Four Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife employees were fired this month after an investigation found an “extremely sexualized culture” at a fish hatchery on the Columbia River.
Humans like their yogurt and new research indicates the trees that clean up toxic waste stand to benefit from probiotics too.
The town of Centralia, Washington, is gearing up to celebrate the 200th birthday of the city’s founder. His name will sound familiar, but his story is likely one you’ve never heard.
Recreation | Environment | Technology | NewsKUOW/EarthFix | Aug. 10, 2017 6:15 a.m. | Mount Rainier National Park
Soon, there could be cell service at Mount Rainier National Park.
local | News | Environment | NationAP | Aug. 8, 2017 5:15 p.m. | Richland, Washington
Radioactive plutonium and americium have been found in air samples collected where workers enter the secure area of the Hanford nuclear reservation in southeastern Washington.
local | Transportation | NewsOPB | Aug. 3, 2017 2:39 p.m. | Portland
For the second day in a row, TriMet users can expect another day of free rides. The transit agency said it will again waive ticket charges Thursday but riders could see more delays.
Fish & Wildlife | local | Environment | NewsNorthwest News Network | July 28, 2017 5:18 p.m.
If Northwest fish were stand-up comics, the salmon would be the headliner. And the fish that get's "no respect" would be the lamprey, an eel-like...
Go to class or witness a once-in-a-lifetime total solar eclipse? Washington State University students will have to decide on Aug. 21.
Recreation | local | Environment | NewsNorthwest News Network | July 27, 2017 4:20 p.m.
Outdoor recreation generates more than $3 billion in state and local tax revenue in the Northwest. That’s according to a report out this week from the Outdoor Industry Association.
local | Environment | NewsNorthwest News Network | July 27, 2017 12:07 p.m.
Entomologists have noticed a drop-off in Washington state and wasp populations are lower than usual.
The state of Washington plans to kill some members of the Smackout wolf pack, which has repeatedly preyed on livestock in Stevens County.
On today's show, a look at homelessness in Southwest Washington. Also, a local woman who is suing the U.S. Department of Education over a loan forgiveness program. And an income tax in Seattle.
The lawsuit announced late Tuesday accuses SEIU’s State Council of making more than $5 million in unreported campaign contributions.
Business | local | Arts | State of WonderOPB | July 7, 2017 10:40 a.m. | Vancouver, Washington
Vancouver artist Erika Bartlett has an eye for nature and a mind for business.
Washington Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler is working with local craft breweries to streamline the business of beer making.
Beginning in 2020, workers in Washington will be eligible for paid family and medical leave through a new state program funded by employee and employer contributions.
Energy | local | Climate change | Environment | NewsKUOW/EarthFix | June 29, 2017 2:02 p.m. | Seattle
If the world does nothing to limit carbon emissions, the U.S. economy will suffer — but the Pacific Northwest might actually benefit.
Legislative negotiators in Olympia have reached an "agreement in principle" on a two-year budget that would avoid a partial government shutdown on...
local | NW Life | Arts | Education | State of WonderOPB | June 9, 2017 4:50 p.m. | Portland
Schnitzer is giving $5 million to the fundraising campaign for Portland State University’s new art museum. This means, within the next few years, four regional academic museums will bear his name.