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King County to place vehicle weight restrictions on sole-access road northeast of Fall City during active slide, encourages residents to evacuate
King County Road Services is closely monitoring ground movement on 356th Drive SE near Fall City, where a slow-moving slide is taking place under the roadway. Today the county will place a weight restriction on the road to prohibit heavy commercial trucks from using it.


King County’s Adult Beverage Ordinance sets rules for businesses
Ordinance 19030 has updated development regulations related to all adult beverage businesses—including wineries, breweries, distilleries, and remote tasting rooms—in unincorporated King County.


Learn about Vashon Community Van, King County Local Services at 2019 WinterFest Santa Parade & Tree Lighting on Dec. 7
Visit the Local Services booth before the start of the parade and tree lighting at Vashon Island’s annual winter celebration on Saturday. Learn about the service that provides residents with 24/7 reservation-based transportation for group trips, and visit the county’s new office at the Vashon Chamber of Commerce.


More King County roads to be plowed during major winter storms
The King County Council added 70 miles to emergency snow and ice routes in rural and urban unincorporated areas this winter. This will make it easier for more people to connect to major roads during significant countywide snowstorms. The plan identifies on-call private contractors to supplement county snow-removal crews.


Vashon Metro Community Van—same service, new partner
Starting August 19, the Vashon Community Van will transition the role of Community Transportation Coordinator from the Vashon Chamber of Commerce to the Department of Local Services.