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).
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.
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.
Roundabout construction starts Monday, April 2, 2018 and will last into early summer
Islanders traveling to the mainland, Anacortes and Whidbey Island drivers and cyclists should prepare for upcoming construction and lane closures affecting spring and summer trips to the area as crews spend the next three months making road improvements on State Route 20.
Islanders were surprised to see a U.S. Army Chinook helicopter at Friday Harbor Airport Monday afternoon. Turns out, the crew was on a practice run. Since it was lunchtime, they landed at the airport and ate at Ernie's Cafe at the airport. Photo by Diane Undeberg McElrath
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.