The Navy is being sued for releasing heavy metals into Puget Sound by scraping a ship hull. But in the nearby city of Bremerton, it's going to take more than that to shake locals' love of the Navy.
The suction dredge mining bill now goes to the governor for signature.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and California Gov. Jerry Brown are calling for a federal disaster declaration in response to two years of dismal ocean salmon fishing seasons.
How many seasons are there in a year? Six, according to a new cookbook. A salmon expert shares a few summer grilling techniques, and finally, we discuss the lasting legacy of culinary legend James Beard.
local | Fish & Wildlife | Environment | NewsDaily Astorian | May 13, 2017 12:03 p.m.
Oregon fishery managers say abnormal water conditions this spring have flung them, and their ability to predict what will happen next, into new territory.
Fish & Wildlife | Environment | Food | NewsNWPR/EarthFix | April 25, 2017 2:26 p.m.
The salmon cannon made a big splash a few years ago on local news stations and even had a cameo on HBO’s "Last Week Tonight" with John Oliver. Soon, it could propel fish into its biggest project yet.
local | Fish & Wildlife | Environment | NewsOPB/EarthFix | April 11, 2017 11:30 a.m. | Portland
Fishery managers voted Tuesday to close ocean salmon seasons along about 200 miles of the coastline from southern Oregon to northern California.
local | Fish & Wildlife | Environment | Land use | NewsOPB | April 6, 2017 12:54 p.m. | Portland
Fishing and conservation groups are threatening to sue the Oregon Department of Forestry, alleging it has failed to reform logging practices in the Tillamook and Clatsop state forests.
A judge has ordered federal agencies to spill more water over Columbia and Snake river dams to help threatened and endangered salmon and steelhead, though not until next year after testing.
The West Coast is on track for a meager and potentially disastrous salmon season, with severe cutbacks proposed for fisheries from the central Oregon coast down into northern California.
local | Fish & Wildlife | Environment | News | WaterAP | March 5, 2017 11:41 a.m. | Boise
The $500 million spent annually on habitat restoration projects and improvements are helping salmon, steelhead and other wildlife in the Columbia River Basin, federal agencies responsible for operating 14 federal dams say.
A lawsuit filed by salmon advocates calls for the Environmental Protection Agency to pick up where it left off in 2003 in considering steps to lower temperatures in the Columbia and Snake rivers.
The State Land Board is consider new approaches to keep the Elliott State Forest under public ownership without continuing to lose money.
Nation | News | Think Out LoudOPB | Feb. 1, 2017 noon
Oregon state house reporters give us the lay of the land on this first day of the 2017 legislative session. We hear how Oregon farmers may be affected by changing immigration policy. And a new study offers a unique approach to managing sea lions.
Lawsuit could lead to compensation and a change in the legal status of water rights in the drought-stricken West.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released a final plan Tuesday for producing hatchery fish while protecting wild fish in the Columbia River Basin.
Oregon once led the nation in stream protections, but not anymore. And new rules proposed by the Board of Forestry won't change that any time soon.
At Lyle Falls, Washington’s Klickitat River rushes toward the Columbia River Gorge. It’s one of a few places where members of the Yakama Tribe still fish from scaffolds using dip nets.