Watch Steller Sea Lions save one of their own

A Bigg's killer whale hunting a Steller Sea Lions in the Salish Sea was thwarted when more than twenty sea lions came to its defense and helped the sea lion escape. 

Western Prince Whale Watching shared video of the rescue with the rest of the Pacific Whale Watch Association. The rescue takes place at about 2:54 in the video shot off the coast of Spieden Island last week.  (Video Credit: Western Prince Whale Watching and Pacific Whale Watch Association).



Coast Guard helicopter avoids drone strike in Port Angeles

SEATTLE – A Coast Guard aircrew was 300 feet in the air conducting training when they had a near-miss collision with a recreational drone in the vicinity of Fairchild International Airport, Saturday.

The MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Air Station Port Angeles was conducting low-level training near the airport when the crew maneuvered to miss what they thought was a bird.


March 28: Free screening clinic for 3 to 5 year olds

Do you have a child who may need special help in speech, motor skills or other developmental areas? San Juan Island School District is having a free screening clinic from 12 noon to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, 2018 for children aged three to five years to screen development in motor, communication, or adaptive skills, where there may be a concern. Early intervention has been proven to be beneficial.


Full Universal Healthcare Study Released for I-1600

Whole Washington, a grassroots group dedicated to getting universal healthcare passed in Washington state, has just published the complete funding study performed by Dr. Gerald Friedman (Economist, University of Massachusetts, Amherst). This historic funding study demonstrates Washington State will save billions of dollars annually by passing a universal healthcare system.

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