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The Seattle Times
List of planned 2016-17 salmon fishing seasons for marine and freshwater areasPuget Sound. Anglers can retain two hatchery chinook, plus two sockeye, when f
List of planned 2016-17 salmon fishing seasons for marine and freshwater areas
The Seattle Times / Posted 12 hours ago
Puget Sound. Anglers can retain two hatchery chinook, plus two sockeye, when fishing in marine areas 5 (Sekiu) and 6 (East Juan de Fuca Strait) from July 1 to Aug. 15. Anglers fishing in Marine Area 7 (San Juan Islands) can retain two salmon,... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Anglers get ready: State and tribal officials agree to salmon planthe tribes agreed to include reductions in treaty tribal winter-troll fisheries
Anglers get ready: State and tribal officials agree to salmon plan
The Seattle Times / Posted 13 hours ago
the tribes agreed to include reductions in treaty tribal winter-troll fisheries off the western edge of the Strait of Juan de Fuca from a catch quota of 8,500 to 4,500 chinook. The plan also calls for less tribal- netting time of coho on the... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Accomplished Oak Bay teen a United Way Youth Now winnerWhen Ruby Tang heads out on a five-day trek on the Juan de Fuca trail she’ll re
Accomplished Oak Bay teen a United Way Youth Now winner
Oak Bay News / Posted 19 hours ago
When Ruby Tang heads out on a five-day trek on the Juan de Fuca trail she’ll revel in the environmental wonder. The resplendent nature we enjoy on Vancouver Island is something she is already certain we take for granted. “When I hike that trail I’m... Read more
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The Seattle Times
State and tribes could have a deal on salmon fisheries by Thursdayhad made they would also reduce the tribal winter troll fishery chinook catch q
State and tribes could have a deal on salmon fisheries by Thursday
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
had made they would also reduce the tribal winter troll fishery chinook catch quota off the western edge of the Strait of Juan de Fuca; and reduce their coho netting time on the Puyallup River. Scientists say the coho’s ocean survival was... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
Marine trail land securedThe Juan de Fuca trail will pass for the first time through public land, thanks
Marine trail land secured
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
The Juan de Fuca trail will pass for the first time through public land, thanks to a recent purchase of 99 hectares of private land by the province. The trail system did weave through the lands of Ender IIkay, a developer who bought seven parcels of... Read more
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BC Local News
Marine trail land securedThe Juan de Fuca trail will pass for the first time through public land, thanks
Marine trail land secured
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
The Juan de Fuca trail will pass for the first time through public land, thanks to a recent purchase of 99 hectares of private land by the province. The trail system did weave through the lands of Ender IIkay, a developer who bought seven parcels of... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
Talk of closure hurting local charter operatorsof salmon, if any, saltwater recreational fishers in the Sooke area will be abl
Talk of closure hurting local charter operators
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
of salmon, if any, saltwater recreational fishers in the Sooke area will be able to catch this summer. Meanwhile the new Juan de Fuca Derby date has been moved to August because of this possible closure or more likely further size... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
America's 20 best national parksdetails at National Park Service. Top spot: Glorious views from 5,200-ft Hurri
America's 20 best national parks
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
details at National Park Service. Top spot: Glorious views from 5,200-ft Hurricane Ridge take in the Olympics and Strait Juan de Fuca. Among the numerous trailheads here, Hurricane Hill wanders beside alpine meadows overlooking views, views,... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
EDITORIAL: Wading through bureaucracyamenity built and rebuilt in the same area for decades will be rebuilt once mor
EDITORIAL: Wading through bureaucracy
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
amenity built and rebuilt in the same area for decades will be rebuilt once more. The lagoon, adjacent to the Strait of Juan de Fuca in the Bilston Creek Watershed, will see its well-travelled entry – a path Metchosin Mayor John Ranns used as a... Read more
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CBC.ca
Big oil vs. big whale: Will pipeline trump iconic orcas?body of water the southern resident killer whale population calls home, compris
Big oil vs. big whale: Will pipeline trump iconic orcas?
