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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Sunshine fuels algae blooms in state waters

Sunshine fuels algae blooms in state waters

The blue skies, sunshine and warm temperatures the region enjoyed over the long weekend aren’t just making lawns and gardens grow—they’re also contributing to algae blooms. An algae bloom is the visible appearance of millions of tiny plant-like organisms in the water. It can look like spilled oil, paint or sewage. Blooms are common during […]

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State launches one-stop website for boaters

Ever wondered why the state doesn’t put all boating-related information on one website so you can easily find it instead of searching all over the Internet? Well, fret no more. The good people at the Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office have done exactly that. The office launched a new website yesterday that serves at […]

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SAS lands Valiant dealership

Seattle boat brokerage SAS Yachts has landed the Valiant line of offshore sailing boats. The pricey but proven long-distance cruising boats were originally designed by Seattle’s Robert Perry.  SAS broker Judy Nasmith was especially excited about the deal—she lived aboard a Valient 47 for five years. In announcing the new line, Nasmith also said that SAS’s used yacht […]

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