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Facts about orcas abound in Colleen Weiler’s brain, because her role is to lead policy research and engagement around what we call the Southern Resident Orcas (SROs). Read more

If the best way to become a big part of a small town is to dive headfirst into volunteer opportunities, Donna Morris operates at an Olympic level. Read more

One big dude, former Emo, ex-football player, advocate for LGBTQ peers and anti-bullying leader, or just known as Nicholas Grant-Grierson. Read more

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“Scientists working on the issue have often told me that, once upon a time, they assumed, if they did their jobs, politicians would act upon the information. That, of course, hasn’t happened. Anything but, across much of the planet. Worse yet, science failed to have the necessary impact in s… Read more

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“Albacore tuna has a mild flavor that's delicious served raw or seared briefly on the outside so that it's still rare on the inside.” — Tom Douglas, Seattle-based chef, has been cooking up Pacific Northwest cuisine since 1984 Read more

“It’s about being really committed. I tell students who are not any smarter than their peers that this takes hard work . . . to work on one question for five to seven years.” — Sarah Henkel Read more

It’s not easy to get Tony Molina to talk about himself. He’ll shyly admit to pride in his years of volunteer work, military service and legacy as an advocate for veterans, but if you really want to get him talking, ask about his wife, Sue Bradle Molina, with whom he shares four children, 11 … Read more

We meet at Oceana Natural Foods Co-op. Maria Sause will turn 77 December 9. Her face reflects five or six iterations of her life’s journey. Read more

The lifeblood of alternative radio is sometimes the celebrity that they create among themselves. And on Monday, Oct. 7, Lincoln County’s KYAQ radio station will welcome one of the biggest stars from the bottom of the dial as David Barsamian visits Newport on his Rise Up and Resist tour. Read more

I believe water will be the defining crisis of our century — from droughts, storms, and floods to degrading water quality. We'll see major conflicts over water and the proliferation of water refugees. We inhabit a water planet, and unless we protect, manage, and restore that resource, the fu… Read more

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