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King County Biologist Chris Gregersen and crew were collecting macroinvertebrate samples as part of the county’s ongoing water quality monitoring on the Tolt river near Carnation recently, when they set a #GoPro camera in the water next to several pink salmon redds near the sampling site, and the fish put on quite a show!
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Seattle Weekly – October 25, 2016
Largest green wall in Seattle takes shape in Georgetown
KIRO TV – October 25, 2016
King County has new way to pinpoint landslide danger
KING 5 – October 25, 2016
State prepares for local flooding
KING 5 – October 18, 2016
Wilburton Trestle could become new walking, biking trail
Auburn Reporter – October 6, 2016
New web cameras at King County solid waste facilities let customers see average wait times
Snoqualmie Valley Record – September 23, 2016
Carnation farm gets help from county program on cleaning ditches
KING 5 – September 9, 2016
Employee garden blocks smell at wastewater plant
West Seattle Blog – September 5, 2016
SAVING SALMON: What you need to know about the ‘nearshore,’ and what experts say is needed to fix it
Construction and Demolition Recycling Magazine – August 18, 2016
King County holds C&D recycling workshops
Seattle Times – August 20, 2016
Blue Cochin crowned winner at Backyard Chicken Pageant
Recycling Today – August 10, 2016
King County lists "Best Workplaces for Waste Prevention Recycling"
KOMO4 News – August 3, 2016
Queen Anne News – July 20, 2016
Boring no more
Renton Reporter – July 18, 2016
Sheriff's Department closes part of lower Cedar River to recreation due to logjams
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Seattle and King County celebrate 'Food Day'
In honor of Food Day – Oct. 24 – Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and King County Executive Dow Constantine have issued a joint proclamation recognizing the role that a healthy, sustainable food system plays in supporting the health of our residents, fostering our local economy, and protecting and enhancing our natural resources.
King County closing Flood Warning Center, but will continue to monitor river levels, weather forecasts
King County closed its flood warning center at 11:15 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, after a full day of monitoring minor to moderate flood conditions along the Snoqualmie River.
King County Flood Warning Center issues Phase 3 flood alert for Snoqualmie River
The King County Flood Warning Center, which opened at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20 to monitor rising river levels, has issued a Phase 3 flood alert for the Snoqualmie River. Flooding is possible across low-lying areas of the Snoqualmie Valley.
King County Flood Warning Center opens to monitor minor flooding on Snoqualmie River
The King County Flood Warning Center opened at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20, after several hours of heavy rain brought minor flooding to the Snoqualmie River.
Community meetings coming to discuss updated King County landslide hazards maps
King County and the King County Flood Control District have set a series of free community meetings in late October and early November, when interested residents can learn more about recently updated landslide hazard maps.