Tag Archives: Richard Cook

An old boat with a prosperous past awaits a future afloat

For decades, the Midas was a commercial fishing vessel that ventured between Alaska and Washington. It was like a middle man, purchasing fish from boats at sea and selling it at ports in Seattle, Juneau, Ketchikan or wherever else the market called. The Midas had a prosperous past. In 1987, it sold for more than $4 million. Today, the 100-footer is far removed from its glory days. It looks haggard on a muddy bank near the I-5 bridge over the Snohomish River between Marysville and Everett.,, Richard Cook, 46, bought the boat in November. He said he bought it so his father could fish in Alaska. >click to read<13:58

In Favor of the Little People: Mashpee oyster farmer scores SJC victory

cloughHomeowners objecting to a proposed oyster farm in Popponesset Bay have lost another legal avenue in their attempt to stop the project. The Supreme Judicial Court has declined to weigh in on the claim that the Cape Cod Commission must review the aquaculture project because it is a commercial development,,, <Read more here> 09:51

Snobby Wealthy Neighbors raise ante in oyster fight

MASHPEE — Residents opposed to a proposed oyster farm in Popponesset Bay are asking the state’s highest court to weigh in on the dispute. The homeowners’ attorney, Brian Wall of Sandwich, has filed an appeal of part of their case to the Supreme Judicial Court. Read more here  07:35