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Local nonprofit works to spot, and save, orcas

  • Written by Emily Hamann

It’s that time of year — the whales are back. Starting in the fall, southern resident killer whales can be spotted in our neck of Puget Sound.

Whale watching tours that let customers go out on a boat to see whales up close are popular, but there’s another option. Next time you’re on the beach, keep an eye for a Whale Scout.

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Bothell man tests tech that could mean freedom for dialysis patients

  • Written by Emily Hamann

Researchers and doctors are working on medical technology that could mean freedom for people with kidney failure. And a man from Bothell was one of the first patients to try it out.

The kidneys’ job is to filter blood. If a person’s kidneys don’t work anymore, they have go into a medical center for dialysis, where they get hooked up to a giant machine that filters their blood for them.

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Veterans Day at Brittany Park

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

On Veterans Day, Fairwinds-Brittany Park in Woodinville provided a lively and informative musical presentation by local band Jazzbestos. Veterans at Brittany Park then gathered for a group photo. (Courtesy photo)

Fairwinds Brittany Park Veterans 2015