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Letter to the editor: To kill a humpback whale


Last updated 7/22/2020 at 12:12pm

Editor's note: Mukilteo author Steve Bertrand penned this poem about the apparent death of a humpback whale near Mukilteo last week.


“They make their dive, now where is it going to go?

He could turn around, come around the same spot,

400-yards down. They can go down 10 to 15 minutes.

You can see him go down over there & who knows where

he’s going to come up 10 minutes later.”

Captain Brian Jonsson


July 6, 2020

There are four miles between the Clinton & Mukilteo ferry landings.

The Salish Sea en...

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