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After 17 Days And 1,000 Miles, A Mother Orca's 'Tour Of Grief' Is Over

After carrying her calf's corpse for an unusually long time, a "remarkably frisky" Tahlequah, or J-35, as the orca's known, was seen Saturday chasing a school of salmon with fellow members of her pod.

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As Oregon's Yellow Jacket Population Peaks, Expert Urges Safe Co-Habitation

You may have noticed more and more yellow jackets hovering around your home, but an Oregon State University bug expert says to be calm, careful, and kind.

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Team Gives Medication To Sick Orca At Sea

A team of whale experts has injected an ailing orca with antibiotics in a rare emergency effort to save her.  

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Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Over Water Quality At Round Butte Dam

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit over water management at Round Butte Dam in Central Oregon.

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Can Washington Make A Plan To Save The Orcas?

The governor’s orca task force met in Wenatchee to come up with a long-term plan to help the recovery of the orca population that spends much of its time in or around the Puget Sound. 

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Veterinarians Grapple With How To Save A Starving Orca

An emaciated orca from the Pacific Northwest’s critically-endangered resident killer whale population could get a pole injection of medicine under the latest preferred option of an emergency response team.

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Bill Allowing More Sea Lions To Be Killed Clears Key Hurdle

A bill that would make it easier to kill sea lions that gobble endangered salmon in the Columbia River has cleared a key committee in the U.S. Senate.

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Court: Oregon Should Not Have Sold Elliott State Forest Land

The Oregon Court of Appeals says the 2014 public land sale violated state law. 

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Senate To Vote On Salmon Protection Bill Allowing Killing Of More Sea Lions

In a clash of protected species, Pacific Northwest members of Congress are coming down in favor of salmon.

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Planned Sterilization Procedure Puts Wild Mares At Risk, Advocacy Group Says

An animal advocacy group says the federal government shouldn’t perform sterilization surgeries on wild horses in southeastern Oregon to control their numbers.