Slow start for western Washington boaters this Fourth of July weekend

Operation Dry Water is in effect through tomorrow. King County is increasing boat patrols to keep everyone safe from those boating under the influence.

SEATTLE — If you have plans to go out on the water, Operation Dry Water is in effect. Several agencies are increasing patrols to keep everyone safe from operating a boat under the influence. The effort runs through Monday’s July 4 celebrations. 

Deputy Matthew Martin with the King County Marine Rescue Unit told KING 5 News that they haven’t given out any Boating Under The Influence citations Sunday. Even with the warmer weather the last couple of days, he said everyone has

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