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Group cleans old trails as a service project

Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, April 23, 1986

Employees of Seattle-based Recreational Equipment Inc., recently chose the old Franklin area of Black Diamond as the site of their annual service project for 1986. 292 more words


Enjoying Spring and Staying Vigilant

After one of the wettest winters we can remember, we’re relishing the scents of spring and every sun break. And as we think of all the rain that has fallen in recent months, we’re so grateful that deep wells of standing water are not in front of our community’s homes. 137 more words

LED conversion helps Roads do its part this Earth Day

Did you hear about a recent project we did that is saving King County energy, money and freeing up staff time? Last year, King County Road Services (Roads) replaced nearly 700 streetlights along various roadways with Light-Emitting Diode (LED) bulbs, a move that makes this year’s Earth Day on April 22 shine brighter. 195 more words


Water sampling at the Cedar Hills Regional Landfill

We’re rounding out our Earth Week with some environmental science at the Cedar Hills Regional Landfill.

Water sampling is an integral part of our work at the Solid Waste Division. 237 more words

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Prep now to prevent food waste later

Preventing food waste is super easy – all it takes is a little preparation.

Prepare perishable foods soon after shopping. You’ll make it easier to whip up meals later in the week, saving time, effort and money. 208 more words

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Flood control work on Morse Dam now slated for summer of 1977

Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, April 21, 1976

Only a crash program could replace the valve in the upper Cedar River Morse Dam this summer, committee members of the Cedar River Homeowners Protective Association were told by Seattle City Light and Water Department engineers at a meeting here last week. 474 more words


Commingling makes recycling even easier

Recycling is even easier at Solid Waste Division recycling and transfer stations with commingled recycling. “Commingling” means you can put different recyclable materials in the same bin. 191 more words

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