CBC.ca / Posted 4 days ago
body of water the southern resident killer whale population calls home, comprising the Georgia Strait, Puget Sound and the Juan de Fuca Strait. The First Nation's ocean-going canoes are adorned with an image of the orca and the species also... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Longtime Juan de Fuca volunteer recognizedEunice Johnson, currently the referee scheduler for the Juan de Fuca Soccer Ass
Longtime Juan de Fuca volunteer recognized
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Eunice Johnson, currently the referee scheduler for the Juan de Fuca Soccer Association, was honoured recently by the Lower Island Soccer Association for her years of volunteer service. Johnson, who took over scheduling in the fall of 1986, was... Read more
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indieWIRE
Xavier Dolan Is Going To Focus On Acting, Even If It Slows Down His Directing Effortscase? Or is the pull of Hollywood, or other filmmaking centers, become harder t
Xavier Dolan Is Going To Focus On Acting, Even If It Slows Down His Directing Efforts
indieWIRE / Posted 5 days ago
case? Or is the pull of Hollywood, or other filmmaking centers, become harder to resist? What isn’t hard to resist is the Juan de Fuca subduction zone. It will rupture imminently, and when it does, the ground will liquefy to a 9.2 magnitude... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
CRD campgrounds open for summeris operated by T’Sou-ke Nation. and open until Oct. 3 Jordan River Regional Pa
CRD campgrounds open for summer
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
is operated by T’Sou-ke Nation. and open until Oct. 3 Jordan River Regional Park Campground, along the Strait of Juan de Fuca, offers views of the Olympic Peninsula and hiking trails through hemlock & cedar forests to Sandcut Beach. The... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Canadian board backs pipeline expansion that would add tankers to Puget Soundmonth now departing Burnaby to 34 per month. The prospects of such increased t
Canadian board backs pipeline expansion that would add tankers to Puget Sound
The Seattle Times / Posted 7 days ago
month now departing Burnaby to 34 per month. The prospects of such increased traffic through Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca have drawn scrutiny from Washington state Department of Ecology regulators as well as four tribes that had... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Canada's Trans Mountain oil pipeline clears hurdle despite fears for seawayoutside Vancouver, British Columbia and generally travel through the Haro Strai
Canada's Trans Mountain oil pipeline clears hurdle despite fears for seaway
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 7 days ago
outside Vancouver, British Columbia and generally travel through the Haro Strait west of San Juan Island and the Strait of Juan de Fuca for export to markets in Asia and the US. The energy board found that while the consequences of large spills... Read more
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The Columbian
Canada regulators give OK on pipeline expansion projectat a terminal outside Vancouver, B.C., and generally travel through Haro Strait
Canada regulators give OK on pipeline expansion project
The Columbian / Posted 7 days ago
at a terminal outside Vancouver, B.C., and generally travel through Haro Strait west of San Juan Island and the Strait of Juan de Fuca for export to markets in Asia and the U.S. The energy board found that while the consequences of large spills... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
Politicians push plan to four-lane Sooke Rd.Juan de Fuca Electoral Area director Mike Hicks is joining a chorus of local po
Politicians push plan to four-lane Sooke Rd.
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
Juan de Fuca Electoral Area director Mike Hicks is joining a chorus of local politicians calling for a four-lane solution on Sooke Road from Langford to Sooke. The idea was first broached by Langford Mayor Stew Young Wednesday after the B.C.... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Razor clam digging a top bet for this weekend | Fishing reporthalibut fishing is allowed each week from Thursdays to Sundays only. The halib
Razor clam digging a top bet for this weekend | Fishing report
The Seattle Times / Posted 8 days ago
halibut fishing is allowed each week from Thursdays to Sundays only. The halibut fishery in Puget Sound and Strait of Juan de Fuca will also reopen from May 26-29.Fishing ReportLocation CommentMarine areasSlow to fair for lingcod off... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
OUT AND ABOUT: Market season upon us, long weekend in storefind them online at canvaschurch.ca. On May 29 the 26th annual Model Railway S
OUT AND ABOUT: Market season upon us, long weekend in store
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
find them online at canvaschurch.ca. On May 29 the 26th annual Model Railway Show happens at the Curling Rink at the Juan De Fuca Recreation Centre. There will be hourly door prizes, operating model railroads and commercial and individual... Read more
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Daily Mail
Simulations set to see how ready California is for megaquakesfault is a 1,000km-long line that stretches from Northern Vancouver Island to C
Simulations set to see how ready California is for megaquakes
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
