King County celebrates 100 years of National Parks

At King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks, we are huge fans of National Parks. Washington state has amazing National Parks. Mount Rainier National Park and Olympic National Park are just two of the National Parks in our region you can visit fee free during National Parks’ 100th birthday celebration Aug. 25-28. … More King County celebrates 100 years of National Parks

Get your fix at Chomp!

Small kitchen appliances. Lamps. Chairs. Tools. Fans. Toys. Sports equipment. Clocks. Jewelry. Clothing. Whatever you got, if it needs repairing or mending, bring it to the Repair Café on Saturday and we’ll try to fix it! After 10 successful free community repair events this year in south King County, this popular program is coming to … More Get your fix at Chomp!

Cool off safely: wear a lifejacket

With hot temperatures expected to push well into the blistering 90s over the next couple of days in King County, Marta the River Otter is reminding folks that want to cool off in local water bodies to stay safe. Marta, King County’s newest water safety advocate, reminds us that drowning is a preventable tragedy and an important public health and public safety issue. … More Cool off safely: wear a lifejacket

Cine en el Parque celebrates diversity at one of King County’s most beloved parks

Families had a blast at King County’s second-annual Cine en el Parque in Steve Cox Memorial Park in White Center on Aug. 6. The Spanish-language outdoor moving night was co-sponsored by White Center Community Development Association and King County Parks. Cine en el Parque was a special opportunity for us to welcome everybody to one of … More Cine en el Parque celebrates diversity at one of King County’s most beloved parks