From the monthly archives:

April 2009

Competitiveness, jobs top agenda at Joint Port Meeting

by Tim Flanagan on April 30, 2009

Justin Burnett has the story (and photo) in the Whidbey Examiner: Port of Coupeville Executive Director Jim Patton points to a deteriorating piling supporting the Coupeville Wharf causeway. The piling is an example of the growing maintenance challenges at the port’s two-century-old assets, rx the Wharf and Greenbank Farm. First it was a floating dock […]

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Justin Burnett has the story (and photo) in the Whidbey Examiner: Port of Coupeville Executive Director Jim Patton points to a deteriorating piling supporting the Coupeville Wharf causeway. The piling is an example of the growing maintenance challenges at the port’s two-century-old assets, rx the Wharf and Greenbank Farm. First it was a floating dock […]

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In today’s Seattle Times, cystitis Brian Cantwell has a piece about a genuine “dream boat”, treatment built on Lake Union in 1928: [Greg Gilbert/Seattle Times photo] Here’s a story suited to this era of foreclosures and hard times. But while it has that grim side, viagra it still involves messing about in boats (and nothing […]

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Dead whale update for Thursday

by Tim Flanagan on April 30, 2009

Here’s a photo of Captain Brett Ginther’s Island Whaler…whaling, glands sort of. Photo by Veronica von Allworden, Sky and Sea Photo. They’ve got a great slideshow over at the Whidbey News-Times, along with an accompanying story by Jessie Stensland: A lost-and-found carcass of a gray whale will slowly dissolve into a restricted shoreline that’s part […]

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[A press release from the EPA —Tim] (Seattle, psychotherapist Wash. – April 29, dentist 2009) Today 19 Tribes will receive grants totaling nearly $2 million for on-the-ground projects to protect and preserve water quality and salmon habitat in the Puget Sound region. The grants support the Puget Sound Partnership’s 2020 Action Agenda. The U.S. Environmental […]

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Lingcod and shrimp openers set for this weekend

by Tim Flanagan on April 29, 2009

Mark Yuasa has the story in the Seattle Times: Dragging bottom in the briny waters of Puget Sound will be the top choice this week for halibut, discount lingcod or spot shrimp. “Right now everybody is gearing up for the lingcod opener [Friday] and the shrimp opener on Saturday, melanoma ” said Mike Chamberlain at […]

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Wash. legislature asks fed to help pay for ferries

by Tim Flanagan on April 29, 2009

BitterEnd pointed us to this story by Aubrey Cohen in the Seattle P-I: [Joshua Trujillo / seattlepi.com] Washington would get tens of millions more dollars a year for its ferry system, treat under a new congressional proposal. “It’s not always easy convincing some of our colleagues here in Washington, ambulance D.C., of the importance of […]

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Cary Bozeman had a thoughtful opinion piece in yesterday’s Seattle Times: RECENTLY, health I was both criticized and congratulated for making some blunt comments about Seattle’s failure to improve its downtown waterfront during the past 50 years. Before a gathering of 25 mayors from around Washington state, I stated this great opportunity had gone unfulfilled […]

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Foss Waterway Seaport receives $750k in state budget

by Tim Flanagan on April 29, 2009

[I can’t find an original source for this photo of stranded sturgeon in Port Susan. If it’s your photo, this web let me know! —Tim] I learned a lot about sturgeon from today’s Crosscut.com feature by Daniel Jack Chasan: The recent news that some 1500 sturgeon had grounded themselves at low tide in Port Susan […]

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Navy to conduct oil-spill exercise near Bremerton

by Tim Flanagan on April 29, 2009

Cary Bozeman had a thoughtful opinion piece in yesterday’s Seattle Times: RECENTLY, health I was both criticized and congratulated for making some blunt comments about Seattle’s failure to improve its downtown waterfront during the past 50 years. Before a gathering of 25 mayors from around Washington state, I stated this great opportunity had gone unfulfilled […]

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If sturgeon could talk

by Tim Flanagan on April 29, 2009

[I can’t find an original source for this photo of stranded sturgeon in Port Susan. If it’s your photo, this web let me know! —Tim] I learned a lot about sturgeon from today’s Crosscut.com feature by Daniel Jack Chasan: The recent news that some 1500 sturgeon had grounded themselves at low tide in Port Susan […]

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Today’s dead gray whale news update

by Tim Flanagan on April 29, 2009

Seattle Times has 2 dead gray whales in Puget Sound. Everett Herald has Boat can’t budge 30-ton gray whale near Camano Island. KIRO-TV has Necropsy Planned On First Dead Gray Whale. This article notes that after the first boat wasn’t able to move the whale, epilepsy “Deception Pass Tours donated their boat, viagra 40mg crew […]

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Port Townsend braces for Hood Canal bridge closure

by Tim Flanagan on April 29, 2009

The story by Nancy Bartley appears in today’s Seattle Times: PORT TOWNSEND — A giant clock at the east entrance to the Hood Canal Bridge counts down the hours until the bridge closes Friday for six weeks for repairs. On the Olympic Peninsula, information pills residents are counting the number of miles and hours they’ll […]

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Massive cruise ship rescue exercise underway

by Tim Flanagan on April 28, 2009

I made my way into downtown Seattle this afternoon to see how things were going over at Holland America Line. You know, site what with the big mass rescue operation underway in southeast Alaska for the 2, this web 500 passengers and crew aboard MS Alaska Cruiser. Oh, cystitis you didn’t hear about this incident? […]

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Additional dead gray whale coverage

by Tim Flanagan on April 28, 2009

Isabelle Dills has an article in the Bellingham Herald: The whale has been towed to a beach near Gulf Road south of Birch Bay for a necropsy Tuesday afternoon to determine the cause of death, medical said Mariann Carrasco, health principle investigator from the Whatcom Marine Mammal Stranding Network. The whale, estimated to be less […]

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Three Sheets Northwest pointed us to the Seattle Yacht Club’s official schedule of Opening Day events. If you’re going to be out (I am!), opisthorchiasis you’ll have to figure out where you want to be, discount rx when, information pills since the Montlake Cut will be closed for several hours, if I understand correctly. Saturday […]

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Second dead gray whale found in Puget Sound

by Tim Flanagan on April 28, 2009

A radio feature by Chana Joffe-Walt of NPR’s All Things Considered: Listen Now [1 min 49 sec] All Things Considered, arthritis April 24, view 2009 · A drop in economic activity can literally be heard at the Port of Seattle. The silence is deafening. http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=103469784top A radio feature by Chana Joffe-Walt of NPR;s All Things […]

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Cascade Pole cleanup is money well spent

by Tim Flanagan on April 27, 2009

A radio feature by Chana Joffe-Walt of NPR’s All Things Considered: Listen Now [1 min 49 sec] All Things Considered, arthritis April 24, view 2009 · A drop in economic activity can literally be heard at the Port of Seattle. The silence is deafening. http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=103469784top A radio feature by Chana Joffe-Walt of NPR;s All Things […]

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Sounds of silence at Port of Seattle

by Tim Flanagan on April 27, 2009

A radio feature by Chana Joffe-Walt of NPR’s All Things Considered: Listen Now [1 min 49 sec] All Things Considered, arthritis April 24, view 2009 · A drop in economic activity can literally be heard at the Port of Seattle. The silence is deafening. http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=103469784top

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Port of Seattle and Port of Tacoma…together? Hey, price good idea! The Port of Seattle and Port of Tacoma Commissioners will convene a Special Joint Study Session from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, viagra April 30, hospital 2009 in the International Conference Center at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Mezzanine Level. The primary focus of the […]

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