Archive for February 23rd, 2020

Originally published in the South County Journal, February 23, 1998

By Mike Archbold
Journal Reporter

Horseshoe Lake is just west of the city of Black Diamond. Homes nestled along the shore of the small lake are threatened with flooding because the lake has no outlets. (Marcus R. Donner/Journal.)

BLACK DIAMOND — Barbara Rush stood with a handful of other Horseshoe Lake residents and pointed to the white pole with black markings sticking out of the water in her backyard.

King County has a similar pole but it is underwater. Despite an El Nino winter that has kept rain to a minimum, the lake level has risen since summer. (more…)

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