local | Fish & Wildlife | News | Water | EnvironmentStatesman Journal | April 19, 2017 5:26 p.m.
Tillamook Bay was closed to commercial shellfish harvesting last week, following a massive spill of liquid manure from a nearby dairy. It was scheduled to reopen Wednesday night.
Northwest communities are getting their drinking water from aging infrastructure that is costly to maintain and prone to breaking down.
Researchers measured the snowpack on Mount Hood on Thursday. Oregon’s snowpack is at 125 percent of normal.
local | News | Water | EnvironmentOPB | March 29, 2017 11:40 a.m. | Bend, Oregon
A judge has ruled that a federal lawsuit against Portland General Electric over water quality on the Lower Deschutes River can move forward.
The Kootenai River’s endangered white sturgeon are getting help from scientists who are using soundwaves to learn how sediment is building up and affecting the fish’s ability to reproduce.
History | local | News | Pacific Ocean | Fish & Wildlife | Environment | WaterOPB | March 26, 2017 12:30 p.m. | Bay Center, Washington
Bay Center residents in Southwest Washington feared the worst when a neglected boat began to sink in the Palix River. Leaking oil was a concern to local oyster farmers in nearby Willapa Bay.
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.
One of Seattle's most popular parks was built on an industrial site where toxics have yet to be completely removed from the soil.