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August 4, 2014 at 9:30 AM

State ferry Elwha returning to work with 11:55 a.m. run

UPDATE, 11:46 a.m.:  The Elwha is back in service with the 11:55 a.m. Anacortes to Friday Harbor run, according to the Washington State Ferries website. Necessary repairs have been completed on the Elwha, according to the site. UPDATE, 10:42 a.m.: The 9:35 a.m. sailing to Lopez Island and the 10:45 trip from Lopez Island to Anacortes…


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August 3, 2014 at 8:30 PM

Ferry to Anacortes malfunctions; life vests ordered as precaution

Hundreds of passengers on the Elwha ferry were given life vests after an electrical issue on the ferry. (Photo courtesy of ferry passenger David Moss) UPDATE, Monday, 5:45 a.m.: The Elwha remains grounded and some ferry runs between Anacortes and the San Juan Islands have been canceled, according to the WSDOT. Check the ferry schedules


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March 26, 2013 at 5:43 PM

Elwha dam removal postponed again

Repairs continue on the Elwha Water Facilities treatment plant, delaying work on removal of Glines Canyon Dam until at least July. The National Park Service, which is running the $325 million federal dam removal program, originally projected the repairs would be completed by April. The agency announced a longer project delay Tuesday. Dam removal on the…


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February 9, 2012 at 2:38 PM

Suit filed to block Elwha River hatchery

Four conservation groups filed suit today against the federal government and the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe, seeking to block a fish hatchery program planned to help restock the Elwha River as two dams are removed. The groups argue that the hatchery plan violates the Endangered Species Act and undermines the recovery of native salmon, according…


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