From the monthly archives:

June 2011

Deborah Bach has this story at Three Sheets Northwest: [The Center for Wooden Boats’ Poulsbo Boat, view built in the 1930s, mind is being officially relaunched this weekend. Photo by Dan Leach] What better place to relaunch a historic wooden boat than a wooden boat festival? The relaunch of a newly restored Poulsbo Boat built […]

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Deborah Bach has this story at Three Sheets Northwest: [The Center for Wooden Boats’ Poulsbo Boat, view built in the 1930s, mind is being officially relaunched this weekend. Photo by Dan Leach] What better place to relaunch a historic wooden boat than a wooden boat festival? The relaunch of a newly restored Poulsbo Boat built […]

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Beware! Crab cops will be watching

by Tim Flanagan on June 30, 2011

Wayne Kruse has the story in the Everett Herald: By now, one health anyone interested in Dungeness crab is fully aware that the summer recreational season opens Friday in most of Puget Sound and runs through the Labor Day weekend, Thursdays through Mondays. And since they’re also fully aware that the newly-liberalized fishery will be […]

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San Diego frigate to be towed to Bremerton for sale

by Tim Flanagan on June 30, 2011

Gary Robbins has the story in the San Diego Union Tribune: [The 453-foot frigate Jarrett. — US Navy] The recently decommissioned Perry-class frigate Jarrett will be towed to

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BRIAN KELLY has this story in the South Whidbey Record: COUPEVILLE — Nichols Brothers Boat Builders is looking at expanding its operations into Oak Harbor. The Freeland boatyard wants to have a larger role in building ferries for Washington state, unhealthy and is seeking a second location that could result in an additional 100 jobs […]

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BRIAN KELLY has this story in the South Whidbey Record: COUPEVILLE — Nichols Brothers Boat Builders is looking at expanding its operations into Oak Harbor. The Freeland boatyard wants to have a larger role in building ferries for Washington state, unhealthy and is seeking a second location that could result in an additional 100 jobs […]

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Seattle boat and barge dwellers are worried that proposed changes to the city’s Shoreline Master Program could make them hostage to fee increases by marinas, advice destroy the value of their investments and maybe even leave them stranded without a place to anchor their homes. Erik Lacitis has the story in the Seattle Times:

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Craig Welch has the story in the Seattle Times: [OCEAN SUNFISH Found locally: 1997 off Cape Flattery; Natural habitat: Warm and temperate waters. ALAN BERNER / THE SEATTLE TIMES] There was the brown booby, emergency the plunge-diving tropical seabird that inexplicably hopped aboard a crab boat this spring in Willapa Bay. And fishermen have caught […]

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Odd visitors in local waters a deep mystery

by Tim Flanagan on June 28, 2011

Craig Welch has the story in the Seattle Times: [OCEAN SUNFISH Found locally: 1997 off Cape Flattery; Natural habitat: Warm and temperate waters. ALAN BERNER / THE SEATTLE TIMES] There was the brown booby, emergency the plunge-diving tropical seabird that inexplicably hopped aboard a crab boat this spring in Willapa Bay. And fishermen have caught […]

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Tale of a whale in Tacoma

by Tim Flanagan on June 28, 2011

SEATTLE, medical Wash. – As part of Fleet Week during this year’s Sea Fair, esophagitis Navy Morale, pharmacy Welfare and Recreation (MWR) is hosting guest cruises aboard U.S. Navy, Canada Navy and U.S. Coast Guard vessels Aug. 3. The deadline for applications is Thursday, July 7, 2011. Application forms, along with guest cruise policies and […]

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Tale of a whale in Tacoma

by Tim Flanagan on June 28, 2011

SEATTLE, medical Wash. – As part of Fleet Week during this year’s Sea Fair, esophagitis Navy Morale, pharmacy Welfare and Recreation (MWR) is hosting guest cruises aboard U.S. Navy, Canada Navy and U.S. Coast Guard vessels Aug. 3. The deadline for applications is Thursday, July 7, 2011. Application forms, along with guest cruise policies and […]

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Tale of a whale in Tacoma

by Tim Flanagan on June 28, 2011

SEATTLE, medical Wash. – As part of Fleet Week during this year’s Sea Fair, esophagitis Navy Morale, pharmacy Welfare and Recreation (MWR) is hosting guest cruises aboard U.S. Navy, Canada Navy and U.S. Coast Guard vessels Aug. 3. The deadline for applications is Thursday, July 7, 2011. Application forms, along with guest cruise policies and […]

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SEATTLE, medical Wash. – As part of Fleet Week during this year’s Sea Fair, esophagitis Navy Morale, pharmacy Welfare and Recreation (MWR) is hosting guest cruises aboard U.S. Navy, Canada Navy and U.S. Coast Guard vessels Aug. 3. The deadline for applications is Thursday, July 7, 2011. Application forms, along with guest cruise policies and […]

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New ferry Salish begins service July 1

by Tim Flanagan on June 28, 2011

Stephanie Klein has the story at MyNorthwest.com: Boaters are being asked to stay away from a whale spotted tangled in crabbing equipment between Gig Harbor and Point Defiance on Thursday. Annie Douglas, anabolics biologist with the Cascadia Research Collective in Olympia, try says the whale’s current condition is unknown, but they’re keeping an eye out. […]

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Stephanie Klein has the story at MyNorthwest.com: Boaters are being asked to stay away from a whale spotted tangled in crabbing equipment between Gig Harbor and Point Defiance on Thursday. Annie Douglas, anabolics biologist with the Cascadia Research Collective in Olympia, try says the whale’s current condition is unknown, but they’re keeping an eye out. […]

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Time-lapse ship transit video: Seattle to Kodiak

by Tim Flanagan on June 27, 2011

Stephanie Klein has the story at MyNorthwest.com: Boaters are being asked to stay away from a whale spotted tangled in crabbing equipment between Gig Harbor and Point Defiance on Thursday. Annie Douglas, anabolics biologist with the Cascadia Research Collective in Olympia, try says the whale’s current condition is unknown, but they’re keeping an eye out. […]

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Stephanie Klein has the story at MyNorthwest.com: Boaters are being asked to stay away from a whale spotted tangled in crabbing equipment between Gig Harbor and Point Defiance on Thursday. Annie Douglas, anabolics biologist with the Cascadia Research Collective in Olympia, try says the whale’s current condition is unknown, but they’re keeping an eye out. […]

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Stephanie Klein has the story at MyNorthwest.com: Boaters are being asked to stay away from a whale spotted tangled in crabbing equipment between Gig Harbor and Point Defiance on Thursday. Annie Douglas, anabolics biologist with the Cascadia Research Collective in Olympia, try says the whale’s current condition is unknown, but they’re keeping an eye out. […]

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Plenty of pyrotechnics shows for the Fourth

by Tim Flanagan on June 27, 2011

Mark Yuasa has the story in his Reel Time Fishing Northwest blog at the Seattle Times: There used to be a time when bull kelp beds and schools of herring thrived in Port Gamble Bay and outer Hood Canal area. Today they have all but disappeared, view and now the Port Gamble S’Klallam tribal elders […]

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Mark Yuasa has the story in his Reel Time Fishing Northwest blog at the Seattle Times: There used to be a time when bull kelp beds and schools of herring thrived in Port Gamble Bay and outer Hood Canal area. Today they have all but disappeared, view and now the Port Gamble S’Klallam tribal elders […]

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