fault is a 1,000km-long line that stretches from Northern Vancouver Island to Cape Mendocino California. It separates the Juan de Fuca, a 700-mile chunk in the Pacific Ocean, and North America plates. For more than 300 years, the two plates have... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Catch some lingcod? Try this soy-marinated lingcod recipe from the owner of Seattle's NakaThe lingcod fishery off the coast, Strait of Juan de Fuca and Puget Sound remai
Catch some lingcod? Try this soy-marinated lingcod recipe from the owner of Seattle's Naka
The Seattle Times / Posted 8 days ago
The lingcod fishery off the coast, Strait of Juan de Fuca and Puget Sound remains good, with anglers scoring limits on one of the best-tasting, but ugliest white fish. This week, Chef Shota Nakajima, owner of Naka — a kaiseki-inspired restaurant —... Read more
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BC Local News
Jordan River buyout stuffs pizza dreama vibrant community and a part of B.C. history, but we just want to make it saf
Jordan River buyout stuffs pizza dream
BC Local News / Posted 9 days ago
a vibrant community and a part of B.C. history, but we just want to make it safe,” he said. After numerous discussions, Juan de Fuca CRD director Mike Hicks said the land purchase was “the best of a bad situation.” “Everyone did what they had... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
Jordan River buyout stuffs pizza dreama vibrant community and a part of B.C. history, but we just want to make it saf
Jordan River buyout stuffs pizza dream
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
a vibrant community and a part of B.C. history, but we just want to make it safe,” he said. After numerous discussions, Juan de Fuca CRD director Mike Hicks said the land purchase was “the best of a bad situation.” “Everyone did what they had... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Playing for Shamrocks 'a dream come true'whose father was a lacrosse coach, inspired him to trade in his hockey stick fo
Playing for Shamrocks 'a dream come true'
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
whose father was a lacrosse coach, inspired him to trade in his hockey stick for a lacrosse stick. He used to go to the old Juan de Fuca lacrosse box, where the Q Centre is located, and would play with plastic sticks against current Shamrock players... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Risks rising for Salish Sea species, says reportis outpacing recovery efforts across the 6,900- square-mile Salish Sea, which i
Risks rising for Salish Sea species, says report
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 12 days ago
is outpacing recovery efforts across the 6,900- square-mile Salish Sea, which includes Puget Sound, the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the Strait of Georgia. "For me, it's disconcerting to see the number continue to grow and not stabilize,"... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Lawn bowling elders help start Juan de Fuca seasonUnder sunny skies in Colwood, the Juan de Fuca Lawn Bowling Club attracted a re
Lawn bowling elders help start Juan de Fuca season
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
Under sunny skies in Colwood, the Juan de Fuca Lawn Bowling Club attracted a record turnout for its opening day on April 30 at West Shore Parks and Recreation. With 84 bowlers out to celebrate the start of a new season, the club’s official opening... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
New Sooke Soccer Club president eyes growthfar, local government has committed $1 million to the project: $700,000 from th
New Sooke Soccer Club president eyes growth
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 13 days ago
far, local government has committed $1 million to the project: $700,000 from the District of Sooke and $300,000 from the Juan de Fuca Electoral Area. The other $600,000 will be raised through community fundraising, in-kind donations and... Read more
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BC Local News
B.C. Hydro to buy lands at Jordan Riverbut at the end of the day, in my view, BC Hydro fairly compensated the CRD for
B.C. Hydro to buy lands at Jordan River
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
but at the end of the day, in my view, BC Hydro fairly compensated the CRD for these lands and rights, “ said Mike Hicks, Juan de Fuca Regional Director and CRD Park’s Chair. “A special thank you to Minister Bill Bennett, MLA John Horgan and BC... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
B.C. Hydro to buy lands at Jordan Riverbut at the end of the day, in my view, BC Hydro fairly compensated the CRD for
B.C. Hydro to buy lands at Jordan River
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 13 days ago
but at the end of the day, in my view, BC Hydro fairly compensated the CRD for these lands and rights, “ said Mike Hicks, Juan de Fuca Regional Director and CRD Park’s Chair. “A special thank you to Minister Bill Bennett, MLA John Horgan and BC... Read more
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BC Local News
Local scientists still question federal sewage regulationsflows in the Salish Sea. The combined outfall flows are approximately one part
Local scientists still question federal sewage regulations
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
flows in the Salish Sea. The combined outfall flows are approximately one part in 50,000 of the average outflow through Juan de Fuca Strait into the North Pacific. It’s difficult to see the relevance of this very small fraction. Furthermore,... Read more
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BC Local News
Juan de Fuca library geting a makeoverlibrary users will soon be enjoying a newly updated space to access services.
