environment

Puget Sound Water Quality
7:40 am
Fri November 1, 2013

Puget Sound Still In "Critical Condition"

Puget Sound just got the results back from its annual check up…and they’re not good. A new report from the Puget Sound Partnership labels the Sound as still in “crisis” but says some small progress has been made.

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Stream Restoration
7:44 am
Wed October 30, 2013

Governor Jay Inslee: Ellensburg Area Stream Restoration Good For Salmon and Farms

Governor Jay Inslee signs his name to some of the pipe that will put water back in Manastash Creek near Ellensburg, Wash.
Anna King

A dried-out three-mile-stretch of creek in Central Washington will soon swell again with water. It’s part of a project near Ellensburg to pipe irrigation water from the Yakima River to keep water in the creek for salmon and steelhead.

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Out-Dated Dam in Tacoma
6:58 am
Fri August 30, 2013

Out-Dated Dam Killing Thousands Of Fish Near Tacoma

Right now there are tens of thousands of salmon - including endangered species - dying at the base of an out-dated dam on the White River east of Tacoma. The Buckley Diversion Dam is blocking their homeward journey to spawn in the Mt. Rainier watershed. Local tribes say the federal government is failing in its responsibility to transport the fish around the dams on this river.

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Idaho Hunting Laws
9:24 am
Wed November 7, 2012

Idaho Right To Hunt Amendment Passes With Mixed Feelings

Photo of hunting trap.
Credit Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

Idaho voters Tuesday passed an amendment that adds the right to hunt, fish and trap to the state constitution.

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