The company is donating about half the space in a six-story building to a shelter with room for 65 families. Housing prices in Seattle have skyrocketed, along with the city's business fortunes.
This weekend, Washington’s Clark County brings back its 19th annual Alpacapalooza. The event celebrates the fluffy, smaller South American cousin of the llama.
local | NW Life | EnvironmentOPB | March 18, 2017 9:05 a.m. | Bend, Oregon
OPB members and guests from around Central Oregon said goodbye to "Oregon Field Guide" host Steve Amen, who is retiring after 28 years on the show.
Urban development is encroaching on forests and impacting the love lives of some songbirds in the Pacific Northwest.
The accumulated weight of snow has crushed an old lumber mill in Oregon, the main grocery store in a small Idaho town, a sports complex in Alaska and a conference center in Colorado, among others.
New study finds as climate change advances, the Northwesterners will see more ideal weather days in the spring and fall.
Northwest Environmental Advocates go to court, accusing the state of Washington of failing to control water pollution along the coast and Puget Sound.
local | History | NW Life | News | Race In The NorthwestOPB | Dec. 7, 2016 8:45 a.m. | Hood River, Oregon
OPB has been asking people across the Pacific Northwest to talk about the role race plays in their daily lives. Today, a Hood River man with a complicated family history.
Recreation | Transportation | Economy | Nation | Climate change | Family | News | EnvironmentStatesman Journal | Nov. 21, 2016 2:02 p.m.
The first major snowstorms of the season are expected to hit the Pacific Northwest just in time for Thanksgiving holiday travel.
local | Politics | NW Life | News | Race In The NorthwestOPB | Nov. 4, 2016 10:48 a.m.
We're asking people in the Pacific Northwest to talk about how race impacts their day-to-day lives. We talked to a Muslim immigrant from West Africa who says she is routinely harassed because of her head scarf.
We're asking people in the Pacific Northwest what role race plays in their daily lives. First up, a mixed-race woman explains how she answers the question she hears so often: "What are you?"
local | Climate change | NW Life | NewsOPB | Oct. 15, 2016 3:40 p.m. | Portland
Crews are cleaning up after a tornado ripped through Manzanita, Oregon, Friday. More bad weather is forecast for parts of the West Coast Saturday.
Exporters are bracing for ocean freight price increases due to the collapse of Hanjin Shipping, one of the trans-Pacific lines serving the Northwest.
local | Climate change | NW Life | Environment | NewsNorthwest News Network | Sept. 8, 2016 5:07 p.m.
What kind of weather might the Northwest be in for this fall and winter? For much of this year, federal forecasters thought a mild La Niña was developing. But no longer.