New boat launch ‘looks great’
Michelle Beahm, March 25, 2016, Bremerton Patriot Reporter
The City and Port of Bremerton celebrated St. Patrick’s Day a little differently this year: by holding a ribbon cutting for a new boat launch and float at Evergreen Rotary Park.
According to the Port of Bremerton website, “the Evergreen Rotary Park Boat Launch is a cooperative Port of Bremerton and City of Bremerton facility providing parking and a two-lane launching ramp with center line floats to make launching easier in the sometimes swift Port Washington Narrows current.”
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People news: Jamison joins Port of Olympia as environmental director
Rolf Boone, April 1, 2016, The Olympian
Rachael Jamison is the new director of environmental programs at the Port of Olympia, the port announced on Thursday.
Jamison previously was the manager of sustainable forestry at Weyerhaeuser. Before that she was an executive policy analyst for the state Department of Natural Resources and a green building lead at the state Department of Ecology.
Port Townsend port deputy director is finalist for job in Kingston
By Charlie Bermant, April 1, 2016, Peninsula Daily News
Jim Pivarnik, who has served as deputy director of the Port of Port Townsend for 16 years, is one of three finalists for the Port of Kingston executive director position.
“It is time for me to make a professional change and find a new challenge,” Pivarnik said Wednesday.
Company eyeing crude terminal at Grays Harbor quits lease
Dameon Pesanti, March 31, 2016, The Columbian
A company planning to build a crude-by-rail shipping terminal in Grays Harbor County has quietly stepped away from a leasing option.
Grays Harbor Rail Terminal, which is owned by U.S. Development Group, originally had an option-to-lease agreement with the Port of Grays Harbor that expired on March 28. But rather than renew, the company quietly terminated the agreement in November.