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.
Transportation | Politics | Renewable energy | Environment | Sustainability | local | News | 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.
Seattle's first insect farm is producing fertilizer and chicken feed for starters. But the PhD behind the firm thinks her grubs could eventually be part of people's diet.
Family | Sustainability | Environment | Parents | NewsOPB | July 14, 2016 2:45 p.m.
Does your kid insist on riding bikes or follow you at home, turning off the lights? A new study shows that children’s energy-saving behaviors affect their parents’ own habits.
Communities across the Northwest simulated their response to a Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake. One of the takeaways in Portland was that first responders are going to need backup.