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U.S. Coast Guard recovers boat of missing Canadian near Ocean Shores

A 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from U.S. Coast Guard Station Grays Harbor in Westport, Wash., inspects an unmanned 16-foot vessel about five miles northwest of Ocean Shores, Wash., July 31, 2014.
The vessel is believed to be that of Paul Clark, a Canadian citizen who was reported missing two weeks earlier while on a solo sailing trip from Prince Rupert to Port Hardy, British Columbia.
U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Blue Shark.

The Coast Guard says a sailboat that was reported missing July 11 off of British Columbia was found capsized Thursday about five miles northwest of Ocean Shores. There was no sign of 69-year-old Paul Clark, who sailed alone out of

Imperium Renewables and Pacific Coast Canola sign contract for biofuel supply

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HOQUIAM, Wash. –Imperium Renewables, one of the largest biodiesel manufacturers in the United States, has reached an agreement with Pacific Coast Canola (PCC) to purchaseregionally sourcedcanola oil for biodiesel production. Pacific Coast Canola’s canola crushing plant in Warden, Wash., is

October is Disaster Preparedness and NOAA Weather Radio Month

CAMP MURRAY, Wash. - Gov. Jay Inslee has proclaimed October as Washington State Disaster Preparedness Month and NOAA Weather Radio Awareness Month. In keeping with the proclamation, local jurisdictions, individuals, schools and businesses across the state will promote

International task force to discuss protecting West Coast from oil spills

SEATTLE, Wash. - States and provinces on the Pacific Ocean will gather this year in Seattle to discuss emerging issues in energy and how best to protect the West Coast from oil spills.

The Washington Department of

Earthquakes off B.C. coast, no damage reports

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - A series of earthquakes has struck an area off British Columbia's coast, but the quakes did not generate a tsunami and there have been no damage reports.

The largest quake recorded Tuesday was a magnitude 6.0

Tsunami Debris Information

The March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan is a human tragedy. The disaster claimed nearly 16,000 lives, injured 6,000 people and destroyed or damaged countless buildings.


marine debris photo, source: NOAA

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TALL SHIP LADY WASHINGTON SETS SCHEDULE FOR 2009 COLUMBIA RIVER VOYAGE

...Tall ship Hawaiian Chieftain will accompany Washington State’s official ship on celebratory trip

Aberdeen, Wash. – The brig Lady Washington, the Official Ship of the State