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May 28, 2014 at 6:18 AM

Wednesday Memo: River search for boy … School panic buttons … Senior tees off on robber

Detective Kevin Engelbertson, of the Lewis County Sheriff's Office Swift Water Rescue team, directs team members Deputy Tim English, center, and Deputy Brady Taylor, right, as they search the Cispus River for the body of a 5-year-old Tacoma, Wash., boy on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in Randle, Wash. The boy fell into the river Monday. He and his family were camping over the weekend at a campground, according to authorities. (AP Photo/The Chronicle, Pete Caster)

Detective Kevin Engelbertson, of the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office Swift Water Rescue team, directs team members Deputy Tim English, center, and Deputy Brady Taylor, right, as they search the Cispus River for the body of a 5-year-old Tacoma, Wash., boy on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in Randle, Wash. The boy fell into the river Monday. He and his family were camping over the weekend at a campground, according to authorities. (AP Photo/The Chronicle, Pete Caster)

Boy swept away in Lewis County river: The Lewis County sheriff’s office says crews continue their search for a 5-year-old Tacoma boy swept away after he accidentally rode his miniature motorcycle into the fast-flowing Cispus River.

Panic buttons: The Bellingham school district will be installing panic buttons in its buildings to provide a direct line to law enforcement during an emergency.

One tough, forever young, storekeeper: An 89-year-old Moses Lake storekeeper says she refused to open a cash register for a weekend robber and swatted him in the legs with a golf club after he pushed her to the ground.

But you already knew it was wet, yeah? Seattle surpasses 6-month rainfall record in 4 months

Speaking of wet …

National Weather Service forecast

National Weather Service forecast

Weather: May be some thunder showers today and showers tomorrow, and temperatures will stay in the mid-60s. Warmer Friday. National Weather Service forecast

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