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...whales are in good condition this year and that several appear to be pregnant.The drone flights over Washington's San Juan Islands captured striking photographs of all 81 members of the small population of orcas that spend much of their time...
Helen Dorothy Logan Allen

...mourned by thirteen grandchildren who live in Vista, CA; Wasilla, AK; Austin, TX; Salt Lake City; San Francisco; Old San Juan, PR; New York City; Richmond, VA; and aboard the aircraft Carrier, U.S.S. Roosevelt. Helen also leaves behind...
Empowering women, one ice pick at a time

...shattering ice.This woman-and-nature duet worthy of Steve Reich is the soundtrack to a Chicks with Picks morning in the San Juan Mountains. Chicks with Picks, founded to give women ice climbers a chance to learn from other women, has grown over...
Sikuliaq readies for ocean research

...sorts of data collection tools, including sediment from the bottom of the sea. "We'll do a number of cruises out of San Juan into the deep water, Puerto Rican trench, and simulate like we're doing a fully integrated science cruise," Oliver...

...who are used to living in a region with a ubiquitous law enforcement presence.About 50 people gathered Thursday at the San Juan offices of La Union del Pueblo Entero, a labor advocacy group. A woman took the microphone and asked the crowd how many...
Clark, Sulzer plan a Washington wedding

Former Soldotna resident Angie Clark and Stephen Sulzer of the San Juan Islands, Wash., plan to marry Monday, June 30, 2008, at Orcas Island, Wash. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Kathy...
Safer skies? Reader says he has better idea

...fees, incorrect placement of innocent travelers on security watch lists, etc., recently a man flew from Orlando to San Juan carrying a bag containing 14 guns and several pounds of weed. Transportation Security Administration officials claimed...
Non-residents top list in seasonal jobs

...workers will continue through August as additional runs open and seafood is processed around the state," states Nelson San Juan, seafood employment specialist with the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development.The release encourages...
Elbow room

...pleasant, but it's also a curse. In the 1940s, my family spent a lot of time exploring Puget Sound and camping in the San Juan Islands. Jigging up a rockfish or lingcod for a meal was something we took for granted. Back then, my dad would launch...
Nikiski man wins Central American ultramarathon

...over 1,000 miles ought to be good cross training, so I signed up."By the end of November, the brothers made it to San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua. After Gabe returned to Maui, his home, Ben continued on."After 1,200 miles I finally made...


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