local | Land | News | Nation | Climate change | History | Communities | Environment | Northwest Wildfires 2017OPB | Sept. 8, 2017 1:20 p.m. | Portland
Before the Eagle Creek Fire in the Columbia River Gorge became the nation’s top priority wildfire, it was the Chetco Bar Fire near Brookings.
News | Economy | Politics | History | Environment | NW Life | Nation | Northwest Wildfires 2017OPB | Sept. 7, 2017 2:56 p.m.
OPB political reporters Jeff Mapes and Chris Lehman join host Julie Sabatier to talk about the political, financial, and environmental complexities of wildfire.
News | Economy | Nation | Communities | NW Life | Environment | Northwest Wildfires 2017OPB | Sept. 6, 2017 3:28 p.m. | Portland
“I talked with the federal authorities two weeks ago, asking for additional federal assistance, I was told point-blank ‘no’,” said Gov. Kate Brown.
Hot, dry weather Sunday on the southern Oregon coast made it difficult for fire crews to stop the spread of the Chetco Bar Fire.
Tens of thousands were expected to visit the Jefferson and Detroit Lake areas because they are smack in the middle of the eclipse's path of totality.
World | News | Economy | Politics | Environment | Nation | Think Out LoudOPB | Aug. 15, 2016 noon
What did two Oregonian reporters learn investigating the Canyon Creek complex fire, how does Oregon's US Attorney approach marijuana cases and how will young immigrants be affected by this summer's Supreme Court ruling?
News | Environment | Land | localStatesman Journal | July 19, 2016 6:43 a.m. | Salem, Oregon
That means forest operators and the public must take special precautions in state, private and U.S. Bureau of Land Management forests protected by ODF in Tillamook, Washington, Yamhill, Clatsop, Columbia, and Multnomah counties, and part of Lincoln County.
News | Environment | localOPB | June 6, 2016 11:50 a.m.
Firefighters have contained 21,000 acre fire about 40 miles southwest of Jordan Valley.
News | Environment | NW LifeAP | Dec. 2, 2015 9:28 a.m.
The $67 million restoration effort underway in southwest Idaho and southeast Oregon is using seeds from surviving sagebrush within the 436-square-mile burned area.
In the first installment of a three-part collaboration with the journalism non-profit InvestigateWest, JPR’s Liam Moriarty takes a look at the causes of of wildfire and the rolethinning can play in making forests more resilient.
The Baker County sheriff has reduced the evacuation level for those living in homes threatened by a wildfire northwest of Richland, Oregon.
More than 50 people turned out Monday in Canyon City to discuss the Canyon Creek wildfire and forest policy.
News | Environment | localOPB | Sept. 14, 2015 12:31 p.m. | Vancouver, Washington
Fire officials say the Horsethief Butte Fire in south central Klickitat County has burned more than 8,000 acres and is 50 percent contained.
The Dry Gulch fire is burning northwest of Richland. Crews are trying to stop it from spreading farther east into the rugged terrain near the Snake River.