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1 killed by falling tree, 20K lose power in Wash. high winds

Jan. 09, 2023 18:18 PM EST

FALL CITY, Wash. (AP) — A woman was killed on Monday by a falling tree amid strong winds in western Washington, officials said. Authorities were called to a street east of Seattle in Fall City around 8:30 a.m. Monday and found the woman who had been hit, The Seattle Times reported....

2 hurt when small plane hits storage facility in Kent

Jan. 07, 2023 18:52 PM EST

KENT, Wash. (AP) — Two men were hurt when the small plane they were in crashed into a storage facility in Kent on Saturday. The men, ages 59 and 23, were taken to Harborview Medical Center, The Seattle Times reported. Both were conscious at the hospital and their injuries were not...

Washington bans fish-farming net pens, citing salmon threat

Nov. 18, 2022 18:54 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington banned fish-farming with net pens in state waters on Friday, citing danger to struggling native salmon. Public Lands Commissioner Hilary Franz issued an executive order banning the aquaculture method, which involves raising fish in large floating pens...

Washington won't renew leases for Puget Sound fish farms

Nov. 14, 2022 18:55 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington state Department of Natural Resources said Monday it will not renew a fish-farming company’s last remaining leases on net pens in Puget Sound. Department officials said Cooke Aquaculture has until Dec. 14 to finish steelhead farming and start...

Lloyd's 21 lead Seattle over Puget Sound 106-55

Nov. 10, 2022 00:41 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Anjaylo Lloyd’s 21 points helped Seattle defeat Puget Sound 106-55 on Wednesday. Lloyd shot 7 for 10, including 5 for 7 from beyond the arc for the Redhawks (2-0). Alex Schumacher went 6 of 8 from the field to add 15 points. Jaren Nafarrete was 5-of-10 shooting,...

FAA mandates seaplane inspections after Puget Sound crash

Nov. 02, 2022 22:39 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Federal regulators on Wednesday ordered seaplanes like one that went down in Washington’s Puget Sound in September be inspected for a flaw that likely caused the deadly crash. The Federal Aviation Administration airworthiness directive requires that operators of...