South Park navigates king tides

The City of Seattle said they’re working on a long-term solution for these king tides and today the water stayed below the banks.

SEATTLE — The streets are dry and the sandbags at the ready in South Park. Even though Monday’s king tide stayed within the banks of the Duwamish, businesses like West Coast Wire Rope & Rigging said the orange barriers are staying put.

“Oh, absolutely. We have another King Tide tomorrow and one the next day,” said Purchasing Director Michael Lumsden who has seen a lot of flooding in his 31 years on the job.

“I’ve seen it more over the past seven

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