From the monthly archives:

May 2009

Les Blumenthal has this story in the Bellingham Herald: WASHINGTON, approved D.C. – The Obama administration has proposed a 25 percent cut in the research and development budget for one of the most promising renewable energy sources in the Northwest – wave and tidal power. At the same time the White House sought an 82 […]

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Ed Friedrich has the story in the Kitsap Sun: BREMERTON — Puget Sound Naval Shipyard officials believe their days of dumping too much copper into Sinclair Inlet are over. The shipyard, information pills which exceeded its copper limit 75 times between May 2003 and July 2008, reached an agreement recently with the federal Environmental Protection […]

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This request appears in the San Juan Islander: On Saturday, advice May 23, 2009 a boater spotted a man floating in the water off Parker Reef located midway between Orcas Island and Sucia Island in San Juan County. The U.S Coast Guard responded and recovered the remains and took him to Friday Harbor to be […]

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The Port of Seattle’s 2008-2009 Report to the Community is now available online. We hope you enjoy the new interactive format and short videos. Download the PDF here.

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The Ballard News-Tribune has this brief item: The Army Corps of Engineers will close the Hiram M. Chittenden, for sale or Ballard Locks, click to all traffic from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. June 1. The closure is to allow for the inspection of the adult salmon exclusion structure, which is in place near the […]

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The Ballard News-Tribune has this brief item: The Army Corps of Engineers will close the Hiram M. Chittenden, for sale or Ballard Locks, click to all traffic from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. June 1. The closure is to allow for the inspection of the adult salmon exclusion structure, which is in place near the […]

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Ballard locks will close June 1 for inspection

by Tim Flanagan on May 29, 2009

The Ballard News-Tribune has this brief item: The Army Corps of Engineers will close the Hiram M. Chittenden, for sale or Ballard Locks, click to all traffic from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. June 1. The closure is to allow for the inspection of the adult salmon exclusion structure, which is in place near the […]

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SEATTLE – The Washington State Department of Transportation is reminding citizens traveling to Canada to ensure they have the proper documentation and to be prepared for delays at border, pulmonologist whether traveling by road or via the Anacortes/Sidney, B.C. ferry. As of June 1, U.S. and Canadian citizens age 16 and older who enter the […]

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SEATTLE – The Washington State Department of Transportation is reminding citizens traveling to Canada to ensure they have the proper documentation and to be prepared for delays at border, pulmonologist whether traveling by road or via the Anacortes/Sidney, B.C. ferry. As of June 1, U.S. and Canadian citizens age 16 and older who enter the […]

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Vanessa Ho has the story in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer: Two longtime ferry workers have sued the state, medicine alleging they were exposed to unsafe noise levels that led to hearing loss while working in the engine rooms of different vessels. George Greenwood, a chief engineer currently assigned to the Hyak, and Christopher Johnson, a relief […]

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Mark Yuasa has this item on his Seattle Times Reel Time Northwest blog: The first of June is just a few days away, gerontologist and that means it is time for saltwater salmon anglers to start paying attention to the waters of Puget Sound. Two main bodies of water central [Area 10] and south-central Puget […]

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Jeff Chew has this article in the Peninsula Daily News: Marine trade representatives agreed to form a committee to work with the Port of Port Townsend beginning next week to come up with port haul-out and storage discounts that, medical coupled with an aggressive marketing campaign, artificial will lure new boat-work business. The port commissioners […]

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Jeff Chew has this article in the Peninsula Daily News: Marine trade representatives agreed to form a committee to work with the Port of Port Townsend beginning next week to come up with port haul-out and storage discounts that, medical coupled with an aggressive marketing campaign, artificial will lure new boat-work business. The port commissioners […]

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Jeff Chew has this article in the Peninsula Daily News: Marine trade representatives agreed to form a committee to work with the Port of Port Townsend beginning next week to come up with port haul-out and storage discounts that, medical coupled with an aggressive marketing campaign, artificial will lure new boat-work business. The port commissioners […]

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Port of Port Townsend considers incentives

by Tim Flanagan on May 28, 2009

Jeff Chew has this article in the Peninsula Daily News: Marine trade representatives agreed to form a committee to work with the Port of Port Townsend beginning next week to come up with port haul-out and storage discounts that, medical coupled with an aggressive marketing campaign, artificial will lure new boat-work business. The port commissioners […]

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Marine trades concept sets sail on Whidbey Island

by Tim Flanagan on May 28, 2009

The Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society (PSMHS) will highlight Coast Guard heritage at the new Maritime Event Center (MEC) at the Bell Harbor Conference Center on Pier 66 Sunday. The MEC is the former Odyssey Maritime Discovery Center at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center. The program will feature Coast Guard Capt. Suzanne Englebert, sickness […]

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Rob Piercy has the story at King-5: OLYMPIA, treatment Wash. – The fairy tales written by the Grimm Brothers some 200 years ago have been read by millions of people all over the world. Tales such as “Little Red Riding Hood, buy information pills ” “Rapunzel” and “Hansel and Gretel” have been told and retold […]

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Port Angeles Halibut Derby draws hundreds

by Tim Flanagan on May 27, 2009

Mark Yuasa has this report at his Seattle Times Reel Time Northwest blog: The Port Angeles Halibut Derby hosted by the Port Angeles Salmon Club was held this past weekend (May 23-24), sale and 690 participants turned out to try their luck at catching the winning flattie. “We had a good derby considering the Hood […]

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According to Three Sheets Northwest: There’s one last chance to have a look at the 64-foot steel cutter and research vessel Ocean Watch before it departs on a 24, site 000-nautical mile circumnavigation of the Western Hemisphere. The ship will be open to the public between noon and 4 p.m. Saturday at Shilshole Bay Marina […]

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Paige Dickerson has this article in the Peninsula Daily News: The three Port of Port Angeles commissioners voted unanimously today to submit a final bid to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to draw the government agency’s Pacific Ocean research fleet to Port Angeles. Commission President John Calhoun declined to release any details of the […]

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