Business | Communities | Technology | Sustainability | Environment | localThe Register-Guard | Sept. 25, 2016 7:22 p.m.
Thirteen railcars, one of them containing a hazardous, flammable liquid, derailed on a Union Pacific train Sunday, prompting a partial evacuation, detouring traffic well into the night and stalling Amtrak train passengers.
Environment | Land | Sustainability | Forestry | TechnologyCrosscut | Sept. 14, 2016 1:30 p.m. | Seattle
A Seattle and Beaverton, Oregon-based startup is developing drones for planting and monitoring trees on a large scale. The company says it uses “precision forestry” to keep our lands green.
More than 1,200 people signed up for this year's tour of Portland's catios – enclosed outdoor patios that aim to protect both cats and backyard wildlife.
Wind turbines don't last forever. And when they come down, these giant structures can leave a lot of waste behind. The steel towers can be recycled, but the fiberglass blades typically end up in landfills.
Economy | NW Life | Animals | Business | Land use | Nation | News | Agriculture | Sustainability | FoodCapital Press | Sept. 8, 2016 10:37 a.m.
Idaho lost a little ground in 2015 among the 11 Western states in the rankings for farm cash receipts and net farm income.
More people are choosing alternative ways to spend the hereafter that include natural burial. A Eugene, Oregon, woman is on a mission to resurrect an old practice for dealing with the dead.
One of the most influential voices weighing in on the nation’s largest proposed oil-by-rail terminal recommended rejecting the Vancouver project.
Renewable energy | Environment | Politics | Sustainability | local | News | Transportation | Oil Trains In The NorthwestAP | July 28, 2016 8:33 a.m. | Seattle
Voters in Spokane will get to decide whether the city should prohibit the shipment of crude oil or coal by rail. The ballot measure, if approved, would make rail shipments of crude oil or coal a civil in
One of the nation's first urban fish and wildlife refuges coexists with 20 percent of Washington's population in the Lake Sammamish watershed east of Seattle.