Water | local | News | EnvironmentOPB | Aug. 8, 2017 11:56 a.m. | Portland
The benefits of an above-average snowpack measured in most locations statewide earlier this year have yet to be fully realized due to extreme heat.
The Oregon Department of Transportation will experiment with using rock salt on Interstate 84 between Boardman and the Idaho border during icy weather.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency turned down a request by Oregon for relief funds to assist farmers hard hit by winter storms.
local | Recreation | News | EnvironmentStatesman Journal | April 8, 2017 12:48 p.m.
Hydrologists say this winter was Oregon's wettest winter since 1999. For some, that's reason to celebrate. Others, not so much.
Researchers measured the snowpack on Mount Hood on Thursday. Oregon’s snowpack is at 125 percent of normal.
Business | local | Agriculture | NewsCapital Press | March 11, 2017 3:22 p.m. | Nyssa, Oregon
The region’s vibrant onion industry is rushing to rebuild their storage and packing facilities after 4 feet of snow and ice crushed the buildings and destroyed the onions and equipment inside.
NW Life | local | Land | Environment | Oregon Field GuideOPB | Feb. 23, 2017 8:30 p.m.
Clear Lake in the Willamette National Forest is a popular recreation spot in the summer. During the spring thaw, however, it's so quiet you can hear the soft crackles and steady drips of a melting landscape.
Roads in a large swath of central and eastern Washington and Oregon have been devastated by melting snow and heavy rain.
local | Environment | Land | Science | Climate changeOPB | Feb. 14, 2017 11:13 a.m. | Mount Hood, Oregon
The spectacular glacier caves of Mount Hood collapsed and disappeared completely within just a few years of their discovery. Scientists are only now learning what happened.
local | News | EnvironmentNorthwest News Network | Feb. 14, 2017 8:15 a.m.
In Washington and Oregon, head-high piles of snow are starting to melt out east of the Cascades. But even Northwest cities that are used to clearing abundant snow are tallying up extra costs this winter.
A major bottleneck in Ellensburg and other central Washington towns is loosening up as two of the main Cascade mountain highway passes reopened Friday.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown extended a statewide emergency declaration Friday. The declaration will now last another 30 days.
local | News | CommunitiesPortland Tribune | Feb. 1, 2017 1:55 p.m.
Portland officials announced a new plan for winter weather in the city, calling for more plows, more salt and more streets cleared.
Gov. Kate Brown had requested the Presidential Disaster Declaration. The storm caused more than $16 million in damage, including to hundreds of miles of publicly owned power lines.
The region received 16 inches of snow overnight on Jan. 18 on top of about two feet of existing snow. The accumulation caused numerous roofs to collapse and roads were impassable for days.
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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.