SNOHOMISH (AP) — The Snohomish Sheriff’s office says a 21-year-old man drowned while attempting to reach a sandbar drinking party on the Snohomish River. The sheriff’s office says the man was in a canoe with other people ferrying them to the sandbar where the group was drinking around midnight Saturday. The canoe took on water, spilling…More
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By K.C. Mehaffey The Wenatchee World WINTHROP — Paul Picolet had just stepped out of his truck and was headed to the Java Man in Winthrop for his daily cup of coffee Saturday morning when he heard something that made him turn around fast. The Twisp rancher’s 2009 Ford pickup had rolled into the Chewuch River. And even…More
A man’s body was pulled from the mouth of the Snohomish River Monday, and fire officials believe it may be that of a man still missing from a boating accident earlier this month. A boater spotted the body floating face down in the river, where it meets Port Gardner Bay, at about 5 p.m., said Everett…More
King County marine crews found the body of a man in the Green River Saturday evening, about three hours after the raft he was in got into trouble. Authorities responded to reports of a raft in trouble near Kanaskat-Palmer State Park about 2:35 p.m. Saturday, said Paula Smith, a King County Sheriff’s communication supervisor. “There were three people in the raft, and…More
The Associated Press CHEHALIS — The Lewis County sheriff’s office is trying to determine how an 8-year-old boy who lived along the Chehalis River died in the water. The boy’s mother reported him missing Friday afternoon and deputies found him about a quarter-mile down river on a gravel bar. KBKW reports he could not be revived and was…More
It won’t be a record-setter, but Sunday is expected to be unseasonably warm and one of those get-outside-and-enjoy-it days. The National Weather Service predicts a high of 73 degrees — the warmest day of the year so far. That’s about 14 degrees above normal for mid-April, said meteorologist Johnny Burg. But keep this in mind if you head…More