Nation | Environment | News | History | Climate change | Land | Communities | local | 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.
Economy | Nation | Politics | Environment | News | History | NW Life | 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.
Nation | Environment | News | NW Life | Economy | Communities | 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.
News | NW Life | EnvironmentAP | 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.
Fire managers in the Northwest say the recent rain doesn't mean the wildfire danger is over. Some parts of the Northwest got more than an inch of rain...
News | local | EnvironmentNorthwest News Network | Aug. 24, 2015 5:31 p.m.
Firefighters are gaining the upper-hand in containing the Canyon Creek Complex fires. But that’s not much relief to the wildfire’s worst-hit community.
Nation | News | Land | Politics | EnvironmentAP | July 8, 2015 9:42 a.m. | Washington
House Republicans are proposing that some wildfires be treated like federal disasters, an attempt to win broader support for legislation that targets overgrown national forest lands.
Western state governors are meeting this weekend in Phoenix, Arizona to talk about issues of mutual interest.