Major Rehab Work Underway At Yakima Airport
"Total funding for the project is estimated to be $1.9 million dollars, of which 90 percent is provided by the FAA through a grant. The remaining 10 percent match is funded through the airport’s Passenger Facility Charge program."
Recovering Sea Turtles Flown From Seattle to San Diego
SEATTLE (AP) — Two sea turtles that landed sickly and malnourished on shores far beyond their normal living range have been flown aboard a U.S. Coast Guard plane from Seattle to San Diego to finish rehabilitation. The olive ridley and the Pacific green turtles that left Seattle on Thursday were part of a record-setting spike of sea turtle strandings on Pacific Northwest beaches this past winter...
Bear Cub Badly Burned in Wildfire Surviving But Pal Killed
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A bear cub found badly burned in a massive Washington wildfire two years ago is surviving her first winter in the wild, but the orphaned cub released with her has been killed. Rich Beausoleil with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife says radio-tracking collars shows the black bear nicknamed Cinder is nesting like other females her age. But...