Mayor: Port needs new permit to host Shell oil-drilling fleet

The rigs and support vessels headed to Seattle for moorage and maintenance do not fit under the current permit for Terminal 5, Ed Murray said Monday morning.

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Whimsical whale’s face-lift coming along swimmingly

Sketched April 28, 2015 In late March, two weeks after this iconic driftwood orca fell to the ground and the Edmonds Parks Department removed it from Brackett’s Landing Park, the deteriorated artwork sat in a storage yard awaiting disposal. A city official told me the piece of “folk art” was rotten and hollowed out, and...

Portraits of commuters: Ferry and motorcycle rider Erik Johnston

Commuting by ferry may be one of the most enchanting ways to get to work here in Puget Sound territory. The views through those wide open windows facing the water, sky and mountains is hard to beat. But I'm sure even the happiest of ferry commuters get numb to their surroundings  after a while. Most people I saw aboard the...