Project manager Doug Beagle stands next to recently installed Hescoes meant for flood protection from the White River in Sumner. The city of Sumner’s public works crew installed Hesco bastions — cages lined with cloth and filled with sand — along both banks of the river, just south of Stewart Road. Joshua Bessex jbessex@gateline.com
Project manager Doug Beagle stands next to recently installed Hescoes meant for flood protection from the White River in Sumner. The city of Sumner’s public works crew installed Hesco bastions — cages lined with cloth and filled with sand — along both banks of the river, just south of Stewart Road. Joshua Bessex jbessex@gateline.com

White River forces Sumner to brace for worst-case flooding scenario

February 01, 2017 10:27 AM

UPDATED February 06, 2017 04:35 PM