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Northwest activists are attempting to block an Israeli shipping company from unloading at Puget Sound ports in order to put a dent in the dollars funding Israel's military actions in Gaza.

Betty Erichsen, a volunteer at the Tacoma Seafarers' Center, helps Filipino seafarer Rommel Quibaez with a bulk candy bar purchase. Seafarers are typically in port for about 12 hours only once every few weeks, so an opportunity to stock up on essential items is welcome. (Photo by Alex Stonehill)

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Hundreds of international seafarers pass through our ports every month. Cooks and mechanics, engineers and officers — they're a quiet population of temporary visitors just looking for a little comfort and fun.

Merced River with Containers. (Painting by Mary Iverson)

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Why local artist Mary Iverson paints shipping containers in the middle of Yosemite National Park. Drive southbound on the Alaskan Way Viaduct and you'll get...

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When you go to sleep tonight, Seattle will be visited by three ghosts: the ghost of energy’s past, the ghost of energy’s present and...