The U.S. Navy is seeking to renew permits to conduct sonar, explosives and other training exercises off the Washington, Oregon and California coasts, raising concerns from marine mammal advocates.
A male gray whale that frequently visits the Puget Sound has come back this year to feast on shrimp, marking the start of an annual stay by a small group of these big marine mammals in Washington state inland waters.
The National Weather Service says there’s a chance of weekend snow in the Puget Sound lowlands, including the Seattle area.
State regulators are considering a proposal that would prohibit all boats from discharging sewage into Puget Sound, whether it is treated or not.
The ports of Seattle and Tacoma plan to share information about operations, facilities and rates to help Puget Sound compete in a shifting global maritime industry.
A conservation group is asking federal officials to protect endangered killer whales in the marine waters off the West Coast.
Washington state health officials Tuesday said their arsenic testing has confirmed that geoduck clams harvested from a bay in Puget Sound are safe to eat, following toxicity concerns that prompted China to ban imports of West Coast shellfish.
A satellite tag attached to one endangered Puget Sound killer whale is yielding some valuable information about the migration of orcas in recent days.
After much soul searching by union members, the 8-year contract extension passed with just 51 percent voting yes.
Boeing machinists in the Northwest have rejected a contentious contract proposal that would have exchanged concessions for decades of secure jobs.