Category: News

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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...

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Docks in the San Juans booked to be removed

ruisers have just a couple more weeks this autumn to tie up at state park docks at Sucia, Matia, Jones and James islands in the San Juan Islands. Depending on the weather, state crews...

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Encounter with lone wolf closes Discovery Island

By Deborah Wilson/CBC News, Sep 19, 2016 iscovery Island Marine Provincial Park off Victoria has been closed to the public after a group of campers had a frightening encounter with a lone wolf. BC Parks...

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Avoiding the drones

ecently we have had close encounters with crazed kite boarders off Clover Point while sailing for Victoria Harbour, but perhaps soon there will be flocks of them regardless of whether or not there is a...

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Work begins on super-yacht marina in Victoria

CARLA WILSON / TIMES COLONIST The first steel piling is now fixed into the seabed in Victoria Harbour as construction begins on the $24-million super-yacht marina. “I think people are going to be pleasantly...