Communities | Health | Environment | AirOPB/EarthFix | Feb. 4, 2016 3:45 p.m. | Portland
A glass facility in Southeast Portland has suspended the use of cadmium and arsenic in its operations following the revelation that testing found unhealthy levels of those metals in the air nearby.
Communities | Recreation | News | localNorthwest News Network | Jan. 29, 2016 midnight
A delegation from a tiny eastern Washington farm town is rallying to protect a walking, biking and horse riding trail that spans the state.
California has started looking at the environmental effects of dams on the Klamath River. It’s the first official move since the Klamath Basin Water Agreements fell apart at the end of the year.
Communities | News | Economy | localOPB | Jan. 21, 2016 4:38 p.m. | Portland
A building in downtown Portland owned by Menashe Properties will shelter roughly 100 men per night for the next three to six months.
Before the Bundy brothers from Nevada made their stand at Malheur Wildlife Refuge against the federal government's public land ownership, a Northwesterner made the call for the feds to protect the land and its migratory birds.
Five climate change activists who blocked an oil train north of Seattle are convicted of trespassing but not obstruction.
Land | NW Life | Politics | Health | Environment | Economy | local | Communities | Elections | Business | News | Forestry | An Armed Occupation In Eastern OregonOPB | Jan. 7, 2016 10:43 a.m. | Portland
While Harney County residents are asking armed protesters to leave, many locals are sympathetic to their issues. Economists say the root may lie in the west’s rural economy.
Communities | NW Life | News | AirThe Register-Guard | Dec. 31, 2015 10:36 a.m.
Several Egan Warming Centers will be open from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m. Thursday evening and remain on standby Friday through Monday.
Communities | Health | Environment | WaterOPB/EarthFix | Dec. 23, 2015 11:45 a.m. | Ashland, Oregon
Although recent rain is a welcome relief for the Northwest drought, it's put stress on the infrastructure that keeps raw sewage out of the environment.