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Unforeseen impacts surfacing from Carlton Complex fires

Unforeseen impacts surfacing from Carlton Complex firesTons of debris are littering the beautiful Methow River, threatening salmon and livelihoods.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Pets and Animals

Washington reports new wolf pack found

Washington reports new wolf pack foundRemote cameras show the pack includes at least three adults and three pups near Profanity Peak.
  • Pets and Animals
  • 2 weeks ago
Local

Developers hope to capture fugitive heat

Developers hope to capture fugitive heatThe City Council unanimously approved items that allow downtown developers to lay the ground work for alternative energy.
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  • 2 weeks ago
Local

New photos of Puget Sound orca calf

New photos of Puget Sound orca calfThere are some new pictures of baby "L120," the orca calf born a couple of weeks ago in the Salish Sea.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Environment

Fires destroy winter deer range

Fires destroy winter deer rangeWashington State Fish and Wildlife biologists say there will be little food available for thousands of deer that settle into the Okanogan foothills every winter.
  • Environment
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Local

Oso slide debris removal ends, victims reunited with momentos

Oso slide debris removal ends, victims reunited with momentosFriday marks a major milestone at the Oso landslide. Crews removing debris will finish the job, ten days earlier than expected.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Seattle

Seattle could fine residents for food scraps in trash

Seattle could fine residents for food scraps in trashSeattle city council members are expected to approve a new rule to fine residents who don't compost
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Environment

Rockfish go from the aquarium to the wild

Rockfish go from the aquarium to the wildSeattle Aquarium biologists have returned 21 rockfish captured over the past 20 years to their native waters.
  • Environment
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Pets and Animals

Solar lights prevent tigers from entering villages

Solar lights prevent tigers from entering villagesWorld Wildlife Fund India reports that a project to install solar lights to scare tigers away from villages is proving to be successful.
  • Pets and Animals
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Local

Radio transmitters lead biologists to salmon

Radio transmitters lead biologists to salmonToo many salmon are dying after being trucked around dam.
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  • 3 weeks ago
Local

Orca calf born to Puget Sound resident L pod

Orca calf born to Puget Sound resident L podThe Center for Whale Research is celebrating the birth of an orca calf in the Salish Sea, the first one since 2012.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Nation Now

Asteroid to pass close to Earth on Sunday

Asteroid to pass close to Earth on SundayAn asteroid will come within 25,000 miles of Earth on Sunday, but don't panic — NASA says it doesn't pose a threat.
  • Nation Now
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Local

Washington state accidentally shoots alpha wolf

Washington state accidentally shoots alpha wolfState says necropsy shows small wolf shot to protect sheep is breeding female
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Everett

5 arrested in oil train protest at Everett rail yard

5 arrested in oil train protest at Everett rail yardFive people were arrested after demonstrators blocked railroad tracks at a Burlington Northern Santa Fe yard in Everett.
  • Everett
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Local

Rancher moves sheep away from wolf pack

Rancher moves sheep away from wolf packA Stevens County sheep rancher has managed to move about 1,800 sheep to protect them from a pack of wolves.
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  • 4 weeks ago
Local

Snohomish gives up on wildlife crimes

Snohomish gives up on wildlife crimesA Sporting goods store owner is furious the county is no longer prosecuting second degree fishing crimes.
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  • 1 month ago
Local

State decides to kill, not scare, wolves

State decides to kill, not scare, wolvesState wanted to try to scare wolves away from sheep herd but now says it must kill at least four.
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  • 1 month ago
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Fish & Wildlife hunting wolves that killed sheep

Fish & Wildlife hunting wolves that killed sheepThe Department of Fish and Wildlife is working to find and kill wolves that have been killing sheep in Stevens County.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Local

On patrol to save sheep and wolves

On patrol to save sheep and wolvesState biologists are spending nights with sheep herds to scare away wolves
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Tacoma

Clean up begins near Tacoma Smelter Plume

Clean up begins near Tacoma Smelter PlumeClean-up efforts are underway to remove toxins from people's yards in Tacoma contaminated from the Tacoma Smelter Plume.
  • Tacoma
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Local

State, Navy sued over Hood Canal agreement

State, Navy sued over Hood Canal agreementThe state says it found a way to protect the environment and the Navy. A business owner says it's illegal.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Environment

Breathtaking Mount Rainier hike to Tolmie Peak lookout

Breathtaking Mount Rainier hike to Tolmie Peak lookoutThe 90-minute hike to Tolmie Peak includes stops at Mowich Lake and Eunice Lake. A breathtaking view of Mount Rainier awaits at the top. There’s a fire lookout tower that is sometimes staffed by park rangers.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Environment

Shark jaws seized from Tacoma fisherman

Shark jaws seized from Tacoma fishermanIt might have been the catch of a lifetime, but it may have landed a Tacoma man in jail. Why showing off a toothy prize got him in trouble with the law.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Environment

Nuclear reactors may have future in Washington state

Nuclear reactors may have future in Washington stateThe state has a troubled history when it comes to nuclear power, but a legislative task force is headed to Oregon to look at a product that could change that and lead to more nuclear power plants in Washington.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Environment

Could sharks be heading for extinction?

Could sharks be heading for extinction?Could sharks be heading for extinction?
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Local

RAW: 19-year-old recalls spotting 25-foot basking shark

RAW: 19-year-old recalls spotting 25-foot basking sharkRAW: 19-year-old recalls spotting 25-foot basking shark
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Local

25-foot basking shark seen in Puget Sound

25-foot basking shark seen in Puget Sound25-foot basking shark seen in Puget Sound
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago