WWII, Korean War vets feted in honor flight

...It takes a bit to make a woman go battle berserk, and then she doesn't stop."As a point of embarkation for the Pacific Ocean, a lot of soldiers, sailors, Marines and pilots passed through Seattle. Holten went to a Lutheran Church service...
Senate puts trade bill back on track

...separate trade deals with 12 nations that border the Pacific Ocean, as well as with European Union countries.An track" authority on deals under negotiation with Pacific Ocean nations and the European Union. But it would require...
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Greenpeace activists leave Arctic drill rig after six-day stay

...activists opposed to offshore drilling in the Arctic have abandoned a Seattle-bound drill rig they boarded in the Pacific Ocean six days ago, the organization said Saturday.Rough seas prompted the decision, Greenpeace said in an email. The...
NOAA warns of warmer, less productive Pacific California may be signs of a drastically warming Pacific Ocean.That's the finding in a newly released fisheries...and Washington may mark a large-scale shift in the Pacific Ocean. NOAA fisheries say the trend is to much warmer and...
First radioactivity from Fukushima hits B.C. coast

...let's put it that way. I would say that there's a small proportion of the public who hold the belief that the Pacific Ocean and our coasts are void of life because of radiation from Fukushima," Cullen said."When we look at the levels...
Empire Editorial: Boring trumps bold in the pursit of long-term change

...On Monday, six Greenpeace activists illegally boarded the drilling rig Blue Marlin, which is in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, being carried aboard a ship bound for Washington state. The rig is ultimately headed to the Arctic Ocean for exploratory...
Greenpeace boards Arctic offshore drill rig in Pacific

...Greenpeace activists protesting Arctic offshore drilling on Monday boarded a drill rig as it was transported across the Pacific Ocean toward Seattle, where it will be staged for drilling on Shell leases in Alaska waters.The 400-foot Polar Pioneer...
'Sailing Around the Pacific' slideshow organized to raise funds for Vanuatu

...Juneau residents Rob Cadmus and Kate Glover recently returned from a three-and-a-half year sailing trip around the Pacific Ocean. On their journey they spent some time in Vanuatu, recently hit by Cyclone Pam, one of the worst natural disasters...
Alaska Science Forum: A yearly flood into the Gulf of Alaska and computer models.Some perspective on southern Alaska adding 1.5 times the Mississippi each year to the Pacific Ocean: the Mississippi River drains 31 states and two provinces. Ranked by discharge, it is the 10th largest river on...
Where the world ends up when the ocean spits it out

...ocean floor. Tiny pieces of plastic almost indistinguishable from sand settle into Southeast Alaskan beaches. The Pacific Ocean's many types of debris may be vastly different, but all of it can pose threats to marine life, livelihoods, or...


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