Juanislands

Connelly: Adventures for the Northwest's 'Shoulder Season'

The "Shoulder Season is a time to get out and enjoy enjoy an uncrowded outdoor Northwest before the storms of fall start trundling down from the Gulf …

San Juan Island

Hawaiian Paradise with Surf, Lagoons and Mountain Views Lists for $13.5M

Pediatrician Mark Nesselson can stroll down a lush sloping lawn at his longtime Hawaiian getaway, through the warm shallow estuary where the Kilauea …

Home

Q&A: Chris Pratt on running on screen, Tom Cruise, religion

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Chris Pratt is running his fastest, he has a tendency to fall.<p>The "Guardians of the Galaxy" and "Jurassic World" star broke a …

Tom Cruise

Washington tribes vow to fight Canadian pipeline with 'brothers and sisters in the north'

Tribal leaders on both sides of the border said Canada's purchase of the Trans Mountain pipeline would not weaken their opposition to the pipeline's …

Kinder Morgan

Orcas have returned to Puget Sound, and they’ve never faced a bigger menace

A little more than a week ago, Howard Garrett’s network of 14,000 water watchers finally scored the sighting that was keeping him up nights.<p>“They’re …

Puget Sound

On Marjorie Stoneman Douglas's The Everglades: River of Grass

<b>My first visit to Florida came this past March, exactly one month after the massacre of seventeen students and staff at a Parkland school that put</b> …

Everglades

To save the orca, we must save the Salish Sea

Without forage fish, there is nothing for salmon to survive on. Without salmon, you will not have the southern resident killer whales.

Opinion

10 Best Islands for Retirement

1 of 10<p>Kauai, Hawaii<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts<p>3 of 10<p>Catalina Island, California<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Key West, …

Key West

The Aproximada

This 50-ton ship on Orcas Island has never seen the ocean.<p>About six miles from any viable boat launch, on the largest of the San Juan Islands, an …

Social Security

Off the Washington Coast, a Restaurant That Follows the North Star of Localism

Three hours by car and ferry from Seattle’s frenetic tech scene, Lopez Island pokes along at its own neighborly pace. Slow-pez, the affectionate nickname used by many of its 2,500 full-time residents, is the third largest of Washington state’s San Juan Islands. A single desultory village serves as …

Travel

Scientists in a sub turn up good news during expedition in the Salish Sea

FRIDAY HARBOR, Wash. — This week’s Salish Sea Expedition is unfolding amid the heavily trafficked waters off the San Juan Islands, but there’s still …

Fish

Lead researcher says ailing orca J50 is likely dead as NOAA ramps up search

A massive search effort is underway for ailing orca J50, but the lead researcher who tracks the southern-resident population says she’s probably dead.<p>…

San Juan Island

Part Bunker, Part Art Gallery, This Home Is Unlike Any We’ve Ever Seen

What do you get when you combine a rocky outcropping with a client passionate about art and antiques? If you’re Tom Kundig of Olson Kundig …

Washington State

For the Love of Lavender: An Intimate Elopement on a Lavender Farm in Washington

When Amber of Rock and Stone Weddings first met today’s bride, Rachel, one word jumped out that she really wanted to focus on: romance! While that …

Pacific Northwest

Here's how the sick Southern Resident orca could be captured

The gear used to capture an orphaned orca a decade ago is being transported around the San Juan Islands to capture and potentially treat a Southern …

Puget Sound

Fear the reader - my first charter seaplane flight

The day was June 8, 2018. After a long and laborious process to get my FAA Part 135 Air Taxi Certificate, I had finally scheduled my first …

San Juan Island

Orca J50 Losing Weight, Lagging Behind Pod

Recent sightings of juvenile orca J50 show her swimming behind her pod, and researchers are concerned.<p>SAN JUAN ISLANDS, WA - More bad news for one of …

Puget Sound

Orcas in the Mist

The little orca surfaces under an Apocalyptic red sun that’s barely visible behind a shroud of smoke from the wildfires burning across the West.<p>We’re headed east down the Strait of Juan de Fuca toward Washington’s San Juan Island, pacing a three-year-old killer whale named Scarlet, also known as …

Whales

American Cruise Lines' New Ship Styles & Positions Coast to Coast fort 2019-2020

GUILFORD, Conn., Sept. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- American Cruise Lines has announced a new schedule of cruises for the 2019-2020 season, highlighting three distinct ship styles and an unmatched breadth of itineraries across the country. In 2019, the Line will operate 11 small ships—adding …

Mississippi River

Listen to The Travel Guys with Mark Hoffman | KFBK Clips | Podcasts

Travelers buying their Delta tickets through Google Travel may think they are buying a premium economy seat when they really are not, American …

American Airlines

Andrew McCutchen lost his luggage and had no clothes to enjoy his off-day in Seattle

By Matt Monagan @MattMono11<p>Just as he's mastered the art of hitting a baseball, Andrew McCutchen has, over the past few years, mastered the art of …

Luggage

'Defence Scheme No. 1': Canada invades the northern U.S., destroys infrastructure - and withdraws

“Very dishonest and weak”: that’s what Trump called Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau just a few months ago. And now the president wants to …

Canada

Black Belt Eagle Scout: Indians Never Die

Photo by Nilina Mason-Campbell.Black Belt Eagle Scout marks a new beginning for Portland musician Katherine Paul. After years of playing as a member …

Music

6 Breathtaking Fall Foliage Drives to Take This Year

It's nice to see the fresh growth in the springtime after a long winter. It's even nice to enjoy the bright summer weather and green panoramas …

Hiking

This Annual Trip is Equal Parts Dictatorial and Madcap

This coming November, I’ll be going on “Big Trip 14” with a group of 11 friends. We call it the Big Trip (BT) because that’s exactly what it is: an …

Canoeing

Hollywood's ultimate singleton Daryl Hannah has dated the world's most eligible men... so why has she finally got hitched at 57 to hippy rocker Neil Young, 72?

They married on his yacht, the Ragland, anchored in a cove of a little island off Washington State. A blood moon rose in the sky as Neil Young and …

Rocky Mountains

Wine Shop Spotlight: The Bodega at Champagne Champagne, Orcas Island

Steps from the Orcas Island ferry dock, Champagne Champagne's wine shop carries an impressive selection for a remote destination in the Pacific …

Wine

Friday Photo: San Juan Islands

<i>Click on image for full size.</i><p><b>The pilot:</b> Bill Lombard<p><b>The view:</b> San Juan Islands, WA<p><b>The airplane:</b> Cessna T182T<p><b>The mission:</b> Return flight from IFR …

Flying

How old is Neil Young, did he marry Daryl Hannah and what's his net worth?

NEIL Young has accomplished countless things in the span of his career.<p>But, how old is he, did he marry his girlfriend Daryl Hannah and what is his …

Celebrity (UK)

Daryl Hannah & Neil Young Secretly Got Hitched on a Yacht

Neil Young’s search for a <i>heart of gold</i> is over.<p>The “Southern Man” singer and actress Daryl Hannah reportedly wed in a recent series of laid-back yet …

Neil Young