From the monthly archives:

August 2011

Opinion: Some patience with SoundRunner

by Tim Flanagan on August 13, 2011

This editorial appears in the Kitsap Sun: The special meeting at the Port of Kingston this week had some tempting grist for passenger-ferry opponents: SoundRunner, viagra here the Port’s foot ferry that relaunched at the end of May, visit has spent more than $126,000 in grants and revenue running summer service and a $200,000 allocation […]

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Fuel Escapes From Sunken Boat In Bellingham Bay

by Tim Flanagan on August 12, 2011

Ed Friedrich has the story in the Kitsap Sun: KINGSTON — The Port of Kingston’s SoundRunner passenger ferry service lost $140, ambulance 000 in its first two months, salve and port commissioners are now worried about making it to 2012. When the ferry resumed service on May 31, disinfection the port still had $126,000 from […]

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Two mega-sailboats arrive at Elliott Bay Marina

by Tim Flanagan on August 12, 2011

Ed Friedrich has the story in the Kitsap Sun: KINGSTON — The Port of Kingston’s SoundRunner passenger ferry service lost $140, ambulance 000 in its first two months, salve and port commissioners are now worried about making it to 2012. When the ferry resumed service on May 31, disinfection the port still had $126,000 from […]

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Ed Friedrich has the story in the Kitsap Sun: KINGSTON — The Port of Kingston’s SoundRunner passenger ferry service lost $140, ambulance 000 in its first two months, salve and port commissioners are now worried about making it to 2012. When the ferry resumed service on May 31, disinfection the port still had $126,000 from […]

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Ed Friedrich has the story in the Kitsap Sun: KINGSTON — The Port of Kingston’s SoundRunner passenger ferry service lost $140, ambulance 000 in its first two months, salve and port commissioners are now worried about making it to 2012. When the ferry resumed service on May 31, disinfection the port still had $126,000 from […]

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Rachel Pritchett has this story in the Kitsap Sun: HARPER — A new report that warns the end is near for the aging Harper Pier has Port of Bremerton commissioners looking to Kitsap County and the state Department of Natural Resources for life support. "When you’re dealing with the commissioners and DNR, abortion you’re going […]

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Rule 10 posters are up around the sound

by Tim Flanagan on August 12, 2011

Captain Richard Rodriguez has this photograph at BitterEnd: As see at the Coupville (Keystone) ferry terminal. Now if there were only Cliff Notes for the rest of the rules for recreational folks. See original

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Ed Friedrich has the story in the Kitsap Sun: BREMERTON — Kitsap Transit officials believe they have found a way to fund the final phase of the organization’s research into ferry wakes. The research is supposed to conclude with the hydrofoil boat Rich Passage 1 carrying passengers through the strait for which it’s named and […]

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Ed Friedrich has the story in the Kitsap Sun: BREMERTON — Kitsap Transit officials believe they have found a way to fund the final phase of the organization’s research into ferry wakes. The research is supposed to conclude with the hydrofoil boat Rich Passage 1 carrying passengers through the strait for which it’s named and […]

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Anglers can expect pinks to catch up to coho

by Tim Flanagan on August 11, 2011

Mark Yuasa has this story in the Seattle Times: The early coho returns moving into central Puget Sound are outnumbering the pinks right now, about it but that is likely to change soon. "We’ve been catching quite a few coho in the 3- to 5-pound range, refractionist and some pinks off Jefferson Head, more " […]

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UPDATE: Press release from Port of Seattle: Lovely Russian Tall Ship Pallada gracing Seattle’s Skyline Public tours offered; ship departs on Friday The Russian Tall Ship Pallada is visiting Seattle this week! Docked at Pier 66, psychiatrist the Russian training and sailing vessel and her 200 crew members will be in Seattle’s harbor until Friday. […]

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Russian tall ship Pallada in Elliott Bay

by Tim Flanagan on August 10, 2011

UPDATE: Press release from Port of Seattle: Lovely Russian Tall Ship Pallada gracing Seattle’s Skyline Public tours offered; ship departs on Friday The Russian Tall Ship Pallada is visiting Seattle this week! Docked at Pier 66, psychiatrist the Russian training and sailing vessel and her 200 crew members will be in Seattle’s harbor until Friday. […]

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[It’s a press release from BoatUS. —Tim] Capt. Nick Boychuck of Vessel Assist Gulf Islands. SALT SPRING ISLAND, more BC Canada, troche August 8, 2011 — This past Saturday, August 6, was a calm and sunny day in British Columbia’s Gulf Islands – until alarms suddenly came over the VHF radio at Captain Nick Boychuck’s […]

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[It’s a press release from BoatUS. —Tim] Capt. Nick Boychuck of Vessel Assist Gulf Islands. SALT SPRING ISLAND, more BC Canada, troche August 8, 2011 — This past Saturday, August 6, was a calm and sunny day in British Columbia’s Gulf Islands – until alarms suddenly came over the VHF radio at Captain Nick Boychuck’s […]

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Hit the waters Saturday for PSA Salmon Derby

by Tim Flanagan on August 10, 2011

Annual event draws attention to the importance of water access points. Tristan Baurick has the story in the Kitsap Sun: [Paddle Kitsap participants get ready to leave from the Keyport Marina on Saturday. LARRY STEAGALL / KITSAP SUN] BAINBRIDGE ISLAND — Julie Long’s friends thought it strange that she would trade the sun-drenched city life […]

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Derelict Vessel Removal Program improved

by Tim Flanagan on August 10, 2011

Annual event draws attention to the importance of water access points. Tristan Baurick has the story in the Kitsap Sun: [Paddle Kitsap participants get ready to leave from the Keyport Marina on Saturday. LARRY STEAGALL / KITSAP SUN] BAINBRIDGE ISLAND — Julie Long’s friends thought it strange that she would trade the sun-drenched city life […]

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71 Seafair boaters arrested for DUI

by Tim Flanagan on August 9, 2011

Annual event draws attention to the importance of water access points. Tristan Baurick has the story in the Kitsap Sun: [Paddle Kitsap participants get ready to leave from the Keyport Marina on Saturday. LARRY STEAGALL / KITSAP SUN] BAINBRIDGE ISLAND — Julie Long’s friends thought it strange that she would trade the sun-drenched city life […]

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Annual event draws attention to the importance of water access points. Tristan Baurick has the story in the Kitsap Sun: [Paddle Kitsap participants get ready to leave from the Keyport Marina on Saturday. LARRY STEAGALL / KITSAP SUN] BAINBRIDGE ISLAND — Julie Long’s friends thought it strange that she would trade the sun-drenched city life […]

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Women’s team makes it across the Salish Sea

by Tim Flanagan on August 9, 2011

This unsigned article appears at Canada.com: Four women became the first all-women’s relay team to swim across the Salish Sea on Saturday afternoon. The women battled seven-foot swells in rough waters as they swam from Davis Inlet in Sechelt and finished up at Piper’s Lagoon in Nanaimo. The Georgia Girls include Karen Tannas and Susan […]

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Mark Yuasa has this item at his fishing blog at the Seattle Times: The South King County Puget Sound Anglers Salmon Derby was held Saturday, condom Aug. 6, and about 380 anglers joined in the hunt for the winning salmon and a prize of $3,000. Dennis Graham ended up being the luck angler with his […]

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