Latest Puget Sound Stories

2008-10-17 14:15:00

Thousands of abandoned nets and crab pots remain in Puget Sound in Washington state after five years of efforts to remove them, officials said.

2008-10-09 15:00:19

Puget Sound Energy's Powerful Choices for the Environment (Powerful Choices), a cooperative in-classroom educational program that teaches Washington state middle school students how their actions impact the environment, recently celebrated its 15-year anniversary at an event at PSE's Wild Horse Wind and Solar Facility near Ellensburg, Wash.

2008-09-29 18:00:36

The boards of directors of Puget Energy (NYSE:PSD) and Puget Sound Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary, today declared quarterly dividends on the company's common and preferred stock. A quarterly dividend of 25 cents per share was declared on Puget Energy's common stock, payable Nov.

2008-09-12 18:00:16

By E.B. FURGURSON III Staff Writer The South River Federation's new riverkeeper is a Selby on the Bay resident and water-quality specialist who's familiar with the threats to the bay.

2008-09-10 21:00:13

Environmental groups are suing to block a proposed expansion of a sand and gravel mine in Washington state they say could harm whales and chinook salmon.

2008-07-31 12:00:59

Today, July 31, marks the 30th anniversary of the Utilities Underground Location Center (UULC), the "Call Before You Dig" non-profit organization, which provides one-call service to more than 1,000 utilities in Washington and Montana.

2008-07-29 18:00:30

Two environmental groups have filed a lawsuit claiming that U.S. Navy explosives disposal is endangering marine life in Puget Sound in Washington state.

2008-07-25 15:00:41

By Warren Cornwall, Seattle Times Jul. 25--How much is Puget Sound worth? At least $7 billion to $62 billion a year, according to a team of economists.

2008-07-23 12:00:48

By Craig Hill, The News Tribune, Tacoma, Wash. Jul. 23--The North Puget Sound seems to be the place to go this week if you are looking to catch salmon, said Mike Chamberlain of Ted's Sports Center near Lynnwood.

2008-07-22 00:00:24

By Les Blumenthal WASHINGTON - For centuries, the cedar canoes of the Coast Salish Indians have plied the inland waters of Washington state and British Columbia, carrying trading goods, raiding parties and families headed to summer potlatch celebrations.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.