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Names of two missing sailors released

Updated: 6:43 p.m Sunday, June 7 The two sailors missing after their boat overturned early on Friday have been identified as Sean Mansfield of Maple Falls and Gunther Frank of Bellingham. Authorities called off the search for the two men Friday afternoon after scouring a 50-square mile area with a helicopter, numerous boats and a ground party. Mansfield […]

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Officials ramp up fight against invasive mussels

Officials ramp up fight against invasive mussels

Wildlife officials are stepping up checks of boats traveling through Washington in an effort to keep out invasive mussels they say could wreak havoc throughout the region. Quagga and zebra mussels have taken over three-quarters of U.S. waterways, invading virtually every region around the country except the Pacific Northwest, said Sgt. Eric Anderson, aquatic invasive […]

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For two-time cancer survivor, Leukemia Cup is about second chances

For two-time cancer survivor, Leukemia Cup is about second chances

For Brad Smith, Saturday’s Leukemia Cup sailing regatta on Elliott Bay isn’t about taking first place—it’s about having another shot at life. In the fall of 2006, things were looking good for Smith. He had a rewarding job at Microsoft and was about to celebrate 10 years in remission from a bout with testicular cancer. He was feeling a bit […]

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Blog for Three Sheets Northwest

Are you passionate about racing? An expert on angling? A liveaboard who loves the lifestyle? Do you have an existing boating blog and want a broader audience? Three Sheets Northwest is looking for a handful of feature bloggers to bring additional Northwest voices and perspectives to our website. We want bloggers that can provide lively […]

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National Weather Service chief pledges support for Washington coastal radar system

National Weather Service chief pledges support for Washington coastal radar system

The director of the National Weather Service told a community forum in Seattle today he’s committed to securing a coastal weather radar system for Washington state. “We want you to believe that we care,” Jack Hayes told the audience at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Western Regional Center. “I’m not going to give up to get […]

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