Eagle feasts on Giant Pacific octopus

Kwiaht volunteer Lisa DiGiorgio captured a photo of an eagle feasting on a giant Pacific octopus. - Contributed photo
  • Feb 27, 2015 at 7:00AM updated at 9:36AM

Kwiaht volunteer Lisa DiGiorgio captured a photo of an eagle feasting on a giant Pacific octopus in Fisherman Bay on Sunday, Feb. 15.

Journal of the San Juan Islands

Bad egg? Or retribution against whistleblower?

  • Feb 27, 2015 at 3:55PM

Escorted out of his office two weeks ago, San Juan County's building official remains on administrative leave pending the outcome of a disciplinary review. He contends in a "whistleblower" report filed one week prior to the dismissal that revenue from permit fees has been improperly shuffled around in the department in which he works.

Journal of the San Juan Islands

Newborn No. 3 bumps population up to 80

  • Feb 27, 2015 at 11:02AM

A newborn orca calf was sighted Feb. 25 about 15 miles off Westport, Greys Harbor.

SeaDoc scientists rescue Steller sea lion

  • Feb 26, 2015 at 7:00AM updated at 9:32AM

Rescuing a wild animal is no easy feat. Rescuing a 1,400-pound sea mammal is an entirely different feat.

Letters

Health Dept. urges vaccinations | Letter

  • Feb 26, 2015 at 7:00AM

The U.S. is currently experiencing outbreaks of measles, mumps and pertussis (whooping cough), including cases reported in Washington state.

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