From the monthly archives:

November 2009

Shoreline preservation workshop at fire hall

by Tim Flanagan on November 30, 2009

Hannah Bostwick has the story in The Bellingham Herald: BELLINGHAM – The Bellingham Yacht Club’s annual Lighted Boat Parade will grace Bellingham Bay on Friday and Saturday, viagra approved Dec. 4 and 5. The 2009 parade route will sail past Boulevard Park and the Bellingham Cruise Terminal, through the east entrance of Squalicum Harbor and […]

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Parks officials recommend against Kiket purchase

by Tim Flanagan on November 30, 2009

Hannah Bostwick has the story in The Bellingham Herald: BELLINGHAM – The Bellingham Yacht Club’s annual Lighted Boat Parade will grace Bellingham Bay on Friday and Saturday, viagra approved Dec. 4 and 5. The 2009 parade route will sail past Boulevard Park and the Bellingham Cruise Terminal, through the east entrance of Squalicum Harbor and […]

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Examiner.com
Nisqually: journey of an estuary restored by man, reclaimed by nature
Examiner.com
The Pacific Northwest and Puget Sound is one of the most vital regions for migrating and wintering birds and water fowl. It is home to endangered orca

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Boat parade to light up Bellingham Bay

by Tim Flanagan on November 30, 2009

Hannah Bostwick has the story in The Bellingham Herald: BELLINGHAM – The Bellingham Yacht Club’s annual Lighted Boat Parade will grace Bellingham Bay on Friday and Saturday, viagra approved Dec. 4 and 5. The 2009 parade route will sail past Boulevard Park and the Bellingham Cruise Terminal, through the east entrance of Squalicum Harbor and […]

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BC Ferries crew rescues jumper

by Tim Flanagan on November 30, 2009

Richard The wife and i were killing time in Portland OR. (cause it was timekillin season) an ran across this Pub so went in for a chilly one.  Anyway heres a pic. i took for your enjoyment. I enjoy your blog as part of my morning routine. BE reader Ed (Ed. note:  Tres Cool.  More […]

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Bowen Island ferry crew helps rescue injured sailor

by Tim Flanagan on November 30, 2009

Richard The wife and i were killing time in Portland OR. (cause it was timekillin season) an ran across this Pub so went in for a chilly one.  Anyway heres a pic. i took for your enjoyment. I enjoy your blog as part of my morning routine. BE reader Ed (Ed. note:  Tres Cool.  More […]

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For trop rock artist, soggy Northwest is always sunny

by Deborah Bach on November 30, 2009

The rain is sheeting down on a chilly fall night in land-locked Kent, and Dave Calhoun is about as far as he could be from a tropical paradise.
Dressed in shorts, flip flops and a Hawaiian shirt, guitar in hand, Calhoun is belting out music more befitting of Margaritaville than a suburban coffee shop in the [...]

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Seattle port attracts cargo from Tacoma, Los Angeles

by Tim Flanagan on November 29, 2009

Richard The wife and i were killing time in Portland OR. (cause it was timekillin season) an ran across this Pub so went in for a chilly one.  Anyway heres a pic. i took for your enjoyment. I enjoy your blog as part of my morning routine. BE reader Ed (Ed. note:  Tres Cool.  More […]

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Prospects looking dim again for Lake Washington sockeye fishery
Seattle Times
State Fish and Wildlife has extended the public-comment period on a new draft conservation plan for rockfish in Puget Sound through Jan.

