Start walking for health and well-being


by Maureen Hoffmann, WABI Burien President Small steps. That’s all it takes to start a walking program toward greater health and a sense of well-being. For just the cost of comfortable walking shoes and a little time, you can go for a walk, get the kinks out, clear the cobwebs, change your outlook and have…

What is a Regional Trail anyway?


When you hear the word “trail” what comes to mind? Is it a winding dirt path under towering cedars, or a wide, paved path alongside a meandering river? Chances are the former comes to mind, but Regional Trails, the wide paved paths, are all over King County. Covering over 300 miles in our county, regional…

Tukwila Opens New Ped Bridge


Tukwila elected officials, along with representatives from county, state, and federal agencies gathered this morning under cloudy skies to witness the official opening of the Southcenter Pedestrian Bridge. The bridge is a portion of a three part unveiling that included a King County Parks Mobility Connection project along Baker Blvd, the new Hotel Interurban/Airmark Apartment…

Latino Outdoors Hikes Alki Beach


On Monday, June 4, I joined the Washington chapter of Latino Outdoors, in a partnership with King County Parks, and walked the Alki Beach Trail. A scenic late afternoon hike ended in a beautiful sunset, highlighting one of the unique regional trails in King County. It was a fun opportunity to meet other Latinos in…