Monthly Archives: January 2014

Earth Day 2014 – Music Project to Benefit Wild Orca Research and Advocacy

Although there won’t be an official announcement until Monday or Tuesday,” we’re doing a big benefit concert on Earth Day (4/22) at Experience Music Project’s “Sky Church” with Heart, Arielle, Country Joe McDonald, Sir Mix-a-Lot, Andrew Morse and others. The … Continue reading

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“Sochi Orcas?” / KING 5 News (NBC Seattle) 1/24/14

“The outrage may be working…” Sochi Orcas? / KING 5 News (NBC Seattle) 1/24/2o14. Gary Chittim Michael Harris Paul Spong http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZOUzaei9K4s&feature=youtu.be

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In Memoriam: Tribute to Speiden | Guest Column

OPINION In Memoriam: Tribute to Speiden | Guest Column By Libby Baldwin / Journal correspondent You could always hear her coming. When orca whales surface for a breath, they emit a highly audible “pfft” sound. These exhalations are powerful, traveling at … Continue reading

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Live-Fire Exercise Around Endangered Orcas

Live-Fire Exercise Around Endangered Orcas Stacy Ross, CHEK News CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO CHEK NEWS Anchor: It is a spectacle traditionally seen in summer but this winter killer whales have been spotted in our waters in higher-than-usual numbers. But Stacy … Continue reading

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Pacific Whale Watch Association Responds to Military Training

Hi Members…  We’ve had quite a busy couple of days keeping Southern Resident orcas out of harm’s way — in fact, out of the line of fire.  Below is the transcript and a link to the report on CHEK News … Continue reading

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Weapons Training on Whidbey Draws Rebuke from Whale Watch Association

Weapons Training on Whidbey Draws Rebuke from Whale Watch Association by Scott Rasmussen, Journal of The San Juans Editor • January 22, 2014 The use of automatic weapons with killer whales nearby could lead to a tragic outcome. So, believing that … Continue reading

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Whale Watch Capt Upset by NAS Whidbey Live Ammunition Training

Whale Watch Capt Upset by NAS Whidbey Live Ammunition Training   San Juan Islander Editor Sharon Kivisto January 22, 2014   The U.S. Navy Whidbey Island conducted the fifth small arms training at its training range Tuesday, January 21. Live … Continue reading

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Whale-Watcher Concerned About Military Training

Whale-Watcher Concerned About Military Training   By Christopher Dunagan, Kitsap Sun January 22, 2014 at 8:02 p.m.   WHIDBEY ISLAND — The captain of a whale-watching boat sounded an alarm with the U.S. Coast Guard Tuesday after he heard gunfire and learned that … Continue reading

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