From the monthly archives:

May 2011

Chris Henry has the story in the Kitsap Sun: PORT ORCHARD — A plan to provide Sunday summer foot ferry service between Bremerton and Port Orchard is dead in the water. The Port of Bremerton, medications Port Orchard and Bremerton already contract with Kitsap Harbor Tours for service on holiday weekends. Port Orchard has floated […]

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Ashley Ahearn has this story at KUOW: Researchers in Tacoma are finding out how plastic hurts marine life. Specifically, doctor little tiny particles: microplastics. As KUOW’s Ashley Ahearn reports, microplastics may grow to be another serious environmental problem facing the world’s oceans. Listen here Rachel Pritchett has the story in the Kitsap Sun: SOUTH KITSAP […]

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Ashley Ahearn has this story at KUOW: Researchers in Tacoma are finding out how plastic hurts marine life. Specifically, doctor little tiny particles: microplastics. As KUOW’s Ashley Ahearn reports, microplastics may grow to be another serious environmental problem facing the world’s oceans. Listen here Rachel Pritchett has the story in the Kitsap Sun: SOUTH KITSAP […]

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Microplastics in the marine environment

by Tim Flanagan on May 24, 2011

Ashley Ahearn has this story at KUOW: Researchers in Tacoma are finding out how plastic hurts marine life. Specifically, doctor little tiny particles: microplastics. As KUOW’s Ashley Ahearn reports, microplastics may grow to be another serious environmental problem facing the world’s oceans. Listen here

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Turning down the volume underwater

by Tim Flanagan on May 24, 2011

[The site of the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal. The demand for another port with agricultural capacity might take time if it develops at all. But the people planning to develop a big coal port say that shipping farm products could be a big advantage of construction at Cherry Point.] Floyd McKay has the story at […]

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Hood Canal Bridge closure schedule starts this week

by Tim Flanagan on May 23, 2011

[The site of the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal. The demand for another port with agricultural capacity might take time if it develops at all. But the people planning to develop a big coal port say that shipping farm products could be a big advantage of construction at Cherry Point.] Floyd McKay has the story at […]

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Revising oil-pollution levels in Puget Sound

by Tim Flanagan on May 23, 2011

[The site of the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal. The demand for another port with agricultural capacity might take time if it develops at all. But the people planning to develop a big coal port say that shipping farm products could be a big advantage of construction at Cherry Point.] Floyd McKay has the story at […]

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[The site of the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal. The demand for another port with agricultural capacity might take time if it develops at all. But the people planning to develop a big coal port say that shipping farm products could be a big advantage of construction at Cherry Point.] Floyd McKay has the story at […]

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Jim Brunner has this story in the Seattle Times: Two people are dead following separate scuba diving accidents Saturday in Puget Sound. Authorities say 49-year-old Guy A. Snell died during a spearfishing trip with three companions off Blake Island. […] Police say a 55-year-old Edmonds man died Saturday off Edmonds Dive Park. Read more Here’s […]

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2 die in separate Puget Sound dive accidents

by Tim Flanagan on May 23, 2011

MEGHAN WALKER has this story at SeattlePI.com: For the past few months, here Ken Balcomb has been putting up posters on docks at marinas along the California coast, ambulance asking for orca-sighting reports. It may seem archaic, online akin to a kid putting up a "lost cat" poster on a telephone pole. But Balcomb says […]

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MEGHAN WALKER has this story at SeattlePI.com: For the past few months, here Ken Balcomb has been putting up posters on docks at marinas along the California coast, ambulance asking for orca-sighting reports. It may seem archaic, online akin to a kid putting up a "lost cat" poster on a telephone pole. But Balcomb says […]

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Shrimp fishing to reopen in parts of Puget Sound

by Tim Flanagan on May 21, 2011

MEGHAN WALKER has this story at SeattlePI.com: For the past few months, here Ken Balcomb has been putting up posters on docks at marinas along the California coast, ambulance asking for orca-sighting reports. It may seem archaic, online akin to a kid putting up a "lost cat" poster on a telephone pole. But Balcomb says […]

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Sailor dies while arriving at Filucy Bay marina

by Tim Flanagan on May 20, 2011

MEGHAN WALKER has this story at SeattlePI.com: For the past few months, here Ken Balcomb has been putting up posters on docks at marinas along the California coast, ambulance asking for orca-sighting reports. It may seem archaic, online akin to a kid putting up a "lost cat" poster on a telephone pole. But Balcomb says […]

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Should we tag orcas to save them?

by Tim Flanagan on May 20, 2011

MEGHAN WALKER has this story at SeattlePI.com: For the past few months, here Ken Balcomb has been putting up posters on docks at marinas along the California coast, ambulance asking for orca-sighting reports. It may seem archaic, online akin to a kid putting up a "lost cat" poster on a telephone pole. But Balcomb says […]

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Seaview East closing at end of June after 26 years

by Tim Flanagan on May 20, 2011

Deborah Bach has the story at Three Sheets Northwest: [A banner announces Seaview East's pending closure. Photo courtesy of Seaview Boatyard] Seaview East boatyard in Seattle will close at the end of June, somnology a victim of what its owner said is a combination of high rent and a slowdown in business over the past […]

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SILVERDALE, neurologist Wash. – The U.S. Navy would like to invite the public to comment on a Test Pile Program proposed in Hood Canal beginning this summer. The Test Pile program would involve the installation and removal of 29 open ended, pilule hollow steel test and reaction piles ranging in size from 30 inches in […]

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The Seattle Times has this photo of yesterday’s grounding near the Shilshole entrance buoy. That’s a tempting bit of water to cross. Heck, viagra I do it all the time in my boat, prostate which draws less than two feet! I think I would avoid it in a keelboat, no rx however. [ALAN BERNER / […]

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Vessel grounding off Shilshole entrance

by Tim Flanagan on May 20, 2011

The Seattle Times has this photo of yesterday’s grounding near the Shilshole entrance buoy. That’s a tempting bit of water to cross. Heck, viagra approved I do it all the time in my boat, remedy which draws less than two feet! I think I would avoid it in a keelboat, medstore however. [ALAN BERNER / […]

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Boat aground off Ballard

by Tim Flanagan on May 19, 2011

http://www.myballard.com/2011/05/19/boat-aground-off-ballard/

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Tristan Baurick has the story in the Kitsap Sun: BAINBRIDGE ISLAND — For years, ailment Mike Mortenson lived the way he wanted: floating free in his own boat in the center of Eagle Harbor. Now his home is a cramped wooden box tucked away in the woods. "It’s a coffin, capsule " said his friend […]

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