State wildlife officers trapped and killed six salmon-chomping sea lions at Bonneville Dam earlier this week. It's part of a renewed campaign against nuisance predators who follow the spring salmon run.
Friday's ceremonial acknowledgement of a new agreement in the Klamath Basin shifts the hard work of consensus building from the drought-afflicted region stradling Oregon and California to the U.S. Congress.
Washington Lands Commissioner Peter Goldmark's relationship with the timber industry he regulates has changed dramatically since the two-term Democrat first ran for the office six years ago.
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell will launch National Park Week by joining students from the Network Charter School in Eugene, Ore. for an educational snowshoe walk along the Hemlock Trail at Crater Lake National Park.
U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., visited Vancouver, Wash. this week and spoke against a proposed oil-by-rail terminal in the city, citing train safety concerns.
The president of the Quinault Indian Nation says the tribe has decided to reopen Lake Quinault to nontribal use under new regulations.
A California state board says it needs more time to hear from the public before deciding whether to list gray wolves as an endangered species in California.
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.