UPDATE WITH CORRECTION at 12:39 p.m: The King County Sheriff’s Office now says a child was not swept into the Cedar River Wednesday morning. Turns out the woman who was rescued from the river had gone in the water to rescue a black Labrador retriever, according to KING-TV. It was the dog that was likely seen by…More
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The closure of a half-mile stretch of the Cedar River in Maple Valley will remain in effect for at least a week after a landslide clogged the river with mud and 100-foot-tall trees, according to the King County Sheriff’s Office. The emergency closure was ordered by the sheriff’s office shortly after the Saturday morning landslide temporarily blocked the…More
Debris from a landslide this morning in Maple Valley completely blocked a stretch of the Cedar River near Southeast 214th Street and Highway 169. No injuries were reported and no one was evacuated. The clogged river caused flooding to seven properties in the area, causing some water damage to six houses, according to the Kent Fire Department,…More
Whole trees toppled by a recent landslide have heightened the danger along a popular stretch of the Cedar River in Maple Valley, King County officials say. The county’s Department of Natural Resources and Parks says a logjam has formed in a half-mile stretch of the river downstream from the Belmondo Reach, an area that already had…More