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  1. Where to see orcas in the Pacific NorthwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 22 | OregonLive.com

    ... - but all eyes were on the killer whales, which were busy feasting on an unlucky porpoise. After sharing the meal, the orcas rounded the island and swam into the Strait of Georgia, where another small pod came to meet them. As the sun sank behind ...

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  2. Treaty with Canada would include new limits on fishing for endangered salmonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | The Olympian

    ... to implement the treaty will include money for the Puget Sound chinook fishery and to support recovery efforts for the orcas that live in the Puget Sound. Orcas there have struggled with a lack of food because of greatly reduced numbers of chinook ...

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  3. Pacific salmon panel backs planRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | The Columbian

    ... to implement the treaty will include money for the Puget Sound chinook fishery and to support recovery efforts for the orcas that live in the Puget Sound. Orcas there have struggled with a lack of food because of greatly reduced numbers of chinook ...

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  4. International 10-year salmon preservation plan advancesRead the original story

    Monday Sep 17 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... to implement the treaty will include money for the Puget Sound chinook fishery and to support recovery efforts for the orcas that live in the Puget Sound. Orcas there have struggled with a lack of food because of greatly reduced numbers of chinook ...

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  5. Heartache in the San Juan Islands: Locals grieve as resident orcas face extinctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | The Oregonian

    ... the globe. Tahlequah, also known as J35, was far from the first mother to grieve. Her population of southern resident orcas hasn't seen a successful birth in three years. Over the last two decades, three-quarters of their calves have died. Ken ...

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  6. NOAA lays plan to capture ailing orca J50Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Bellingham Herald

    ... population of southern resident killer whales, has been quietly laying plans for capture of the whale for weeks. Orcas have strong family ties that endure for life. Separation of young orcas from their mothers and families was routine during the ...

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  7. Seattle's PCC Markets will stop selling Northwest chinook salmon to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | KIRO-TV Seattle

    ... no longer sell chinook (king) salmon caught in the waters of Washington, Oregon or British Columbia in our stores." Orcas that inhabit local waters predominantly eat chinook salmon. PCC cited research by Wild Orca showing a high rate of orca deaths ...

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  8. Speaking of Business: Orcas or tar sands - 'You have to make a choice'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 1 | Seattle Times

    "You have to make a choice. Is it going to be orcas, or is it going to be tar sands?" Jan Hasselman, of Earthjustice in Seattle, who represented Washington tribes in their opposition to the expansion of Canada's Trans Mountain pipeline.

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  9. Orca pods put on a show as they play in the Salish SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2018 | The Oregonian

    This week I traveled up to the San Juan Islands in the Salish Sea to report on the plight of the southern resident orcas . I didn't get to see any of those local killer whales, which face almost certain extinction, but while on a whale watching tour I did see an incredible display from their transient cousins.

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  10. Orcas, wolves and fee increases fill up new director's first monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | Wenatchee World

    As he stepped into the new gig, the plight of the Puget Sound orcas rode to the forefront of public consciousness on the back of Tahlequah, a southern-resident orca whale, who pushed the corpse of her newborn baby for weeks. For as little as 27 cents a day, you can have complete access to all the local news, photos and video content from North Central Washington's primary news source.

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  11. Point Whitehorn stuns with sparkling views of the Strait of Georgia and islandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | Bellingham Herald

    ... as the trail nears a bluff, provide stunning sparkling views of the Strait of Georgia and islands, including Lummi, Orcas, Vancouver and Saltspring. Look for interpretive signs along the way to learn about the area's forestry, wildlife and marine ...

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  12. College men's soccer: Gonzaga opens season with tie at Bradley - Fri, 24 Aug 2018 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... The teams played two scoreless overtimes. Whatcom 2, CC Spokane 1: Keegan Rubio scored at 67 minutes to give the Orcas (1-1-0) a win over the Sasquatch (1-1-0) in nonconference play at Starfire Complex in Tukwila, Washington. Skagit Valley 3, North ...

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  13. To Save the Orcas, We Must Cleanup the DuwamishRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | The Stranger

    Earlier this week, I wrote about Puget Sound orcas, and the problem with small, personal actions like chinook salmon boycotts instead of big, grand ones that take more political will than individual action. In short, I wrote, while it's fine to stop eating chinook salmon if you are worried about orcas and their rapidly dwindling food supply, it won't accomplish much more than making you feel good about yourself.

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  14. Slog AM: Olympia's Secret Gun Club, Mariners Still Gunning for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | The Stranger

    ... August 22, 2018 The activism we need : Seattle chef Renee Erickson is taking Chinook salmon off the menu. Orcas need that, she reasoned. The orca mom pushing her dead calf around for 17 days really moved Erickson. Seattle ramps up homeless sweeps : ...

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  15. Researchers want to give orca calf second treatment for parasiteRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... she seemed to be actively socializing with her pod, although she fell behind for a period when they swam east. Orcas (killer whales): Four babies were born this winter to the southern resident population of orcas (killer whales). But the great ...

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  16. Researchers are treating orca calf for parasiteRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... to include dewormer, in addition to an antibiotic. Both have proven successful and safe in other cetaceans." Orcas (killer whales): Four babies were born this winter to the southern resident population of orcas (killer whales). But the great marine ...

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  17. If you're over the smoke and want to make the most of yourRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... jazz, or wooden boat variety) to Fort Worden and the waterfront district. During the summer it's Bainbridge, Vashon, Orcas - Many of these are just a ferry ride away, and can make a great location for a quick day trip or a leisurely weekend. ...

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  18. After 17 days and 1,000 miles, a mother orca's 'tour of grief' is overRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2018 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... own health, but for the health of the rest of her pod. NPR's Colin Dwyer previously reported that "given the fact that orcas move in matrilineal groups, dependent on mothers and grandmothers," Tahlequah's death would put her adult son and others in ...

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  19. After 17 Days and 1,000 Miles, A Mother Orca's 'Tour Of Grief' Is OverRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2018 | National Public Radio

    ... own health, but for the health of the rest of her pod. NPR's Colin Dwyer previously reported that "given the fact that orcas move in matrilineal groups, dependent on mothers and grandmothers," Tahlequah's death would put her adult son and others in ...

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  20. Vetting, electricity, & more: What it takes to sell Trump IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2018 | Connecticut Post

    ... electricity, plumbing, and other utilities is not an easy -- or cheap -- one. "Most islands out there, unless they're Orcas, or properties that are on islands that have electricity and all those good things -- this didn't have anything when the ...

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