From the archives: Keiko leaves Oregon, bound for Iceland

Keiko left Oregon for Iceland, where he was released back into the wild. (From file video)

For two years, millions of people crowded in to get a glimpse of the famed orca.

Newport saw the tourism economy surge as stores sold Keiko memorabilia to visitors.

After two years, Keiko was transported to Iceland and released back into the wild.

The aquarium moved forward without Keiko.

LIFE AFTER KEIKO | Watch #LiveOnKVAL Monday, May 1, at 6 p.m.

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