Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk is responding to concerns about safety for his company's luxury electric vehicle, the Model S, after three recent car fires.
Northwest emergency responders gather for some verbal role-playing when it comes to an oil spill -- an increasing possibility under the region's many oil-by-rail proposals. (Updated Nov. 20)
A new documentary is helping raise awareness about the declining Pacific lamprey numbers -- before the fish are put on the endangered species list.
The number of comments on the Millennium coal export terminal proposed for Longview, Wash. exceeds the 125,000 comments received on the Gateway Pacific coal export project in Bellingham, Wash., earlier this year.
Paralleling a breakdown in international climate talks at the COP19 summit in Warsaw, a new poll from Stanford University shows Americans not only believe the climate is warming, but also want action from government on greenhouse gas emissions.
About a third of Idaho hunters making written comments on the Idaho Fish and Game Commission's draft elk management plan say they want more wolves killed to increase the elk population.
Deep in the forest of our media landscape, fungi have been emerging. A roundup of some recent news as well as fun stuff from the archives.
These Beanfields chips sure are tasty. They're also made by a company that hasn't fueled opposition to labeling genetically modified foods –- according to the app I tried out today.
The Washington Post reports that six tons of confiscated ivory have now been crushed, a message to would-be elephant poachers.
Forest owners got so fed up with truffle hunters on their land that the Legislature decided to regulate them the way they regulate mushroom gatherers. Now, rules for next year are being worked out.