Swim Safely

June 29, 2013 12:48 by Ryan

Photo by Alex Mahan — CC By-NC-SA 2.0.

Many Anacortes residents—along with friends and tourists from all over—will enjoy a respite from the rising temperatures this week in the lakes in our community forestlands and elsewhere on Fidalgo Island. But on Tuesday, a 28-year-old man drowned at Whistle Lake.

As this recent Slate article points out, drowning doesn’t look like the drowning you see on TV. Be extra vigilant, and watch out for your friends and others.

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