Two men, including a retired Bellevue doctor, who died in a riptide Sunday off Copalis Beach in Grays Harbor County have been identified.

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Two men, including a retired Bellevue doctor, who died in a riptide Sunday off Copalis Beach in Grays Harbor County have been identified.




Dr. Chen-Lang Chang, 61, of Bellevue, and Jonathan L. Worsham, 42, of Highlands Ranch, Colo., were fishing for perch on a spit at Griffith-Priday State Park, about eight miles north of Ocean Shores, when the water pulled them under, according to the Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Office.




A third man was pulled into the riptide as well but survived.




A fourth man saw what was happening from shore and went for help. When the Ocean Shores Surf Rescue team and the Coast Guard pulled the men from the ocean, Chang and Worsham were dead.




Bellevue




Heritage Center offers chance to relive past




The Eastside Heritage Center and the city of Bellevue will host two history events at Fraser Cabin in Kelsey Creek Farm Park, 13204 S.E. Eighth St.




• “Cabin Life and Household Chores Exhibit and Interactive Experience” will be from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday. Staff members and volunteers, costumed in the clothing of 1888, when the cabin opened, will help visitors experience log-cabin life as they wash clothes, hang them out to dry, beat rugs and perform other household chores.




• “Farm Life and Agriculture Exhibit and Interactive Experience” will be from noon to 3 p.m. Aug. 6. Visitors can handle household historical implements, plant a seed, and play games from the early days of farming on the Eastside.




Both events are free. For more information, call 425-450-1049.



Redmond



Trails Commission seeks applicants




Trail users who live in Redmond can play an active role in the city’s vision to expand the local and regional trail system.




The Redmond Trails Commission is accepting applications to fill a vacancy. The commission advises the mayor and City Council on the promotion, protection and development of enjoyable, safe, convenient trails.




The commission meets the last Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center.




Interested Redmond residents should call the mayor’s office at 425-556-2101 or download an application form at www.redmond.gov. Applications should be submitted to the mayor with a summary of related experience. The deadline to apply is July 15.




Seattle Times Eastside bureau