SeaWorld says it will end orca shows in San Diego by 2017

SAN DIEGO - SeaWorld will end orca shows at its San Diego park after visitors...decades ago - will offer a different kind of orca experience focusing on the animal's natural...Diego location, and the decision to end orca shows will be limited for now to that park...
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Scientists investigate dead orca whale found near Petersburg

PETERSBURG - Scientists are investigating the death of an orca whale found on the shore of Kupreanof Island north of Petersburg...he said.He said he didn't see any signs of trauma on the orca and that he thinks it just washed up on shore. He measured the...
Feds spot third baby orca born recently to imperiled pods

SEATTLE - U.S. scientists following endangered killer whales from a research vessel have spotted a newborn orca off the coast of Washington state.A biologist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said they spotted the...
Final ORCA ski volunteer training

SAIL's ORCA program is hosting its final volunteer training of the season on Saturday, Jan. 18, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Eaglecrest Ski Area. ORCA provides adaptive ski lessons to people of all ages experiencing disabilities...
SAIL'S ORCA program seeks college intern for 2014 spring semester

...eligible internship will be through SAIL's ORCA Program in the Juneau office. Serving...thought Southeast Alaska last year, the ORCA program has provided quality adaptive and...the potential to earn college credit. ORCA program staff will work with the intern...
For Alaskans, orca film might stir memories of '80s-era controversy

...should SeaWorld be able to capture 100 orca whales from Alaskan waters over a period...what might have been the fate of the 10 orca whales designated for capture in Alaska...captive whale in particular, Tilikum, an orca responsible for the death of SeaWorld trainer...
ORCA looking for volunteers

...Outdoor Recreation and Community Access (ORCA) Program is looking for volunteers this...educate folks on how to get involved, ORCA is hosting a volunteer information night...across from the Federal Building downtown. ORCA is looking for people with alpine ski...
ORCA offering Nordic program

...the first time, the local non-profit ORCA is offering adaptive cross country ski...Tristan Knutson-Lombardo, the Juneau ORCA team leader, said the expansion of winter...outdoors." This fits well, he said, with ORCA's other winter programs. "The great...
ORCA to host volunteer night at the Rookery

...and Snowboard Program, commonly known as ORCA, will be holding a Volunteer Info Night...the Rookery, in downtown Juneau. The ORCA program provides adaptive ski and snowboard...Ski Area. For more information, contact ORCA at 586-0104, or email lhallvik@sailinc...
ORCA to host Summer Program Release Party

...To celebrate the beginning of summer and an updated schedule, ORCA is having a release party from 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at...organization's new programming, ask any question and enjoy the snacks. ORCA, which stands for Outdoor Recreation and Community Access...


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