State, National & World News
LAGUNA BEACH -- An adult sea lion that narrowly escaped a Great White Sharks powerful bite is recovering comfortably at the Pacific Marine Mammal Center (PMMC) in Laguna Beach, Calif
CRESCENT CITY, Calif. (AP) --Six high school students from Crescent City are travelling to Japan to meet the owners of a small boat that washed ashore in Northern California two years after it was swept to sea during the March 2011 tsunami.
SEATTLE (AP) -- Washington state law requires owners of abandoned or derelict vessels to pay the full costs of removing or disposing of the problem boats, but owners rarely do
HONOLULU (AP) -- Hawaii's longline fishing boat owners expect their sales of ahi will drop by millions of dollars under an agreement in which the United States will reduce its longline tuna catch for three years starting in 2015
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- A popular shortcut for Lake Powell boaters is being dredged as the National Park Service capitalizes on the lake's low water level.
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) -- James Jackson and Jay Wattum wheeled one of the most unusual vehicles to ever travel aboard a state ferry across City Pier 1 and onto the Tustumena's cargo lift on Jan. 22.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Mexican national was convicted Feb. 5 of killing a Coast Guard crewman by ramming a 30-foot boat into the vessel the crewman was in as it approached Santa Cruz Island off the coast of Southern California.
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- The American Boat Builders and Repairers Association (ABBRA) has convened its Awards Committee to consider nominations for its annual awards, recognizing excellence and significant contributions to the marine industry.
EAST PEORIA, Ill. (AP) -- Bowhunters are being invited to shoot as many Asian carp as possible in a competition planned for July.
PORT TOWNSEND, Wash. — A vessel made famous by author John Steinbeck is sitting at a Port Townsend boat yard.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing to recommend a configuration of port facilities in western Alaska that could serve ships sailing to Arctic waters.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) -- The Obama Administration proposed to reduce the amount of ethanol in the nation’s fuel supply for the first time on Nov. 15, acknowledging that the biofuel law championed by both political parties in 2007 is not working as expected.
SAN FRANCISCO -- From luxury motoryachts to personal watercraft, the latest in the world of boating will arrive at McCovey Cove and Pier 48 for the inaugural Progressive Insurance San Francisco Boat Show.
JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- A southern Indiana city is moving ahead with its plans to dismantle boat docks along the Ohio River for a $2.2 million marina upgrade.
SACRAMENTO (LOG NEWS SERVICE) — Gov. Jerry Brown Jan. 9 proposed a $154.9 billion “total state funds” budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 that includes $16.17 million for public boating facility loans and grants.