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Growler Jets Test Rainforest Peace As NW Military Presence Grows

EarthFix | Dec. 1, 2016 noon | Olympic National Forest, Washington

The military's expanded presence in the Northwest creates new challenges for those who want quiet places to remain so. From our series Battle Ready: The Military’s Environmental Legacy In The Northwest.

Agriculture | Climate change | News | Nation

Flooding Rivers In Oregon And Southwest Washington Have Crested, Forecasters Say

OPB | Nov. 25, 2016 11:10 a.m.

Heavy rain has caused some rivers in Southwest Washington and Northwest Oregon to flood.

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Mount Hood Meadows, Bachelor Open Friday

Statesman Journal | Nov. 25, 2016 9:47 a.m.

Officials with Mt. Hood Meadows report they will open 3 lifts: Buttercup, Easy Rider and Daisy at 9 a.m. Friday.

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Snowstorms To Hit Northwest Passes, Impacting Holiday Travel

Statesman Journal | Nov. 21, 2016 2:02 p.m.

The first major snowstorms of the season are expected to hit the Pacific Northwest just in time for Thanksgiving holiday travel.

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Magnitude 7.3 Quake Strikes Off Fukushima In Japan

AP | Nov. 21, 2016 1:19 p.m.

Magnitude 7.3 earthquake strikes off Fukushima in Japan, tsunami warning issued.

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Police Use Fire Hoses, Tear Gas On Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters

AP | Nov. 21, 2016 7:31 a.m. | Cannon Ball, North Dakota

Tension flared anew on the Dakota Access pipeline as protesters tried to push past a long-blocked bridge on a state highway, only to be turned back by a line of law enforcement using water cannon and what appeared to be tear gas.

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Judge: Youth Climate Change Lawsuit Against Feds Can Proceed

The Register-Guard | Nov. 10, 2016 3:13 p.m. | Eugene, Oregon

The lawsuit alleges the government has known for decades the causes of climate change and has done nothing to combat them.

Climate change | Education | NW Life | News | Environment | local | Election 2016

Seaside Voters Back Bond To Move Schools From Tsunami Zone

Daily Astorian | Nov. 9, 2016 11:47 a.m. | Seaside, Oregon

Seaside School District voters said a resounding “yes” Tuesday to a $99.7 million bond to move three schools out of the tsunami inundation zone.

Climate change | Air | Environment | Election

Fact Check: Sound Transit Ballot Measure Not A Big Climate Saver

KUOW | Nov. 4, 2016 5:30 p.m. | Seattle

In a year that has broken record after high-temperature record, two initiatives on the ballot claim to be major advances in fighting climate change. KUOW fact-checks the initiative claims.

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Study Blames Low 2015 Western Snowpack On High Temperatures

AP | Oct. 31, 2016 1:44 p.m. | Spokane, Washington

The western United States set records for low winter snowpack levels in 2015, and a new report blames high temperatures rather than low precipitation levels, according to a new study.