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Names for New Ferry Have Indian Meanings
Offbeat  (tags: ferry, Native American, meanings )

- 1572 days ago -
The five names being considered for Washington's newest ferry all have Native American meanings. They are Kennewick, Salish, Cowlitz, Tokitae and Samish
"African Queen" to Tanzania, or Germany?
Offbeat  (tags: Tanzania, Tanganyika, Germany, African Queen, passenger freight, repair, colonial power, 1913, Liemba, refugees, ferry )

- 1608 days ago -
The mythical "Liemba" ferry on Lake Tanganyika, operational since 1913 and made world famous by the film "African Queen", desperately needs an overhaul as she is no longer fit for passenger freight. Ancient colonial power Germany considers repairing the
Whatcom County, Tribe Reach Deal on Lummi Island Ferry
Offbeat  (tags: ferry, deal reached, transportation, island )

- 1681 days ago -
Lummi Nation and Whatcom County officials have announced an apparent breakthrough on a new long-term lease for the Gooseberry Point ferry dock, which could end the threat of major disruption of ferry service to Lummi Island
Bison Cool Heels While Ferry Is Repaired
Offbeat  (tags: female bisons, ferry, transported, broke down, repairs )

- 1815 days ago -
Among the passengers delayed from getting to Southwest Alaska and the Aleutians when the Alaska State Ferry Tustumena broke down in Homer recently were two female bison being transported to Sand Point to diversify the gene pool of the Popof Island herd.

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