On concert weekends, the Gorge Amphitheatre becomes the largest community in rural Grant County in central Washington. Now owner Live Nation wants to improve and expand the scenic venue, upsetting residents who are tired of battling the crowds, the drinking and the trespassing that often accompany the concerts.
A warm-water fish rarely seen in Washington waters washed ashore last week on a beach at Cape Disappointment State Park near the mouth of the Columbia River.
A team of engineers discovered the mathematical error while examining the original design calculations
Estimated cost could change as the utility continues to investigate the cause of the fracture
While it’s important to understand how to be prepared and stay safe during a backpacking trip, even if it’s only for the day, there’s a wealth of natural beauty to explore throughout the country. The following are just five of the best summer backpacking trips in America.
A large explosion rocked a natural gas processing plant on the Washington-Oregon border Monday, injuring five workers, causing about 400 people to evacuate from nearby farms and homes, and emitting a mushroom cloud of black smoke that was visible for more than a mile.
Residents of an Oregon town on the Columbia River gorge have complained about a smoky taste and smell in their water.
A 911 dispatcher in Washington state called on her own mother to rescue a stranded boater in the Columbia River, knowing her mother could kayak to the area faster than sending the sheriff’s office patrol boat.
Oregon business leaders and Gov. John Kitzhaber on Monday called on the Legislature to approve funding for a new bridge carrying Interstate 5 across the Columbia River.
Rain and wind pounded Washington and Oregon on Monday, flooding streets, toppling large trucks, cutting power to more than 20,000 people and causing at least one death.