Sep 4, 2019 - Daily Kos: Endangered orcas' fate is tied to a series of dams 400 miles inland
Sep 4, 2019 - Daily Kos: The politics of starving orcas - Why human folly is killing off an endangered population
Aug 26, 2019 - Action Alert - Contact Washington State leaders today - "Salmon and orca need help today!"
Aug 15, 2019 - Seattle Times: Both orca babies are alive, and all 3 southern resident pods have been spotted in Canadian waters
Aug 13, 2019 - Crosscut: A new film argues Lower Snake dams make life worse for salmon, orcas and everyone in the PNW
Aug 7, 2019 - Seattle Times: Three southern resident orcas missing, presumed dead
Aug 7, 2019 - KUOW: Orca population drops as 3 more killer whales presumed dead
Aug 7, 2019 - Seattle Times: Where are the salmon and the orcas? Tribe, scientists grapple with unprecedented disappearance in Washington waters
Jul 31, 2019 - Gazette-Tribune: In support of salmon recovery, Ecology seeks feedback on proposed rule changes
Jul 31, 2019 - Lewiston Morning Tribune: Study, Breaching dams would pay off
Jul 26, 2019 - Wild Salmon & Steelhead News - July 2019
Jul 16, 2019 - Seattle Times: Mother orca Tahlequah and her dead calf, one year later. How did she change the conversation?
Jul 15, 2019 - KOMO News: Two southern resident orcas are missing, feared dead
Jul 14, 2019 - Seattle Times: The great salmon mystery, Scientists go to unprecedented lengths to find out where chinook go
Jul 11, 2019 - Crosscut: Flush with cash, WA should invest in orcas now
Jun 11, 2019 - Union Bulletin: With or without dams, we are in this together
Jun 4, 2019 - Mountain Journal: Collapse of Salmon And Steelhead A Dam Shame
May 20, 2019 - Q13 Fox: Endangered orca J17’s health in dramatic decline
May 14, 2019 - Seattle Times: Canada’s new protections for orcas go a little further than new legislation in Washington state
May 5, 2019 - GiveBIG 2019 is on Wednesday, May 8 - make your pledge today!
Apr 22, 2019 - Crosscut: Will limits on fishing free up salmon for starving orcas?
Apr 22, 2019 - Seattle Times: Gov. Jay Inslee’s orca-recovery agenda advancing, but billion-dollar funding yet to be seen
Apr 17, 2019 - Chinook Observer Editorial: Orcas should be allies not enemies in salmon efforts
Apr 9, 2019 - Seattle Times: Groups sue to restrict salmon fishing, help Northwest orcas
Apr 9, 2019 - Crosscut: WA lawmakers pass on whale-watching ban aimed at helping orcas
Mar 18, 2019 - Everett Herald Editorial: What look at Snake dams can mean for orcas and us
Mar 15, 2019 - CBB: More Salmon/Steelhead To Columbia River Than Last Year, But Forecasts Mixed Among Species
Mar 15, 2019 - CBB: Salmon Fishing Rules Off NW Coast To Be Guided By Need To Protect Low Numbers Of Chinook
Mar 15, 2019 - CBB: Ocean Conditions Appear To Be Heading In Right Direction For Improving Salmon-Steelhead Runs
Mar 13, 2019 - InvestigateWest: Legislature, Inslee Struggle to Fix Roads that Block Salmon, Help Starving Orca
Mar 8, 2019 - Seattle Times: Feds could restrict Pacific Ocean fishing over endangered orcas, NOAA letter says
Feb 24, 2019 - Seattle Times: Hunger, the Decline of Salmon Adds to the Struggle of Puget Sound’s Orca
Feb 22, 2019 - CBB: Very Low Spring Chinook Forecasted Return Prompts Limits on Recreational Fishing
Feb 22, 2019 - CBB: NW Power/Conservation Council Hears Details On Flexible Spill Agreement To Aid Juvenile Salmonids
Feb 22, 2019 - Q13 Fox: To help salmon migrate, state looks to spill more over dams
Feb 13, 2019 - The Spokesman-Review: Diverse group of outdoor enthusiasts urges Legislature to fully fund the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Feb 1, 2019 - Seattle Times: Washington state to regulate federal dams on Columbia, Snake to cool hot water, aid salmon
Feb 1, 2019 - Seattle PI: 'Fish flush' could be part of orca and salmon recovery
Feb 1, 2019 - OPB: To Help Orcas Catch More Salmon, Washington Plans To Increase Spill At Dams
Jan 30, 2019 - The Spokesman Review: Salmon and orcas linked, Legislature told
Jan 30, 2019 - Outside Magazine: Washington's Bold Plan to Save Its Orcas
Jan 30, 2019 - National Wildlife Federation Blog - Can We All Agree? A Baby Orca Needs to Eat
Jan 25, 2019 - Lewiston Morning Tribune: Dam issues reach both sides of the river
Jan 23, 2019 - CTV News: Scientists suggest new threat to endangered B.C. orcas: pink salmon
Jan 3, 2019 - Seattle Times: 2 more Puget Sound orcas predicted to die in critically endangered population
Dec 23, 2018 - Save Our wild Salmon's 2018 year-in-review - and look ahead!
