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File photo of a ferry in Puget Sound. (Photo by Robert Sumner /Getty Images)

Iconic Ferry Kalakala Demolished, Various Pieces Being Claimed

After two weeks of demolition at a dry dock in Tacoma, there is nothing left of the iconic Puget Sound ferry Kalakala. Various parts and scrap pieces of vessel have been claimed and will serve as souvenirs to their new owners.

CBS Seattle–02/10/2015

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1, 2, 3 Octopuses: Divers Conduct Underwater Census

To check on the health of the giant Pacific octopus population in Puget Sound, an unusual census takes place every year. Volunteer divers, enlisted by the Seattle Aquarium, take to Washington’s inland waters to look for their eight-tentacle neighbors.

CBS Seattle–02/05/2015

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Coast Guard Suspends Search For Small Plane Near Hood Canal

The Coast Guard says it has suspended its efforts to find a survivor after more than eight hours of searching Washington’s Hood Canal in an area where a small plane is believed to have crashed.

CBS Seattle–01/27/2015

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Woman’s Body Recovered From Puget Sound

The Seattle Fire Department says firefighters have recovered the body of a woman from Puget Sound.

CBS Seattle–01/08/2015

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Baby Orca Born In Puget Sound

The Center for Whale Research says a baby orca has been born to the endangered population of killer whales that frequent Puget Sound.

CBS Seattle–12/31/2014

Urns for cremation ashes and other memorials. (credit: Spencer Platt/Newsmakers)

Unclaimed Ashes To Be Scattered On Puget Sound

The Pierce County medical examiner plans to scatter the unclaimed ashes of 23 people on the waters of Puget Sound.

12/17/2014

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Three Fight For Lives After Washington School Shooting

Three students fought for their lives in Seattle-area hospitals Sunday, days after being shot in the head during an attack at a high school on Washington’s Puget Sound.

10/26/2014

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Magnitude 4.0 Quake Jolts Washington’s Puget Sound

The earthquake was centered near the town of Seabeck in Kitsap County

CBS Seattle–09/17/2014

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Divers Seek Lost Crab Pots In Washington Waters

Over 12,000 crab pots are lost in Washington state’s Puget Sound every year, costing an estimated $700,000 in lost harvest revenue, and more poignantly, damaging the sea floor environment. Using sonar to find the pots, divers and scientists venture into the waters to clean up and learn why pots are lost.

CBS Seattle–09/05/2014

File image of Washington Ferry (Photo by Ron Wurzer/Getty Images)

Mishaps Prompt Questions About Washington Ferries

Officials are wondering whether the series of problems is just coincidence, or a more troubling sign of how deeply the state has cut into a transportation system that is a major economic driver and lifeline for many communities.

CBS Seattle–08/22/2014

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