Bering Sea

  • Film

    July 18, 2002

    Sub: Par

    Kathryn Bigelow's Widowmaker cruises in a mediocre sea

  • News

    February 14, 2002

    Just Plain Cuckoo

    What was the Audubon Society thinking when it named a pro-development Republican to head its new statewide effort?

  • News

    November 22, 2001

    Crying Whale

    Environmental groups sent out a worldwide call to save the gray whale from a Mexican salt plant. They got millions of dollars and thousands of new members. But scientists found no threat to the whales.

  • News

    October 25, 2001


    At the same time hundreds of dead gray whales were washing up on beaches, their birthrate was plunging. Theories abound, but little hard data has been gathered to solve this environmental puzzle.

  • News

    October 11, 2001


    When the captain brought the journalist along on the whale hunt, the elders predicted trouble. The elders were right. The whale tried to kill them all.

  • News

    July 12, 2001


    After a 70-year hiatus and a confrontation with the world, the Makah tribe resumes its communion with the gray whale

  • News

    April 12, 2001

    The Spy Who Came Out of the Closet

    Gay activist spent 1,000 often harrowing hours aboard 'spy plane' at center of U.S.-China crisis

  • News

    March 29, 2001

    Dying Breeds

    Siberian Eskimos on the edge of the Earth and the brink of starvation saved their lives and their culture by reviving the lost tradition of whale hunting. Now they worry the gray whales are poisoned.

  • News

    December 28, 2000

    Go to Sea

    Adventure, Beauty, Death . . . a brief explanation of why the view on your barstool is a little pallid

  • Music

    October 22, 1998

    The King Is Dead! Long Live the King!

    Friends bid adieu to eccentric Tempe street artist and club fixture