Environmental Journalism class launches Sound News

What’s happening to Puget Sound? Find out at Sound News, the new place for news affecting Puget Sound and the communities around it.

Created by reporters in the University of Washington Environmental Journalism class taught by Warren Cornwall of The Seattle Times, Sound News features incisive, original news stories and blogs about the Puget Sound environment, as well as headlines from other news sources around the Sound updated daily.

Among the stories coming your way: What do locals think about removal of the Elwha River dams? How to kill invasive blackberry bushes. A look behind the battle over Maury Island. What toxic PCBs are doing to our orcas. What rubber sports fields have to do with Puget Sound.