The president of the Quinault Indian Nation says the tribe has decided to reopen Lake Quinault to nontribal use under new regulations.
Gov. Matt Mead says a survey showing Wyoming's wolf population is stable proves ending federal protections for the animals and placing them under state management was the right move.
The window to submit comments about Jordan Cove’s air contaminant discharge permit application to the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is closed. Now, the DEQ begins drafting the permit.
The Columbia River will remain drawn down at least until June because of the cracked Wanapum Dam in southeast Washington.
New research gives lawn owners a reason to feel good about their environmental impact. Those expanses of green can actually slow climate change by collecting and holding carbon.
Portland is listed at No. 15 among the top 20 solar-powered U.S. cities. The work of non-profits is credited for helping bring more solar power to the city's homes and enterprises.
Washington State Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark has accepted $100,000 in campaign contributions from timber and wood-product companies - despite his pledge to not accept cash from industries that he would regulate.
The owner of a Longview septic tank pumping business has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for dumping more than 2 million gallons of minimally treated waste into the public sewer system.
Beehive thefts are on the rise in California, possibly as a result of declining bee populations and their increased value as pollinators. The phenomena of bee rustling doesn't appear to have spread to the Northwest. Not yet, at least.
A crack in the Wanapum Dam on the Columbia River and the ensuing reduction of water levels have prompted crews to spend $7 million on fish ladders for chinook salmon.