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 Jim Ellis, who preserved Washington’s nature and spearheaded public works, dies at 98 October 22, 2019 Pelosi’s prescription for high drug prices clears committee October 22, 2019 ‘Finally home’: Soldier laid to rest in Gig Harbor 75 years after his death in Europe in WWII October 22, 2019 State investigating City of Olympia mailer urging no vote on car-tab Initiative 976 October 22, 2019 More Photo Galleries Putting on the dog — and cat — at the Halloween Pet Parade ‘Beyond blessed’: After intensive treatment at Seattle Children’s, Wapato child has been cancer-free for 2 years Beauty blooms at Seattle orchid show Greg Gilbert: firstname.lastname@example.org.