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January 15, 2014 at 1:01 PM

Owners of boats that sank hit with criminal charges

For what is likely the first time in state history, Washington has filed criminal charges against two separate owners of  derelict vessels that sank in Pierce and Kitsap counties, spilling oil that, the state says, contaminated the waters. The state Office of the Attorney General has charged Stephen C. Mason with one count of abandoning a…

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May 12, 2012 at 9:12 PM

Man dies in Green River rafting accident

King County marine crews found the body of a man in the Green River Saturday evening, about three hours after the raft he was in got into trouble. Authorities responded to reports of a raft in trouble near Kanaskat-Palmer State Park about 2:35 p.m. Saturday, said Paula Smith, a King County Sheriff’s communication supervisor. “There were three people in the raft, and…

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