The Duwamish have filed a lawsuit once more seeking federal recognition that they are an Indian tribe. The fight has been going on for decades.
Lynda V. Mapes
Lynda specializes in coverage of the environment, natural history and Native American tribes.
Tribal nations launched a totem-pole journey from Puget Sound to the Snake River in support of dam removal on the Lower Snake.
The baby was first spotted by a fisherman off the Oregon coast on April 28.
Biden’s executive order in Seattle spotlights importance of old-growth forests in fight against climate change
The order to inventory mature and old-growth trees reflects an intensifying global focus on the role that forests can play in combating climate change.
Jennifer Belcher, Washington's first woman lands commissioner was ahead of her time, and a focused and fearless steward of state lands and waters.
Money from sales in these forests will compensate beneficiaries of state trust lands, including the school construction fund, hospital districts and more.
Timber executives and the Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe worked for years to strike a bargain for rights to ancestral land.
Fish passage is getting a boost at the Howard Hanson dam with millions of dollars in funding to protect the survival of threatened Chinook and...
A recording device on a buoy in Puget Sound will allow the Port of Seattle to alert mariners of the presence of orcas and request...
More than 2,000 acres of state tidelands are now off limits to development for the next 50 years in the the state's first seagrass and...