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November 20, 2014 at 11:16 AM

New ferry named Chimacum

BREMERTON — Chimacum was chosen as the name for the newest Washington state ferry because workers and the state Transportation Commission wanted to avoid any possible confusion that would arise from having another ferry that begins with S. The commission selected the name at its meeting Wednesday in Lakewood. Construction on the $123 million ferry begins this…

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September 19, 2014 at 8:50 AM

Peninsula tribe cleans up graffiti on sacred rock

CHIMACUM, Wash. — A team from the Jamestown S’Klallam tribe recently cleaned up a sacred rock that had been tagged with a pink-and-white “I (heart) Miranda” graffiti. The Peninsula Daily News reports tribe officials learned in July of the tag on Tamanowas Rock, one of the tribe’s most sacred sites. The 43-million-year-old rock was used…

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