The Washington State Department of Transportation kicked off the summer vacation planning season with online reservations for summer ferry travel.
The Coast Guard has issued a $5,000 fine to a man who intentionally jumped overboard from a Washington state ferry before the vessel left the Bremerton, Washington, ferry terminal.
A 32-foot gray whale that turned up dead under the Washington state ferry terminal in downtown Seattle died earlier this week because it was struck by the propeller of a large vessel, according to the initial results of a necropsy completed Saturday.
A couple who notified deputies told KPTV they saw a woman matching the description of Jennifer Huston driving a car that matched Huston’s car, including a cracked windshield.
A ferry carrying hundreds of passengers on the Washington State Ferries’ busiest route lost power Tuesday afternoon
Maintenance workers accidentally drilled a hole through the hull of the Washington state ferry Walla Walla causing a leak.
Nestled between the Cascade Mountains to the east and Puget Sound on the west, the Seattle area is filled with opportunities for day trips under $100.
Face it, no matter how much you love the family, you’re probably going to need an escape during the holidays. Seattle is located near the mountains for a quick ski day or weekend, and close enough to the Pacific Ocean to venture out to watch the winter storms. The Skagit River valley and flats offer many opportunities for birders to see migratory snow geese and bald eagles. The small artist town of La Conner offers art galleries, fine dining and lodging. For short jaunts, the Washington state ferry system has many great routes to ride the ferry, enjoy the scenery and feel the breeze. These are the best holiday escapes near Seattle.
A baby was born on a Seattle-bound ferry. KOMO reports that a woman went into labor Thursday afternoon about 10 minutes after the M/V Tacoma left the Bainbridge Island dock. A mid-wife, two EMTs and a physician’s assistant traveling on board helped deliver the infant.
The new 144-car ferries on order for the Washington state ferry service will be known as the Olympic class of vessels, named for the Olympic mountains.