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July 9, 2014 at 7:42 PM

Milfoil treatment to close Bellevue swimming areas next week

Bellevue will close swimming areas at Meydenbauer, Clyde, and Newcastle beach parks one day each next week to control invasive milfoil blooms. Before herbicide is applied near the parks, the swimming areas will be closed at the following times: 7 a.m. Tuesday to 7 a.m. Wednesday at Meydenbauer Beach Park, 419 98th Ave. N.E….

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August 31, 2013 at 2:46 PM

Some Everett beaches closed after sewer overflows

Beaches at two Everett parks — Howarth and Pigeon Creek — remained closed Saturday after sewer overflows caused by heavy rains. The city of Everett earlier closed five beaches, but reopened three of them Saturday after tests showed that water quality had returned to normal.  The reopened beaches are at Langus Park, Rotary Park and Jetty…

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October 8, 2012 at 10:10 AM

Washington razor clam dig next weekend

The Associated Press Toxin tests show that razor clams on four Washington coast beaches are safe to eat. With those results, the state Fish and Wildlife Department has approved a five-day razor-clam dig beginning Saturday at Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis and Mocrocks beaches. Details are available on the department’s website.

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April 17, 2012 at 10:50 AM

Several ocean beaches to open to clam digging

The Associated Press ABERDEEN – State fishery managers have approved a series of morning razor clam digs between April 21 and 23 at several ocean beaches. The digs are being announced after the latest round of marine toxin tests showed the clams are safe to eat. With the state’s razor clam season nearing an end, Long Beach…

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