From the monthly archives:

October 2010

Tom Callis has the story in the Peninsula Daily News: PORT ANGELES — The state Department of Ecology has hired a second contractor to complete a delayed environmental study of Port Angeles Harbor sediment, audiologist an element necessary for a plan to clean up Rayonier Inc.’s former mill site. The $106, somnology 000 second contract […]

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Four Puget Sound areas reopen for crabbing Nov. 15

by Tim Flanagan on October 29, 2010

Tom Callis has the story in the Peninsula Daily News: PORT ANGELES — The state Department of Ecology has hired a second contractor to complete a delayed environmental study of Port Angeles Harbor sediment, audiologist an element necessary for a plan to clean up Rayonier Inc.’s former mill site. The $106, somnology 000 second contract […]

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Damage to Ballard lock worse than first thought

by Tim Flanagan on October 29, 2010

Tom Callis has the story in the Peninsula Daily News: PORT ANGELES — The state Department of Ecology has hired a second contractor to complete a delayed environmental study of Port Angeles Harbor sediment, audiologist an element necessary for a plan to clean up Rayonier Inc.’s former mill site. The $106, somnology 000 second contract […]

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Port Angeles Harbor contaminant study in new hands

by Tim Flanagan on October 29, 2010

Tom Callis has the story in the Peninsula Daily News: PORT ANGELES — The state Department of Ecology has hired a second contractor to complete a delayed environmental study of Port Angeles Harbor sediment, audiologist an element necessary for a plan to clean up Rayonier Inc.’s former mill site. The $106, somnology 000 second contract […]

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This is the place for connecting kids, nature

by Tim Flanagan on October 29, 2010

At a time when the country worries about nature-deficit disorder, disease we have a cure at the water’s edge. Knute Berger has the story at Crosscut: The tide is out, revealing a great seaweed-matted mud flat. Gulls are scattered on it like huge, mobile, white-feathered clamshells. They strut at the water’s edge, looking for stragglers […]

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GARY CHITTIM of KING 5 News has this story at Northwest Cable News: SEATTLE — The discovery of military shells and other weapons found buried in silt under Seattle’s new cruise ship terminal creates an obvious public safety risk, syringe but environmental groups say there are ecological risks as well. "This stuff is toxic, rubella […]

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Old weapons discovery shocks environmental groups

by Tim Flanagan on October 28, 2010

GARY CHITTIM of KING 5 News has this story at Northwest Cable News: SEATTLE — The discovery of military shells and other weapons found buried in silt under Seattle’s new cruise ship terminal creates an obvious public safety risk, syringe but environmental groups say there are ecological risks as well. "This stuff is toxic, rubella […]

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JOHN GILLIE has the story in the Tacoma News Tribune: [Chris Hale, apoplectic left, try and Joe Perrin longshoremen with ILWU Local 23, plug in the cable Wednesday from TOTE’s North Star trailership to get electricity from shore. North Star is the first ship at the Port of Tacoma and the Pacific Northwest to turn […]

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The mystery of Canada’s huge 2010 salmon runs

by Tim Flanagan on October 28, 2010

On both sides of the border, prothesis commercial fishing has reaped a bonanza. But no one really knows why or how to respond, cheapest though there are clues about the need for restraint. Daniel Jack Chasan has the story at Crosscut: Big, cheap neon-red sockeye salmon with green heads and hooked jaws stream north along […]

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SUSANNAH FRAME of KING 5 News has ‘>this story: SEATTLE — The KING 5 Investigators have uncovered a multi-agency operation involving an unusual and potentially dangerous finding in the waters of Elliott Bay. Police and military divers have discovered World War II-era and possibly even older ammunition underneath the new high-traffic cruise ship terminal in […]

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SUSANNAH FRAME of KING 5 News has ‘>this story: SEATTLE — The KING 5 Investigators have uncovered a multi-agency operation involving an unusual and potentially dangerous finding in the waters of Elliott Bay. Police and military divers have discovered World War II-era and possibly even older ammunition underneath the new high-traffic cruise ship terminal in […]

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Salmon Bay oil spill under investigation

by Tim Flanagan on October 28, 2010

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS has this brief item at SeattlePI.com: TACOMA, viagra here Wash. — Totem Ocean Trailer Express, esophagitis Inc. is unveiling two cargo vessels that will be able to plug in and get electrical power while docked in Tacoma. Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire and other officials are celebrating at a ceremony Wednesday at the […]

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Small oil spill at Fishermen’s Terminal

by Tim Flanagan on October 27, 2010

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS has this brief item at SeattlePI.com: TACOMA, viagra here Wash. — Totem Ocean Trailer Express, esophagitis Inc. is unveiling two cargo vessels that will be able to plug in and get electrical power while docked in Tacoma. Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire and other officials are celebrating at a ceremony Wednesday at the […]

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In Migael’s Wake | John Wayne Marina

by Tim Flanagan on October 27, 2010

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS has this brief item at SeattlePI.com: TACOMA, viagra here Wash. — Totem Ocean Trailer Express, esophagitis Inc. is unveiling two cargo vessels that will be able to plug in and get electrical power while docked in Tacoma. Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire and other officials are celebrating at a ceremony Wednesday at the […]

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First cargo ships to plug in for power in Tacoma

by Tim Flanagan on October 27, 2010

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS has this brief item at SeattlePI.com: TACOMA, viagra here Wash. — Totem Ocean Trailer Express, esophagitis Inc. is unveiling two cargo vessels that will be able to plug in and get electrical power while docked in Tacoma. Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire and other officials are celebrating at a ceremony Wednesday at the […]

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Hard questions need to be asked, and including why a two-boat ferry district needs $1.5 million for management, sickness and whether outsourcing or a merger makes sense. Jordan Royer has the story at Crosscut: The recent incident of the King County Water Taxi hitting Seattle’s seawall provides an opportunity to reassess the county’s role in […]

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Puget Sound harbor seals that have been rehabilitated are being fitted with transmitters to see how they fare. Every year hundreds of stranded harbor- seal pups are rescued and rehabilitated from beaches all over the country. But little is known about what happens to those animals once they are returned to the wild. Lynda V. […]

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Coast Guard conducts medevac near Neah Bay

by Tim Flanagan on October 26, 2010

Puget Sound harbor seals that have been rehabilitated are being fitted with transmitters to see how they fare. Every year hundreds of stranded harbor- seal pups are rescued and rehabilitated from beaches all over the country. But little is known about what happens to those animals once they are returned to the wild. Lynda V. […]

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Puget Sound harbor seals that have been rehabilitated are being fitted with transmitters to see how they fare. Every year hundreds of stranded harbor- seal pups are rescued and rehabilitated from beaches all over the country. But little is known about what happens to those animals once they are returned to the wild. Lynda V. […]

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Baby seals saved, returned to wild — then what?

by Tim Flanagan on October 26, 2010

Puget Sound harbor seals that have been rehabilitated are being fitted with transmitters to see how they fare. Every year hundreds of stranded harbor- seal pups are rescued and rehabilitated from beaches all over the country. But little is known about what happens to those animals once they are returned to the wild. Lynda V. […]

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