David Steves

Earthfix Editor

David Steves is editor of EarthFix, an environmental journalism collaboration led by OPB in partnership with six other public media stations in Oregon, Washington and Idaho. Steves previously worked as state capital bureau chief for The Eugene Register-Guard newspaper. Before that, Steves worked at the Salem Statesman-Journal as a reporter, editor and columnist. Steves has won journalism awards for stories that covered the murder of a state corrections chief, explored the lives of migrant farm workers, explained the rapidly rising population of mentally ill prison inmates, and exposed a lobbying group’s questionable fund-raising tactics. Steves earned a bachelor's degree at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington.

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Recent Articles

Q&A: Oil Trains In The Northwest

Jan. 15, 2015 5:15 p.m.


Stiff Tariffs Imposed To Help U.S. Solar Panel Makers Compete

Dec. 17, 2014 4:19 p.m.


Public Media Call For Forest Service To Relax Wild Land Photography Rules

Dec. 03, 2014 4:56 p.m.


Ebola Ruled Out For Woman In Portland-Area Hospital

Nov. 02, 2014 2:46 p.m.


The Golden Anniversary For Wilderness In America

Sept. 02, 2014 7 a.m.


Obama Signs Northwest Lawmaker's Bill For Toxic Algae Research

June 30, 2014 5:59 p.m.


All-Nighter On Climate Change To Keep U.S. Senators Occupied

March 10, 2014 2:45 p.m.


A Coal Shipping Terminal Strikes Out In A Major League City

March 03, 2014 4:53 p.m.


How A Sentence To Read Gladwell Overshadowed The Part About The Prison Time

Jan. 31, 2014 3:38 p.m.


Wall Street Giant Backs Away From Washington Coal Export Project

Jan. 07, 2014 2:35 p.m.


Support Grows For An Ancient Method Of Managing Wild Lands

Dec. 09, 2013 6:03 p.m.


3 Things About The Political Pep Rally In Klamath Falls

Dec. 03, 2013 7:17 p.m.


Putting A Price On Wind Power's Eagle Kills

Nov. 22, 2013 12:44 p.m.


How Frog-Friendly Farming Helps Herons And Hinders Mosquitoes

Nov. 05, 2013 3:03 p.m.


NW Tribes Are Leading The Way In Climate Adaptation

Nov. 01, 2013 2:39 p.m.


The New Motor City? Look West For EV Hubs

Oct. 30, 2013 2:50 p.m.


Russia's Stumble When It Goes For Olympic Green

Oct. 29, 2013 3:19 p.m.


Bill Gates Finds Enlightenment At Idaho Nuke Lab

Oct. 25, 2013 11:24 a.m.


West Coast States, B.C., To Align Carbon Reduction Efforts

Oct. 25, 2013 5:49 a.m.


Ore. Among 8 States Pledging To Boost Zero-Emission Vehicles

Oct. 24, 2013 7:21 a.m.

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