The weather is getting warmer, but rivers and lakes remain frigid | King County

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Warm air temperatures don't translate to warm water temperatures. In fact, unseasonably warm weather will accelerate the typical Cascade Range spring snowmelt, and rivers will be running swift with icy cold runoff for weeks to come. Lakes and Puget Sound are also quite cold this time of year, and swimmers can suffer from cold-water shock after just a few minutes in the water.


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Be on the lookout for your Presidential Primary Ballots | King County Elections

  • May 5, 2016 at 12:00AM updated May 6, 2016 at 9:14AM

King County Elections mailed ballots yesterday, May 4, to approximately 1.3 million registered voters for the May 24 Presidential Primary Election.

Hydrant hit | Enumclaw Police Blotter

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Police received a call just after 8 p.m. April 23, reporting that a fire hydrant had been struck by a driver who fled the scene. Officers went to the resident with the Washington State Patrol and the driver was taken into custody by the WSP, which handled the arrest.

Enumclaw City Council cancels Monday meeting

  • May 5, 2016 at 10:59AM

Lack of pressing business prompts city to skip its regularly-scheduled session.

Lane Walthers to run for 31st District

  • May 5, 2016 at 9:20AM

Lane Walthers and Chris Hurst have several key things in common: they share a background in public service and both identify themselves, politically, as Independent Democrats; additionally, both want to see their party maintain its slim advantage in the state House of Representatives.

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