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  1. Ferry Kennewick out of service until mid JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | PNW Local News

    For the second time in as many months, ferry service between Coupeville and Port Townsend has been reduced to one boat due to a rudder issue and there's a possibility it could remain that way for a while. The Kennewick was taken out of service Wednesday after an inspection revealed that parts of the rudder were showing significant signs of wear.

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  2. South-end ferry service to be suspended tomorrowRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 15 | King County Journal

    The cancelled sailings are due to a necessary underwater inspection of the Chetzemoka's rudder. Ferry system officials said in an email alert that divers are conducting the inspection after a rudder issue was found on Chetzemoka's sister vessels in Port Townsend: the Kennewick and the Salish.

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  3. Oak Harbor Police Chief Ed Green announced his resignation. - file photoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | King County Journal

    Oak Harbor Police Chief Ed Green is resigning and retiring from the department, according to a press release from the mayor's office. "I wish to thank Chief Green for his service to our community," Severns said in the press release.

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  4. Port of Kingston extends director job offer to Port Townsend's deputy port directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | King County Journal

    Port of Kingston commissioners voted unanimously April 2 to offer the port executive director position to Jim Pivarnik, deputy director of the Port of Port Townsend. The decision was made at a special Port Commission meeting at the North Kitsap Fire and Rescue headquarters station, 26642 Miller Bay Road NE.

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  5. Hood Canal Bridge reopens after six-hour closureRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2015 | King County Journal

    The Hood Canal Bridge reopened to vehicular traffic at 4:43 p.m. Sept. 9, following a six-hour closure due to a misaligned drawspan.

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  6. Hood Canal Bridge drawspan out of alignment; bridge closed until late afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2015 | King County Journal

    The Hood Canal Bridge was closed until further notice shortly about 10:30 a.m. Sept. 9. A state Department of Transportation spokeswoman said it could be reopened at 4:30 p.m. Department spokeswoman Claudia Bingham Baker said a "confluence of circumstances" caused the drawspan to be pushed out of alignment with the bridge.

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