Officials warn to use caution around cold rivers, lakes

July 1, 2014

With sunny skies and temperatures possibly rising toward 80 degrees as the summer months near, King County officials urge everyone to be careful when heading out for fun on the water.

The cool, wet winter and spring left a heavy mantle of snow across the Cascade Range, and warmer temperatures means rivers will be swift with icy cold snowmelt for weeks to come. Lakes and Puget Sound aren’t much warmer options for a swim: Cold-water shock can set in after a matter of minutes in any body of water.

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Issaquah Living Summer 2014 Magazine

June 24, 2014

Opening the archives

May 13, 2014

An ongoing look at memorable images from Issaquah’s past

2009.006.080.084 Boating on Pine Lake Two young women, Gertrude Goode and Bea ?, sit in the stern of a small boat at Pine Lake; hills and trees are in the background. Handwritten beside photo: ’Bea & Gertrude Goode’ and ’Boating on Pine Lake.’ From Ferol Tibbetts’ album, dated 1911-1921.

2009.006.080.084
Boating on Pine Lake
Two young women, Gertrude Goode and Bea ?, sit in the stern of a small boat at Pine Lake; hills and trees are in the background. Handwritten beside photo: ’Bea & Gertrude Goode’ and ’Boating on Pine Lake.’ From Ferol Tibbetts’ album, dated 1911-1921.

The Issaquah History Museums take requests regarding what people would like to see in the Digital Collection. Roughly quarterly, volunteers have a data-entry day and prep a bunch of records for upload. If there is a particular name, place or item you’d like to see more images of on the website, email Erica Maniez at erica.maniez@issaquahhistory.org. If you have a photo or subject you would like to see in this feature, email editor@isspress.com.