From the monthly archives:

November 2011

JOHN GILLIE has the story in the Tacoma News Tribune: The Port of Tacoma plans to spend some $1.5 million to deepen water adjacent to one of its main containership terminals because sediments have restricted the terminal’s use. Puget Sound pilots guiding ships into Husky Terminal on the port’s Blair Waterway warned the port in […]

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Port of Tacoma on watch for bad containers

by Tim Flanagan on November 30, 2011

JOHN GILLIE has the story in the Tacoma News Tribune: The Port of Tacoma plans to spend some $1.5 million to deepen water adjacent to one of its main containership terminals because sediments have restricted the terminal’s use. Puget Sound pilots guiding ships into Husky Terminal on the port’s Blair Waterway warned the port in […]

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JOHN GILLIE has the story in the Tacoma News Tribune: The Port of Tacoma plans to spend some $1.5 million to deepen water adjacent to one of its main containership terminals because sediments have restricted the terminal’s use. Puget Sound pilots guiding ships into Husky Terminal on the port’s Blair Waterway warned the port in […]

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JOHN GILLIE has the story in the Tacoma News Tribune: The Port of Tacoma plans to spend some $1.5 million to deepen water adjacent to one of its main containership terminals because sediments have restricted the terminal’s use. Puget Sound pilots guiding ships into Husky Terminal on the port’s Blair Waterway warned the port in […]

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Gale Fiege has the story in the Everett Herald: EVERETT — No. 72 is loading up and preparing to head out. When the USS Abraham Lincoln pulls away from its homeport of Naval Station Everett for the final time early next month, allergy Charlotte Alexander expects she’ll stand on the pier waving to her husband, […]

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Gale Fiege has the story in the Everett Herald: EVERETT — No. 72 is loading up and preparing to head out. When the USS Abraham Lincoln pulls away from its homeport of Naval Station Everett for the final time early next month, allergy Charlotte Alexander expects she’ll stand on the pier waving to her husband, […]

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Coast Guard warns to prepare for winter storms

by Tim Flanagan on November 15, 2011

SEATTLE — With severe weather approaching and forecasts of strong winds and heavy surf, price the Coast Guard reminds boaters and beach-goers to be prepared and stay aware; and reminds mariners to take the necessary steps to ensure that their boats are properly secured. “During the fall and winter storms in this region, the Coast […]

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Deborah Bach, shop Three Sheets Northwest: [The final issue of Nor’westing magazine wraps up more than 46 years of local boating coverage.] The region’s oldest recreational boating publication, hospital Seattle-based Nor’westing magazine, approved has closed after more than four decades in existence. The magazine, published by Canadian company Trader Corporation, put out its last issue […]

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Deborah Bach, shop Three Sheets Northwest: [The final issue of Nor’westing magazine wraps up more than 46 years of local boating coverage.] The region’s oldest recreational boating publication, hospital Seattle-based Nor’westing magazine, approved has closed after more than four decades in existence. The magazine, published by Canadian company Trader Corporation, put out its last issue […]

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High winds to rock waters today

by Tim Flanagan on November 11, 2011

Deborah Bach, shop Three Sheets Northwest: [The final issue of Nor’westing magazine wraps up more than 46 years of local boating coverage.] The region’s oldest recreational boating publication, hospital Seattle-based Nor’westing magazine, approved has closed after more than four decades in existence. The magazine, published by Canadian company Trader Corporation, put out its last issue […]

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Longtime Seattle boating magazine calls it quits

by Tim Flanagan on November 11, 2011

Deborah Bach, shop Three Sheets Northwest: [The final issue of Nor’westing magazine wraps up more than 46 years of local boating coverage.] The region’s oldest recreational boating publication, hospital Seattle-based Nor’westing magazine, approved has closed after more than four decades in existence. The magazine, published by Canadian company Trader Corporation, put out its last issue […]

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Ballard Locks closed for annual cleaning

by Tim Flanagan on November 11, 2011

C.B. Hall, doctor at Crosscut: [The Spirit of Kingston passenger ferry] If ever a sea-going vessel has sailed uphill, here it is the much-beleaguered passenger-only ferry between Kingston and Seattle’s Colman Dock. Following in the wake of the Aqua Express, a passenger-only service that failed back in 2005, the Port of Kingston’s SoundRunner service has […]

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C.B. Hall, doctor at Crosscut: [The Spirit of Kingston passenger ferry] If ever a sea-going vessel has sailed uphill, here it is the much-beleaguered passenger-only ferry between Kingston and Seattle’s Colman Dock. Following in the wake of the Aqua Express, a passenger-only service that failed back in 2005, the Port of Kingston’s SoundRunner service has […]

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C.B. Hall, doctor at Crosscut: [The Spirit of Kingston passenger ferry] If ever a sea-going vessel has sailed uphill, here it is the much-beleaguered passenger-only ferry between Kingston and Seattle’s Colman Dock. Following in the wake of the Aqua Express, a passenger-only service that failed back in 2005, the Port of Kingston’s SoundRunner service has […]

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C.B. Hall, doctor at Crosscut: [The Spirit of Kingston passenger ferry] If ever a sea-going vessel has sailed uphill, here it is the much-beleaguered passenger-only ferry between Kingston and Seattle’s Colman Dock. Following in the wake of the Aqua Express, a passenger-only service that failed back in 2005, the Port of Kingston’s SoundRunner service has […]

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Despite cleanup, creosote toxins common in our waters

by Tim Flanagan on November 11, 2011

C.B. Hall, doctor at Crosscut: [The Spirit of Kingston passenger ferry] If ever a sea-going vessel has sailed uphill, here it is the much-beleaguered passenger-only ferry between Kingston and Seattle’s Colman Dock. Following in the wake of the Aqua Express, a passenger-only service that failed back in 2005, the Port of Kingston’s SoundRunner service has […]

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Kingston-Seattle ferry bounces on iffy financial seas

by Tim Flanagan on November 4, 2011

C.B. Hall, doctor at Crosscut: [The Spirit of Kingston passenger ferry] If ever a sea-going vessel has sailed uphill, here it is the much-beleaguered passenger-only ferry between Kingston and Seattle’s Colman Dock. Following in the wake of the Aqua Express, a passenger-only service that failed back in 2005, the Port of Kingston’s SoundRunner service has […]

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OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) and the Puget Sound Partnership (Partnership) have released the latest look at what’s known about toxic chemical pollution in the Puget Sound region. The report, page titled “Assessment of Selected Toxic Chemicals in the Puget Sound Basin, viagra ” is an important piece of information in the […]

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USS Enterprise decommissioning, first of its kind

by Tim Flanagan on November 4, 2011

OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) and the Puget Sound Partnership (Partnership) have released the latest look at what’s known about toxic chemical pollution in the Puget Sound region. The report, page titled “Assessment of Selected Toxic Chemicals in the Puget Sound Basin, viagra ” is an important piece of information in the […]

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OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) and the Puget Sound Partnership (Partnership) have released the latest look at what’s known about toxic chemical pollution in the Puget Sound region. The report, page titled “Assessment of Selected Toxic Chemicals in the Puget Sound Basin, viagra ” is an important piece of information in the […]

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