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The skull of a gray whale that washed ashore in Puget Sound in 2019 will soon find its final resting place in a Jefferson County back yard. CREDIT: Mario Rivera

Dead Whale Left To Rot On Washington Beach Now On Its Way To Becoming Amazing Yard Art

Last year, a couple who lives near Port Townsend, Washington, agreed to let the federal government drop off a dead gray whale to decompose on their semi-isolated beach. Now, the couple has a permit to keep the whale skeleton and will soon assemble the most amazing yard art. Continue Reading Dead Whale Left To Rot On Washington Beach Now On Its Way To Becoming Amazing Yard Art

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How We Ended Up Here: Episode 4 – Voter Turnout Higher?

As the final few ballots are counted following this month’s primary, it has become clear that this election was of major interest to voters in Washington. State primaries typically sees about 35% of registered voters cast their ballots. In 2020, that number has not topped 54%, the biggest number since the 1964 presidential primary. With more than 2.5M ballots counted, “How We Ended Up Here” analyzes the major spike in turnout, and what it means for the general election.
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