Scientists in Oregon and Washington are noticing a disruptive ocean phenomenon is becoming more frequent and extreme.
Water | local | News | Pacific Ocean | Climate change | Environment | Fish & WildlifeAP | Sept. 17, 2017 3:20 p.m.
The mass of warm water known as "the blob" that heated up the North Pacific Ocean has dissipated, but scientists are still seeing the lingering effects of those unusually warm temperatures on salmon and steelhead.
Water | Science | Pacific Ocean | Environment | Food | Flora and FaunaKCTS9/EarthFix | Sept. 14, 2017 1:40 p.m. | Seattle
Scientists predict that plastic in the ocean will eventually outweigh fish in the ocean. But how many of those plastics are ending up in our seafood, and where are they coming from?
News | Pacific Ocean | NationPortland Tribune | Sept. 7, 2017 5:30 p.m.
Oregon's two Democratic U.S. Senators on Thursday informed the White House they won't approve President Donald Trump's nomination of federal prosecutor Ryan Bounds to sit on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
News | Climate change | Science | Pacific Ocean | localOPB | July 19, 2017 1:19 p.m.
Cannon Beach Police advised beachgoers this week of shark dorsal fin sightings in the Cannon Beach area, but such sightings are not uncommon this time of year.
Water | News | Pacific Ocean | Environment | Animals | ScienceAP | July 3, 2017 1:15 p.m. | Juneau, Alaska
Scientists are trying to figure out why strange sea creatures that resemble large pink thimbles are showing up on the coast of southeast Alaska.
Millions of tubular sea creatures called pyrosomes have taken over the Pacific ocean in an unprecedented bloom that has scientists baffled.
Four West Coast senators are calling on the Trump administration to declare a salmon fishery emergency and provide aid to economically struggling coastal communities.