New lease for Port Angeles-Victoria ferry

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PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) -- Port of Port Angeles commissioners agreed Monday to a 30-year lease with the new owners of the Black Ball Ferry Line, which operates the Coho on a route to Victoria, British Columbia.

The agreement calls for the company to replace its timber pier with a $4 million concrete dock.

The Peninsula Daily News reports (http://is.gd/3lk97z ) the $116,000 annual lease will also give the Black Ball owners a chance to purchase the ferry dock after five years.

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Information from: Peninsula Daily News, http://www.peninsuladailynews.com