Everyone poops — even climbers on the world’s tallest mountain. But some Northwest volunteers have designed a way to clean up all that human waste.
Carbon emissions are making the oceans more acidic. That’s long been known to harm shellfish, but new research shows more acidic water could take a toll on salmon as well.
The federal government has approved plans for a controversial 300-mile transmission line that would cross public lands in eastern Oregon and southwestern Idaho.
Despite all the wildfires of the past three decades, Northwest forests are still growing faster than they burn. That's not necessarily a good thing.
The Chetco Bar fire in southwestern Oregon was the state’s biggest wildfire of 2017. Now, specialists have assessed the damage to the landscape and repair work is getting underway.
Wildlife advocates want Oregon Governor Kate Brown to reopen an investigation into an elk hunter’s shooting of a wolf in Eastern Oregon, which was initially ruled self defense.
The Interior Department is set on changing up an Obama-era plan to protect greater sage grouse -- an iconic western bird whose habitat is being lost to ranching, drilling and development.
The Interior Department has proposed paying for needed repairs by increasing the entry fees at 17 popular national parks, including Mount Rainier and Olympic in the Pacific Northwest.
The leader of the Clown Army says political performance is a way to tell the hard truth about the climate crisis — and to invite others to listen. From the Stepping Up podcast.
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On Tuesday, Republicans lost their one-vote majority in the Washington state Senate, giving Democrats control of the “great blue wall” — full control of legislatures along the West Coast.
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Don Orange will be the next Port of Vancouver commissioner. His victory is likely a death knell for a massive oil terminal that's been proposed at the port for years.