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Pacific Northwest Salmon Center finds a home

by Tim Flanagan on November 27, 2009

How could I resist? Waggoner, order the self-appointed cruising bible of the Pacific Northwest, seek called the trip’s jumping-off point—Port Alberni, on Vancouver Island—”the single best saltwater trailer boat destination in the Northwest.” In April I began seeking a really special cruise for myself and Sam, my 20-year-old nephew from Chicago, who had just finished […]

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Dan Richman reports on his Barkley Sound trip

by Tim Flanagan on November 27, 2009

How could I resist? Waggoner, order the self-appointed cruising bible of the Pacific Northwest, seek called the trip’s jumping-off point—Port Alberni, on Vancouver Island—”the single best saltwater trailer boat destination in the Northwest.” In April I began seeking a really special cruise for myself and Sam, my 20-year-old nephew from Chicago, who had just finished […]

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Ballard locks update: whale sighting, large lock refilled

by Tim Flanagan on November 26, 2009

[When I first launched PugetSoundMaritime.com, nurse less than a year ago, I already had lots of regular readers at my other blog, Navagear.com. I think I may be at the point where there are at least some PugetSoundMaritime readers who know nothing about Navagear. This post might be a good introduction. Enjoy! —Tim] Time for […]

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MadMariner feature: Navagear holiday gift guide

by Tim Flanagan on November 26, 2009

[When I first launched PugetSoundMaritime.com, nurse less than a year ago, I already had lots of regular readers at my other blog, Navagear.com. I think I may be at the point where there are at least some PugetSoundMaritime readers who know nothing about Navagear. This post might be a good introduction. Enjoy! —Tim] Time for […]

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Anglers irked at lingcod plan

by Tim Flanagan on November 26, 2009

Thanks to Monkey Fist who found this. Married on Thanksgiving 1944, Ritters have many reasons to be thankfulThe Herald-Times (subscription)His unit ended up in Washington State, then left Puget Sound by ship, headed for the Aleutian Islands. There, the rifleman walked patrols — the Japanese …and more » Best bets for the weekendSeattle TimesLighten up: There […]

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According to Bainbridge Island Harbor Commissioner (and Puget Sound Maritime hot tipper!) Bob Selzler, abortion a Canadian naval ship has been running around in Puget Sound the past few days. He provided the photo above, as well as the vessel track covering the past day or so, both from MarineTraffic.com. The vessel is an Orca-class […]

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Body found on shore near Mutiny Bay

by Tim Flanagan on November 25, 2009

ITC James Ussery of ESU New Orleans discusses the Incident Command Post (ICP) in a Box. News from Indian Country New name approved for greater Puget Sound body of water: Salish SeaBaltimore SunAnd now yet another name for Puget Sound is nearly official: the Salish Sea. The Washington State Board on Geographic Names Friday voted […]

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JOHN STARK has the story in the Bellingham Herald: BELLINGHAM – Lummi Nation has resolved its dispute with Fairhaven Shipyard, patient clearing the way for the granting of a federal permit allowing the company to operate its new drydock legally. Neil Turney, viagra sale president of shipyard parent company Puglia Engineering, viagra 100mg said the […]

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Brouhaha develops over climate change; so what’s new?

by Christopher Dunagan on November 24, 2009

UPDATE, DEC. 3
Sir Muir Russell, principal and vice-chancellor of the University of Glasgow from 2003 to 2009, was appointed by the University of East Anglia to head up a review of allegations against the Climate Research Unit.
The review will look at the stolen e-mails for evidence of data manipulation or suppression, review CRU’s overall [...]

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Fly Like an Eagle

by Tim Flanagan on November 24, 2009

Up close and personal prior to the release.

One of the side benefits of teaching is the great folks who participate in our classes.  The current Zenith Maritime 100 ton Master’s Course is taking place at the Tulalip Tribes Reservation (Marysville WA.) is no exception.  Lots of serious learning in great atmosphere.
Today I had the rare privilege to witness the release of [...]

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Jefferson halts new moorage permits in Mystery Bay

by Tim Flanagan on November 24, 2009

For some Northwest boaters, pharm it’s the ultimate fantasy—summers spent boating around Puget Sound followed by winters cruising in sunny Mexico. Shawn Breeding and Heather Bansmer have managed to parlay that fantasy into both a lifestyle and a livelihood. The Bellingham sailors have been cruising in Mexico each winter since 2003, abortion have written and […]

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