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Tag Reveals Winter Movements Of Puget Sound Orcas

Biologists are gaining new information about the winter movements of endangered Puget Sound killer whales by tracking the daily activities of one orca by a satellite tag.

CBS Seattle–01/15/2013

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Feds Propose Critical Habitat For Local Fish

Federal fisheries managers are proposing to designate critical habitat for two threatened species of fish.

CBS Seattle–01/14/2013

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Officials Checking Dock Ashore in Washington

A dock that apparently was ripped away from Japanese waters by a tsunami and drifted for more than a year-and-a-half across 5,000 miles of the Pacific was spotted by the Coast Guard on the Olympic Peninsula.

12/20/2012

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Wind and Rain Pummel Pacific Northwest

Rain and wind pounded Washington and Oregon on Monday, flooding streets, toppling large trucks, cutting power to more than 20,000 people and causing at least one death.

11/19/2012

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Hundreds Of Deer Mysteriously Jumping To Their Deaths Off Idaho Bridge

Idaho wildlife officials are puzzled as to why hundreds of deer have jumped off a bridge to their deaths.

11/12/2012

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Coal Fight Heats Up Near Bellingham

The fight over a coal export terminal proposed near Bellingham is heating up, as hundreds turned out Saturday for the first of several public hearings on the project.

10/27/2012

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Wolf Killing in Washington State: Will There Have to Be More?

Taking aim from a helicopter flying over northeastern Washington state, a marksman last month killed the alpha male of a wolf pack that had repeatedly attacked a rancher’s cattle. The shooting put an end to the so-called Wedge pack, but it did little to quell the controversy over wolves in the state.

10/20/2012

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Six Orcas Identified off West Seattle

More than a dozen killer whales swimming past West Seattle gave residents a spectacular sight Monday as the sun set. This is the farthest south the orcas have been seen this year, and it may indicate a typical fall shift.

10/09/2012

A new European study challenges the UN studies that show man-made gases only increased after the year 1800. (Photo by De Agostini Picture Library/De Agostini/Getty Images)

Study: Record Rise In Greenhouse Gases Occurred During Roman Empire

A recent European study found that a record rise in greenhouse gases happened during two centuries in which the Roman Empire and Han Dynasty were ruling the region.

10/05/2012

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Toxic Algae Means No Swimming at Green Lake

Add Seattle’s popular Green Lake to the list of Puget Sound-area lakes hit by toxic algae blooms.

10/02/2012

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Photos Of Forum 2011!

The 6th Annual AM1090 Forum came and went! Check out the 2011 photos with Stephanie Miller, Mike Papantonio, Norman Goldman, Randi Rhodes, Mike Malloy, Ron Reagan and Congressman Dennis Kucinich. Video and Audio of the event […]

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