News | Environment | local | ForestryNorthwest News Network | Sept. 21, 2017 7:30 a.m.
Geologists for the state of Oregon are warning of the risk of major landslides in parts of the Columbia River Gorge that were hit by wildfires this year.
News | Environment | localOPB | Sept. 18, 2017 11:03 a.m.
With cooler temperatures and rain hitting the Northwest, some firefighters are now headed home.
Climate change | Health | Air | EnvironmentOPB/EarthFix | Sept. 7, 2017 7:45 a.m. | Portland
As climate change plays out in the Northwest, more smoky, unhealthy air will come along with hotter, drier summers and bigger wildfires.
The human-caused Eagle Creek Fire, which exploded in growth Monday evening and jumped the Columbia River Gorge early Tuesday, continues to grow.
News | Environment | localAP | Sept. 3, 2017 9:09 a.m. | Cle Elum, Washington
Gov. Jay Inslee proclaimed a state of emergency across all Washington counties Saturday evening due to growing wildfire concern.
News | Environment | localAP | Aug. 30, 2017 7:43 a.m. | Brookings, Oregon
Firefighters in southern Oregon on Tuesday gained a toehold on a fire burning near Brookings but new evacuations were ordered after a flare-up on a different complex of fires in a remote area near the California border.
News | Environment | local | NationThe Register-Guard | Aug. 27, 2017 8:26 a.m. | Lowell, Oregon
Most of Western Oregon’s big wildfires this season are largely on federal land, meaning Uncle Sam foots the ever-growing bill.
The blaze is delaying the start of the school year for students and teachers at the Brookings-Harbor School District.
News | Environment | localThe Register-Guard | Aug. 14, 2017 6:36 a.m. | Junction City, Oregon
Eleven agencies are battling the blaze of unknown origin at Junction City, Oregon's Wood Recovery Lumber Mill.
News | Environment | Land | localStatesman Journal | July 31, 2017 7:29 a.m.
The Whitewater Fire burning east of Detroit, Oregon, has continued to grow, reaching 167 acres during the weekend in the Mount Jefferson Wilderness.
Federal and state agencies are investigating a string of wildfires in southeastern Oregon with a potential link to military training exercises.
The company operating one of the largest firefighting tankers in the U.S. says the Forest Service is seeking to keep the plane grounded by limiting the amount of fire suppressant firefighting aircraft can carry.
News | Environment | localNorthwest News Network | July 6, 2016 6:45 a.m.
The Northwest saw several red flag warnings and fast-burning fires over the long holiday weekend. And in the last several years, regional firefighters say they are seeing bigger fires that threaten more homes.
News | Environment | localOPB | July 4, 2016 12:10 p.m.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has invoked the Emergency Conflagration Act in response to the Wassen Pond Fire in Wasco County.
News | Environment | Animals | localNorthwest News Network | July 3, 2016 8:45 a.m.
Washington state fire officials say the larger of two wildfires near Cle Elum is now 65 percent contained. The 50-acre fire caused several homes to be evacuated and threatened Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest.
News | Environment | local | NationAP | June 29, 2016 8:14 a.m. | Eldorado National Forest, California
Scientists with the University of Nevada, Reno, who built the system, are trying to teach the cameras to recognize fire and smoke and send an alert.
News | Environment | localAP | June 12, 2016 11:24 a.m. | Sisters, Oregon
The Oregon Department of Forestry says the fire has scorched nearly 2,100 acres, or about 3 square miles, and was about 72 percent contained as of Sunday morning. No structures have been lost.
Land use | Environment | local | NewsAP | May 24, 2016 12:42 p.m. | Marsing, Idaho
The money is part of the Wildland Fire Resilient Landscapes Program intended to restore public lands.