From the monthly archives:

August 2011

Wikipedia article on the Salish Sea foot mystery

by Tim Flanagan on August 31, 2011

This unsigned story appears at CBC.ca: [Investigators on a dock in a False Creek marina examine remains found in a shoe there Tuesday evening. (Emily Elias/CBC photo)] INTERACTIVE MAP: Feet found on West Coast

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Foot found in sneaker in Vancouver inlet

by Tim Flanagan on August 31, 2011

This unsigned story appears at CBC.ca: [Investigators on a dock in a False Creek marina examine remains found in a shoe there Tuesday evening. (Emily Elias/CBC photo)] INTERACTIVE MAP: Feet found on West Coast

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Shellfish farmers confront silent watershed crises

by Tim Flanagan on August 31, 2011

Lynda V. Mapes has this story in her nature blog at the Seattle Times: Remember Luna, visit this the orca whale who lost contact with his family in Puget Sound in 2001 and turned up near Vancouver Island in Nootka Sound, hanging around boats and docks? Luna, the lonely whale. Cameron Forbes, photo We covered […]

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ln Migael’s Wake | Anacortes

by Tim Flanagan on August 31, 2011

Lynda V. Mapes has this story in her nature blog at the Seattle Times: Remember Luna, visit this the orca whale who lost contact with his family in Puget Sound in 2001 and turned up near Vancouver Island in Nootka Sound, hanging around boats and docks? Luna, the lonely whale. Cameron Forbes, photo We covered […]

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Amateur video captures high-speed killer whales

by Tim Flanagan on August 31, 2011

Lynda V. Mapes has this story in her nature blog at the Seattle Times: Remember Luna, visit this the orca whale who lost contact with his family in Puget Sound in 2001 and turned up near Vancouver Island in Nootka Sound, hanging around boats and docks? Luna, the lonely whale. Cameron Forbes, photo We covered […]

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Lynda V. Mapes has this story in her nature blog at the Seattle Times: Remember Luna, visit this the orca whale who lost contact with his family in Puget Sound in 2001 and turned up near Vancouver Island in Nootka Sound, hanging around boats and docks? Luna, the lonely whale. Cameron Forbes, photo We covered […]

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Follow-up to suspected boat collision with orca

by Tim Flanagan on August 30, 2011

Lynda V. Mapes has this story in her nature blog at the Seattle Times: Remember Luna, visit this the orca whale who lost contact with his family in Puget Sound in 2001 and turned up near Vancouver Island in Nootka Sound, hanging around boats and docks? Luna, the lonely whale. Cameron Forbes, photo We covered […]

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Luna the whale comes to the big screen

by Tim Flanagan on August 30, 2011

Lynda V. Mapes has this story in her nature blog at the Seattle Times: Remember Luna, viagra approved the orca whale who lost contact with his family in Puget Sound in 2001 and turned up near Vancouver Island in Nootka Sound, pancreatitis hanging around boats and docks? Luna, the lonely whale. Cameron Forbes, photo We […]

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Christopher Dunagan has this story at his (Kitsap Sun) blog: I’m happy to inform you that reports of a killer whale being struck off the west side of San Juan Island this morning apparently were false. Erin Heydenreich, prothesis Ken Balcomb and others with the Center for Whale Research spent about two hours on the […]

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Pusher tug, barge stop by en route to Alaska

by Tim Flanagan on August 28, 2011

Christopher Dunagan has this story at his (Kitsap Sun) blog: I’m happy to inform you that reports of a killer whale being struck off the west side of San Juan Island this morning apparently were false. Erin Heydenreich, prothesis Ken Balcomb and others with the Center for Whale Research spent about two hours on the […]

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Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary having busy summer

by Tim Flanagan on August 28, 2011

Christopher Dunagan has this story at his (Kitsap Sun) blog: I’m happy to inform you that reports of a killer whale being struck off the west side of San Juan Island this morning apparently were false. Erin Heydenreich, prothesis Ken Balcomb and others with the Center for Whale Research spent about two hours on the […]

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Christopher Dunagan has this story at his (Kitsap Sun) blog: I’m happy to inform you that reports of a killer whale being struck off the west side of San Juan Island this morning apparently were false. Erin Heydenreich, prothesis Ken Balcomb and others with the Center for Whale Research spent about two hours on the […]

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Reports of injured killer whale are likely false

by Tim Flanagan on August 27, 2011

Christopher Dunagan has this story at his (Kitsap Sun) blog: I’m happy to inform you that reports of a killer whale being struck off the west side of San Juan Island this morning apparently were false. Erin Heydenreich, prothesis Ken Balcomb and others with the Center for Whale Research spent about two hours on the […]

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Orcas seen swimming in Sinclair Inlet

by Tim Flanagan on August 27, 2011

Mark Yuasa has this item in his Reel Time blog at the Seattle Times: The pink fishery has amped up to hot in recent days to go right along with the nice weather we’re finally seeing. Anglers didn’t have to venture far to find them as places like Shilshole Bay, diagnosis Alki Point south to […]

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Mark Yuasa has this item in his Reel Time blog at the Seattle Times: The pink fishery has amped up to hot in recent days to go right along with the nice weather we’re finally seeing. Anglers didn’t have to venture far to find them as places like Shilshole Bay, diagnosis Alki Point south to […]

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Mark Yuasa has this item in his Reel Time blog at the Seattle Times: The pink fishery has amped up to hot in recent days to go right along with the nice weather we’re finally seeing. Anglers didn’t have to venture far to find them as places like Shilshole Bay, diagnosis Alki Point south to […]

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JOHN GILLIE has this story in the Tacoma News Tribune: The Port of Tacoma’s seesaw container numbers were up again in July after two consecutive months of decline. New figures from the port show container numbers measured in 20-foot-equivalent units or TEUs exceed last July’s by 3.9 percent. July’s result follow disappointing May and June […]

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JOHN GILLIE has this story in the Tacoma News Tribune: The Port of Tacoma’s seesaw container numbers were up again in July after two consecutive months of decline. New figures from the port show container numbers measured in 20-foot-equivalent units or TEUs exceed last July’s by 3.9 percent. July’s result follow disappointing May and June […]

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Port of Tacoma container volumes reverse course in July

by Tim Flanagan on August 27, 2011

JOHN GILLIE has this story in the Tacoma News Tribune: The Port of Tacoma’s seesaw container numbers were up again in July after two consecutive months of decline. New figures from the port show container numbers measured in 20-foot-equivalent units or TEUs exceed last July’s by 3.9 percent. July’s result follow disappointing May and June […]

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Putting the pinch on illegal crabbers

by Tim Flanagan on August 27, 2011

Craig Welch has the story in the Seattle Times: [A crab is measured with a caliper. The couple who caught it were cited because it was too small. ELLEN M. BANNER / THE SEATTLE TIMES] Officer Chris Moszeter squatted on the deck of his 28-foot patrol boat and measured the shells of a bucketful of […]

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