Port of Manchester gets new south dock

January 6, 2012

This unsigned story appears in the Port Orchard Independent:

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Agencies respond to sinking off Shaw Island

January 2, 2012

Deborah Bach has this story at Three Sheets Northwest: Crews are working to contain an oil spill after a vessel sunk in Blind Bay off Shaw Island. The 72-foot wooden boat St. Mary sunk about 200 years off the bay’s southwestern shore and was first reported on Tuesday morning. The boat’s owner reported that the […]

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Port of Port Townsend accepts grant to build passenger ferry

January 2, 2012

Sean Keeley has this story in Fremont Universe: An area that includes a 1920’s warehouse and boatyard near Gas Works Park is being reborn as the long-discussed Northlake Community Wharf. The spot will house the Center for Wooden Boats’ newest location. It’s expected to better connect the Fremont and Wallingford neighborhoods to Lake Union through […]

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Community Wharf Coming To North Lake Union

January 2, 2012

Sean Keeley has this story in Fremont Universe: An area that includes a 1920’s warehouse and boatyard near Gas Works Park is being reborn as the long-discussed Northlake Community Wharf. The spot will house the Center for Wooden Boats’ newest location. It’s expected to better connect the Fremont and Wallingford neighborhoods to Lake Union through […]

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Lend orcas an ear at marine science center’s new exhibit

January 2, 2012

[Alia Carlson and Savannah Murphy try out a decibel meter at the Port Townsend Marine Science Center. Photo by Libby Palmer] Listen to the orcas at the Port Townsend Marine Science Center as part of a pilot project in the Marine Exhibit on the pier at Fort Worden State Park. The PTMSC recently created an […]

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Orcas sighted off Kingston Saturday

January 2, 2012

This brief unsigned item appears in the Kitsap Sun: KINGSTON — A flurry of whale sightings in the waters around North Kitsap and Bainbridge Island Saturday had orca afficionados wondering whether the animals belonged to one of the sound’s resident pods or whether they were transient. At 11:46 a.m., information pills a Washington State Ferries […]

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Two boats burn, one sinks at Edmonds Marina

January 2, 2012

Marty McOmber has this story at Three Sheets Northwest: [Two powerboats burn at the Edmonds Marina early Saturday morning. Photo courtesy of the Snohomish County Fire District 1.] Two 50-foot powerboats burned and one of them sank at the Edmonds Marina early Saturday morning in a two-alarm blaze, urticaria the cause of which is still […]

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Volunteers document rising tides

January 2, 2012

GALE FIEGE has the story in the Everett Herald: CAMANO ISLAND — Higher-than-normal tides brought people out to beaches in Snohomish and Island counties over the past week to watch the waves lap at seawalls and toss the driftwood. Officials at the state Department of Ecology encouraged people to take along their cameras if they’re […]

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Port of Port Townsend replacing Boat Haven pier

January 2, 2012

[A new pier that can withstand 80 tons is being constructed by the Port of Port Townsend. — Photo by Charlie Bermant/Peninsula Daily News] Charlie Bermant has this story in the Peninsula Daily News: PORT TOWNSEND — Construction has begun to replace the Boat Haven’s deteriorating pier with one that can handle more weight when […]

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93-foot boat sinks in Everett’s Steamboat Slough

December 25, 2011

information pills unsigned article appears in the Everett Herald: EVERETT — The state Department of Ecology and Global Diving, a private contractor, are responding to a sunken 93-foot pleasure craft in Steamboat Slough near Everett. The vessel is not believed to be actively leaking fuel, but the Everett Fire Department placed absorbent boom around the […]

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Coast Guard rejects Kalakala owner’s appeal

December 24, 2011

Susan Gilmore has the story in the Seattle Times:

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Nuclear sub passes by Whidbey Island on way to overhaul in Bremerton

December 24, 2011

This unsigned story appears in the Everett Herald: EDMONDS — For people on south Whidbey Island or for those riding the Edmonds-Kingston ferry Thursday, there the sight of the USS Kentucky being guided by four tugboats and a Coast Guard crew might have raised some questions. The submarine, pharm which was belching steam, capsule was […]

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Bellingham marina dredging, waterfront cleanup under way

December 24, 2011

ANDY BRONSON has this story in the BELLINGHAM HERALD: BELLINGHAM – A long-abandoned waterfront garbage dump is getting some environmental attention as part of a $7.5 million project that includes dredging and moorage upgrades inside Squalicum Harbor. "In the 1950s and ’60s they just dumped garbage into the bay, syphilis " said Brian Gouran, environmental […]

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Kingston Port sticking with SoundRunner ferry for now

December 23, 2011

Ed Friedrich has the story in the Kitsap Sun: KINGSTON — SoundRunner passenger ferry service is enjoying smoother sailing the second time around, resuscitator but remains a long way from becoming sustainable. Bad weather and a broken engine forced the Port of Kingston to shut down operations after five weeks in late 2010. The Spirit […]

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Puget Sound Partnership offers a more detailed plan of action

December 23, 2011

Christopher Dunagan has the story in the Kitsap Sun: TACOMA — Puget Sound Action Agenda — the blueprint for restoring Puget Sound to ecological health — now contains the "links" needed to connect science to goals and goals to actions. Puget Sound Partnership, sildenafil which recently released a draft of its new Action Agenda, there […]

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Boaters, get your cameras – the king tides are coming

December 23, 2011

Deborah Bach has this story at Three Sheets Northwest: [A high tide on Jan. 6, Hemophilia 2010 floods Olympiad Drive in Southworth, Washington. Photo by Ray Garrido] Extreme tides are starting on the Washington coast and the Strait of Juan de Fuca today, and the state Department of Ecology is inviting people to share photos […]

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Ship saved from sinking on Lake Union

December 23, 2011

Associated Press and JAKE WHITTENBERG of KING 5 News have this story: SEATTLE — Emergency responders are making progress pumping out water from a 200-foot fishing vessel that took on water on Lake Union early Wednesday. The Arica, viagra here a fishing vessel at a dry dock on the east side of Lake Union, ailment […]

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B.C. ferry terminal closed after hard landing

December 21, 2011

Coverage of this story appears in numerous outlets, website like this including CBC News: [Crew members inspect the areas of impact after the BC Ferries vessel Coastal Inspiration made a hard landing while trying to dock at Duke Point on Tuesday. (Ron Forsythe/CBC)] Hard ferry landing1:25 BC Ferries closed its Duke Point terminal near Nanaimo […]

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Kalakala sold for $1 to person who will return ferry ‘to her full glory’

December 21, 2011

Stacey Mulick  has the story in the Tacoma News Tribune: [The 276-foot Kalakala lists in its mooring on the Hylebos Waterway, search in Tacoma, disease Thursday afternoon, March 24, 2011. The 1935 art deco ferry sailed the Puget Sound from 1935 to 1967. It’s been moored in Tacoma since 2004. Supporters have not been able […]

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Just a few (really big) ships passing in the night

December 21, 2011

Ed Friedrich has this story in the Kitsap Sun:

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