Official orca census: 81 whales, including 4 babies

...missing, said Ken Balcomb, a senior scientist with the Center for Whale Research who keeps the official census of Puget Sound killer whales for the federal government. "They're all here."The orcas that frequent the inland Washington waters...
Douglas-born woman celebrates 100 years

...a "pretty dynamic person" and "good looking," a well-traveled man who whisked Emma and the family off to the Puget Sound area for a couple years, then sailed up Port Alexander and spent a few years in Sitka, then another year in Skagway...
Juneau's Smith giving up soccer for futbol

...moved to Seattle to be near his doctor and to continue playing in the Premier Development League with a U23 team of the Puget Sound Gunners Football Club, a Major League Soccer team, against the U23 sides of the Seattle Sounders and Portland Timbers...
Stenson, Johnson share US Open lead; Tiger shoots 80

...break par in a gentle debut of the new golf course off Puget Sound agreed that it likely will only get tougher the rest...toward the leaders until a stiff breeze showed up off Puget Sound and he left his tee shot on the par-3 15th hole some...
US Open gets a new look for 115th edition

...Open is breaking new ground, starting with where it is being played.Chambers Bay, a public course perched along Puget Sound south of Seattle, for more than a century was a sand and gravel pit used for mining. Ten years ago, it was still...
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My Turn: Sullivan: Alaska, Washington state must work together

...Bind" found that Alaskan industries accounted for 113,000 jobs in 2013 and generated $6.2 billion in wages in the Puget Sound region. According to a report conducted by the University of Alaska, offshore oil production in Alaska, all told...
Protester leaves Shell ship; one remains

...ports and waterways by all waterway users," Lt. Cmdr. Justin Noggle, chief of enforcement at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound, said in a news release Sunday. "The Coast Guard respects the First Amendment rights of people to safely and lawfully...
My corner of Alaska: Old age and old boats

...came along in his 40s, a 12-foot open sailboat that he, his wife and their small daughter sailed near their home in Puget Sound. The daughter took to it, too, knowing port from starboard before she was sure of left and right. A few years later...
Seattle mayor, 'kayaktivists' take on oil

...drill rig and to do other work.He cited the city's deep-water port, loading spaces and workforce, and noted the Puget Sound has long been a major staging ground for the Alaska oil industry.Environmental activists say they relish the chance...
Seattle needs permit for oil

...plan to protest near the port in kayaks when they arrive.Critics say welcoming the fleet risks pollutant spills in Puget Sound and that enabling oil drilling in the Artic runs counter to Seattle's environmental sensibilities. Supporters say...


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