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Washington state moves to protect endangered killer whales

The fish-eating mammals that spend time in Puget Sound have struggled for years with a lack of food, pollution, noise and disturbances from boat traffic.

Chief Mate Goes Missing from Anchored Bulk Carrier in Puget Sound

U.S. authorities are investigating the disappearance of the chief mate of a bulk carrier who went missing while his ship was at anchor in Puget Sound near Seatle, Washington last week. U.S. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound command center watchstanders received a call last Thursday, Feb. Show More Summary

Teaching Life Saving Skills: Learn to Swim Program

In Gig Harbor, second graders go the Tom Taylor Family YMCA to learn how to be safe in around the water. In a region that’s surrounded by water like the Puget Sound, teaching children basic water skills saves lives. Learn more about the Y’s Annual Campaign and make a donation to support programs like the [...]

Cooke Aquaculture Threatens to Seek Damages from Washington State

4 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Katie Herzog Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images Cooke Aquaculture, the Canadian fish farming operation responsible for the escape of thousands of Atlantic salmon into Puget Sound, is threatening to seek millions of dollars in damages from...Show More Summary

No Evidence of Shooting at Highline College, Authorities Say

last monthUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover highline college Following reports of gunfire and a campus lockdown, authorities found no evidence of a shooting at Highline College south of Seattle, according to Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority Public Information...Show More Summary

Sound chemistry: ocean acidification’s effects on Puget Sound

Ocean acidification is Puget Sound’s silent killer for marine organisms – acidifying seawater cannot be readily seen, yet its effects are pervasive and detrimental to the Sound’s ecology and renowned shellfish industry. Ocean acidification...Show More Summary

Washington state cancels lease for site of net collapse that released farmed Atlantic salmon into Pacific

Washington state officials Sunday canceled a lease with Cooke Aquaculture Pacific at the site where net pens holding farmed Atlantic salmon collapsed last summer, releasing thousands of non-native fish into Puget Sound. The decision comes days after a multi-agency state investigation found the...

Another Washington State Natural Gas Project Must Account for Its Total Climate Impacts

By Stephen Quirke For the fourth time since July 2013, Washington state is requiring an analysis of the full climate impacts of a major fossil fuel project proposed within its borders. Most recently, the Puget Sound Clean Air AgencyShow More Summary

Watch This Woman Perfectly Explain Labor With a Ping-Pong Ball and a Balloon

Who knew the most relatable way to explain childbirth - and all that comes with it - would be via a ping-pong ball and a balloon? For Liz Chalmers, one of the owners of the Puget Sound Birth Center in Seattle, childbirth education runs in the family. Show More Summary

This Puget Sound eco cabin is made almost entirely from reclaimed materials

Activist and artist Anna Hoover collaborated with architect Les Eerkes from Olson Kundig Architects to build the Scavenger Hut - a beautiful, low-impact cabin hidden in the idyllic landscape of the Puget Sound. The design for the 693-square-foot compact cabin called for both affordability and sustainability. Show More Summary

Seasonal variation in aragonite saturation in surface waters of Puget Sound – a pilot study

A pilot study of sampling, using monthly marine flights over spatially distributed stations, was conducted with the aim to characterize the carbonate system in Puget Sound over a full year-long period. Surface waters of Puget Sound were...Show More Summary

WA: Puget Sound-Area Buses to Pause Briefly on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

For about one minute Monday afternoon, nearly 1,000 King County Metro and Sound Transit buses will pull over and come to a halt.

The 2018 HGTV Dream Home Is Here and You Can Shop the Pieces at Wayfair

The 2018 HGTV Dream Home Giveaway is here! The waterfront home, located in Gig Harbor, Washington, overlooks Puget Sound. Designed in a “livable coastal modern” style, the 3,500 square foot home sits on over 1 acre of land. Interior designer Brian Patrick Flynn furnished the dream house using 400 pieces from Wayfair. Show More Summary

$40 Billion More Spending (and More Toll Revenue) Are Needed by 2040, Say Puget Sound Transportation Planners

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US review shows pesticides harm threatened salmon, whales

Federal scientists have determined that a family of widely used pesticides poses a threat to dozens of endangered and threatened species, including Pacific salmon, Atlantic sturgeon and Puget Sound orcas. … Click to Continue »

Watch: Geoduck Is the Star of This Seattle Omakase

How chef Kotaro Kumita serves the sweet clam at Wataru In the Puget Sound, along the northwestern coast of Washington state, a clam known as the geoduck has been not-so-quietly residing for centuries. It’s native to the coastal areas...Show More Summary

5 more years of progress in Washington state

Some of my favorite early summer evenings were spent on the Puget Sound with the Olympic Mountains in view and the salty smell of the ocean nearby. My friends and I would get together at the local marina to grab beers and a bag of oysters from the dockside shop. Then at the picnic tables […]

The Morning News: Kayaks Disturbing Orca Life, Jury's Out on Atlantic Fish Farms

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Everyone from Puget Sound kayakers to anti-DACA legislators are on thin ice as literal thin ice coats the Sahara. by Nathalie Graham Please keep your distance! Fokusiert / GETTY Stay in your goddamn lane and stop fucking with whales:...Show More Summary

Two Very Different Stories About Alaska Airlines' $1,000 Trump Tax Bonus to Employees

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede No free cookies during this flight... rypson/ The recent story in Puget Sound Business Journal on the Alaska Air Group's "special one-time bonuses of $1,000" to its employees to celebrate Trump's deep cuts on corporate taxes is very different from the one in the Seattle Times. Show More Summary

What to Watch for in 2018

2018 is a planning year, not a big one for openings in the Puget Sound region. Openings On July 1st, Metro’s new $2.75 adult flat fare comes into effect. Also, the Regional Reduced Fare Permit — the senior / disabilities version of the ORCA card — will become free some time this year. Amtrak, BNSF, […]

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