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Archive for October 12th, 2017

Originally published in the Voice of the Valley, October 12, 1977

By Dianne Wilson

A week of pumping by King County has drawn Horseshoe Lake back from foundations, and the sandbag walls put up to protect them. (Photo by Marcus R. Donner)

A week of pumping by King County has drawn Horseshoe Lake back from foundations, and the sandbag walls put up to protect them. (Photo by Marcus R. Donner)

A preliminary planned unit-development that will completely surround Horseshoe Lake (currently dry), west of Black Diamond with houses, has been approved by the county zoning examiner.

William Coski’s proposed plat will involve a total of 47 acres, including about 5.5 acres of lake. The land will be divided into 33 building sites.

The lake, which lies in the middle of the Public Utility District, Coski plans to develop as a year-round facility. This required a revision in the plans originally submitted to the county to reduce the amount of development near the lake itself. (more…)

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