At least 30,000 people in Snohomish County live on saturated soils and sediment that will behave like shaken liquid when a big earthquake hits.
An earthquake along the southern Whidbey Island fault reshaped the land some 2,700 years ago. Another big one is expected, and it could be devastating.
The Whidbey Island city has declared a climate emergency and has pledged to involve United Student Leaders.
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2020 was one of worst years on record, with 10 million acres scorched and 18,000 structures destroyed.
The toxic wood preservative was once ubiquitous in Washington. On Camano, it threatens salmon.
The decision is another setback in BSRE’s 10-year quest to build 3,000 waterfront homes near Woodway.
As wrangling over climate change policy continues, a major transportation package is pronounced dead.
Air regulators drew up a draft permit that would allow Lenz Enterprises to double in size. Residents can weigh in.
Records show a dispute over cleanup requirements for chemically tainted water. The company denies there’s a disagreement.
Tribes, farmers, cities and other groups make some headway in the Stillaguamish River Basin.
The 92.5-acre property near Valley View had been proposed as surplus before neighbors rallied.
Six geese, a snake and blue herons were covered in oil at a retention pond outside Achilles USA.
Backers say HB 1099 would limit sprawl and cut greenhouse gases. Critics fear it would hurt housing options.
Farmer Frog is operating on unleased land and could cause environmental harm, the county alleges.
A plan to capture fish from Sunset Falls near Index and release them in the river is open for public comment.
The haul included 213 wood pilings, 15 concrete pilings, 47 steel pilings and a “Speed Limit 15” sign.
Nearly 100 houses will be built around a former construction-waste landfill east of Silver Lake.
Island County has 196 miles of shoreline to protect as sea levels rise. And erosion is only one of the challenges.
They are well into their 70s and are speaking up for environmental protection in Island County.