Juan de Fuca library geting a makeover
BC Local News / Posted 14 days ago
library users will soon be enjoying a newly updated space to access services. The Greater Victoria Public Library's Juan de Fuca branch will be undergoing improvements from May 14 to 24. During that time the branch will offer “pop-up”... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Juan de Fuca library geting a makeoverlibrary users will soon be enjoying a newly updated space to access services.
Juan de Fuca library geting a makeover
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
library users will soon be enjoying a newly updated space to access services. The Greater Victoria Public Library's Juan de Fuca branch will be undergoing improvements from May 14 to 24. During that time the branch will offer “pop-up”... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
JOCK TALK: Mann Cup defence starts next week at The Q Centrethe Eagles are on the mainland to take on the White Rock Tritons. High school
JOCK TALK: Mann Cup defence starts next week at The Q Centre
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
the Eagles are on the mainland to take on the White Rock Tritons. High school cycling competition brings BMX racing to Juan de Fuca Rec Centre on Thursday, May 19. Also coming up this month is the B.C. High School Championships for cross... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Worthy grilled halibut recipe from AQUA by El Gaucho executive chef Wesley HoodHalibut fishing off the coast, Strait of Juan de Fuca and Puget Sound has start
Worthy grilled halibut recipe from AQUA by El Gaucho executive chef Wesley Hood
The Seattle Times / Posted 14 days ago
Halibut fishing off the coast, Strait of Juan de Fuca and Puget Sound has started to ramp up, and anglers will be loading up on these delicious white-fleshed fish. This week, AQUA by El Gaucho executive chef Wesley Hood shares a grilled halibut... Read more
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The Seattle Times
State fishery submits proposal back to tribes hopefully ending stalemate on setting salmon seasonsmanagers would reduce the Makah tribal winter troll fishery chinook catch quota
State fishery submits proposal back to tribes hopefully ending stalemate on setting salmon seasons
The Seattle Times / Posted 15 days ago
managers would reduce the Makah tribal winter troll fishery chinook catch quota off the western edge of the Strait of Juan de Fuca; and reduce their coho netting time on the Puyallup River. Scientists say the coho’s ocean survival was... Read more
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BC Local News
Sun sets on communications centreof the search and rescue cases and traffic vessel movements. It will cover the
Sun sets on communications centre
BC Local News / Posted 15 days ago
of the search and rescue cases and traffic vessel movements. It will cover the area from Sooke through the Inside Passage, Juan de Fuca Strait, all the way to the north end of Vancouver Island on the Inside Passage, that includes Vancouver Harbour... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Sun sets on communications centreof the search and rescue cases and traffic vessel movements. It will cover the
Sun sets on communications centre
Comox Valley Record / Posted 15 days ago
of the search and rescue cases and traffic vessel movements. It will cover the area from Sooke through the Inside Passage, Juan de Fuca Strait, all the way to the north end of Vancouver Island on the Inside Passage, that includes Vancouver Harbour... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
COLUMN: Every ‘Yes’ vote cost local taxpayers $1,000. 49back. So what’s the first thing a politician wants to do? Keep the money and p
COLUMN: Every ‘Yes’ vote cost local taxpayers $1,000. 49
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
back. So what’s the first thing a politician wants to do? Keep the money and push it into another program, of course. Juan de Fuca Electoral Area director Mike Hicks said SEAPARC never needed to hold the referendum and could have paid for the... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
DFO mulls reduced fishery in Strait of Juan de Fucamore restrictions on chinook salmon fishing this summer. DFO’s proposal also i
DFO mulls reduced fishery in Strait of Juan de Fuca
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 16 days ago
more restrictions on chinook salmon fishing this summer. DFO’s proposal also includes the full closure of the Strait of Juan de Fuca and Georgia Strait approach waters to the Fraser River salmon fishery from May to July. In a letter to... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
TUESDAY: Tsleil-Waututh Nation, Consumer Group Rally at Kinder Morgan (KMI) Shareholder Meeting in Opposition to Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansionwho originated in the Pacific Northwest, particularly around the Salish Sea, wh
TUESDAY: Tsleil-Waututh Nation, Consumer Group Rally at Kinder Morgan (KMI) Shareholder Meeting in Opposition to Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion
CommonDreams.org / Posted 16 days ago
who originated in the Pacific Northwest, particularly around the Salish Sea, which includes Puget Sound near Seattle, the Juan de Fuca Strait near Victoria, and the Georgia Straight near Vancouver, BC. In 2012, the TWN community voted unanimously... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
