From the monthly archives:

May 2011

Pollution lower, risks remain for marine life

by Tim Flanagan on May 29, 2011

Seattle Times environment reporter Craig Welch has this story: It can happen almost immediately. Copper dust from car brakes gets flushed into a stream by storms. Inside half an hour, phthisiatrician the ability of nearby baby salmon to interpret smells can get thrown out of whack. When a predator approaches, the fish don’t flee, increasing […]

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Shomari Stone has this story at KOMO News: MANCHESTER, hepatitis Wash. — Terry Daniels never thought what he calls "a pink torpedo" would wash ashore in front of his house. "I was super-shocked," he said. "I see that thing down there. I’m going to get right down there and see what that is." The "pink […]

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UW’s mini-submarine recovered

by Tim Flanagan on May 28, 2011

Shomari Stone has this story at KOMO News: MANCHESTER, hepatitis Wash. — Terry Daniels never thought what he calls "a pink torpedo" would wash ashore in front of his house. "I was super-shocked," he said. "I see that thing down there. I’m going to get right down there and see what that is." The "pink […]

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PSA gets ready for local derby

by Tim Flanagan on May 28, 2011

This unsigned article appears in THE BELLINGHAM HERALD: Preparations are under way for the 2011 Bellingham Salmon Derby that is scheduled for July 8-10 in the waters of Marine 7. Puget Sound Anglers Bellingham Chapter derby chairman Roy Lentz said club members have begun lining up prize donations and contributions with a goal of surpassing […]

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Chris Henry has the story in the Kitsap Sun: MANCHESTER — Port of Manchester commissioners are zeroing in on a company to replace the town’s deteriorating south dock, prescription but no final decision came out of a study session Monday with members of the Port Advisory Committee and the public. At the meeting, clinic Commissioner […]

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SEATTLE – As we prepare to celebrate Memorial Day weekend, capsule the Thirteenth Coast Guard District would like to emphasize boating safety and remind Pacific Northwest boaters to make safety a priority to ensure they remain out of danger this summer while boating. The Coast Guard will always reinforce boating safety with the following initiatives: […]

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Memorial Day weekend boating safety tips

by Tim Flanagan on May 27, 2011

SEATTLE – As we prepare to celebrate Memorial Day weekend, capsule the Thirteenth Coast Guard District would like to emphasize boating safety and remind Pacific Northwest boaters to make safety a priority to ensure they remain out of danger this summer while boating. The Coast Guard will always reinforce boating safety with the following initiatives: […]

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Mark Yuasa has this story in his fishing blog at the Seattle Times: Geoff Meredith of Puyallup had family visiting from Virginia, surgeon and managed to show them what a true "Barn Door" halibut looks like by landing a 178 pound halibut last Friday off Green Point in 85 feet of water. The weight was […]

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For armchair racers, Swiftsure just a click away

by Tim Flanagan on May 27, 2011

JOHN GILLIE has the story in the Tacoma News Tribune: The Port of Tacoma and a Japanese shipping line have reached agreement on the costs involved with the port’s canceled plan to build a massive shipping terminal for the company on the port’s Blair Waterway. Port of Tacoma commissioners at Thursday’s noon commission meeting approved […]

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JOHN GILLIE has the story in the Tacoma News Tribune: The Port of Tacoma and a Japanese shipping line have reached agreement on the costs involved with the port’s canceled plan to build a massive shipping terminal for the company on the port’s Blair Waterway. Port of Tacoma commissioners at Thursday’s noon commission meeting approved […]

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SEATTLE – A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Air Station Port Angeles, stomach Wash., Coast Guard Auxiliary vessel, the Jefferson County (Wash.) Sheriff and a Good Samaritan searched for a possible person in the water on the west side of Hood Canal in Dabob Bay, Thursday at approximately 2 p.m. The Good Samaritan discovered […]

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SEATTLE – A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Air Station Port Angeles, stomach Wash., Coast Guard Auxiliary vessel, the Jefferson County (Wash.) Sheriff and a Good Samaritan searched for a possible person in the water on the west side of Hood Canal in Dabob Bay, Thursday at approximately 2 p.m. The Good Samaritan discovered […]

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This unsigned story appears in the Kitsap Sun: PORT ORCHARD — The passenger-only ferry Admiral Pete will be running between Bremerton and Port Orchard on Sunday and Monday. Kitsap Transit suspended Sunday and holiday service in 2009 because of budget constraints, information pills but the Port of Bremerton and cities of Bremerton and Port Orchard […]

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This unsigned story appears in the Kitsap Sun: PORT ORCHARD — The passenger-only ferry Admiral Pete will be running between Bremerton and Port Orchard on Sunday and Monday. Kitsap Transit suspended Sunday and holiday service in 2009 because of budget constraints, information pills but the Port of Bremerton and cities of Bremerton and Port Orchard […]

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This unsigned story appears in the Kitsap Sun: PORT ORCHARD — The passenger-only ferry Admiral Pete will be running between Bremerton and Port Orchard on Sunday and Monday. Kitsap Transit suspended Sunday and holiday service in 2009 because of budget constraints, information pills but the Port of Bremerton and cities of Bremerton and Port Orchard […]

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Charts, tides and currents just a click away

by Tim Flanagan on May 26, 2011

Rachel Pritchett has the story in the Kitsap Sun:

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Seaview awarded for environmental practices

by Tim Flanagan on May 26, 2011

Rachel Pritchett has the story in the Kitsap Sun:

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Rachel Pritchett has the story in the Kitsap Sun:

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Ferry Kennewick to be christened Friday

by Tim Flanagan on May 26, 2011

Rachel Pritchett has the story in the Kitsap Sun:

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Historic ocean tug pulls into Harborfest

by Tim Flanagan on May 25, 2011

Rachel Pritchett has the story in the Kitsap Sun:

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