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‘Deadliest Catch’ Fishery Gears Up For Late Start

Participants in Alaska’s famous red king crab fishery are finally close to heading out into the Bering Sea, now that the federal government’s partial shutdown is behind them.

10/18/2013

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New Study: Hatchery-Raised Salmon Are Productive

A new study shows that salmon raised in a Nez Perce Tribe hatchery are spawning as successfully in the wild as wild salmon.

10/07/2012

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Western WA Tribes Say Fishing Rights at Risk

Western WA Native American tribes say their treaty rights with the U.S. are at risk because the region is losing habitat that salmon need to survive. They say their treaty rights won’t mean much if there’s no salmon to harvest, and they’re warning the federal government that they could resort to court action if more isn’t done.

07/01/2012

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Washington Fishermen Fight Against Proposed Alaskan Mine

Washington fishermen who oppose a proposed mine in Alaska are having their say in Seattle Thursday at an Environmental Protection Agency hearing.

CBS Seattle–05/31/2012

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Best Places for a Picnic in Puget Sound

When you want to pack a picnic and head outside, here are some of our favorite places in Puget Sound to sit with family and friends on a sunny afternoon.

04/09/2012

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Pick-A-Side: Which Is Your Favorite Thing About Spring?

03/19/2012

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Fishing Boat Sank So Fast – No Time for Distress Call

The 70-foot trawler went down in the night this past weekend, probably in a matter of seconds, 17 miles off the rugged coast of southern Washington. When the Coast Guard reached the scene hours later, there was nothing but an oil slick, an empty life raft and some crab pots to mark where the trawler disappeared. The Coast Guard found no survivors in concluding a search of 640 square miles.

03/13/2012

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2012 Salmon Season Looks Strong for Chinook and Coho

Fishing opportunities look promising for chinook in Washington’s ocean waters and the Columbia River, as well as for coho in coastal bays and rivers, according to preseason salmon forecasts released today at a public meeting in Olympia.

02/28/2012

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Best Road Trips in WA February 24 – 26

Ready for a weekend away? Chocolate on the Beach Festival, Smelt Derby Festival, a Murder Mystery weekend and more are just a short drive from Seattle this weekend!

02/21/2012