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PHOTOS: Orca whales frolic off Burien’s Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Orca whales frolic off Burien’s Three Tree Point

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great photos of Orca whales frolicking off Burien’s Three Tree Point on Tuesday, April 10. “About 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon. Must be transients. They... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Recent fair weather inspires some great photography

PHOTOS: Recent fair weather inspires some great photography

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great photos, taken from his Burien home on Thursday, April 20 and Friday, April 21. “This is the rainiest and coldest winter/spring in 30 years,” Elston said.... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Orcas frolic off Burien’s Three Tree Point Saturday

PHOTOS: Orcas frolic off Burien’s Three Tree Point Saturday

Courtesy Elston Hill comes these great photos of Orca Whales, who frolicked off Burien’s Three Tree Point for a while on Saturday, April 15. “They stayed around more than any I have seen in... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Recent storm over ‘The Brothers’ & Orcas in Puget Sound

PHOTOS: Recent storm over ‘The Brothers’ & Orcas in Puget Sound

Courtesy Elston Hill comes more great photos of the beauty of our region as seen from Burien: First, a storm hits ‘The Brothers’ peaks in the Olympic Mountains Saturday morning (click images... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Orcas swim past Three Tree Point during amazing summer sunset

PHOTOS: Orcas swim past Three Tree Point during amazing summer sunset

Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer wandered out to take a few photos of a smoke-tinted sunset when some neighbors alerted him to some Orca whales swimming past Burien’s Three Tree Point on Friday night,... [Read more]

VIDEO: Three large pods of Orca Whales swim past Burien’s Three Tree Point

VIDEO: Three large pods of Orca Whales swim past Burien’s Three Tree Point

Another great video has surfaced, this one by Alisa Lemire Brooks of the Orca Network, shot on the morning of Nov. 3, showing members of J & K pods, along with L87 in resting mode traveling in three... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Pod of 7 Orcas spotted off shores of Burien Tuesday morning

PHOTOS: Pod of 7 Orcas spotted off shores of Burien Tuesday morning

Tuesday morning (Nov. 3) around 10:15 a.m. between Burien and Vashon Island (closer to Vashon), Elston Hill photographed a pod of seven Orca whales – including a baby! – heading north (click images... [Read more]

VIDEO: Pod of Orca Whales pass by Burien’s Three Tree Point

VIDEO: Pod of Orca Whales pass by Burien’s Three Tree Point

Courtesy Alisa Lemire Brooks of the Orca Network comes this great video showing a pod of Orca Whales passing Burien’s Three Tree Point around sunset on Sunday, Oct. 4: “Sunset close pass-by... [Read more]

VIDEO: Resident paddles past Orcas en route to Alki from Three Tree Point

VIDEO: Resident paddles past Orcas en route to Alki from Three Tree Point

Burien resident Art Aquino shot this video last Saturday (Nov. 22), while he was paddling his outrigger canoe 10 miles from Three Tree Point to Alki Beach. Watch closely and you can see some other paddlers... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Large pod of Orca Whales swims past Three Tree Point Friday

PHOTOS: Large pod of Orca Whales swims past Three Tree Point Friday

New pics added, courtesy Elston Hill (click images to see larger version/slideshow): Somewhere out there, in the water beyond this crowd of onlookers, were 50-60 Orca Whales who swam past Burien’s... [Read more]