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“Revive and thrive”: Small businesses in unincorporated King County hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic can now apply for grants of up to $25,000
As part of King County’s initiative to help our region recover from the pandemic, the King County Council has dedicated $4.5 million to help small business owners in unincorporated areas.


With extremely dry conditions, King County Fire Marshal strongly urges residents to avoid discharging fireworks this year
While the weather has returned to more typical cool and cloudy weather, King County Fire Marshal Chris Ricketts says the safest thing residents can do is avoid discharging fireworks this year, given the recent hot, dry weather.


King County, White Center Community Development Association to open cooling station for any resident
With high temperatures expected to soar past 100 degrees through the early part of next week, the county will make 20 air-conditioned units available from 4 p.m., Saturday to 10 a.m., Wednesday. Overnight stays will be available.


With high temperatures forecast through the weekend, Fire Marshal issues Stage 1 fire safety burn ban starting Thursday, June 24
King County Fire Marshal Chris Ricketts has issued a Stage 1 fire safety burn ban for the unincorporated areas of King County starting Thursday. The ban will remain in effect until further notice.


Starting next year, the sale and use of consumer fireworks in unincorporated King County will be prohibited
The King County Council’s vote last week means the consumer fireworks ban goes into effect during the 2022 Fourth of July fireworks season. Residents will still be able to enjoy approved public fireworks displays.