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Summer Ferry Reservation System Fails On First Day Of Season

The Washington State Department of Transportation kicked off the summer vacation planning season with online reservations for summer ferry travel.

CBS Seattle–04/15/2015

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Coast Guard: Man Who Jumped Off Ferry Fined $5,000

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.

CBS Seattle–04/09/2015

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Dead Whale Found At Seattle Dock Struck By Ship Propeller

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.

01/24/2015

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Missing Oregon Woman Reported On Washington Ferry

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.

CBS Seattle–08/04/2014

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Washington Ferry With Hundreds Aboard Loses Power

A ferry carrying hundreds of passengers on the Washington State Ferries’ busiest route lost power Tuesday afternoon

CBS Seattle–07/29/2014

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Oops. Workers Drill Hole In Washington Ferry Hull

Maintenance workers accidentally drilled a hole through the hull of the Washington state ferry Walla Walla causing a leak.

03/17/2014

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Best Day Trips For Under $100 In The Seattle Area

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.

CBS Seattle–06/28/2013

Best Holiday Escapes Near Seattle

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.

12/08/2012

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It’s A Girl: Baby Born On Ferry

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.

CBS Seattle–11/29/2012

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New Car Ferries for WA State Ferry Service Called ‘Olympic’ Class

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.

06/20/2012

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