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Records Show Crater Lake’s Annual Snowfall Consistently Decreasing

Crater Lake National Park is among the snowiest inhabited places in North America, and popular for snowshoeing and skiing, but it's total snowpack has been declining since the 1950s.

by Zach Urness

While enough snow for recreation is rarely an issue at Crater Lake — even a low season features plenty of powder — Oregon’s only national park has been gradually losing its iconic snow for the past eight decades.


Ranchers And Tribes’ Klamath Agreement Shifts The Hard Work To Congress

April 17, 2014 | by Devan Schwartz

Tribe Reopens Olympic Peninsula Lake After Pollution Concerns

April 16, 2014 | by AP

Longview Septic Business Gets Prison For Sewage Dumping

April 15, 2014 | by AP

Wanapum Dam Crack Forces $7M In Fish Ladder Work

April 14, 2014 | by AP

New Beaches Form At Mouth Of Elwha River

April 14, 2014 | by AP

Klamath Tribes Approve Water Share Agreement

April 10, 2014 | by Herald and News

The Wetland That Saved Highway 101 From Flooding

April 8, 2014 | by Cassandra Profita

Reseacher: Data Shows Low Snowpack Years Will Happen More Frequently

April 7, 2014 | by Zach Urness

Court Orders Agencies To Consider Fewer Hatchery Fish For The Elwha

March 31, 2014 | by Cassandra Profita

Dam Removal Could Aid Fish Passage On Umatilla River

March 31, 2014 | by George Plaven

Oregon Company Defies State Order To Stop Work In Salmonberry River

March 28, 2014 | by Cassandra Profita

Rogue River Outfitters Hope For A Good Summer Season

March 21, 2014 | by Devan Schwartz

Fish Experts Plan A Salmon Water Slide On Cracked Wanapum Dam

March 21, 2014 | by Anna King

Tribes Push To Restore Salmon To Upper Columbia River

March 20, 2014 | by Tom Banse

Worried Washington Farmers Plead For Help To Water Fruit Trees

March 17, 2014 | by Anna King

Canada, U.S. Disagree Over Value of Columbia River Treaty Benefits

March 17, 2014 | by Tom Banse

A Lost Season For An Oregon Ski Area

March 14, 2014 | by Devan Schwartz

Three Years Later, Where Did Japanese Tsunami Debris Go?

March 11, 2014 | by Tom Banse

Climate Plays Critical Role In Water Discussion

March 11, 2014 | by Aaron Kunz

An Undammed River’s Sediment Brings New Life Downstream

March 11, 2014 | by Katie Campbell

Improving River Health With Natural Infrastructure And Incentives

March 10, 2014 | by Devan Schwartz

Klamath Tribes And Ranchers Seek Water Solutions In New Agreement

March 5, 2014 | by Devan Schwartz

How One Dam Increased Fish Survival By Managing Its Water

Feb. 25, 2014 | by Courtney Flatt

Environmentalists Oppose Gov. Otter’s Dam Projects

Feb. 14, 2014 | by AP

Navy Says Failed Pump Led To Oily Wastewater Spill In Puget Sound

Feb. 12, 2014 | by Ashley Ahearn

Up To 2,000 Gallons Of Oily Water Spilled In Hood Canal

Feb. 11, 2014 | by Ashley Ahearn

State Stuck With Bill For Derelict Vessels

Feb. 10, 2014 | by AP

Are You Going to Eat That? China’s Latest Reason It Considers NW Shellfish Unsafe

Jan. 31, 2014 | by Tony Schick

Citizen Scientists Asked To Help Search For #SickStarfish

Jan. 30, 2014 | by Katie Campbell

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Scientists Say Stop Worrying About Fukushima Radioactivity In Fish


by Ashley Ahearn

Hundreds of millions of gallons of radioactive water were released from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station after the earthquake and tsunami of 2011 hit Japan. That’s made many people nervous about eating fish caught on this side of the Pacific Ocean.


Report: Bellingham Bay A Hostile Place For Small Marine Creatures

by Katie Campbell

A wide array of tiny marine critters are struggling to survive in Bellingham Bay, according to a recently released report from the Washington Department of Ecology.


Can Mushrooms Help Fight Stormwater Pollution?

by Sarah Strunin

Researchers are studying whether mycofiltration can effectively clean up polluted runoff.



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