Puget Sound

Neighbors gather at the Oso Fire Department to look for updates about the fatal mudslide that washed over homes and over Highway 530 east of Oso, Wash., Saturday, March 22, 2014.  (AP Photo /The Daily Herald, Annie Mulligan)

Sheriff: 3 killed in big Washington state mudslide

SEATTLE (AP) — A massive landslide of dirt, trees and rocks in rural Washington killed three people on Saturday, critically injured an infant and several others, and destroyed six houses, authorities said. The slide that […]

03/22/2014

Machinists gather  to vote on Boeing's contract at the Aerospace Machinists Union headquarters in Everett, Wash., Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 13, 2013.  (AP Photo/The Seattle Times, Mark Harrison)

Boeing may move 777X out of Washington state

SEATTLE (AP) — Boeing’s ties to the Pacific Northwest date back more than a century, when William Boeing purchased a Seattle shipyard that would become his first airplane factory. In recent years, however, those ties […]

11/14/2013

Gov. Jay Inslee, center, signs legislation to help keep production of Boeing's new 777X in Washington, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at the Museum of Flight in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Washington governor signs Boeing incentive bills

SEATTLE (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee gave final approval Monday to a package of tax breaks for Boeing Co. in hopes of landing the company’s new 777X, signing legislation at Seattle’s Museum of Flight at […]

11/11/2013

An orca whale breaches as the pod swims through Liberty Bay in Poulsbo, Wash., July 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Kitsap Sun, Meegan M. Reid, file)

Puget Sound killer whales to stay protected

Seattle (AP) — Killer whales that spend their summers in Puget Sound are a distinct population group and will remain protected under the Endangered Species Act, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Friday. NOAA’s […]

08/02/2013

Retirement destinations as America ages

CAMDEN, MAINE – The idea of people who uproot and move when they retire conjures up images of warm, sunny Florida or Arizona. But some of the older members of the baby boom generation – […]

09/13/2012

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