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The Chesapeake Arrives In The Archives

By Vi Englund THE CHESAPEAKE For the first time in fifty two years I returned to the campus of the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley. It is located just…

Coast Guard Cutter Capstan breaks ice near Baltimore

BALTIMORE – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Capstan, homeported in Philadelphia, breaks ice on the Chesapeake Bay near the Sassafras River in Maryland, Jan. 14, 2011. The Capstan and its crew conducted ice breaking operations in the upper Chesapeake Bay for three days. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Lindberg.

The Murky Minds of MDE Regulators Confuse Everyone

The Murky Minds of MDE Regulators Confuse Everyone  By Richard Pelz SPECIAL FOR THE CHESAPEAKE Things that make you go HUH???? Environmentalists have been talking about it for decades, politicians…

Endangered listing for sturgeon could limit or eliminate stocking, tagging programs

  By Karl Blankenship (Special to THE CHESAPEAKE) Atlantic sturgeon have no shortage of adjectives that suit them. Ancient, as in a fish species that has been around so long…

Bivalve’s dramatic demise is as ‘quiet as a clam’ Large clam species are collapsing throughout the Chesapeake

Unlike oysters, which build elaborate reefs, soft-shell clams burrow into the sediment where they are out of sight – and seemingly out of mind.

One dead in boat collision on James River

 PORTSMOUTH, Va. (Oct. 17, 2010) – Coast Guard and local agencies respond to a collision in the vicinity of the James River Bridge Sunday morning. At 9:53 a.m. Coast Guard…

Bivalve’s dramatic demise is as ‘quiet as a clam’

Unlike oysters, which build elaborate reefs, soft-shell clams burrow into the sediment where they are out of sight – and seemingly out of mind.

Coast Guard assists 4 near Smith Point, Md.

Hoeltje contacted Coast Guard Sector Baltimore watchstanders via marine-band radio at 1:51 a.m., reporting that his 28-foot sailboat was disabled and beset by weather.

The Price of Free Bait

Ironically, the best quality, freshest bloodworms and soft crabs are not always found in bait and tackle stores.