Parade of wooden boats offers glimpse of Seattle’s maritime history

If you miss the parade, you can still see the boats — three of which are more than a century old — on South Lake Union for a couple of weeks, before they head north for halibut season in Alaska. Despite their age, these boats “are still remarkably suited to the work they do,” said Per Odegaard of Edmonds, owner of the Vansee, which has been in his family since the 1950s. Read [email protected]  22:58