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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
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
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
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
Stenson, Johnson share US Open lead; Tiger shoots 80

...managed to break par in a gentle debut of the new golf course off Puget Sound agreed that it likely will only get tougher the rest of...along 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...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-06-19/stenson-johnson-share-us-open-lead-tig
Sports
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
Douglas-born woman celebrates 100 years

...father as 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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-25/douglas-born-woman-celebrates-100-years
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