Run, dance, dunk, and picnic your way to celebrate 50 years of Fairwood


This weekend, King County is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Fairwood community, near Renton in south King County. This all-day, family-friendly event kicks off with a 5k run and walk. Registration opens at 8 am, race starts at 9 am. In the afternoon, Petrovitsky Park (map) will be transformed into a…

King County’s CHOMP! 2016 in pictures


King County’s CHOMP! was had by all. Thank you to everyone who participated. We’ll see you next year. Want more CHOMP!tastic photos? Check out our Flickr feed!

Trail Spotlight


Come along with me as I explore the amazing resource of the King County Regional Trails System.

CHOMPtastic Concert Ticket Giveaway: Fitz and The Tantrums


CHOMP!, King County’s celebration of local farming, food and sustainability, is set for 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20 at King County’s Marymoor Park. Now in its second year, this fun, family-friendly event is presented by PCC Natural Markets and hosted by King County Parks. This FREE all-day event features cooking demonstrations…

Tukwila Breaks New Ground


While riding down the Green River Trail Friday, I came across a number of wonderful finds. One was a nest of ospreys along the bank near the Codiga Farm Park. A local birder told me I had just missed the parents swooping in moments before to feed the young. Just seeing them surveying their river domain…