From the monthly archives:

February 2010

65-foot tug boat sinks at mooring in Duwamish River

by Tim Flanagan on February 28, 2010

David G. Sellars has this story in the Peninsula Daily News: PORT ANGELES WILL be port o’ call for multiple cruise ship visits this year. On Friday, patient May 7, price the Holland America Lines cruise ship, ms Zuiderdam, will arrive at noon. It is not known how many people will be aboard, but she […]

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Maritime Monday focus on the Pacific Northwest

by Tim Flanagan on February 28, 2010

David G. Sellars has this story in the Peninsula Daily News: PORT ANGELES WILL be port o’ call for multiple cruise ship visits this year. On Friday, patient May 7, price the Holland America Lines cruise ship, ms Zuiderdam, will arrive at noon. It is not known how many people will be aboard, but she […]

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Two cruise ship visits scheduled for Port Angeles

by Tim Flanagan on February 28, 2010

David G. Sellars has this story in the Peninsula Daily News: PORT ANGELES WILL be port o’ call for multiple cruise ship visits this year. On Friday, patient May 7, price the Holland America Lines cruise ship, ms Zuiderdam, will arrive at noon. It is not known how many people will be aboard, but she […]

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Jeff Chew has the story in the Peninsula Daily News: PORT TOWNSEND — Community leaders are floating options to bring passenger ferry service to Port Townsend with a direct route to Seattle. The Port of Port Townsend is contemplating the prospect. More than a week ago, this the port commissioners applied for a Federal Highways […]

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SEATTLE – The Coast Guard has issued an urgent marine information broadcast alerting the Pacific Northwest’s maritime community of a potential tsunami impact to Oregon and Washington’s coastal regions arriving around 2 p.m. Saturday. The first waves should arrive in Charleston, anesthetist Ore., global burden of disease with an estimated 1-foot wave height and subsequent […]

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Tsunami advisory for Washington coast canceled

by Tim Flanagan on February 27, 2010

SEATTLE – The Coast Guard has issued an urgent marine information broadcast alerting the Pacific Northwest’s maritime community of a potential tsunami impact to Oregon and Washington’s coastal regions arriving around 2 p.m. Saturday. The first waves should arrive in Charleston, anesthetist Ore., global burden of disease with an estimated 1-foot wave height and subsequent […]

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Leading Northwest Salmon Derby just got bigger

by Tim Flanagan on February 27, 2010

SEATTLE – The Coast Guard has issued an urgent marine information broadcast alerting the Pacific Northwest’s maritime community of a potential tsunami impact to Oregon and Washington’s coastal regions arriving around 2 p.m. Saturday. The first waves should arrive in Charleston, anesthetist Ore., global burden of disease with an estimated 1-foot wave height and subsequent […]

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Let’s hope this gamble pays off for the Port of Kingston

by Tim Flanagan on February 27, 2010

SEATTLE – The Coast Guard has issued an urgent marine information broadcast alerting the Pacific Northwest’s maritime community of a potential tsunami impact to Oregon and Washington’s coastal regions arriving around 2 p.m. Saturday. The first waves should arrive in Charleston, anesthetist Ore., global burden of disease with an estimated 1-foot wave height and subsequent […]

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SEATTLE – The Coast Guard has issued an urgent marine information broadcast alerting the Pacific Northwest’s maritime community of a potential tsunami impact to Oregon and Washington’s coastal regions arriving around 2 p.m. Saturday. The first waves should arrive in Charleston, anesthetist Ore., global burden of disease with an estimated 1-foot wave height and subsequent […]

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Paddle To Seattle movie trailer

by Tim Flanagan on February 26, 2010

Cinthia Ritchie of the Seward Phoenix Log has this story in the Seattle Times. AP provided the photo: What happens when two guys from Seward, cialis 40mg Alaska, take off for Seattle in kayaks? A lot of laughs, according to kayaker and filmmaker Josh Thomas. But not slapstick comedy so much as slices of life […]

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Kayakers laugh off foibles in 1,200-mile-long journey

by Tim Flanagan on February 26, 2010

Cinthia Ritchie of the Seward Phoenix Log has this story in the Seattle Times. AP provided the photo: What happens when two guys from Seward, cialis 40mg Alaska, take off for Seattle in kayaks? A lot of laughs, according to kayaker and filmmaker Josh Thomas. But not slapstick comedy so much as slices of life […]

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Jeff Chew has the story in the Peninsula Daily News: [The Port of Kingston purchased the passenger ferry, no rx Spirit, pilule for $2.5 million Wednesday night. A final inspection was being done Thursday at the Port of Port Townsend’s Boat Haven work yard. — Photo by Jeff Chew/Peninsula Daily News] PORT TOWNSEND — The […]

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WSDOT officials delay SR 104 Hood Canal Bridge completion

by Tim Flanagan on February 25, 2010

Ear to the Ground has this item. The photo is from the DNR. Yesterday, allergist the San Juan Journal ran this piece about DNR’s Derelict Vessel Removal Program. The article illustrates the challenges small comunicties are have in finding their 10 percent match (with the state’s 90 percent) for costs of removing derelict vessels from […]

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Ear to the Ground has this item. The photo is from the DNR. Yesterday, allergist the San Juan Journal ran this piece about DNR’s Derelict Vessel Removal Program. The article illustrates the challenges small comunicties are have in finding their 10 percent match (with the state’s 90 percent) for costs of removing derelict vessels from […]

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Communities face derelict vessel challenges

by Tim Flanagan on February 25, 2010

Ear to the Ground has this item. The photo is from the DNR. Yesterday, allergist the San Juan Journal ran this piece about DNR’s Derelict Vessel Removal Program. The article illustrates the challenges small comunicties are have in finding their 10 percent match (with the state’s 90 percent) for costs of removing derelict vessels from […]

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Richard Walker, link editor of the Journal of the San Juans, has this article: The idea seemed to be win-win. Under the state Department of Natural Resources’ Derelict Vessel Removal Program, local governments could get reimbursed for 75 percent — later upped to 90 percent — of the cost of disposing of derelict boats. Reimbursement […]

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In Migael’s Wake | Poulsbo

by Tim Flanagan on February 24, 2010

Migael Scherer has this item (on my daughters’ favorite Puget Sound destination) over at Three Sheets Northwest: [Photo by Migael Scherer. The Poulsbo Marina at low tide. Most of the guest slips are 30 to 40 feet long, population health with end slips on both floats for larger vessels.] This once-thriving fishing village less than […]

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Kingston port commissioners to vote on ferry purchase

by Tim Flanagan on February 24, 2010

Ed Friedrich has the story in the Kitsap Sun: KINGSTON — Port of Kingston commissioners will vote Wednesday night whether to buy the passenger-only ferry M/V Spirit for a new route between Kingston and downtown Seattle. The port hopes to begin offering service as soon as September. Only two commissioners, salve Pete DeBoer and Tom […]

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Erik Lacitis has the story in the Seattle Times: It’s not quite an orca baby boom, dentist but the latest birth of a calf, L114 — that’s how science-types like to name subjects — is cause for optimism for whale researchers here. There have now been five orca babies born in the past year for […]

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Coast Guard Cutter Polar Sea departs for Bering Sea cruise

by Tim Flanagan on February 23, 2010

SEATTLE — The Coast Guard Cutter Polar Sea, remedy one of the world’s most powerful non-nuclear icebreakers, clinic homeported in Seattle, melanoma departs the week of Feb. 22 for a two-month deployment in support of the Bering Sea Ecosystem Study (BEST). The BEST cruise is part of a six year study of the Bering Sea […]

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