Stories tagged: boat
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 3, 2019
Authorities say flames roared through a boat of sleeping scuba divers so quickly that it appears none of the 34 people below deck could escape
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019
Two California communities north of San Francisco were accessible only by boat Wednesday after a rain-swollen river overflowed its banks and inundated low-lying areas around them overnight, authorities said.
Thu., Oct. 4, 2018
An Italian-flagged rescue ship set sail Thursday for the deadly migrant smuggling route in the central Mediterranean Sea, challenging moves by Italy’s populist government to shut down such humanitarian operations.
UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2018
Thai police said Friday that 56 people were still missing in waters off the resort island of Phuket after a storm capsized a diving boat packed with tourists.
Sat., March 17, 2018
A smuggling boat sank Saturday off a Greek island, killing at least 16 migrants including children, and a search-and-rescue operation was underway to find two others believed missing.
Mon., Jan. 8, 2018
As many as 64 African migrants, including a mother whose surviving 3-year-old child desperately clung to her as she drowned, are feared dead after a traffickers’ overcrowded rubber dinghy from …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 2, 2017
At least seven people were dead and two missing on Sunday after a South Korean fishing boat collided with a refueling vessel and capsized, the coast guard said.
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017
Police say 19 people have drowned after an overloaded boat capsized in the Yamuna River in northern India and a search is underway for missing passengers.
Sun., Dec. 4, 2016
Washington State Ferries said a private boat hit the ferry Chetzemoka on the run between Tacoma and the southern tip of Vashon Island.
Sun., Oct. 23, 2016
The Coast Guard rescued a commercial fisherman after his vessel hit a submerged object near the Westport Marina and began taking on water.
Wed., July 9, 1997
The final public comment period has begun for four proposed changes to Washington state’s list of sensitive, threatened and endangered species listings. The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission is scheduled …
Fri., Nov. 15, 1996
Decked out in rain slickers from head to toe, rescue workers from Harrison looked like overgrown children as they took turns playing with a Hovercraft Thursday. The red Hovercraft, with …
Thu., July 25, 1996
The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to issue federal regulations next week that for the first time will cut pollution from new recreational watercraft ranging from Jet-Skis to yachts. The …
Sun., July 9, 1995
Lake Pend Oreille resident Tom Hooker has filed for boat status. Photo by Craig Buck/The Spokesman-Review
Sat., June 17, 1995
The 5.8-liter engine powering the Caped Crusader’s beefed-up boat in the new movie “Batman Forever” was assembled last summer by Redline Marine, a Lewiston marine engine manufacturer. The boat itself …
Tue., March 7, 1995
The Idaho State Senate on Monday sank a bill that would have tightened safety regulations for Jet Skiers. Sen. Mary Lou Reed, D-Coeur d’Alene, sponsored the bill, which was voted …
Sun., Jan. 1, 1995
Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt has ordered the National Park Service to allow more cruise ships in Alaska’s Glacier Bay National Park. Apparently this is a concession to the new political …