Dec 23, 2018 - Spokesman-Review Guest Opinion: Time for BPA to act on dams
Dec 23, 2018 - Yakima-Herald Saturday soapbox: To help the orcas, and improve salmon runs, remove the dams
Dec 20, 2018 - Tri-City Herald: Opponents call new dam agreement to help salmon ‘worse than useless’
Dec 20, 2018 - Lewiston Tribune: Salmon deal to add more spillage at region’s dams. Oregon, Washington and Nez Perce Tribe reach agreement over fish passage operations
Dec 20, 2018 - Seattle Times: Changes to dams on Columbia, Snake rivers to benefit salmon, hydropower and orcas
Dec 20, 2018 - OPB: Dam Agreement Aims To Help More Salmon Survive Columbia River Journey
Dec 20, 2018 - Tri-City Herald: If Snake River dams are breached, what would happen? We must get our message out
Dec 14, 2018 - Spokesman-Review: Inslee task force would study possible dam breaching to help salmon, orcas
Nov 25, 2018 - Lewiston Morning Tribune: For endangered orcas, it's the hunger games
Nov 19, 2018 - Q13 Fox: Orca task force finalizes plan to save endangered southern resident killer whales
Nov 19, 2018 - Tri-City Herald: State task force names 36 ways to save orcas. What does that mean for tearing down the dams?
Nov 19, 2018 - Seattle PI: Urgent, controversial orca whale recovery steps go to Inslee
Nov 19, 2018 - Seattle Time: Orca task force recommends whale-watching moratorium, studying dam removal to help endangered mammals
Nov 19, 2018 - Everett Herald Editorial: Solutions for saving our salmon and orcas
Nov 19, 2018 - Crosscut - The Orca Task Force finally has a plan. Will it work?
Nov 18, 2018 - Call Governor Inslee Today: "Secure funding for the lower Snake River stakeholder forum!"
Nov 16, 2018 - For Immediate Release: Orca Recovery Task Force calls for urgent action to increase Columbia-Snake river chinook salmon populations, among its recommendations for Governor Inslee to protect critically endangered orcas from extinction.
Nov 13, 2018 - Seattle Times Special Report: Orcas thrive in waters to the north. Why are Puget Sound’s dying?
Nov 13, 2018 - An update on orca and salmon protection efforts (11.11.18)
Nov 9, 2018 - KOMO News: Suspending whale-watching tours, breaching dams recommended to save orcas
Nov 9, 2018 - The Daily Astorian: Guest column - Orcas, fishermen are both endangered species, four low-value Snake River dams should be removed
Nov 2, 2018 - The Columbia Basin Bulletin: Independent Science Review off Salmon Survival Study Shows Concern Over Low Smolt-To-Adult Returns
Oct 25, 2018 - Orca/Salmon Alert - 5-day comment period closes TODAY (Oct. 29) - Act now!
Oct 22, 2018 - Q13 Fox: Calls to breach Snake River dams to save Northwest orcas grow louder
Oct 15, 2018 - Seattle Times: Southern resident orcas that frequent Puget Sound may not survive without breaching the Lower Snake River dams to help the salmon the orcas live on, scientists say.
