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Unhinged Alaska: The pitfalls of being a freelancer

...grumpy since our lines became snarled while she was battling a halibut the size of Bill O'Reilly's ego off of Vancouver Island seven years ago. Hey, at least I landed my flounder. Besides, no one on the boat was sure her fish would have...
WWII-era tugboat sinks in Gastineau Channel

...wood-hulled tug/passenger boat for the U.S. Army. In 1946, the Challenger was decommissioned and sold to a firm on Vancouver Island. It worked in the waters off British Columbia and Washington state until 1983, when it was sold to a private owner...
Greenpeace has earned a contempt citation

...dozen were arrested for violating Coast Guard safety zones around the vessels.A couple days later off the coast of Vancouver Island, the Greenpeace USA vessel Esperanza intercepted the Polar Pioneer in transit, repeatedly dropping a banner supported...

...researchers plan to continue monitoring the sea between Newport, Oregon, and Seattle. The vessel will then go to Vancouver Island, wrapping up in early September. Another research ship is taking samples off Alaska. The brownish bloom was particularly...
Unhinged Alaska: When does spring really arrive? reached at if he isn't busy knocking rust off old lures and preparing a salmon killer batch of a new secret bait that was recommended to him by a Canadian piscatorian guide visiting from Vancouver Island, B.C.
Great Alaska Quake shook up science

...tsunami surge hit Cerritos Channel in Los Angeles.Small, "warning waves" along British Columbia gave residents of Vancouver Island notice to the 20-plus foot wall of water that was coming, preventing any loss of life in Canada despite no official...
Ferry Malaspina rescues one from sinking landing craft

...Malaspina picked up an extra passenger in the waters off Vancouver Island on Saturday morning.According to accounts from...River, in Discovery Passage on the east side of Vancouver Island, when its three-man crew sent a distress call...
Oct. 5, 2001 The Ketchikan Daily News bemoans more foreign salmon in Alaska waters

...rivers and streams. This time the news is about a Canadian survey that found 82 adult Atlantics last week in four Vancouver Island rivers. More swim surveys are planned in upcoming weeks. Who knows how many more Atlantics will be found -- or...
Small player, big production: Kenai River's Fusaro chalks up points in his last 5 games

...undefeated season in the North Star Conference in his senior year in 2007, Fusaro played the next season in the Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League. Fusaro was then drafted by the Brown Bears and he jumped at the chance to once again claim...

...want to adopt dead caretaker's dog Iditarod front-runners reach Nikolai Virus kills tons of sardines off Vancouver Island UA president honored by National Association of Scholars Police find active meth lab in Anchorage motel room...


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