Cool off in this public lake? NOT!!!

This is what MaKintosh lake currently looks like.
Thurston County would like to have which few home owners live on and by the lake to vote to raise our taxes to clean up this public lake. No one who live in the area can afford this. It is a public lake with a long walk/bike path along one side and a public boat launch. People have come from all over WA to enjoy fishing on the lake. It has overgrown with so much of 3 different types of water weeds, that you can not even swim in it anymore. It apears more like MacIntosh swamp and we need help from the public, WA state and the county to help clean this lake up so the public can use it again. As it is the locals wont even use it.

This story is inappropriate and should be flagged for moderation. Please choose from one of the following options:

You have indicated this comment should be removed.

Close

The comment has been submitted for review. Thank you .

T Burnham says ... on Monday, Jul 27 at 4:48 PM

I live in the Cedarwood Terrace Community where these pictures are taken. There is definately a need for help and we are searching for it. If KOMO News can find the correct person for us to work with...KOMO would be doing better than we have done.

Big Bubba says ... on Monday, Jul 27 at 4:51 PM

Be careful who you ask for help from because the environmentalists might see the nasty shape of the the lake as a good thing.

S Peterson says ... on Monday, Jul 27 at 8:10 PM

I realize money is tight but this lake really needs to be cleaned up. There are a lot of lakes in western Washington and I don't think there is another one this bad. You can't even take a boat out and fish!

robert billieux Sr says ... on Wednesday, Jul 29 at 5:50 PM

Go to www.congamond.org and send inquires about invasive milfoil and other invasive species. We used -trade name sonar chemical to control weeds. Ask about funding too. The club name is Citizens Restoring Congamond. Bob B

Kenneth says ... on Saturday, Sep 12 at 4:15 PM

Author of this does a disservice to cause with poorly written article. (Nevermind videoclip that doesn't really show much but a sign. This is NOT journalism.

Add a comment

Name:

Comment: 250 Characters Left

KOMO News and its affiliated companies are not responsible for the content of comments posted or for anything arising out of use of the above comments or other interaction among the users. We reserve the right to screen, refuse to post, remove or edit user-generated content at any time and for any or no reason in our absolute and sole discretion without prior notice, although we have no duty to do so or to monitor any Public Forum.