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Federal biologists have temporarily stopped tagging endangered killer whales in Washington state’s Puget Sound after a dead orca was found with pieces of a dart tag lodged in its dorsal fin.
Late March through April is prime time to view migrating gray whales off the Oregon and Washington coasts.
WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Late March through April is prime time to view migrating gray whales off the Oregon and Washington coasts. Many of the Pacific Ocean whales are migrating with their young of the year from Mexico waters to their summer feeding pastures near Alaska....
Officials say a gray whale has been spotted in and around Ballard locks in Seattle in the past couple weeks.
A Pacific gray whale put on a show at Southern California’s Redondo Beach, popping its huge head out of the waves and rolling around in the surf.
SeaWorld officials say the killer whale responsible for the death of a trainer is very sick.
Amid a baby boom for Puget Sound’s resident orcas, one of the new calves is missing and presumed dead.
MARINE MAMMALS -- Researchers have counted 81 killer whales, including four babies born since last winter, in the annual July tally of endangered Puget Sound orcas. Ken Balcomb with the Center for Whale Research, which keeps the official census of Puget Sound killer whales for...
Coeur d’Alene-based sea kayaking guides connected in a personal if not spiritual way to a baby whale destined to die on a Mexico beach. “I’ll never forget the look in that eye,” said Michelle Darnell, back in the ROW Adventures office last week.
In terms of travel partners, you can’t get any bigger. From early March to mid-May, gray whales make a stop in Saratoga Passage off the southern tip of Whidbey Island, Washington, to feed on ghost shrimp during their annual 3,500 mile migration from Alaska to Baja California, Mexico.
SEATTLE (AP) — A dead whale has turned up under the Washington state ferry terminal in downtown Seattle.
Once upon a time, there was a young man named Ryan who left the small town of Colville to travel the world, and then became an acclaimed folk musician. Well, that’s the story in a nutshell.
Beyond the headlines of Mexico's drug-related violence, sea kayakers are having a whale of a time camping along the wildlife-rich waters of Baja California. Mainstream tourists find the manufactured brand of wild life at the end of the Baja peninsula around Los Cabos resorts. Meanwhile, savvy paddlers are relishing the real thing in stunning abundance near the still sleepy mid-peninsula town of Loreto.