Cathlamet Crash, a Few Answers
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Cathlamet Crash, a Few Answers

M/V Cathlamet, WSF stock image 8/2/2022 We have requests in to both WSF and NTSB, but the latest news came to us from local media–including the excellent West Seattle Blog–that all crew came back clear on drug tests. The captain–still unnamed–has resigned. Key questions we’ve put in to WSF are the condition of the captain,…

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When It isn’t Raining, It Pours…

7/28/2022 14:49 Islander (and ex-Loop editor) Steve Allen, delayed this morning when his ferry crashed, is now stuck in Seattle due to a truck carrying oxygen tanks catching on fire. https://www.q13fox.com/news/i-5-south-shut-down-in-downtown-seattle-after-vehicle-with-propane-oxygen-tanks-catches-fire

Previous Loop editor was ON the Cathlamet
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Previous Loop editor was ON the Cathlamet

The amazing previous editor of the Vashon Loop, Steven Allen, was on the boat during the accident. He supplied some pictures of the boat right after the incident. Update 12:42 Phone call with Steven, he says the boat was approaching the dock and not slowing down. The PA system only played the “now arriving” announcement,…

Ferry Accident
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Ferry Accident

The Loop is not ready for business, but we do intend to push out breaking news. One of our editors had these pictures of the Cathlamet accident, which happened 7/28/2022. At this time, information is that there were fortunately no injuries. Update 11:57 Fauntleroy terminal is currently not operational. Keep an eye on https://wsdot.com/ferries/schedule/bulletin.aspx Update…

Farewell, December – Welcome, 2023!
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Farewell, December – Welcome, 2023!

Farewell, December Snow, merriment, ice, and winds Old year shuts the door We’re excited to ring in a new year with The Vashon Loop. First and foremost, whether you are a reader, advertiser, or contributor, we are so very grateful for your enthusiasm and support. This newspaper exists because of you! Our first four months…

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