NOAA researchers have built a tool that can predict the snowpack eight months ahead of time, before the snow even falls.
The U.S. Forest Service gave an update on the conditions of Columbia River Gorge trails Friday. They say some trails may take years to reopen.
President Trump is facing a Jan. 26 deadline to decide whether to impose tariffs on solar imports. While tariffs could help level the playing field for U.S. manfacturers, they could also raise prices.
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One worker was taken to a hospital and 16 others made it out of the area safely. The fire was put out Monday night but rescue workers can't search for the missing until the site cools down.
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Mount Kusatsu-Shirane suddenly erupted Tuesday morning, spewing volcanic rocks and belching a curtain of black smoke. An avalanche that followed injured at least 10 people.
Washington state public lands commissioner Hilary Franz is asking the legislature for more time to review proposals from timber companies to log potentially unstable slopes.
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At Mount Rainier, even though the main winter entrance on the southwest edge of the park was open, the road leading up the mountain was barricaded at Longmire, just six miles inside the park.
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The Coast Guard says contract crews are working to pull up an old 20-foot-long tank that may be the potential source of an oil sheen on the Columbia River near Astoria.