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January 20, 2015 at 10:42 AM

Kalakala headed to demolition site this week

The owner of the former state ferry Kalakala said the 1927-vintage vessel  will be moved this week to a site where it can be demolished. The 276-foot boat, which has been moored in Tacoma’s Hylebos Waterway since 2004, will be moved Wednesday night and Thursday morning to a type of dry dock called a “graving dock,” on the nearby…


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October 5, 2013 at 6:17 PM

Bomb scare closes ferry run for hours on Saturday

UPDATE: This post has been updated to correct information on when a ferry route was out of service. A man believed to be mentally ill and rambling about explosives led authorities to shut down ferry service between Point Defiance and the Tahlequah terminal on Vashon Island for a couple hours on Saturday. A witness overheard a 48-year…


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