A California geology professor says hes solved one of the enduring geological mysteries of the Pacific Northwest.
Climate scientists may have reached a consensus about the danger of human contributions to climate change, but getting a political consensus for how to respond will take some time at the Washington state Capitol.
The sunken ship at the bottom of the Hylebos Waterway won't be leaving right away.
Crews have started the process of recovering a 167-foot derelict vessel that sank in Tacoma's Hylebos Waterway in January.
State wildlife officials say this week's freezing weather could kill off half or more of an invasive New Zealand mudsnail population afflicting Capitol Lake in downtown Olympia.
Oasis. Hidden jewel. Diamond in the rough. These arent typical descriptions for storm retention ponds abutting commercial development and Interstate 5. But ask people familiar with Wards Lake Park in Lakewoods northeastern corner, and thats how they describe the man-made lake and the trails that surround it.
Cold weather, stagnant air triggers tougher burn restrictions in Pierce County.
Entering her final year in office, former Washington Gov. Christine Gregoire found herself in a difficult spot. Indian tribes, powerful supporters of the governor, wanted stricter water pollution rules. Meanwhile, her powerful supporters in the aerospace industry spearheaded by The Boeing Co. were dead set against tightening the rules. Aerospace won.
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