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...
Starfish babies offer glimmer of hope amid mass die-off

LOPEZ PASS, WA - Emerging from a recent dive 40 feet below the surface of the Puget Sound, biologist Ben Miner wasn't surprised by what he found: The troubling disease that wiped out millions of starfish up and down...
Celebrating clean water

...clean water in the Inside Passage. It's part of the International Waterkeeper Alliance, which also has branches in Puget Sound, Cook Inlet and more than 200 other places.The group's first project was a short film called "Water is Life...
Symphony conductor candidate #3 to lead concerts

...graduate school. At that point in his life, he had completed a double major in politics and music at the University of Puget Sound, and though playing the piano was a big part of his life, he had decided to pursue a career in law. Then he came face-to-face...
Feds spot third baby orca born recently to imperiled pods

...that frequent inland Washington waters.It's the third baby born to the whale pods in recent months, bringing the Puget Sound's endangered population to 80, still dangerously low.NOAA biologist Brad Hanson said in a telephone interview Thursday...
Nani Ostrom earns college hoops honor

...outstanding person."Twice in the 2014-15 season Ostrom recorded a career-high 19 points, including performance at Puget Sound that saw Ostrom finish with five 3-pointers. Ostrom again recorded an impressive game from beyond the arc in a home...
Christopher Charles Follis

...Chris and Kelly operated Discovery Charters, a bare boat charter business, aboard the "Sounder," formerly the "Puget Sounder" of Bellingham, a 32 foot trawler. (Lots of stories there !) They are the first and only married couple to have...
Mastodons long gone from the north

...endured farther south until about 10,000 years ago. Researchers know this from bones found in the midwest and near Puget Sound.Mastodons differ from woolly mammoths - which hung around much longer in Alaska and Yukon - in their appearance and...
Newborn killer whale spotted in Washington waters

...endangered killer whales that frequent Puget Sound in Washington state.The baby...number of killer whales in the Puget Sound population to 79, Balcomb said...many oceans, but the distinct Puget Sound population can be found most summer...
Years of research reveal more about iconic orcas

SEATTLE - Scientists studying Puget Sound orcas for the past decade now know they are among the...whales can be found in many oceans, but the distinct Puget Sound population can be found most summer months and fall in...


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