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.
A large pod of orcas in Puget Sound this week has been thrilling whale watchers.
A union spokesman says four grocery chains with stores in the Puget Sound area have been given notice that 21,000 union workers could strike Monday evening if no contract agreement is reached.
Hunting giant Pacific octopuses in Puget Sound could be banned or restricted under regulations being considered by a Washington panel.