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  1. Orcas Spotted Off Oregon CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Even orcas head south for spring break. L- and K-pod ocras made their way to Cape Disappointment off the Oregon Coast, according to NOAA Fisheries West Coast - Science and Management on its Facebook page.

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  2. Baby 4: Newborn Spotted With Endangered Puget Sound OrcasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | ABC News

    ... in Washington and British Columbia. The orca was swimming with other members of the J-pod, one of three families of orcas that are protected in Washington and Canada . Ken Balcomb, a senior scientist with the Center for Whale Research on Friday ...

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  3. Another 50 tons hauled away in ongoing campaign against creosoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Journal of the San Juans

    A hefty creosote-tainted log is hauled from the waterfront of Shaw Island's South Beach by members of the state-sponsored Puget Sound Conservation Corps. Over the past month, restoration crews from the Washington Department of Natural Resources removed more than 50 tons of toxic creosote-treated wood from public and private beaches on Lopez, Orcas and San Juan islands.

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  4. Lawson posts second-straight shutout to lead Wolverines over Orcas; 1-0 | BaseballRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    Senior Gabe Lawson notched a second-straight shutout in a 1-0 victory over Orcas Island Tuesday, March 24, at Hartman Field. Friday Harbor's Gabe Lawson notched win No.

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  5. Low-end users of electricity in for a shock? | Guest ColumnRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... such as broadband and risks as the OPALCO election approaches. This year, two director positions from the OPALCO Orcas district are open. Two candidates, Randy Cornelius (recently retired general manager of OPALCO) and Ed Sutton (chosen by the ...

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  6. Four candidates chase two spots in OPALCO board of directors electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    Former OPALCO general manager Randy J. Cornelius and Eastsound Water & Sewer Commissioner Ed Sutton are challenging OPALCO board incumbents Winnie Adams and Chris Thomerson for two positions in the co-op's District 2 boundaries, which include Orcas, Blakely, Obstruction islands and surrounding outer islands. Candidate bios are sent to each co-op member by mail with their ballot, and are available online, as is the OPAlCO's latest annual report, at www.opalco.com .

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  7. San Juan 'whisperer,' local girl takes the reins of her futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    Horsewoman extraordinaire Emma Billington recently started her own business, Inherited Horsemanship, where she teaches people how to train their own horses. It's mid-afternoon on a Wednesday and Emma Billington, 26, has just gotten off the ferry from Orcas Island to San Juan.

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  8. Orcas size up sea lions for dinner on Victoria whale tour in Strait of Juan de FucaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    A raft of California sea lions was far out in the Strait of Juan de Fuca, the busy channel that connects the Pacific Ocean to Seattle and Vancouver. They were surrounded by a transient pod of orcas.

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  9. Turn of the 'page'; FH middle schooler on call in OlympiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    State Sen. Kevin Ranker, D-Orcas, and senate page Maxwell Mattox of Friday Harbor pose for a photo on the floor of the Senate, at the capitol in Olympia. Friday Harbor's Max Mattox served as a page in the Washington state Senate during the week beginning Feb. 23. "It was a pleasure to sponsor Max this week," Ranker said.

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  10. New baby orca, other discoveries made by team that tracked whales off Washington, Oregon for 21 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... Thursday. The study came as the National Marine Fisheries Service is considering whether to expand protections for the orcas to include offshore areas from Cape Flattery to Point Reyes, Calif. The agency has already designated inland waters of ...

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  11. New baby orca, other discoveries made by NOAA teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | KOMO News

    ... Thursday. The study came as the National Marine Fisheries Service is considering whether to expand protections for the orcas to include offshore areas from Cape Flattery, Washington, to Point Reyes, California. The agency has already designated ...

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  12. Land Bank celebrates 25 years of conservationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... paid to the landowners. Over the last two decades the Land Bank has made great strides in preserving land on San Juan, Orcas and Lopez Islands, with more than 20 preserves open to the public-but it takes a village to preserve all that land. The ...

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  13. Twice as nice: Wolverines clinch berths in regional post-season play | Prep basketballRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    The Wolverines girls and boys basketball teams each clinched a berth in regional post-season 2B tournaments with victories over Orcas and La Conner, respectively, in the district playoffs, Saturday, Feb. 21, at Sedro Woolley High School. The boys and girls Friday Harbor basketball teams each clinch a berth in regional post-season and kept the pursuit of a state tournament bid alive with back-to-back victories in finale of their respective 2B district playoffs, Saturday, Feb. 21, at Sedro Woolley High School.

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  14. Orcas vegan-turned-butcher 'blown on his ass' by James Beard nominationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Crosscut.com

    Chef Jay Blackinton, 26, of Orcas Island taught himself to cook by preparing large meals for his punk friends in Seattle. Now, he's nominated for Rising Star Chef of the Year by the James Beard Foundation - the Oscars for food.

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  15. Orcas songstress to bring variety of styles to San JuanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    Orcas Island songstress will bring her wide array of instruments and voice variations to San Juan, March 14. Carolyn Cruso will perform at the Rumor Mill , at 7 p.m. Wielding two guitars, a hammered dulcimer, a flute and her voice, Cruso roams the back roads of the country and the mind in her songs and takes the listener on a journey of beauty, redemption, compassion and humor. Cruso grew up in the culturally rich Hudson River Valley of New York, home of folk legend Pete Seeger.

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  16. OPALCO pushes further into broadband market, buys Friday Harbor-based ISPRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... office and retail store on Court Street will remain open. A new office at 208 Enchanted Forest Road, adjacent to Orcas Rental & Saw shop, will open on Orcas Island. Each location will feature a "Giga Bar," an interactive area for the community to ...

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  17. Orcas overrun by Wolverines in post-season opener; 49-29 | Girls basketballRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    The Wolverines got a season-high 14 points from point-guard Taylor Turnbull to help open post-season play with a decisive 49-29 victory on the road at Orcas, Wednesday, Feb. 18. The Wolverines opened post-season play with a bang, knocking down a season-best seven three-pointers and giving up a mere dozen second-half points to net a decisive 49-29 win on road, Wednesday, at Orcas. Point-guard Taylor Turnbull tossed in a season-high 14 points, including four of Friday Harbor's seven buckets from beyond the three-point arc, to ignite the offense.

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  18. Proper dose of sedatives proves key for rescue of a Stellar sea lionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... is obviously safety-for the people and for the animal," said Gaydos, chief scientist and regional director of the Orcas-based SeaDoc Society , which conducts and sponsors scientific research in the Salish Sea. "You don't want anybody to get hurt and ...

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  19. Sighting in Penn Cove is a reminder of need to protect orca whales | In Our OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Whidbey News-Times

    The appearance of orcas in Penn Cove this week is a reminder of how much remains to be done to protect the beloved mammals. It's also a reminder of how much we've learned about the whales and how they live since the brutal roundup of orcas in Penn Cove in 1970.

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  20. A second baby killer whale spotted in our Salish SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Orcas, or killer whales, have become environmental icons of the Salish Sea - the inland waters of Washington and British Columbia. The Southern Resident Killer Whale population has welcomes two new babies this winter,,bringing its population to 79 whales.

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