Environment

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Offshore Wind Energy Farm Gets Funding

One of three floating wind farm projects wins up to $47 million each from the U.S. Department of Energy

CBS Seattle–05/07/2014

A whooping crane being raised in captivity before being transferred to Louisiana is seen at the US Geological Survey's Patuxent Wildlife Research Center November 19, 2013 in Laurel, Maryland. (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Whooping Crane Setback: Eggs Laid In Wild Will Not Hatch

Biologists say the first pair of eggs laid in Louisiana in more than 75 years were infertile but lessons were learned that will help efforts to breed whooping cranes in the wild.

05/03/2014

Mourners remember Linda McPherson, one of the victims of the Oso mudslide. (David Ryder/Getty Images)

Services Held For Some Mudslide Victims 

Friends and family gathered to remember 2 of the people killed in the Oso mudslide.

04/05/2014

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Sheriff: Mudslide Missing List Up From 15 To 17 

Sheriff’s office says 2 men have been added to to the list of those missing.

04/03/2014

An avalanche dog searches during a training exercise  in the French Alps.  (JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT/AFP/Getty Images)

Oregon Avalanche Victims Named

The 2 men killed in the Oregon avalanche were a guide and his client.

02/14/2014

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Water Supply Cut Off After Man Urinates In Reservoir

A Portland, Oregon man urinated in a Mt. Tabor reservoir Wednesday causing the city to take it’s critical water supply off line and dump millions in gallons of water.

10/16/2013

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Farmers, Researchers Fatten Fish In Rice Fields

Alongside a flooded field of rice stubble, Jacob Katz dipped a fish net into turbid water and came up with a half dozen or so silvery juvenile salmon.

04/03/2013

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Best Places to Buy ‘Living’ Christmas Trees

If you want to celebrate a green Christmas, you might think about purchasing a “living” Christmas tree. Kept potted for the holidays, you can transition the tree to your yard (or donate it to be planted elsewhere). Here are some local places where you can find a tree and do good for the environment.

12/02/2012

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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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Best Halloween Nature Hikes in Puget Sound

Head into nature this Halloween to see what really hoots and howls. Kids and parents alike will enjoy these day and nighttime hikes. Here are some of our favorites.

10/20/2012

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