The Center for Whale Research says a baby orca has been born to the endangered population of killer whales that frequent Puget Sound.
The Pierce County medical examiner plans to scatter the unclaimed ashes of 23 people on the waters of Puget Sound.
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.
The earthquake was centered near the town of Seabeck in Kitsap County
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.
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.
Crew mistakenly believed ferry was rated for 1,600 passengers, was really only 1,200.
The department says residents should protect themselves from ultraviolet light even on cloudy days
Tokitae is a Salish word meaning “nice day, pretty colors.” It’s also the name of a Washington orca better known as Lolita at the Miami Sequarium.
The potential risk of an oil spill is likely to spike if three marine terminals are completed, bringing increased oil tanker and other vessel traffic through the greater Puget Sound region, according to a new study released by the Puget Sound Partnership.