The Pacific Northwest is home to at least four different ongoing secession or breakaway movements. One overarching State of Jeffersonian theme connects them: A sense of disenfranchisement.
News | Agriculture | NW Life | Nation | localNPR | March 22, 2017 3:41 p.m.
Immigration lawyers are getting a wave of calls from farmers looking for foreign "guest workers." The farmers are worried that they'll lose their existing workers to an immigration crackdown.
Commuters between Washington and Oregon can expect some traffic delays this week. Rising flood levels on the Columbia River mean more lifts for the Interstate 5 bridge.
The U.S. Forest Service has approved a massive proposal to treat more than 100,000 acres on the Wallowa Valley Ranger District north of Enterprise.
In 1961, the City of Seattle shipped to its new sister city of Kobe, Japan, a 35-foot tall totem crowned by a thunderbird figure with wooden wings spread wide.
Environment | NW Life | Recreation | localStatesman Journal | March 18, 2017 8:29 p.m.
The number of Oregon state park rangers hasn’t changed much the past decade, officials said, leading to challenges in keeping parks clean and facilities up to date.
Environment | NW Life | localOPB | March 18, 2017 9:05 a.m. | Bend, Oregon
OPB members and guests from around Central Oregon said goodbye to "Oregon Field Guide" host Steve Amen, who is retiring after 28 years on the show.
local | News | Environment | NW Life | AnimalsAP | March 17, 2017 12:20 p.m. | Spokane, Washington
The population of wolves in Washington state grew by 28 percent last year, with at least two new packs, the state Department of Fish and Wildlife said Friday.
The wet and cold winter may have been a doozy for urban Oregonians, but for farmers all that snow was good news.
Economy | News | Environment | NW LifeOPB | March 16, 2017 6:15 p.m. | Portland
The Washington Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Port of Vancouver and Tesoro-Savage, and against environmental groups.