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September 10, 2013 at 6:22 AM

Chartering a boat in the San Juan Islands

Promote safe, legal boating The article in Sunday’s NW Traveler on chartering in the San Juan Islands is misleading and dangerous. [“Chartering a boat in the San Juans is easier than you think,” NW Traveler, Sept. 8.] The article indicates that a novice boater can charter and operate a boat. It fails to indicate that the…


Comments | More in Seattle, Transportation | Topics: boating, charter boats, permit

March 31, 2013 at 7:04 AM

Obama makes San Juan Islands a national monument

Victory for Washington state, economically and otherwise Last October I visited the San Juan Islands and started to actively encourage President Obama to create a national monument on Lopez Island and surrounding areas. Recently I’ve learned that President Obama has in fact approved the creation of this outstanding new national monument [“Obama creates San Juan…


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