Oct 15, 2018 - Q13-FOX: Snake River dams drive wedge between farmers and orca champions
Oct 15, 2018 - Street Root News: Save the orcas: Protesters want Snake River dams breached
Oct 1, 2018 - SIGN THE PETITION: Endangered orca and salmon need bold action now!
Sep 26, 2018 - The Seattle Times: Another southern resident orca is ailing — and at least three whales are pregnant
Sep 17, 2018 - Seattle Times: Attendees criticized NOAA for coordinating the now-canceled rescue effort of the orca J50 with SeaWorld, the entertainment park that had for decades profited from capturing the animals for use in its aquariums.
Sep 14, 2018 - Seattle Times: Orca J50 presumed dead but NOAA continues search
Sep 9, 2018 - Spokesman Review: More than 600 turn out for Snake River protest Saturday
Sep 4, 2018 - Seattle Times: Concern over endangered orcas blows up approval of Trans Mountain pipeline in Canada
Aug 28, 2018 - The Stranger: Giving up Chinook Is a Nice Idea but It Will Not Save the Orcas
Aug 28, 2018 - HCN Opinion: Orcas need more than sympathy and prayers
Aug 27, 2018 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Orca Salmon Alliance distributes ribbons urging unity and #BoldActionNow; creates wreath honoring J35 and her daughter.
Aug 11, 2018 - Seattle Times: ‘I am sobbing’: Mother orca still carrying her dead calf — 16 days later
Aug 11, 2018 - Ailing orca J50 looking better than expected, but still in ‘critical’ condition as rescue operation continues
Aug 6, 2018 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Orca Salmon Alliance delivers 43,000+ public comments to Governor Inslee and the Southern Resident Recovery Task Force
Aug 6, 2018 - For Immediate Release: SOS Statement on the Southern Resident orcas, Orca Task Force and Governor Inslee
Aug 2, 2018 - NYT: Grieving Orca Carries Dead Calf for More Than 3 Days: ‘She’s Just Not Letting Go’
Aug 2, 2018 - Washington Post: An orca calf died shortly after being born. Her grieving mother has carried her body for days.
Jul 31, 2018 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Orca Salmon Alliance Mourns Recent Orca Losses – Calls for Urgent Action
Jul 30, 2018 - Seattle Times: Grieving mother orca falling behind family as she carries dead calf for a seventh day
Jul 30, 2018 - Seattle Times: We won't give up as long as she doesn't—Orca mother carries dead calf for fourth day
Jul 30, 2018 - Q13 Fox: Inslee voices support for short-term action on orcas as long-term decisions loom
Jul 30, 2018 - Seattle Times: For third day, grieving orca carries dead calf in water
Jul 30, 2018 - Huffington Post: Grieving Mother Orca Whale Carries Dead Calf For Days
Jul 25, 2018 - Seattle Times: Southern-resident killer whales lose newborn calf, and another youngster is ailing
Jul 24, 2018 - NOAA Fisheries & WDFW: Prioritizing West Coast Chinook salmon stocks for Southern Resident killer whale recovery
Jul 24, 2018 - Seattle Times: Struggling orcas heavily rely on urban chinook from Seattle-area rivers, new analysis shows
Jul 9, 2018 - New York Times: Orcas of the Pacific Northwest are Starving and Disappearing
Jun 28, 2018 - Puget Sound Recovery Caucus: Puget Sound Recovery Caucus introduces “National Orca Protection Month” resolution
Jun 28, 2018 - Alison Morrow: What wildlife need from us—awareness
Jun 25, 2018 - Crosscut: Why do we keep loving our orcas — to death?
