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Articles from the June 15, 2023 edition

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  • Alaska Airlines adds nonstop Honolulu flights from Paine Field

    Beacon Staff, Mukilteo Beacon|Updated Jun 15, 2023

    Alaska Airlines is adding new nonstop service between Paine Field and Honolulu starting this fall – its first flight connecting Snohomish County and the Hawaiian Islands. The daily, year-round flight begins on Nov. 17, ahead of the holiday season. "Alaska Airlines continues to demonstrate a strong commitment to providing more convenient, direct routes for both business and leisure passengers from Seattle's second airport," said Brett Smith, CEO of Propeller, which operates t...

  • Public Weighs in on Burley Lagoon Geoduck Farming

    Sara Thompson, Key Peninsula News|Updated Jun 15, 2023

    Update: The Key Peninsula Land Use Advisory Council voted 5-2 to recommend approving shoreline permits to expand the geoduck farm with several conditions May 30. The Gig Harbor council voted 3-2 to recommend denying them. More than 100 people gathered May 22 for the first opportunity to speak publicly about a Taylor Shellfish Co. application to convert part of its current oyster and clam bed farms in Burley Lagoon to geoduck. The joint meeting of both the Key Peninsula and...