Category: News

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Ferry now bluewater veteran

The Salish Eagle, one of three new BC Ferries’ Salish Class vessels to be built in Poland, arrived at Victoria’s Ogden Point this week ahead of schedule after a 10,440-nautical-mile, 38-day journey via Panama....

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Orcas more fun than traffic jams

od of orcas is caught on video swimming in Puget Sound near Kingston by a KIRO 7 news helicopter yesterday. Not earth-shattering news, but they are always fun to watch.

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Opinion: Trump’s budget

This is no time to retreat from our shared responsibility to invest in the health of this national treasure. Source: Trump’s budget would wreak havoc on Puget Sound restoration | The Seattle Times

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Trump cuts spur warning

ashington State officials, environmental advocates and others are warning of dire environmental and economic consequences if President Donald Trump’s cuts to Puget Sound and other environmental programs go through as proposed. Source: Environmentalists warn...

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Derelict vessel sinks in Oak Bay

he Salla Rose sits ensconced in as second round of absorbent oil booms after sinking in Oak Bay on Monday. “With Coast Guard Environmental response we swapped out the saturated absorbent oil booms with...

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50,000 newborns

kay, maybe this is not news, the video taken a few years ago. But, news is relative, and we had never seen it before. We came upon this video of a Giant Pacific Octopus...

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Nuts and bolts of Canada Customs

he folks at SlowBoat.com, which runs flotillas of cruising vessels from Anacortes to Juneau, Alaska each year, have put together a video that we think is just about the best source of information for what is...

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Jarrell Cove’s south dock now has power

oaters who can’t live without a microwave oven (or other things AC) will be happy that popular Jarrell Cove State Park now has power to one of its docks. Crews have installed 30-amp power...

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520 Bridge east channel blocked to sailboats

arger sailboats coming through Seattle’s Ballard Locks to take cover from the season’s first storms will encounter delays if their crews hope to find shelter south of the new SR520 Floating Bridge in Lake Washington. Work...