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July 28, 2014 at 5:50 PM

Woman drowns inner-tubing with grandson in Nisqually River

The Associated Press OLYMPIA — The Thurston County sheriff’s office says a woman drowned over the weekend while inner-tubing with her teenage grandson on the Nisqually River. The News Tribune reports that the 58-year-old woman died early Sunday at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, where she was taken after bystanders performed CPR. Witnesses heard commotion and found the…

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July 28, 2014 at 5:44 PM

Body of Port Orchard teen located in Ohanapecosh River

The Associated Press CHEHALIS — The Lewis County sheriff’s office says rescuers worked Monday to recover the body of a Port Orchard teen from the river south of Mount Rainier National Park. Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said kayakers spotted the 17-year-old’s body on Sunday, more than four weeks after he fell in the cold and fast-moving Ohanapecosh…

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July 27, 2014 at 8:44 AM

Sunday Memo: Man at party drowns in Snohomish River … Bertha repair hits snag … Marshawn Lynch poll

Young man missing, likely drowned in Snohomish River: The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office says the 21-year-old man was in a canoe that capsized after midnight as he and others were being ferried to a party on a sandbar in the river. The search for the man was to resume this morning. No one…

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July 14, 2014 at 9:57 AM

Washington state woman drowns in Montana

The Associated Press WEST GLACIER, Mont. — A Washington state woman died a day after slipping and falling into a creek in Glacier National Park. Park officials say 33-year-old Abigail Sylvester of Buckley was believed to be taking pictures Saturday afternoon when she slipped and fell into the fast-moving McDonald Creek. Her husband was unable to rescue…

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July 11, 2014 at 5:53 PM

Exchange student, 15, presumed drowned in Columbia River

The Associated Press NORTHPORT, Stevens County — The Stevens County sheriff says a 15-year-old South Korean exchange student is missing and presumed drowned in the Columbia River in northeast Washington. KHQ-TV reports that Sheriff Kendle Allen says the boy has not been seen since Thursday afternoon when word came in that he had grown tired while swimming off a boat…

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July 7, 2014 at 10:21 AM

Teen falls into river near Mount Rainier National Park

CHEHALIS, Lewis County (AP) — The Lewis County sheriff’s office says a Port Orchard teen is presumed drowned in a river near the southeast corner of Mount Rainier National Park. The sheriff’s office says the 17-year-old was taking photos with friends Friday when he slipped and fell in the cold and fast-moving Ohanapecosh River near the…

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July 5, 2014 at 1:50 PM

Body of missing girl found on Long Beach shore

The Associated Press LONG BEACH — Authorities have recovered the body of an 11-year-old girl, two days after she was swept away by the surf off a Southwest Washington beach. The girl’s body washed ashore Saturday morning, said Long Beach Police Chief Flint Wright. He identified her as Lindsey Mustread. The girl and her 9-year-old brother had been…

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July 3, 2014 at 5:39 PM

Girl, 11, missing off Long Beach; 9-year-old brother rescued

UPDATE, 10:20 p.m. The Coast Guard has suspended its search for an 11-year-old girl who was reportedly swept out to sea while swimming. The Coast Guard said it conducted seven hours of searching, covering more than 59 square miles. Corrected version The Associated Press LONG BEACH — Authorities say an 11-year-old girl is missing in the Pacific Ocean…

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July 3, 2014 at 3:31 PM

Divers recover body in Vancouver, Wash. pond

The Associated Press VANCOUVER, Wash.  — Divers have recovered the body of a man who drowned after jumping into a Vancouver pond to retrieve a child’s hat. The Clark County sheriff’s office said Thursday that 42-year-old Pioneer Anastaco Kelulau of Vancouver was found in about 30 feet of water. He had jumped off a fishing dock at Klineline pond…

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July 3, 2014 at 9:16 AM

Vancouver man drowns while fetching a child’s hat

By Patty Hastings / The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. A dive team has resumed the search for a 42-year-old Vancouver man who presumably drowned Wednesday night at Klineline Pond. The man reportedly waded into the deep section of pond to retrieve a child’s hat when he went under, according to Clark County Fire District 6. The 911 call came…

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