirmed water quality is safe for recreation.