Mon 13 Aug 2018 : Lake Cowichan Gazette
WHY BOTHER PROTECTING GARRY OAKS?
Missing from the Cowichan Valley Citizen 's article on preservation of Meadows of ugly Garry Oak trees is support for the claimed importance of doing so. They are the result of human farming - improving the land to grow food, yet activists try to block use of land by humans today.
Mon 13 Aug 2018 : Newms360.com
104 YEAR OLD LIVES HER DREAM OF RIDING A HARLEY, GETS WISH GRANTED THROUGH BUCKET LIST PROGRAM
Village Concepts , a third generation family owned business, is proud to help seniors live their best lives in retirement and assisted living communities throughout Washington State. At Park View Villas , their Port Angeles community, they experienced just that.
Sat 11 Aug 2018 : SFGate
AGNEW MAN PLANS HIT THE ROAD AGAIN WITH HIS WHEELCHAIR
In this Wednesday, July 18, 2018 photo, Ian Mackay, who is preparing to ride his wheelchair from Coeur D'Alene, Idaho, to his home in Agnew, Wash., rides along the Olympic Discovery Trail near Port Angeles, Wash. In 2016 Mackay road his wheelchair from Port Angeles, through part of British Columbia and south to Portland, Ore., raising international attention to the need for accessible trails.
Fri 10 Aug 2018 : Norwalk Reflector
RESEARCHERS WON'T TAKE DEAD ORCA CALF AWAY FROM MOTHER AS SHE CARRIES ...
As Tahlequah carries her deceased calf for a 17th straight day, and concerns mount about her health, taking the calf away is not an option because of the tight bond between Tahlequah and the rest of the pod to her baby - dead or alive, experts say. "These are very intelligent animals, and the loss of this animal is quite profound for the matriline and everyone who witnesses it," said Sheila Thornton, lead killer-whale scientist for Fisheries and Oceans Canada.
Wed 08 Aug 2018 : The Olympian
COEUR DA ALENE CASCADES COAST: QUADRIPLEGIC TO RIDE ELECTRIC WHEELCHAIR ACROSS WASHINGTON
The San Diego native will start a journey from Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, and across Washington on Sunday with hopes of making it to his home near Port Angeles two weeks later. Mackay's planned, 475-mile, 13-day route comes with about 25,000 feet of elevation gain.