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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
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-04/starfish-babies-offer-glimmer-hope-amid
State
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
Official orca census: 81 whales, including 4 babies

...nobody is 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-23/official-orca-census-81-whales-includin
State
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
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
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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