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July

25
JUL

King County purchases mobile home park along flood-prone Cedar River
As part of an ongoing, long-term project to protect public safety, King County has acquired a mobile home park that lies close to a flood-prone portion of the Cedar River in Maple Valley, and was offered for sale by its owner.

22
JUL

Partnership reaches agreement to save Squak Mountain
An agreement has been finalized for permanent public ownership of 216 acres of forestland on Squak Mountain, following several months of negotiations with the landowner.

18
JUL

Fish kill in Vashon’s Quartermaster Harbor is linked to harmful algae bloom
As many as 25,000 acres of King County’s farms and forests would be protected from development under an innovative partnership proposed by King County Executive Dow Constantine to transfer rural development rights into Seattle’s Downtown and South Lake Union for increased urban density.

8
JUL

County Executive proposes strengthening “farm-to-city connection” with Seattle
As many as 25,000 acres of King County’s farms and forests would be protected from development under an innovative partnership proposed by King County Executive Dow Constantine to transfer rural development rights into Seattle’s Downtown and South Lake Union for increased urban density.