Long trains usually hauling coal or oil have been parked for hours on a spur near the Port of Everett, blocking what has been easy access to Pigeon Creek Beach.
Simpson Lumber Co. says it has hired a consultant to explore a sale.
The city of Portland is one of nine cities worldwide to receive an international City Climate Leadership Award.
The vast majority of scientific literature suggests that human activity is to blame for climate change. But a controversial new study challenges that science – in the Northwest anyway.
This year’s fall chinook migration is expected to be one of the largest in recent years. Researchers aren’t sure exactly why fall chinook have made such a big comeback.
A rock punctured a BNSF train engine near Pasco, Washington, causing about 2,000 gallons of diesel to spill along the tracks. The engine held about 3,000 gallons of diesel.
BNSF Railway commits to several safety measures After Seattle leaders raise concerns over increased movement of volatile crude oil through Seattle.
Protesters have set up a human-occupied tripod over tracks along a route that follows the Columbia River to a train-to-barge crude oil facility near Clatskanie, Oregon.
The proposed Marine Disease Emergency Act would speed up the process for dedicating federal dollars to the study of sea star wasting syndrome and other marine disease outbreaks.
Scientists used shellfish to conduct the broadest study of pollution levels along the shore of Puget Sound, ever. And in some places, it's pretty contaminated.