Jun 18, 2018 - Seattle Times: Orca death brings southern resident whale population to lowest level in 34 years
Jun 1, 2018 - Seattle Times: Inslee calls Canada pipeline ‘profoundly damaging,’ fears for orcas in surprise deal
Jun 1, 2018 - Seattle Times: Gov. Inslee: Canada’s unneighborly pipeline deal threatens orcas and climate
May 16, 2018 - Wild Salmon & Steelhead News – May/June 2018 issue
Apr 19, 2018 - Seattle Times: Southern-resident killer whales’ inbreeding may devastate the population
Mar 29, 2018 - For Immediate Release:
Washington Voters Value Wild Salmon Over Lower Snake River Dams
Mar 14, 2018 - For Immediate Release: Orca and salmon advocates welcome Governor Inslee’s creation of an emergency orca task force
Mar 14, 2018 - Seattle Times: Critically endangered orcas have governor’s, tribe’s attention
Mar 3, 2018 - Wild Salmon & Steelhead News - February/March 2018
Mar 1, 2018 - Tri- City Herald: Decision on Snake dam removal has Murray and Newhouse at odds
Feb 4, 2018 - US News and World Report: State Bills Tackle Threats to Endangered Puget Sound Orcas
Feb 4, 2018 - OPB: Endangered Orcas Are Starving. Should We Start Feeding Them?
Jan 27, 2018 - Seattle Times: Environmental impact of salmon decline: This isn’t just about fish
Jan 4, 2018 - Could Slower Ships Help the Orcas?
Dec 10, 2017 - Associated Press: Washington governor opposes House bill on Columbia, Snake River dams
Dec 10, 2017 - CBB: Agencies Outline NEPA/EIS Progress Evaluating Columbia/Snake River Uses, Improvements For Fish
Dec 5, 2017 - December 5, 2017: Governor Inslee issues statement opposing harmful HR 3144
Nov 14, 2017 - Crosscut.com: Where have all Puget Sound’s orcas gone?
Nov 9, 2017 - Defenders of Wildlife: Wild Without End - Orcas in a Tight Spot
Nov 5, 2017 - Seattle PI: Orca whales need Chinook salmon, losing same
Nov 2, 2017 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Twenty-five conservation organizations and business associations call on Governor Inslee to act quickly to help salmon and orca
Oct 27, 2017 - Seattle Times: Orcas headed to extinction unless we get them more chinook and quieter waters, report says
Oct 8, 2017 - NWPR: Puget Sound's Southern Resident Orca Population Drops To 30-Year Low
Sep 25, 2017 - NRDC: New Study Offers Way Out of Hot Water & Salmon Crisis
Jul 20, 2017 - South Whidbey Record: UW study pins orca pregnancy problems on lack of salmon
Jul 17, 2017 - Oceana: Study: endangered orcas are losing their unborn babies because they’re starving
Jul 10, 2017 - Idaho Statesman: Fate of Pacific Northwest orcas tied to having enough Columbia River salmon
Jun 29, 2017 - Seattle Times: A new study nails dearth of chinook salmon as the primary cause of the endangered resident orca whale’s failure to rebound.
Apr 26, 2017 - AP: Tribes sue Coast Guard over tanker-traffic risk to orcas
Mar 24, 2017 - The Stranger: Is Anyone Going to Save the Endangered Killer Whales in Puget Sound Before It's Too Late?
Jan 25, 2017 - Hawaii Magazine, Coastal Science and Societies: What Happens When an Endangered Whale Pod Loses its Wise Old Grandma?
Jan 2, 2017 - Tri-Cities Herard Letter to the Editor: On orcas, ask an expert
Jan 2, 2017 - KING5-TV: Vigils Held for Southern Resident Orcas
Dec 22, 2016 - KOMO NEWS: Endangered southern resident orca found dead off Canadian coast
Dec 13, 2016 - Crosscut.com: Oil tankers could doom Puget Sound’s orcas
Nov 30, 2016 - Truthout Report: Without Major Interventions, the Orca's Days Are Numbered
Oct 30, 2016 - KOMO News: 'It's a sad day:' Researchers claim Puget Sound orcas are starving and dying
Oct 28, 2016 - Seattle Times: Another Puget Sound orca dies; hope dim for her calf
Jun 25, 2016 - Crosscut.com: The orcas are starving
Jun 6, 2016 - Orca and Salmon - An Evening of Storytelling
Jun 2, 2016 - NRDC Blog: To Save Orcas, First Save Salmon
Jun 2, 2016 - Defenders Magazine: Looking for a Sound Solution
May 31, 2016 - Orca Month 2016 Calendar of Events
May 31, 2016 - Orca Month 2016
Mar 31, 2016 - Seattle Times Guest Opinion: Hungry killer whales waiting for Columbia River salmon
Jan 24, 2016 - Seattle Times: Puget Sound orca numbers rise fast after 30-year low in 2014
Dec 7, 2015 - CBC: Orca baby boom: 7th calf born to endangered southern resident population
Nov 16, 2015 - Crosscut.com: To save the orcas, do we need to demolish dams?
