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At a wind energy conference in California Monday, Oregon Congressman Earl Blumenauer criticized Bonneville Power Administration for shutting off wind turbines last week when there was too much hydropower coming onto the grid.
The second annual Small and Community Wind Conference is being held in Portland this week.
The Obama administration released new rules Friday for protecting wildlife from wind farms.
Northwest utilities were busy Tuesday. Portland General Electric settled a long-standing lawsuit over its coal plant. At the same time, the Bonneville Power Administration addressed its complicated relationship with wind power by making two announcements Tuesday.
A Seattle wind energy company and an Oregon port have won federal funding to develop an offshore wind energy platform.
By the end of the year, Oregon’s cannabis industry will look a lot different from what we currently have.
Residents of an industrial neighborhood in Seattle say clouds of harmful dust from a recycling operation have been stinging their eyes, coating their tongues, and at times, making it difficult to breathe.
With its spires, rotunda and colorful facade, the Arts and Industries Building is a festive relief compared with its neighbors. But restoring the Smithsonian's first museum hasn't been easy.
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Arm yourself with NPR's ruthlessly rigorous Emmy predictions, which are based on acute cultural analysis and industry savvy, and thus are totally not wild guesses, at all, seriously.
In three videos being screened for “Oregon Lens,” Uncage the Soul takes viewers to the Oregon coast, the Sandy Ice Caves and through the streets of Portland. But state-of-the-art photographic technology has enabled them to capture familiar sights in new ways.
Books | local | Environment | NW LifeJune 4, 2014 7 a.m.
Paul Gerald has released the fifth edition of his popular hiking guide 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles of Portland. Given the book’s new edition, and the approach of summer, Arts & Life asked Gerald to shares six special hikes to take this summer.
Katherine Cole believes that great wine should be accessible to everyone, and that philosophy helped inspire her new book, Complete Wine Selector. In this Q&A, she shares what it means to be a wine writer in the changing world of journalism, how she balances career and family, and why she doesn’t mind being a little controversial at times.