Wildfires in the West are getting bigger, hotter and more costly. A new report says climate change is one major reason wildfires are getting worse -- and short-sighted development policies are a big reason they’re costing more.
A proposed liquefied natural gas terminal near Astoria, Oregon, gets the U.S. Department of Energy’s blessing Thursday to export to all overseas markets. It's a big step but many hurdles remain.
The governors of California, Oregon and Washington sent a letter to Interior Secretary Sally Jewel on Thursday to stress that they don’t want the possibility of drilling off of the West Coast.
Wildlife veterinarians suspect a mysterious disease that's been causing elk hoof deformities in Southwest Washington has now crossed into Oregon.
Drones could soon be the newest gadgets in forest conservation. A group of Washington college students recently built and tested a drone that will survey the health of the forest.
While many officials are focused on the safety risks of shipping crude oil by rail, a new report raises safety concerns about another shipping method: oil by water.
Portland State University students are finishing construction of a new venue on the Pickathon music festival grounds built entirely out of pallets.
Thousands of dead anchovies are lining the banks of a coastal river in Oregon. It's the result of oxygen depletion -- a natural occurrence every few years when an unusually large school of anchovies moves from the ocean to the river.
Salmon deaths are up in the low-flow, warm waters of a watershed that spans Southern Oregon and Northern California. It's a measure of the impact of the West's drought.
For the second year in a row, the Oregon Department of Forestry says it will draw on a catastrophic loss insurance policy to help cover the costs of fighting wildfires.