Results 181 - 197 of 253 in Orcas, WA
With San Juan County's first annual revaluations, Orcas Island properties, on average, are assessed 31 percent lower than last year, San Juan 18 percent lower and Lopez 9 percent lower. Comment?
Last August a petition was filed to delist the southern resident orcas from the federal Endangered Species Act where they have been listed since 2005. Comment?
FIRST REPORT, 10:31 AM: According to a post on the Orca Network 's Facebook wall , orcas were off Maury Island as of less than an hour ago, headed northbound - which means, headed this way. Comment?
The cost of recycling at the San Juan Island and Orcas Island drop-boxes could be going up, to $3 per can, if the County Council accepts a recommendation by the Department of Public Works. Comment?
... council elected countywide from a slate of candidates representing districts roughly corresponding to San Juan, Orcas and Lopez/Shaw islands. (Waldron Island is included with Orcas Island.) "Continuity of government" is the key to implementation of ... Comment?
When the resident orcas in the Puget Sound were listed as an endangered species back in 2005 , it seemed inevitable that business interests -- who hate being restricted in their ability to ruin the environment at whim, including destroying the salmon runs on which the orcas' survival depends -- would try to overturn the ruling. Comment?
The West Seattle Herald had several tips today that Orcas had been spotted in the waters near our peninsula and they are known to be active lately as reported by OrcaNetwork.org who noted their appearance off Point Robinson on Nov. Comment?
The long and winding road to private operation of the Orcas and San Juan islands solid waste transfer stations turned the corner at the Nov. Comment?
... from the California-based Pacific Legal Foundation seeking to delist the killer whales. The petition asserts that Orcas aren't in danger of becoming extinct because they're part of a larger population of thriving whales. NOAA listed southern ... Comment?
The Washington State Ferries Community meeting, which takes place from 5 to 7 p.m. December 6 in the County Council's legislative building at 55 Second Street in Friday Harbor, will be streamed live to the Orcas and Lopez libraries via the San Juan County website . Comment?
... but three solutions. Lopez Island property owners will subsidize operations of the Lopez Dump and Take-It-Or-Leave-It. Orcas Island's transfer station will be operated by a local organization and San Juan Island may become a model for other ... Comment?
Via Twitter , our friend Rebecca from Ravenna Blog passes along the news that orcas have been spotted headed this way, off southeast Bainbridge at last report. Comment?
... his song, "Scoop the Poop," followed by an interactive reading of the children's book Granny's Clan: A Tale of Wild Orcas, by Sally Hodson. Copies of the book will be for sale, and a book-signing will follow the program. Bird migration cruise A late ... Comment?
... operations in San Juan County are changing. The county Council voted yesterday for staff to begin negotiations with Orcas Recycling Services to operate the Orcas Transfer facility. The other choice was Cimarron Enterprises. For San Juan Island, ... Comment?
The Tuesday, November 20 San Juan County Council meeting will be video conferenced to the Lopez and Orcas libraries from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The meeting is also streamed via the county's website . Comment?
Now the council must make decisions on who will operate the San Juan and Orcas transfer facilities. Comment?
... deep pockets of blue water and within sight of vacation homes with the maple leaf flag proudly flapping in the breeze. Orcas like the area for its Chinook salmon. We saw a pod of eight breaching and flapping their tails. The Tsawwassen Ferry ... Comment?