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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 This 200 photo shows the LIghthouse at the southern end, Cattle Point, on San Juan Island. President Barack Obama has designated five new national monuments, including the whole of the San Juan Islands. (ELLEN M. BANNER / THE SEATTLE TIMES) Last October I visited the San Juan Islands and started…


Comments | More in Barack Obama administration, Environment | Topics: San Juan Islands