Orcas Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Turtleback Mountain offers terrific views of San JuansRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | The Columbian

    A good alternative to the sometimes-crowded Moran State Park on Orcas Island, the 1,578-acre Turtleback Mountain Preserve offers tranquil hikes with views of the San Juan Islands, Canadian Gulf Islands and the Olympic Mountains. Plus, you don't need to be in great shape to summit Turtleback, with only about 900 feet of elevation gain.

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  2. MG soccer wins; so does Tulalip VolleyballRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | Marysville Globe

    ... teammate Oshinaye Taylor score one. MG's record is 4-8. TULALIP - The Tulalip Heritage girls volleyball team defeated Orcas Christian 3-1 Oct. 20. They improved their record to 4-7. MARYSVILLE - The Marysville-Pilchuck girls soccer team lost to ...

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  3. San Juan County budget proposal for 2016 comes into focusRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... and maintenance of tourism facilities. The preliminary budget proposes channeling $50,000 more from that fund to the Orcas, Lopez and San Juan Island Chambers of Commerce. Washington law requires that the county council hold its final hearing on the ...

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  4. Killer whales enjoy rebound in health, 5 more orcas counted in Seattle areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Seattle Times

    ... made from photographs, that help scientists understand the health of whales and other wildlife. In the case of the orcas, photos and videos taken this summer by a drone helicopter about the size of a large pizza reveal the animals are looking fat ...

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  5. San Juan County Sheriff's Log | October 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    a An Orcas deputy was dispatched to an Olga address on found property resulting from probably a trespasser. Evidence was recovered. a A 53-year-old Lopez Island woman was cited for driving with a suspended license after being stopped for speeding on ...

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  6. Starving orcas and Snake River dams - protesters take to the waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... River of Negligible Use.-Corps of Engineers' or 'Something is Happening Herea ' Another sign read 'More Salmon, More Orcas.' What 'was' going on here? How could the Snake River, the largest tributary of the Columbia River, be thought of as ...

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  7. Ferry reservation system open to public commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... from residents Oct. 14 at Lopez Center for Community and the Arts from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Lopez Island, Oct. 15 at Orcas Senior Center from 5-7 p.m., Oct. 21 at the San Juan Island Yacht Club on San Juan Island from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and Shaw Island ...

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  8. The Making of Cafe Barjot's Matsutake Mushroom with Madrona-Bark Cream and Nettle SeedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | The Stranger

    Coffey had just gotten the first harvests of wild matsutakes when he took a trip to Orcas Island. "I'd gone to Orcas to get away, but the matsutakes had just come in, so I was thinking about them.

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  9. Port Townsend talk at Fort Worden today to detail drone use in marine researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2015 | Peninsula Daily News

    A lecture series exploring the connection between technology and marine research kicks off this weekend with a presentation about how drones gather information about orcas. John Durban will present "Using Unmanned Hexacopters to Measure Orcas in the Wild" in the lecture at 3 p.m. today in the Fort Worden Commons.

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  10. Raising local awareness on domestic violence is key to stopping itRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... services to 82 clients and provided assistance through 263 crisis calls on their 24/7 crisis lines. Those numbers are Orcas: 376-1234, San Juan: 378-2345 and Lopez: 468-4567. "We are a victim services agency, so if we weren't here, then where would ...

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  11. OUTBOUND: Bite of the San Juan Islands, Friday Harbor Film Festival...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | Seattle Gay News

    ... movies, the Bite of the San Juan Islands is a one-day event spotlighting chefs from the three main islands - Lopez, Orcas, San Juan - who will partner with local farmers and producers to create tasty bites using island ingredients, from cheeses to ...

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  12. Port Townsend talk at Fort Worden on Sunday to detail drone use in marine researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | Peninsula Daily News

    A lecture series exploring the connection between technology and marine research kicks off this weekend with a presentation about how drones gather information about orcas. John Durban will present "Using Unmanned Hexacopters to Measure Orcas in the Wild" in the lecture at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Fort Worden Commons.

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  13. Schools prepare for earthquake by enrolling in awareness programRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... in the islands are signed up. Stillpoint School, a private elementary school on San Juan is also participating. On Orcas, several members of Orcas Island Fire and Rescue will be on campus following the drill right next to students. "Keeping students ...

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  14. West Seattle whale watching: Orcas south of Alki PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2015 | West Seattle Blog

    Caller says a few orcas are southbound - playfully, not speedily - off Constellation Park south of Alki Point right now. Might be "transients," which Orca Network says have been in the central Sound today.

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  15. Federal funding for homeless vets to come to San Juan CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... because it's very limiting to people and there is no prevention funding," said Erin O'Dell, director of the Orcas Family Resource Center , which is in charge of screening vets for the housing funding. The federal monies have been dispersed to ...

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  16. It's Time to Free Lolita, a Puget Sound Killer Whale That's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | The Stranger

    ... and their clients were marine parks around the world and even the US military. At the time, the assumption was that orcas were dangerous. No one had any inkling how smart and sensitive these creatures are. As the journalist David Neiwert writes in ...

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  17. Coupeville rips Orcas | SoccerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | Whidbey News-Times

    Showing some offensive firepower and a strong defense, the Coupeville High School soccer team drubbed Orcas Island 5-0 Friday, Sept. 25, at Mickey Clark Field.

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  18. Neighbors concerned over move of Orcas Island marijuana grow facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... s and other businesses they can and will impact." The property NWC applied for will be next to Island Hoppin' Brewery, Orcas Island Animal Shelter, Orcas Auto Tech,

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  19. Rotary brings solar power to HaitiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... to learn and communicate. In the spirit of that power, last December the Rotary Club of San Juan Island awarded the Orcas nonprofit Helping Hands Noramise $8,300 for a solar project in Haiti. "You have exceeded the club's expectations," said a ...

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  20. San Juan County Sheriff's Log | Sept. 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... herself in on a warrant. She was booked into jail. a A deputy received a report of an apparent harassment incident on Orcas Island. It was found that the suspect threatened the victim's property. The case has been submitted to the prosecutor's ...

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