Marriage boom? License requests go up

Crossposted from the DES Express

The sound of wedding bells is getting louder. King County is starting to see an increase in business for marriage licenses.

“We believe this is due to customers becoming more comfortable with our online process, couples now able to have larger get-togethers and receptions that were prohibited under COVID, and more people traveling to Seattle to have their weddings,” said recording manager Jon Scherer. “This last category is particularly interesting as we are anecdotally seeing an increase in couples coming to us from Oregon.” Read more.