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September 14, 2014 at 12:20 PM

Pleasure boat runs aground in Pleasant Harbor near Brinnon, Jefferson County

The 65-foot pleasure boat Avalon ran aground Sunday morning in Pleasant Harbor at Brinnon. ( U.S. Coast Guard photo) The Coast Guard and Washington State Department of Ecology are working to prevent a potential diesel fuel spill from a 65-foot pleasure boat that ran aground near Pleasant Harbor near Brinnon in Jefferson County early Sunday morning At…


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September 25, 2012 at 5:35 PM

7 in Seattle family sickened by paralytic shellfish poisoning

The Associated Press PORT TOWNSEND – Seven members of a Seattle family were hospitalized after eating mussels from a Discovery Bay beach near Port Townsend that has been closed by the state since July because of high levels of biotoxin. Jefferson County Public Health says members of the unnamed vacationing family, ages 19 to 68, fell ill…


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