Nov 4, 2015 - Huff Post: Newborn Orca 'Baby Boom' Depends Upon Our Breaching Deadbeat Dams
Oct 27, 2015 - Daily Astorian Editorial: Orcas growing factor in Columbia River salmon management
Oct 22, 2015 - Skagit Valley Herald: New alliance has big goals for salmon, orca recovery
Oct 22, 2015 - KOMO TV: Interview with Dr. Carl Safina on the Orca-Salmon Connection
Oct 22, 2015 - Seattle Times: Puget Sound’s killer whales looking good
Sep 16, 2015 - Intertwined Fates: The Orca-Salmon Connection in the Northwest
Aug 21, 2015 - Patagonia's The Cleanest Line: Save Money, Save Salmon, Save Mike: Free the Snake
Jun 17, 2015 - Nat Geo Guest Blog: Breach the Snake River Dams
Jun 5, 2015 - The Daily Astorian: Orcas back at Columbia River as 2015 tracking ends
May 21, 2015 - WDC Guest Blog: Southern Resident Orcas and the Snake River
Apr 1, 2015 - Seattle Times: Orca baby boom continues with discovery of fourth calf
Mar 4, 2015 - Seattle Times: Researchers tracking killer whales took this video of a new calf from the endangered orca population
Mar 4, 2015 - Chinook Observer: Animal roundup: Baby orca leads a parade of returning species
Mar 4, 2015 - Chinook Observer: Baby orca in the Columbia River plume this week
Feb 28, 2015 - Guest Opinion: Survival of endangered orcas in the Salish Sea depends on restoring chinook
Feb 23, 2015 - Lewiston Tribune: Whale concerns prompt dam petition
Feb 20, 2015 - Kitsap Sun: K and L pods under observation as they travel south in ocean
Feb 18, 2015 - Islander Weekly: Dam removal initiative finds footing in DC
Dec 20, 2014 - Seattle Times: Ten years after ESA listing, killer whale numbers falling
Dec 16, 2014 - CBS News: Pregnant killer whale J-32 was starving, necropsy reveals
Oct 22, 2014 - Seattle Times: 7-week-old baby orca missing, presumed dead
Sep 2, 2014 - Associated Press: Orca population in Puget Sound falling
Jul 7, 2014 - KING 5 TV: Orca expert's dire warning about Puget Sound orcas
Feb 2, 2014 - New study connects Puget Sound orcas and Columbia Basin salmon
Jan 15, 2014 - Orca advocates, businesses and scientists call on Governor Inslee to take action to rebuild endangered chinook salmon stocks
Apr 10, 2013 - Watching Our Waterways: Orca tracking project comes to an end for now
Mar 5, 2013 - Revealing new data shows killer whales' affinity for the Columbia River mouth
Jun 28, 2012 - Saving Salmon to Save Orcas
Jun 21, 2010 - June is Orca Month - Check out the new video on salmon and orcas
Dec 29, 2009 - Orcas and Salmon Roundup by Howard Garrett: Will The Present Administration Act In Behalf Of Orcas And Salmon?
Dec 1, 2009 - "Commercial Fisheries, Salmon, and Orcas" - by Candace Calloway Whiting in the Seattle PI's City Brights
Nov 17, 2009 - "River of Renewal"- Salmon, Dams, Orcas, and You
Jun 10, 2009 - June is Orca Awareness Month!
Mar 2, 2009 - Saving Snake River salmon will save Puget Sound killer whales
May 2, 2008 - Seattle Times Guest columnists: Connect the dots to save orcas, salmon