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Granite Falls marsh may be named for Everett college teacher
Andy Holland inspired generations of students to pursue forestry. Now his nephew wants to honor his legacy.
Dead gray whale on Camano Island beach to stay put for months
The death is the latest in an ongoing unusual mortality event for gray whales. This one appeared to be malnourished.
Editorial: A price on carbon will keep forests saving climate
A new DNR program will use carbon-offset credits to preserve state forestland and bring in revenue.
Solar array in south Everett will have energy to power 40 homes
The Snohomish County PUD project on Casino Road will serve low-income families — even on cloudy days.
A scramble to save Puget Sound’s precious kelp and eelgrass
A new protection zone for marine vegetation in Snohomish County is a big first step toward future efforts.
Editorial: Switch to electric cars making increasing sense
A state goal will require new car sales be for electrics by 2030, but many may want to switch sooner.
Gray whale beached on Camano
Officials said they would perform a necropsy Saturday. The species is experiencing an “unusual mortality event.”
70 killer whales seen in one day in Salish Sea
The sightings of the Bigg’s orcas set a record for the region ranging from Hood Canal to Vancouver Island.
In Snohomish County, climate change is an economic game changer
Batteries, nuclear power and electric planes are just a few of the industries that have come online here.
Editorial: Chance to slow, adapt to climate change dwindling
A United Nations panel report warns that climate change is speeding up, making it harder to adapt.
Boeing buys 2 million gallons of aviation biofuel
Made in part from agricultural waste, the fuel will power Boeing test flights and airplane deliveries in Everett and elsewhere.
Near Stanwood, thousands of fish discover a restored estuary
A $6 million project at Leque Island is already seeing “overwhelmingly positive” signs of a healthier ecosystem.
Save salmon, create jobs: A new plan for Snohomish watershed
Hilary Franz, of the state Department of Natural Resources, unveiled a “tree to sea” approach in a 100-page paper.
Broken wing healed, a crow passes test flight at UW Bothell
The injured crow rejoined its murder Friday, following surgery at the PAWS Wildlife Center in Lynnwood.
Nature’s soap opera: Swans are wintering around Snohomish County
For a few more weeks, here’s where to find visiting swans. If you’re lucky, you might see a “rare bird alert.”
Ecology again fines boat owner $70K for fuel spill in river
This time, the state was sterner about the spill in Steamboat Slough. They called Ron Barber’s actions negligent.
Deadly NW heat wave prompts effort to boost air conditioning
In Washington, lawmakers are exploring a bill that would expand air conditioning in senior care homes.
Democrats unveil 16-year, $16.8 billion transportation plan
Culvert fixes, car-free transit improvements and designs for a U.S. 2 trestle replacement are in the proposed budget.
Can fusion-powered Helion Energy change the world — from Everett?
The company, which is relocating from Redmond, is on a multibillion-dollar quest to produce clean electricity.
At deadly Glacier Peak, one last hurdle for new seismometers
Federal agencies consider the volcano a “very high” threat. The early warning system is severely lacking.