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Tests show Puget Sound geoduck clams safe to eat

...testing has confirmed that geoduck clams harvested from a bay in Puget Sound are safe to eat, following toxicity concerns that prompted...state and federal agencies do not routinely test for arsenic in Puget Sound, but officials noted that a study in Poverty Bay in 2007...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-08/tests-show-puget-sound-geoduck-clams-sa
State
Feds issue new rules to protect Puget Sound orcas

SEATTLE - Whale watchers in Puget Sound are going to have to look a little harder to see the region's...shortage of chinook salmon and water pollution, the agency says. The Puget Sound's southern resident orca population reached 97 whales in...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-04-09/feds-issue-new-rules-protect-puget-soun
State
Celebrating clean water

...exclusively on 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...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-08/celebrating-clean-water
Art
Newborn killer whale spotted in Washington waters

...endangered killer whales that frequent Puget Sound in Washington state.The baby orca...brings the number of killer whales in the Puget Sound population to 79, Balcomb said...found in many oceans, but the distinct Puget Sound population can be found most summer...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-09/newborn-killer-whale-spotted-washington
State
Ted Stevens abandons plan to increase tankers in Puget Sound

...that could have loosened a law limiting oil tanker traffic in Puget Sound. The proposal would have changed key portions of the...number of oil tankers entering the Strait of Juan de Fuca and Puget Sound. The law, named after the late Sen. Warren Magnuson...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030306/sta_20060303003.shtml
News
Years of research reveal more about iconic orcas

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

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-26/years-research-reveal-more-about-iconic
State
Seattle teens dive into international underwater robotics competition

SEATTLE - In the McConnaughey house, on Whidbey Island in Puget Sound, a robot sits as a centerpiece on the dining-room table.Three teenage girls question whether their creation will be...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-08-24/seattle-teens-dive-international-un
Neighbors
Symphony conductor candidate #3 to lead concerts

...in 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...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-25-2
Art
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Art deco ferry may head for Puget Sound 1/6/98

...aluminum butter dish, is seen during its Puget Sound heyday. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE...FOUNDATION Art deco ferry may head for Puget Sound The Kalakala has a following...days are trying to bring her back to her Puget Sound home. ``I'd just like...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010698/kalakala.html
Washington ports cope with drop in Alaska business

...been steady and predictable business for Puget Sound ports and companies specializing...Trade with Alaska is big business in the Puget Sound. The state is the Port of Tacoma's...better that most states bodes well for the Puget Sound companies that do business there...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072009/sta_466072139.shtml

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