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County wants to know residents’ attitudes about local rivers

NEW — 6 a.m. June 30, 2015

King County, on behalf of the King County Flood Control District, has begun an opinion survey of residents this week to find out how aware and prepared they are for flood risks, what they think about floodplain management and how they enjoy local rivers.

Information collected during the survey will be used to help direct outreach efforts and improve flood and river safety. Survey questions will focus on residents’ personal preparedness for flooding, opinions about flood-risk reduction techniques and river recreation uses.

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Sports

Former Skyline standout Kasen Williams signs with Seahawks

The Seattle Seahawks signed former University of Washington and Skyline High School standout receiver Kasen Williams on June 12.

Williams impressed the Seahawks during May’s rookie mini-camp, in which he participated as a tryout player. Before that, he had signed as a free agent with the Cincinnati Bengals, but was waived after failing his physical, apparently due to concerns over a foot injury he suffered as a junior at the UW.

By Corky Trewin/Seattle Seahawks Kasen Williams gathers a pass during drills in the Seattle Seahawks minicamp June 18 at their Redmond practice facility.

By Corky Trewin/Seattle Seahawks
Kasen Williams gathers a pass during drills in the Seattle Seahawks minicamp June 18 at their Redmond practice facility.

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Schools

Liberty students get more than $2.3 million in scholarships

Liberty High School and the Issaquah School District are grateful for the generosity of the community who contributed in part to more than $2.3 million in scholarships to Liberty’s class of 2015 as reported by students and their parents.

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