Another airline could be coming to Bellingham International Airport.
April 8, 2016, KGMI News
California Pacific Airlines says it plans to offer service between McClellan-Palomar Airport in San Diego County and Bellingham in about four months.
The company says it recalled many of its employees who were furloughed in 2013.
What the heck is that? Port’s wetland bank near Puyallup repays development elsewhere
Sean Robinson, April 12, 2016, The News Tribune
Face it — the words “Port of Tacoma” don’t conjure images of marsh grass, long-legged herons and meandering streams.
Yet here’s Dave Myers, a muck-booted project engineer for the port, clumping through the mud of a 40-acre wetland near Puyallup, talking like a gardener tallying the annual crop.
“The rushes and sedges are coming in pretty well,” he says, surveying the handiwork of three years.
Ports of Tacoma, Seattle approve first big purchase of Seaport Alliance
Kate Martin, April 7, 2016, The News Tribune
A slate of multi-million dollar upgrades along the Blair Waterway on the Tacoma Tideflats will eventually allow the two of the world’s biggest containerships to dock there at the same time.
The enhancements valued at $141 million were approved unanimously by the Northwest Seaport Alliance — a joint vote of the port of Tacoma and Seattle commissions. The group also approved a 20-year lease extension for terminal operations at Husky Terminal.
Port Of Vancouver Prepares For Hearing On Oil Terminal
Conrad Wilson, April 11, 2016, OPB
Port of Vancouver commissioners are looking for input at a hearing Tuesday about how to move forward with the nation’s largest oil-by-rail terminal.
The Port wants to hear from the public about how to proceed with a proposed lease amendment from the backers of the Vancouver Energy Project.
Don’t vacate Occidental Avenue
By Seattle Times editorial board, April 12, 2016, The Seattle Times
SEATTLE’S waterfront industrial zone is not a field of dreams, where one can build an arena in hopes that the NBA will miraculously appear.
There’s no reason for the city of Seattle to continue chasing this fantasy, especially not until there’s evidence that a team is within the realm of possibility.