OPB | July 30, 2015
The Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker, Fennica, has left Portland after undergoing repairs at the local dry dock, but it wasn't an easy task.
OPB/EarthFix | July 28, 2015
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday directed the state Department of Ecology to put a cap on carbon emissions by stepping up enforcement of existing pollution laws.
OPB/EarthFix | July 29, 2015
As summers in the Northwest get hotter with climate change, researchers and planners are looking for ways to reduce the health risks in urban hot spots. In Portland, a new map could help.
Your friends say swimming in the Willamette around Portland is disgusting. Are they right?
Two years after the Civil War, an internationally renowned landscape photographer turned his lens to Oregon. The results are breathtaking.
At one time, much of the timber industry relied on rivers to move trees out of Oregon's forests.
Help us build a map of the best river hangouts in Oregon and southwest Washington.
Author and Oregon river expert Tim Palmer shares his top five picks for trips, hikes and rides to take this summer.
We’re kicking off our inaugural Greetings From The Northwest with a look at Oregon’s rivers.
Environment | local | Forestry | NewsOPB/EarthFix | July 31, 2015 8:25 a.m. | Ashland, Oregon
The Scouts Creek Fire burning east of Canyonville spread from 200 to about 6,000 acres in fewer than 10 hours.
Environment | local | NewsOPB | July 31, 2015 6 a.m. | Portland
Even if you were able to make it down to Cathedral Park, Adam Simmons' footage offers a new perspective.
Protesters dangling from Portland's St. Johns Bridge kept a Shell icebreaker at bay for about 36 hours before it passed through en route to the Arctic. It's likely the delay hasn't cost Shell much.