The whimsical new song commemorates the 50th anniversary of Oregon's landmark Beach Bill.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency turned down a request by Oregon for relief funds to assist farmers hard hit by winter storms.
News | Environment | localAP | April 26, 2017 7:01 a.m. | Seattle
Soggy Seattle has broken another rainfall record, and Portland is inching closer to smashing its own record.
News | Environment | localOPB | April 14, 2017 2:39 p.m. | Portland
Despite a wet and windy spring, wildfire season officially begins in Washington state Saturday. Oregon’s fire season typically begins next month, depending on weather conditions.
Recreation | News | Environment | localStatesman 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.
Washington commuters in Cowlitz County are dealing with a massive landslide that has shut down both lanes of state Route 503.
News | Environment | local | AgricultureMedford Mail Tribune | March 14, 2017 12:42 p.m.
Medford already has exceeded the annual average precipitation total with 21.04 inches since Oct. 1, when the water year began, and is 8.31 inches above the normal count for this time of year.
News | Environment | local | AgricultureNorthwest News Network | March 3, 2017 7:11 p.m.
Wine scientists and grape growers will converge in the Tri-Cities, Washington, next week to talk about how to produce high-quality wine when the climate is getting more extreme.
Roads in a large swath of central and eastern Washington and Oregon have been devastated by melting snow and heavy rain.
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.
The National Weather Service's weather map Thursday morning was a multi-colored puzzle of warnings, watches and advisories.
News | Communities | localPortland 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.
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.
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Oregon school districts have canceled as many as 13 days due to snow. State officials may let schools off the hook for two.