From the monthly archives:

October 2011

Critical decision for the Port of Tacoma

by Tim Flanagan on October 30, 2011

Associated Press, try CTV News:

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Experts examining killer whales’ salmon diet

by Tim Flanagan on October 30, 2011

Associated Press, try CTV News:

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Squid jigging has begun, and best months are coming

by Tim Flanagan on October 30, 2011

Mark Yuasa, diet Seattle Times: [MARK HARRISON / THE SEATTLE TIMES: Squid jigging from the public piers in Puget Sound can be a fun way to catch dinner.] During the fall and winter, phlebologist a group of nocturnal anglers willing to bear the rain and freezing temperatures will jig around the docks of Puget Sound. […]

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Ed Friedrich, discount Kitsap Sun: KINGSTON — Port of Kingston’s SoundRunnerpassenger-only ferry service will begin accepting ORCA regional smart cards on Tuesday. ORCA, here which stands for One Regional Card for All, what is ed enables customers to use one fare card across many transit agencies throughout Kitsap, King, Pierce and Snohomish counties. The cards […]

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Wow…I’ve never seen them close in to shore like this. Along a beach? JOHN GILLIE, drugs Tacoma News Tribune: In most scenarios about growing business on the Tacoma Tideflats, stuff the Blair Waterway plays a central role. But is that waterway, neuropathologist which stretches from Commencement Bay nearly to state Route 509 between the Hylebos […]

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Enchanting orca video shot last week on Vashon Island

by Tim Flanagan on October 29, 2011

Wow…I’ve never seen them close in to shore like this. Along a beach?

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Continually upgrade ability to respond to oil spills

by Tim Flanagan on October 29, 2011

Dave Shorett, salve Kitsap Sun: [Author Dave Shorett holds the coho salmon he caught near Agate Pass recently.] Late in August, troche one of my top secret sources, seek who owed me a favor, called and whispered, "there are some coho in Agate Pass, tell anyone and you’re a dead man." In mid-September, another source […]

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Dave Shorett, salve Kitsap Sun: [Author Dave Shorett holds the coho salmon he caught near Agate Pass recently.] Late in August, troche one of my top secret sources, seek who owed me a favor, called and whispered, "there are some coho in Agate Pass, tell anyone and you’re a dead man." In mid-September, another source […]

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Agate Pass’ Coho secret out now

by Tim Flanagan on October 29, 2011

Dave Shorett, salve Kitsap Sun: [Author Dave Shorett holds the coho salmon he caught near Agate Pass recently.] Late in August, troche one of my top secret sources, seek who owed me a favor, called and whispered, "there are some coho in Agate Pass, tell anyone and you’re a dead man." In mid-September, another source […]

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Mapping a future for tidal energy

by Tim Flanagan on October 29, 2011

C.B. Hall, population health Crocsscut.com: Earlier this month, sickness mechanical breakdowns on two ferries serving the San Juan Islands reminded local ferry users and Washington State Ferries (WSF) of the fragility of the system that connects the islands with the state’s mainland and the wider world. The San Juans’ service is one of ten WSF-operated […]

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The fragile state of Washington’s ferries

by Tim Flanagan on October 26, 2011

C.B. Hall, population health Crocsscut.com: Earlier this month, sickness mechanical breakdowns on two ferries serving the San Juan Islands reminded local ferry users and Washington State Ferries (WSF) of the fragility of the system that connects the islands with the state’s mainland and the wider world. The San Juans’ service is one of ten WSF-operated […]

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San Juan Islands’ Oil Safety Darling

by Tim Flanagan on October 26, 2011

ASHLEY AHEARN, neuropathologist KUOW: [You can't spend much time around Julie Knight, director of IOSA (Island Oil Spill Association), without wanting to help out.credit: Ashley Ahearn] LOPEZ ISLAND, Wash. — When I first meet Julie she’s standing on the shore of Fisherman Bay, talking to roughly 30 people from all corners of the San Juans. […]

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In Migael’s Wake | Dockton County Park

by Tim Flanagan on October 26, 2011

Ed Friedrich, unhealthy Kitsap Sun: BREMERTON — Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility will swap aircraft carriers in a couple of months, here and some groundbreaking work is planned on a third one. The Navy announced Friday that it has prepared a draft environmental assessment on disposing defueled reactor plants from the USS […]

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Port Townsend has two applicants to operate foot ferry

by Tim Flanagan on October 26, 2011

Ed Friedrich, unhealthy Kitsap Sun: BREMERTON — Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility will swap aircraft carriers in a couple of months, here and some groundbreaking work is planned on a third one. The Navy announced Friday that it has prepared a draft environmental assessment on disposing defueled reactor plants from the USS […]

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Ed Friedrich, unhealthy Kitsap Sun: BREMERTON — Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility will swap aircraft carriers in a couple of months, here and some groundbreaking work is planned on a third one. The Navy announced Friday that it has prepared a draft environmental assessment on disposing defueled reactor plants from the USS […]

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LARRY PYNN, diet VANCOUVER SUN: The wintering population of bald eagles has increased 4.5-fold on B.C.’s south coast, health to the point that during a cold winter the region plays host to the world’s largest concentration of eagles, recuperation estimated at 56,000. A new study being delivered to a Salish Sea conference this week in […]

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Port of Olympia to be marketed at event in New Orleans

by Tim Flanagan on October 24, 2011

Rolf Boone/The Olympian: Port of Olympia staff will travel to New Orleans next week to pitch the port’s marine terminal at an annual conference called the Breakbulk Americas Transportation Conference & Exhibition. The conference, more about which will take place at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, is one of the largest […]

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Experience Lime Kiln: Orca video by Tamara Kelley

by Tim Flanagan on October 24, 2011

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Oil spill boat getting outfitted in Port Angeles

by Tim Flanagan on October 24, 2011

Steven Gardner, pill Kitsap Sun: BREMERTON — A Safe Boats International executive said Friday the company is continuing to discuss expansion plans even following the U.S. Coast Guard’s decision to go with another company for a major contract. The Coast Guard announced in late September that it had selected a boat built by Metal Shark […]

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Salmon firm to admit breach of bycatch law

by Tim Flanagan on October 24, 2011

Steven Gardner, pill Kitsap Sun: BREMERTON — A Safe Boats International executive said Friday the company is continuing to discuss expansion plans even following the U.S. Coast Guard’s decision to go with another company for a major contract. The Coast Guard announced in late September that it had selected a boat built by Metal Shark […]

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