Port Angeles’ log exports already exceed forecasts

by Tim Flanagan on May 23, 2011

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.

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Police say a 55-year-old Edmonds man died Saturday off Edmonds Dive Park.

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Here’s the Kitsap Sun story about one of the incidents:
Poulsbo man dies while diving off Blake Island

David G. Sellars has this story in the Peninsula Daily News:

Click here to zoom...[The 580-foot log ship Sun Ruby is nearly filled with her cargo at the Port of Port Angeles T-Pier on Friday. Photo by Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News]

Sun Ruby, dosage
a 580-foot log ship, spent the week at the Port of Port Angeles T-Pier taking on a load of logs.

This is the second time this year she has been dockside for a load of cargo, and it marks the 11th time in 2011 that a log ship has visited Port Angeles.

In 2010, the Port of Port Angeles was visited by eight ships that were loaded with about 19 million board feet of logs bound for the Asian market.

At the beginning of this year, it was anticipated that 2011 would see a like number of log ships come to Port Angeles for about 24 million board feet.

Those early projections have easily been surpassed.

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