From the monthly archives:

July 2010

The liveaboard life: small space, small price

by Tim Flanagan on July 31, 2010

Living in a marina can be an affordable, prostate peaceful and challenging alternative to having a house. Diana Wurn has the story in the Seattle Times:

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Sea trials reveal problem on new ferry Chetzemoka

by Tim Flanagan on July 31, 2010

Eric Stevick has the story in the Everett Herald: EVERETT — A safety concern discovered duringsea trials this week off Everett could delay the maiden launch of the state’s newest ferry. The $76.5 million Chetzemoka is scheduled to make its inaugural sail Aug. 29 and begin its first full day of service between Port Townsend […]

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Fishing options abound in August

by Tim Flanagan on July 31, 2010

Mark Yuasa has the story in his blog at the Seattle Times: There was feeling in the air since the inner-Elliott Bay chinook fishery started on July 2 that it wasn’t going to live up to expectations this summer. As each weekend went by catches in the sport fishery never amounted to much, oncologist nor […]

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Weather alert for boaters from Cliff Mass

by Tim Flanagan on July 31, 2010

Mark Yuasa has the story in his blog at the Seattle Times: There was feeling in the air since the inner-Elliott Bay chinook fishery started on July 2 that it wasn’t going to live up to expectations this summer. As each weekend went by catches in the sport fishery never amounted to much, oncologist nor […]

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Vancouver BC: Burrard Bridge Allision

by Tim Flanagan on July 30, 2010

Mark Yuasa has the story in his blog at the Seattle Times: There was feeling in the air since the inner-Elliott Bay chinook fishery started on July 2 that it wasn’t going to live up to expectations this summer. As each weekend went by catches in the sport fishery never amounted to much, oncologist nor […]

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Mark Yuasa has the story in his blog at the Seattle Times: There was feeling in the air since the inner-Elliott Bay chinook fishery started on July 2 that it wasn’t going to live up to expectations this summer. As each weekend went by catches in the sport fishery never amounted to much, oncologist nor […]

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Matt Schubert has this story in the Peninsula Daily News: IF ONLY WE could party like it was 2009. A year after one of the best saltwater salmon seasons in a decade, implant the North Olympic Peninsula finds itself mired in mediocrity. From the coast all the way to Admiralty Inlet, fishing has simply been […]

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KING 5 News has this story: SEATTLE – A new report names the dirtiest beaches in Washington state. The Natural Resource Defense Council’s 20th annual beach water quality  <http://www.nrdc.org/water/oceans/ttw/sumwas.pdf> report says the dirtiest beaches (with percentage of samples exceeding state standards in 2009) are: Freeland County Park/Holmes Harbor in Island County (20%) Hollywood Beach in […]

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Report names Washington’s three dirtiest beaches

by Tim Flanagan on July 29, 2010

KING 5 News has this story: SEATTLE – A new report names the dirtiest beaches in Washington state. The Natural Resource Defense Council’s 20th annual beach water quality  <http://www.nrdc.org/water/oceans/ttw/sumwas.pdf> report says the dirtiest beaches (with percentage of samples exceeding state standards in 2009) are: Freeland County Park/Holmes Harbor in Island County (20%) Hollywood Beach in […]

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Tom Callis has the story in the Peninsula Daily News: [The articulated tug-barge Commitment is escorted into Port Angeles Harbor by the tug Jeffery Foss on Wednesday after the Commitment lost power in the Strait of Juan de Fuca. — Photo by Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News] PORT ANGELES — A tug pushing a barge full […]

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Patrick J. Sullivan has the story in the Port Townsend Leader:

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Lighthouse Park’s Phase 2 now open

by Tim Flanagan on July 28, 2010

Mike McQuaide has this story in the Seattle Times:

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Mike McQuaide has this story in the Seattle Times:

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Vanessa Ho has the story at SeattlePI.com: [Houseboats are shown on Seattle’s Lake Union. Photo by Joshua Trujillo, herpes Seattlepi.com] In a city of lakes and bays, prostate squabbles about water are inevitable. But as Seattle mulls over a hefty set of new shoreline rules, viagra one of the most iconic waterfront symbols — houseboats […]

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Seattle wants to ban new houseboats

by Tim Flanagan on July 28, 2010

Vanessa Ho has the story at SeattlePI.com: [Houseboats are shown on Seattle’s Lake Union. Photo by Joshua Trujillo, herpes Seattlepi.com] In a city of lakes and bays, prostate squabbles about water are inevitable. But as Seattle mulls over a hefty set of new shoreline rules, viagra one of the most iconic waterfront symbols — houseboats […]

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In Migael’s Wake | Langley

by Tim Flanagan on July 28, 2010

Jason Bacaj has the story in the Seattle Times:

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Ferry riders will be surveyed

by Tim Flanagan on July 28, 2010

Jason Bacaj has the story in the Seattle Times:

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Seattle cruise industry slows in recession’s wake

by Tim Flanagan on July 28, 2010

Jason Bacaj has the story in the Seattle Times:

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Bald eagle comeback pressures coastal seabirds

by Tim Flanagan on July 28, 2010

Tom Banse has the story at KUOW: The comeback of the bald eagle is one of the most celebrated success stories of modern conservation. But along the Pacific Northwest coast, what is ed the majestic eagles are marauders. Their increasing numbers are putting other bird populations at risk. For now, cost biologists are not inclined […]

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VENICE BUHAIN has this story in the Olympian: OLYMPIA – Families gathered at the Boston Harbor Marina on Monday afternoon got a chance to meet the slimy and sticky creatures who live under the marina’s docks. Divers Phil Sconce and Mike Doyle brought crabs, unhealthy sea cucumbers and sea stars to the surface, case as […]

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