Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest

Slide Show: Hoot!

Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest hosted their annual gala at the Foundry in Seattle on April 30.



Fire at the Sanctuary of the Apes

Before the Cle Elum forest fire destroyed 60 homes, it took aim at Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest.

10/10/2012 By James Ross Gardner


Why Is This Chimp Smiling?

Seven apes arrived last year in Cle Elum at the Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest. They’d been used up by medical science and the entertainment industry—and left to rot in tiny cages. Then one man, Keith LaChappelle, showed them the depths of human kindness.

11/13/2009 By James Ross Gardner