Fundraising group eyes society statusfar, local government has committed $1 million to the project: $700,000 from th
Fundraising group eyes society status
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 17 days ago
far, local government has committed $1 million to the project: $700,000 from the District of Sooke and $300,000 from the Juan de Fuca Electoral Area. The other $600,000 will be raised through community fundraising, in-kind donations and... Read more
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examiner.com
Last minute Mother's Day outingsenjoying food and/or conversations. The views from the bluff include Port Town
Last minute Mother's Day outings
examiner.com / Posted 19 days ago
enjoying food and/or conversations. The views from the bluff include Port Townsend, Vancouver Island, and the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The parks restrooms are clean and well maintained. The parking lot offers easy access to the park, and there... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Puget Sound salmon fishing effectively closed after stalemate between state and tribal fisheriessport openings in central Puget Sound. The Makah tribal winter troll fishery of
Puget Sound salmon fishing effectively closed after stalemate between state and tribal fisheries
The Seattle Times / Posted 20 days ago
sport openings in central Puget Sound. The Makah tribal winter troll fishery off the western edge of the Strait of Juan de Fuca would be held to 4,500 chinook, which is about double the average catch of the past 10 years. Tribal officials... Read more
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BC Local News
Refugee family will soon find home in SookeAfter months of planning and searching, Team Sooke Juan de Fuca sponsorship com
Refugee family will soon find home in Sooke
BC Local News / Posted 21 days ago
After months of planning and searching, Team Sooke Juan de Fuca sponsorship committee has found a refugee family to sponsor in Sooke. On April 28, the group reached a refugee family – parents and their two daughters, 13 and 20 – who was forced to... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
Refugee family will soon find home in SookeAfter months of planning and searching, Team Sooke Juan de Fuca sponsorship com
Refugee family will soon find home in Sooke
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 21 days ago
After months of planning and searching, Team Sooke Juan de Fuca sponsorship committee has found a refugee family to sponsor in Sooke. On April 28, the group reached a refugee family – parents and their two daughters, 13 and 20 – who was forced to... Read more
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Crosscut
How economics turned NW coal ports into the walking deadTrans Mountain pipeline to Burnaby, B.C., from which an estimated 50 to 80 ship
How economics turned NW coal ports into the walking dead
Crosscut / Posted 21 days ago
Trans Mountain pipeline to Burnaby, B.C., from which an estimated 50 to 80 ships a year already traverse the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The new pipe would nearly triple Trans Mountain’s capacity, bringing it up to 890,000 barrels per day. Unlike... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Liven up the dining table with spot prawn recipe by Anthony's chef Pat DonahueBay (6) will be open May 14, 18, 28 and 30. Fishing is allowed from 7 a.m. to 3
Liven up the dining table with spot prawn recipe by Anthony's chef Pat Donahue
The Seattle Times / Posted 22 days ago
Bay (6) will be open May 14, 18, 28 and 30. Fishing is allowed from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Areas in the Strait of Juan de Fuca (4, 5 and 6) including Discovery Bay and San Juan Island (7 West) will be open daily beginning May 14. Fishing... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
Park watch program provides peace of mind to locals, touristsconcerns. The program is also supported by a contribution of $10,000 a year fr
Park watch program provides peace of mind to locals, tourists
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 23 days ago
concerns. The program is also supported by a contribution of $10,000 a year from the Capital Regional District, said Juan de Fuca Electoral Area director Mike Hicks, who believes the patrollers are “really undervalued” for their... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
Residents learn how to survive earthquake, tsunamitalk of the Big One, but what are we actually doing about preparing for when it
Residents learn how to survive earthquake, tsunami
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 23 days ago
talk of the Big One, but what are we actually doing about preparing for when it arrives? On April 26, Otter Point and Juan de Fuca Emergency Management Program along with Otter Point Fire and Rescue held a Tsunami Evacuation Exercise for the... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
EDITORIAL: Be prepared for any disasterway to attract families. While there was solid attendance at Sunday’s 2016 edi
EDITORIAL: Be prepared for any disaster
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
way to attract families. While there was solid attendance at Sunday’s 2016 edition of the Emergency Preparedness Fair at Juan de Fuca Recreation Centre, those on hand to demonstrate equipment took the opportunity wherever possible to present... Read more
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