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Why were helicopters over Commencement Bay today?

Post by Stacey Mulick / The News Tribune on Aug. 26, 2011 at 3:24 pm with 2 Comments »
August 26, 2011 3:24 pm

A reader sent us an anonymous tip this afternoon after spotting seven  helicopters over Commencement Bay.

Our news partner, KIRO TV, reports that an orca pod was spotted near Maury Island. The pod had been spotted earlier today near Alki.

See KIRO’s video of the pod near Alki here.

SkyKING got video of the orca pod around Maury Island.

Leave a comment Comments → 2
  1. I saw all the choppers flying over our house this morning and wondered what they were doing too!

  2. David1964 says:

    Something was going on in Browns Point, as well. There were several police cars present on a street just behind the elementary school, as well as a foresnsics unit. Could the helicopters have been in the area because of that, as well?

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