Local News Summer in Seattle Originally published July 2, 2019 at 7:19 pmUpdated July 2, 2019 at 7:48 pm Braving a wet and not very warm afternoon at Madison Park Beach, Dashell Adams, 19, does her job as a Seattle Parks and Recreation lifeguard Tuesday. This is Adams’ third year with the department. Adams, in her second week on the job this year, has already helped a boy who couldn’t swim and was over his head in the water. She is a sophomore at Western Washington University. (Greg Gilbert / The Seattle Times) Share story By Greg Gilbert The Seattle Times More Local News Seattle man dies after head-on collision with utility truck in North Kitsap County August 18, 2019 Power restored after thousands affected by outages in Alaska August 18, 2019 20-year-old man in critical condition after early morning stabbing in downtown Seattle August 18, 2019 Man shot in Renton is in stable condition, police say August 18, 2019 More Photo Galleries Seattle’s waterfront hosts performance by Native youth theater program Red Eagle Soaring Seattle’s new Alice Ball Park named for a pioneering medical researcher Cultural embrace: Defying acts of hatred, Seattle-area Afrolatino Festival goes on Greg Gilbert: firstname.lastname@example.org.