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January 20, 2015 at 10:42 AM

Kalakala headed to demolition site this week

The Washington State ferry Kalakala at Coleman Dock in 1946. (Seattle Times archives) 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…


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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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