Salish Sea Orca Sanctuary Project Kicks Off Public Meetings

Whale Sanctuary Project aims to provide permanent home for orcas retired from marine parks and rescue/rehab for Southern Resident orcas in need. SEATTLE – Starting July 16, the Whale Sanctuary Project will kick off a series of public meetings across the Puget Sound region to discuss the concept for a retirement home in the San […]
Jul 15, 2019

Photos: Northwest tribes mark Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Author Sherman Alexie addressed a crowd of Pacific Northwest tribe members and other supporters who were gathered at the Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center on Monday, Seattle’s third annual Indigenous Peoples’ Day. “Look who we have leading this city, powerful brown women! I’m proud to live in a city where these are our representatives,” said Alexie, who is […]
Oct 11, 2016

Is Cascadia the new Québec?

Local activists hope their push for a strong regional identity leads to something more.
Feb 21, 2014