Port Angeles: Cruise ship returns today

Another red carpet welcome will greet the cruise ship Spirit of Oceanus when it makes its fourth of five weekly stops at Port Angeles City Pier this morning.

The 295-foot, Seattle-based Cruise West liner is making Port Angeles a port o” call during its weekly Northwest Waterways Cruise from Puget Sound to northern Vancouver Island and Victoria this month.

The red carpet and a welcoming celebration is planned by members of the Port Angeles Downtown Association and the Port Angeles Chamber of Commerce when the Oceanus ties up between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. today.

Passengers will visit Hurricane Ridge and Ediz Hook aboard chartered buses and tour shops and restaurants downtown.

The Spirit of Oceanus is due to depart at 6 p.m.

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