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Posts Tagged ‘Salish Sea’

June 9th, 2017 - 12:58 am § in The Ave Scene

Will Canada’s Oil Destroy the Puget Sound?

ORCA vs. Sand Tar Joel Connely, Seattle PI: No two places in North America look less alike than the tar sands of Alberta, a vast, Mordor-like oil field, and the blue waters and islands of the Salish Sea and Strait of Juan de Fuca, shared by British Columbia and Washington. The “oil patch”[...]

May 30th, 2017 - 12:14 pm § in Environment, The Ave Scene

Meanwhile, back in Puget Sound, Tears For a Baby Orca

David Neiwert This is one of the most heartbreaking photos I’ve ever seen: Little J-54, struggling to survive and too weak to swim on his own, being held up by his big sister, J-46, on the right, and his cousin, J-47, on the left, after the death of J-28, his mother. Captain Mark Malleson of [[...]

July 19th, 2016 - 9:34 am § in Misc., The Ave Scene

Anchor Found .. was it from Vancouver’s Boat?

Capt. George Vancouver’s anchor? Salvagers hope so They say they’re now $70,000 into proving that an old anchor they pulled up off Whidbey Island was from a ship in Captain Vancouver’s historic exploration of the Northwest in 1792. An expert who examined the relic is doubtful, but Scott Grimm [...]

September 14th, 2015 - 11:41 pm § in The Ave Scene

Northwest History

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July 22nd, 2015 - 4:53 am § in Misc.

Commercializing Growth of Marine Penises

Geoduck species of clam hauled from bottom of ocean off BC coast by divers. British Columbia is industrializing the growth of the geoduck. The giant clam has long been a subject of penis jokes until the last two decades when geoduck became  a delicacy sold for $80 a pound in some restaurants in Asi[...]

September 6th, 2014 - 11:22 am § in The Ave Scene

URGENT: Great Chance to End Your Summer With a Great Event

BUY YOUR TICKET NOW!  Tomorrow will be the ceremonial launch of the Nawt-sa-maat Alliance at Daybreak Star. The event is intended to bring together the peoples of this place to act to preserve the Salish Sea, a heritage we are all lucky enough to inherit from the Chief Seattle and from Seattle̵[...]

January 8th, 2011 - 8:11 pm § in Uncategorized

Eating Sorta Near Here

According to the NY Times, Willows Inn on LUMMI ISLAND, WASH. is Wonderful! Willows Inn, on the tiny San Juan island of Lummi, is about two hours from Seattle by car and ferry. Yet it is about to become a destination restaurant, thanks to its new chef, Blaine Wetzel. The 24-year-old, formerly the pr[...]